Created around the turn to the 20th century in Timisoara/Romania

General impression:

Compact medium faced tumbler breed, hardly of medium size with a slighty arched profile, high-set crest and a typical marking. Kaum mittelgroßer, gedrungener, mittelschnäbliger Tümmler mit mäßig gewölbtem Kopf, hoch angesetzter Rundhaube und rasseeigener Scheckenzeichnung; lively and a good flier.

Breed characteristics:

Head: slightly elongated profile with slightly rounded top skill, frontal with good width and slightly vaulted. High-set shell crest with or without rosettes covering the back part of the head. Both sides of the crest have to be identical.

Eyes:pearl coloured, some blood veins are tolerated. Eye cere smooth, pale to reddish in colour

Beak:of medium length with a wide base. Blacks, blues and coppers have a dark beak, a light beak is bred for in reds, yellows have a light beak, duns have a horn-coloured beak. Wattles poorly developed, smooth.

Neck:stout, wide at ist base

Breast:strong, well rounded, prominent

Back:Wide, short, slightly sloping.

Wings:Closed, resting on the tail without crossed tips.

Tail:of medium length, closed, forming a straight line with the back

Legs:fairly short, clean of feathers, colour of nails unimportant.

Plumage:Full, tightly fitting to the body.

Colours:Black, Dun, Blaue, Red, Yellow, Copper.

Colour and marking:

All colours intense and in the same hue all over the body. Head and throat should possibly be white; Neck, scapular marking and breast wide with some coloured flecking, the marking of the breast can be lighter or darker in its definition., Belly and thighs coloured to slightly marked. Coppers have a rich dense copper colour (chestnut brown), the tail is of a bluish black colour with a hue of copper and a black tail bar. The flights end in black. The front part of the wing shield is flecked (wither lighter or darker), primary and secondary flights and their coverts and the entire tail are coloured.

Serious faults:

Too big, too long or too narrow body, other head shape than then standard calls for, too low set crest, beak too short or too feeble, beak colour heavily off, yellow eye ceres, hanging flights, wide or fanned tail; heavy mismarkings, white feathers in flights and tail, any visible albescence when flights and tails are closed

Judging Order:

General impression – type – station – carriage of the body – head – crest – marking – colour – eyes

Band size: 7 mm inner diameter