Class, Breeding Females

General characters

Form. - Spare, angular, moderately short-legged ; barrel, capacious; hind quarters, wide and deep ; scale, medium to large, not greatly above average for the breed.

Quality. - General refinement of symmetrical and clean-cut features; bone fine and clean; hair fine and soft; skin of not more than medium thickness; head, neck, and legs fine and of moderate length.

Condition.- Spare, no fat apparent; skin loose and mellow.

Constitution. - Generous and symmetrical development; lively carriage; ample heart-girth ; capacity of barrel and depth of flanks ; eyes full, bright, and clear ; nostrils, wide apart, large, and open ; absence of refinement and spareness to point of delicacy or emaciation ; skin of medium thickness, free from scurf ; coat soft and bright.

Nervous energy. - Spinal column prominent, vertebrae wide apart; forehead high and wide; ears active; temperament alert; also the indications of constitution and quality.

Sexuality. - A general appearance of sensibility and feminine refinement of features; moderate length and great capacity in barrel, width in loin, hipbones and pin-bones ; well-developed udder ; horn and coat fine ; eyes expressive of mild and gentle sensitiveness.

Milk-giving capacity. — Udder large, shapely, evenly quartered, free from fleshiness, extending well up behind and far forward, strongly attached ; milk-veins large and tortuous ; milk-wells large ; secretions of skin abundant and yellow; also the above indications of all the other general characters.

Scale of points                                            Perfect

Score

1.   Age, estimated------2.   Weight, estimated -------lb.; corrected ------- lb.; score according to age and condition................. 2

3.   Skin, medium fine, loose, mellow, elastic, free from scurf; secretions yellow and abundant................        5

4.   Hair, fine, soft, thick; color and markings according to breed ...        2

5.   Temperament, alert, but mild and tractable.........        5

9.   Eyes, full, bright, clear, mild..............        3

10.   Horns, medium to small, fine texture, shape, and color according to breed 1

11.   Ears, medium size, fine texture............. 1

12.   Neck, fine, spare, medium length, throat clean ; dewlap light; neatly attached to head and shoulders............ 2

13.   Shoulders, lean, sloping ; narrow at withers, moderately wide at points 2

14.   Fore legs, straight, short, bone clean and fine ; feet strong, hoofs dense and even....................        2

16.   Chest, deep, capacious................        8

17.   Barrel, capacious, medium length............       10

18.   Back, lean, straight, medium length ; vertebrae wide spaced and prominent ; ribs long, broad, wide spaced, moderately well sprung . .        8

19.   Loin, broad, lean, coupling, roomy............        3

20.   Hips, far apart, level with back.............        2

21.   Rump, lean, long, broad ; pelvic arch prominent; pin-bones high, far apart.....................        4

23.   Thighs, thin, incurving, twist roomy...........        3

24.   Hind legs, straight, short, bone clean and fine; feet strong; hoofs dense and even.................. 2

25.   Udder, large, shapely, evenly quartered, mellow, free from fleshiness, extending well up behind and far forward, strongly attached ; teats uniform, well placed, of size and shape convenient for milking . . 20

26.    Milk veins, large, tortuous ; milk wells large ........10

Total......................100