Penedesenca U.S.A.

​PARTRIDGE ( APERDIZADA) STANDARD


COLORATION

COMB ,FACE and WATTLES: Red

EAR LOBES: At least 2/3 white enclosed in red.

EYES: Black with honey iris.

BEAK: Black horn of ox.

SHANKS and TOES: Slate blue

EGGS: Very dark reddish brown.


CHICK DOWN

Yellowish white with three dorsal brown stripes, and also brown spots on the head, without keeping continuity with those dorsal stripes.


ROOSTER PLUMAGE

HEAD:Red

NECK:Shinny yellowish red with a black lance form mark , amid some feathers ( nearest to the back).

FRONT OF THE NECK:Black starting from six months of life with some red feathers before.

BREAST,BODY and THIGHS: Black with greenish iridescences , also with some red feathers before six months of life.

WINGS: Black front, shinny red arch, black greenish coverts, primaries black , secondaries black with brown in the lower part of the rachis.

BACK: Shiny yellowish red with point of black lance amid the feather.

LINE: Black with metallic greenish iridescences, more on the sickle form feathers and on the covers.

DOWN: Clear gray almost white in the insert of the tail.


HEN PLUMAGE

HEAD: Golden brown with some black points.

NECK: Golden with a point of lance form with black borders and yellow center in the central part of the feathers.

BACK,BREAST and ABDOMEN: Golden brown with pencilled feathers.

WINGS: Bow and converts the same than the back, primaries black , secondaries black in the lower part of the feather to the rachis and golden brown seasoned of black on the upper part.

TAIL: Black , the lower part of the rachis seasoned golden brown , the upper part black.

DOWN: Gray


WEIGHT

ROOSTER: 4.4 to 6 pounds

HEN: 3.75 to 4.41 pounds

​EGGS: 60 grams or larger