Standard of the Danish Tumbler
slender and rather strong with highly carried, full breast.
The neck: comparatively long. The throat well
The uppermost part of the neck slender and thin, evenly growing in thickness
down towards breast and back.
The back: suitably broad-shouldered, in parade position sloping (ab. 50°
with horizontal) down towards the narrow, not too long tail.
The wings shall be fit closely to the body, rest upon the tail and almost
reach the tip of the tail without crossing eachother.
The tail shall consist of 12 feathers, be narrow and tightfitting and
must not reach the floor in parade position.
The legs shall be red, comparatively long, not coarse, not too close,
slightly bent in the heel. The lower legs shall be comparatively long.
The plumage shall be thick and firm; the wingfeathers strong.
The form of the
head seen from the side, shall shape a regular evenly curved line, which
without breaking or contraction at the root of the beak passes into the strongly
set, slightly downwards turned, coneshaped beak.
The head must not be too short; the back of the head shall be shortly rounded.
The head in front view, shall be wedge-shaped, without edges and contractions
and evenly curved to the sides.
the upper mandible as well as the lower mandible shall be strongly set, evenly
falling off in thickness from root to tip.
Too strongly pronounced "hook" (tip of the mandible) not desirable.
The line through the corner of the mouth shall have direction towards the center
of the eye.
The colour of the beak shall be bright, lightly rose pink and without "grain".
For blacks and blues, however, a not too strongly pronounced "grain"
on the upper mandible shall be allowed.
The beak warts shall be prettily reddish white and not coarse.
Seen from the
side, the eyes must be lie in the middle of the head, be large, bright
and vivacious with white (milky white) iris, absolutely free from red
veinlets, very little circular, black pupil; narrow, lively and red eye rims.
The black shall be deep’ with reddish metallic lustre on the cheeks, neck and
The red coulor shall be deep, with reddish metallic lustre on cheeks, neck and
The yellow colour shall be bright, with faintly reddish silky metallic lustre on
neck and breast.
The blue colour shall be deep and bright, with greenish metallic lustre on neck
The pearl colour shall be light and bright mother-of-pearl colour (silver
white), with faintly greenish metallic lustre on neck and breast.
Selfs in black, white, red, yellow, blue and pearl
Magpie in black, red, yellow, blue and pearl
Tiger in black, red, yellow, blue and pearl
White-pens in black, red, yellow and blue
White-tails in black, red, yellow and blue
Whitepen- whitetails in black, red and yellow
Helmed in black, red, yellow and blue
Stipper in grey, yellow and brown
Dark and light chocolate Branders
Red and yellow white-wings and Blackwings.