Show Room Classes and Weights
Senior Bucks (6 months of age and over) – weight 3 to 4 1/4 lbs. Ideal – 4 lbs.
Senior Does (6 months of age and over) – weight 3 1/4 to 4 1/2 lbs. Ideal – 4 1/2 lbs.
Junior Bucks/Does (under 6 months of age) – max. wt 3 3/4 lbs. Minimum weight – 2 lbs.
Schedule of Points
1) General Type (total of 45 Points)
a) Body (35 Points) –
Body should be well proportioned, balanced and uniform. Body is to be compact and smooth. Shoulders, midsection and hindquarters are to be well developed and well filled. Depth and with of body should be in balance. When viewed from the side, the topline should rise gradually from the base of the ears to a high point over the center of the hips and then round down to a full hindquarter at the base of the tail. Small dewlaps are allowed in does. Legs should be straight, rather short in length and medium to fine in bone. Tail should be proportional to body.
b) Head (5 Points) –
Head should balance with the body and be set relatively close to the shoulders. Face and jaws should be well-filled with a slightly more refined face in does. Eyes should be bright and bold.
c) Ears (5 Points) –
Ears should balance with the body, be thick, short, and carried erect. Ears cannot exceed over 3 1/2 inches in length.
2) Fur (35 Points)
Fur should be extremely dense, straight, and upright with an ideal length of 5/8 inch. It should be the same length, density, and
texture over the entire body. Guard hairs should be plentiful and evenly distributed without noticeable protrusion. Fur should be plush and offer a
distinct springy resistance when touched.
3) Color (15 Points)
Per individual color descriptions
4) Condition (5 Points)
Per ARBA definition