ABA STANDARD

ORLOFF BANTAM

ORIGIN: Germany.   AMERICAN STATUS: Not common.

 

Weight

 

Cock-33 oz/935 grams

 

Cockerel-30 oz/850 grams

 

Hen-30 oz/850 grams                        

 

Pullet-27 oz/765 grams

 

 

Male  Description                     Female Description

 

Disqualifications

 

Comb other than walnut- Shanks and toes other than yellow-

Absence of beard or muffs- Absence of spurs on cocks.

 

Defects

 

Lopped and oversized combs- Conspicuous ear lobes- Underdeveloped beard or muffs- Low carriage of wings- Body too short and shallow.

 

COLOR OF MALE AND FEMALE BY VARIETY

 

Black Tailed Red Orloff Bantam

 

COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR LOBES: Bright red. BEAK: Yellow. EYES: Reddish bay. BEARDS & MUFFS: Deep red. SHANKS & TOES: Yellow. PLUMAGE: Refer to black tailed red color description.

 

Spangled Orloff Bantam

 

COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR LOBES: Bright red. BEAK: Yellow. EYES: Reddish bay. BEARDS & MUFFS: Creamy white, interspersed with black and/or red. SHANKS & TOES: Yellow.

PLUMAGE: Refer to spangled color description.

 

White Orloff Bantam

 

COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR LOBES: Bright red. BEAK: Yellow. EYES: Reddish bay. BEARDS & MUFFS: White. SHANKS & TOES: Yellow. PLUMAGE: Refer to white color description.