SULMTALER das Original
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The Sulmtaler hen

Sulmtaler hen

Colour and markings:
Crest, preferably light or wheat-coloured. neck, brownish red; little dull black markings are acceptable; breast, light-flaxen or light wheat-coloured. Belly, thighs, back and pallium, wheat-coloured. Wheat-coloured tail covers, on top of grayish black main tail feathers are of a leather brown hue; inner sides of wings are black, outer sides are brown. Slightly darker shades in the overall picture are acceptable.
The minimum weight of a breeding hen at the age of six months should not be under 2 kilograms.

Body: stocky looking, horizontally carried square shape
Breast: deep and broad
Back: long and possibly without cushion formation
Tail: short or medium-long, slightly spread; without transition at an obtuse angle to the back
Belly: ample, rich in thumb feathers
Head: folded and single upright comb Wickelkamm with regular points; semicircular crest with short, round feathers (more abundant than the cock has; yet not as large as the crest of a crest chicken)
Thighs: hardly protrude from the breast and quite muscular
Shanks: short or medium-long

Natural Park

Naturpark Südsteirisches Weinland

The Sulmtaler's homeland - Natural park, Southern Styrian wine country.

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Sulmtal Sausal

Region Sulmtal Sausal

Region Sulmtal Sausal - the Sulmtaler's homeland.

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