BLUE SILVER

Proposed Standard

COLOR - MALE

COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR-LOBES: Bright red.

BEAK: Horn, black shading permitted.

EYES: Reddish bay.

HEAD: Bright Silver

NECK:

   Hackle - Bright silver, Some feathers, especially in the lower hackle, may include a narrow dark stripe through the middle of each feather, terminating in a point near its lower extremity.

   Front of Neck - Blue with markings of silver.

BACK: Bright silver.

   Saddle - Same as hackle.

TAIL:

   Main Tail - Blue with slight luster.

   Sickles and Coverts - Rich Blue.

WINGS:

Shoulders - Blue.

   Fronts - Blue.

   Bows - Deep russet red.

   Coverts - Rich Blue.

   Primaries - Blue.

   Secondaries - Blue, exposed portion

forming blue wing bay.

BREAST: Evenly blue or with a few silver spots. Not laced.

BODY AND STERN: Blue.

LEGS AND TOES:

   Lower Thighs -- Blue.

   Shanks and Toes -- Shanks and toes light to mid-slate, showing pink between the scales.

   Bottoms of feet - Pinkish white.

   Shank and Toe Feathers - Blue. 

COLOR - FEMALE

 

COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR-LOBES: Bright red.

BEAK: Dark horn.

EYES: Reddish bay.

HEAD: Lustrous silver.

NECK:

Hackle -- Silver, with a narrow dark stripe through the middle of each feather, terminating to a point near its lower extremity.

Front of Neck: Blue with markings of silver.

BACK: Blue.

TAIL: Blue.

WINGS: Blue.

BREAST: Solid blue, or with a few silver spots. Not laced in silver.

BODY AND STERN: Blue.

LEGS AND TOES:

Lower Thighs -- Blue.

Shanks and Toes -- Dark slate, bottoms of feet pinkish white.

Shank and Toe Feathers -- Blue

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