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Breeds of chickens: Welsumer nana

Breeds of chickens: Welsumer nana



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Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics

German creation. First exhibited in 1934 and recognized in 1947. Color of the shell: dark brown not bright.

Morphological characteristics

Medium-sized dwarf chicken with an elongated cylindrical body; medium long; horizontal posture.
Colors allowed in the Italian Standard: Perniciata Rust, Perniciata Rust Blue, Orange Perniciata and silver Perniciata.
Medium weight:
- Gauls 1.3 kg
- Hens 1.0 kg

Welsumer Nana (photo www.tiershophartung.de)

Breed standard - FIAV

I - GENERALITIES

Origin
German creation. First exhibited in 1934 and recognized in 1947.

Egg
Minimum weight g. 47
Shell color: dark brown not bright.

Ring
Rooster: 15
Hen: 13

II - TYPE AND ADDRESSES FOR THE SELECTION
Medium-sized dwarf chicken with an elongated cylindrical body; medium long; horizontal posture.

III - STANDARD
General appearance and characteristics of the breed

1- FORM
Trunk: deep and cylindrical, medium length; horizontal posture.
Head: not too large.
Beak: medium length; yellow to light horn color.
Eyes: large and expressing vivacity; orange red iris.
Crest: simple; of just medium size; fine texture; bright red; regular indentation, fairly deep; the lobe follows the line of the nape without touching it.
Bargigli: quite short; well rounded; fine and bright red texture.
Face: bright red and not feathered.
Orecchioni: medium size and almond shaped; fine and bright red texture.
Neck: medium length; well-developed cape covering the shoulders.
Shoulders: wide and not prominent.
Back: good medium length and uniform width; straight up to the rump. Wide croup; well feathered, transition to the rounded tail.
Ali: well developed; slightly rounded; locks closed to the body and horizontal seals;
Tail: well developed; medium length; abundant and well-arched sickles; quite high flow. In the hen long enough, carried high enough and not fanned out.
Chest: wide, deep and well rounded.
Legs: strong legs, of medium length and clearly visible. Medium length tarsi; Detective stories. Fingers of medium length, straight and well spread.
Belly: full and well developed.

2 - WEIGHTS
ROOSTER: Kg. 1,3
HEN: Kg. 1,0

Serious defects:
Serious faults: body too narrow, too long or too short; concave back; flat chest; underdeveloped belly; pads in the rump; strongly inclined back line; hanging wings; squirrel tail or tail carried too low; head, crest and wattles too coarse; feathered tarsi; white in the mumps.
3 - PLUMAGE
Conformation: thick and smooth and well tightened to the body; very wide feathers.

IV - COLORS

PERNICATED RUST
COCK
Golden brown head. Golden brown cape with light black flames. Red brown to golden brown croup with little or no black flame. Back, shoulders and small coverlets of dark red brown wings. Large wing coverts with a tripartite design that resembles that of the breast feathers, black with green reflections seen from the outside. Secondary remiges with internal matt black beards and deep brown external beards that form the triangle of the wing. Primary remiges matt black and brown-edged external beards.
The design of the chest and legs is made up of tricolor feathers which are gray-black at the base, opaque brown in the center and ends with a more or less large black pearl design of the legs similar to that of the chest. Opaque brown belly with black spot.
Black helmsman, large black sickles with green reflections, small bright black sickles with more or less brown edging. Gray down jacket with brownish veiling.
HEN
Brown-red head. The upper part of the brown-red cape, which goes down to a golden brown with black flames; plumage of the rust brown coat with dark peppering and golden brown spine. Color and design of the secondary remiges similar to that of the coat. Primary remiges with opaque black external beards with brown edge and opaque black internal beards with brown peppering at the end. Black tail with edge of the coverts with peppering. Dark salmon breast. Legs and belly predominantly brownish and gray peppery. Gray down jacket.
Serious defects:
Rooster: very irregular overall color; absence of the three-part design in the chest, legs and wing bands; pre-hemming on the black pearls of the chest; absence of green reflections in sickle cells; floury tracks.
Hen: background color too light, too dark or too irregular; pronounced light edging; absence of peeling or peeling in the plumage of the coat; spine too light; chest with pepper or black flakes; strong presence of soot; floury tracks.

