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Breeds of chickens: Vorwerk nana

Breeds of chickens: Vorwerk nana

Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics

Country of origin: Germany. It lays eggs with yellowish shell color.

Morphological characteristics

Country chicken shape, very powerful and compact, fairly rounded, barely medium-high growth habit. The two sexes with the same arrangement of the drawing. Lively, but docile temperament.
Medium weight:
- Gauls 1.1 kg
- 0.9 kg hens

Vorverk dwarf

Breed standard - FIAV

I - GENERALITIES

Origin
Germany.

Egg
Minimum weight: g. 37
Shell color: yellowish.

Ring
Rooster: 13
Hen: 12

II - TYPE AND ADDRESSES FOR THE SELECTION
Country chicken shape, very powerful and compact, fairly rounded, barely medium-high growth habit. Lively, but docile temperament.

III - STANDARD
General appearance and characteristics of the breed

1- FORM
Trunk: powerful, wide and deep; rounded rectangle shape.
Head: medium size, slightly broad.
Beak: medium length; gray-blue to horn-colored.
Eyes: bright. Orange yellow to orange red iris.
Crest: simple; medium sized; regularly notched; lobe that follows the line of the nape without leaning on it. In small and straight hen, in adult subjects lobe slightly bent on one side tolerated.
Bargigli: medium length and well rounded.
Face: red, with small feathers.
Mumps: of just medium size; whites; thin red outer border allowed, especially in subjects of several years.
Neck: medium length and with full cape.
Shoulders: wide and rounded.
Back: wide; slightly inclined position towards the rear. Full rump full of lanceolate. In the most horizontal and bearingless hen.
Wings: of medium length and well tightened to the body.
Tail: medium length, slightly closed and slightly raised; sickle-shaped and small well-arched sickles, of medium length and not too narrow.
Chest: wide, deep and fully rounded. In the full and deep hen.
Legs: powerful legs; just on average long; well feathered. Medium length tarsi; fine bone; slate blue. Medium-length fingers; well spread out.
Belly: full, wide and well developed.

2 - WEIGHTS
ROOSTER: Kg. 1,100
HEN: Kg. 0,900

Serious defects:
Narrow or small body; triangular shape; coarse skeleton; squirrel tail, scarce or with narrow plumage; mumps heavily stained with red; tarsi color too light.

3 - PLUMAGE
Conformation: well adherent to the body.

IV - COLORS

BLACK FULVO
COCK
Intense golden fawn plumage. Black head, cape and tail, golden fawn edging allowed in the small lower sickles. Golden fawn croup supported with fine black flames. Remiganti with intense golden fawn external beards and internal beards black up to gray-black. Gray down jacket.
HEN
Intense golden fawn plumage. Black cape, light golden fawn edging allowed towards the head. Remiganti with intense golden fawn external beards and internal gray-black beards mixed with brown. Black helmsman. Black tail covers with golden fawn edging. Gray down jacket.
Serious defects:
Gallo: golden fawn-dominated cape mixed with gray; almost black rump; floury tracks.
Hen: too little black in the cape and tail; strong traces of black in the plumage of the coat; floury tracks.


Video: Vorwerk Chickens. Rare Dual Purpose Beauty (January 2022).