Limerick Tumbler ( Limerick-Tümmler )

The Breed is from the Limerick District of  Southern Ireland , Its a medium size , short, coddy , round headed and full muffs,

Head:Proportionate to the size of the body. In profile it is rising off and over the wattle with a roundness which continues as perfectly as possible to the back of the head with the top skull directly over the eyes. From the front  it is broad and full

Eyes:Pearl or white are preferred. Almonds can carry a darker eye.  Eye cere to be smooth and thin, colour appropriate to the plumage.

Beak:Less than medium in length, in proportion to the head. Not too thick or blunt (boxed).

Neck:Broad at the base, thick neck tapering slightly to the throat. (bell shaped).

Breast:Broad and well rounded.

Back:Rather short, broad across the shoulders, narrowing towards the rear, slightly sloping.

Wings:Medium in length, carried on the tail.

Tail:Short and well closed. Following the line of the back but carried clear off the ground.

Legs: medium length, with medium to heavy, full, well proportioned semi-circular sideways muffs.  They should not be too long, nor have any gaps.  The stance should look low on the legs.

Feathers: Smooth, close fitting but not too long.

Colour and markings: All colours to be clear and as intense as possible. Bars and Checkering to be well defined.

Colours: Black, Dun, Red, Yellow, Blue, Silver, Brown,Khaki, Bronze, Sulfur,Tortoiseshell, Almond, Deroy , Qualmond, Andalusian. All colour groups to include Bar and Checker.

Faults: Too long in Body, Legs and Beak. Narrow chest. Wrong shaped head. Insufficient or badly shaped muffs. Too upright or horizontal in stance.

The Limerick Tumbler Club

Limerick Tumbler, Limerick-Tümmler,Culbutant de Limerick,Capitombolante di Limerick

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