PERNICATED BLUE RUST
COCK
Brown head. Golden brown cape a little lighter at the base, with light blue flames. Golden brown croup with few or no blue flames. Brown back. Shoulders and coverts of brown-red wings. Wing bands with tripartite design similar to that of the chest, with blue predominance on the visible part. Secondary remiges blue internal beards with brown peppering, pure brown external beards that form the triangle of the brown wing. Primary remiges blue with brown outer edge. The color of the chest is made up of tricolor pens, blue gray at the base, opaque brown in the center and the end part with a blue paillette. Legs like the chest. Opaque brown belly with blue spots. Blue helmsman. Sickle-shaped, partly dark blue, small sickle-shaped with more or less brown edging.
HEN
Brown head. The upper part of the rust brown cape changes to golden brown down, with blue flames. Plumage of the rust brown coat with blue peppering and brown spine. Secondary remiges that recall the color and design of the coat, more blue on the internal beards. Primary remiges and blue external beards with brown edge, blue internal beards with brown peppering at the end. Salmon-colored breast with slightly lighter rachis. Predominantly brown legs and belly with bluish pepper. Wide blue helmsman, tail covers with brown peppering. Predominantly gray-blue down jacket.
Serious defects:
Rooster: overall color not uniform or too light; contrasting cape and rump; total absence of flames in the cape; absent or heavily washed-out design; presence of brown hemming on the wing bands, chest and legs; insufficiently pronounced brown wing triangle; too black or green reflections in the sickle cell; black or white down jacket.
Hen: flames absent or breaking through in the cape; background color too light or too red, which lacks uniformity and with the presence of soot; uneven or knitted pepper in the plumage of the coat; formation of light hemming; chest mixed with gray; anal plumage too light.
Rooster and Hen: floury traces.

PERNICATED ORANGE
COCK
Straw yellow to yellow brass head. Straw yellow to brass yellow cape with light brownish black flames. Yellow-orange rump with little or no brownish flame. Golden red back. Shoulders and small coverlets of golden orange wings. Large wing coverts with a tripartite design similar to that of the breast feathers, bright greenish black seen from the outside. Secondary remiges with internal matt black beards, external cream white external beards that form the triangle of the wing. Primary remiges opaque black with yellowish brown external edge. The chest design is formed by tricolor feathers, a gray-black at the base, the central yellowish brown and on the tip a more or less large black pearl. Leg design reminiscent of the chest. Opaque brown belly with black spots. Black helmsman, large black sickles with green reflections, small sickles more or less edged with orange yellow. Gray down jacket.
HEN
Orange head. Upper part of the orange cape that lightens towards the base with black-brown flames. Medium intensity brown coat plumage with black peppering and lemon yellow rachis. Color and design of the secondary remiges identical to that of the coat. Primary remiges with opaque black external beards with yellowish brown external edge and yellowish brown spraying at the end. Black tail, tail coverts with spraying on the outer edge. Legs and belly predominantly brownish with gray peppering. Gray down jacket.
Serious defects:
Rooster: very irregular overall color; traces of sparrowhawk design in the cape and rump; absence of the three-part design on the feathers of the chest, legs and wing band; absence of green reflections in sickle cells; other than cream white in the wing triangle; floury tracks.
Hen: absence of spine design and heavily diluted pepper; chest with peppering or black spots; strong presence of soot; floury tracks.

SILVER PAINTED
COCK
Silver white head, silver white cape with light black flames. Silver white rump with little or no black flame. Silver white back, shoulders and small wing coverts. Large wing covers with tripartite design, similar to that of the chest, black with green reflections seen from the outside. Secondary remotes with internal black matt beards, external silver white, which form the wing triangle. Primary remiges matt black with white external border. The chest design is made up of feathers divided into three parts: gray-black at the base, silver white in the center and a black sequin at the end. Leg design similar to that of the chest. Matt black belly with white traces. Black helmsman, large black sickles with green reflections, small bright black sickles with more or less pronounced white edging. Gray down jacket.
HEN
Silver white head. White silver cape with blackish flames. Plumage of the silver-gray coat with black peppering and light silver-gray spine. Secondary remiges of the same color and design of the coat. Opaque black primary remiges with white external beard border and white sprays at the end. Black tail. Tail coverts with sprayed outer edge. Salmon-colored breast. Gray legs and belly. Gray down jacket.
Serious defects:
Gallo: yellow reflections; absence of the tripartite design on the chest, legs and wing bands; pre-hemming at the black end of the breast feathers; absence of green reflections in the tail; white wing triangle; floury tracks.
Hen: a lot of rust in the background color; strong light edging in the feathers; peeling of the coat absent or in the form of links; heavily stained chest with peppery or black pearl; a lot of soot; floury tracks.


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