Females – feminine, regular calvingMales – masculine, virile, high libido
|Hind Quarters||Broad, wide between pins.
Females – deep with moderate muscling
Males – deep, well muscled.
|Hips and Tail||Square from side and wide from behind.||High tail setting or too much slope.|
|Sheath & Navel||Retracted Prepuce. Less than 45 degree angle from the horizontal.||An excessively long and badly angled sheath. Exposed prepuce. Navel rosette.|
|Scrotal||Testicles should be even sized and firm and, as a guide, must meet the following minimum scrotal size:
15 – 20 months of age 34cm
21 – 30 months of age 35cm
over 31 months of age 36cm
|Soft. Spongy. Uneven. Tied. Thick or short necked.|
|Udder & Teats||Well attached, balanced (even quarters). Fine teats of moderate length.||Bottle teats.|
|Legs||Squarely set, sound joints.||Post legs (straight hocks), sickle hocks, cow hocked, bow legged, knock kneed.|
|Shoulders||Smooth, free moving, correct angle.||Straight shoulders impairing free movement and resulting in wide shoulders. Too much angle resulting in animals sitting back on the hoof.|
|Feet||Even claws, correct angle.||Uneven claws indicating uneven weight distribution; short claws indicating straightness in the leg; long claws indicating too much angle in pastern and hock.|
|Body||Well balanced, long and deep.
Females – angular and feminine.
Males – masculine. Well muscled. Ability to finish.
|Double muscling. Extreme muscling. Extreme frame score.|
|Weight||Animals should be well grown for their age. Bulls should meet the following weights:
18 months of age – Minimum 650 kg
24 months of age – Minimum 730 kg
30 months of age – Minimum 850 kg
|Head & Neck||Good extension, smooth attachment. Feminine in Females. Masculine in Males.|
|Muzzle||The extremities of both lower and upper jaws should meet accurately.||Under and/or over shot jaws. Black colouring around nostrils.|
|Eyes||The animal should have full sight. Clear, well set hooded eyes.||‘Poppy eyed’. Protruding eyes.|
|Horns||Ideally horned animals should be dehorned. Animals registered as polled then developing scurs should have registrations altered to indicate scurs.|
|Brisket||Clean and trim.|
|Dentition||No animal should show signs of permanent teeth under the age of 18 months. At the age of 24 months an animal should have no more than two (2) permanent teeth.|
|Temperament||Animals must be of quiet disposition. Easily managed.||Unruly behavior or nervousness.|
|Colour||Uniform in range from white to light red.||Dark red, black, harsh broken colour.|
|Other||Surgical scar tissue.|