The Standard of the Danish Tumbler
The Figure: elegant, slender and rather strong with highly carried, full breast.
The neck: comparatively long. The throat well undercut. The uppermost part of the neck slender and thin, evenly growing in thickness down towards breast and back.
The back: suitably broad-shouldered, in parade position sloping (ab. 50° with horizontal) down towards the narrow, not too long tail.
The wings shall be fit closely to the body, rest upon the tail and almost reach the tip of the tail without crossing eachother.
The tail shall consist of 12 feathers, be narrow and tightfitting and must not reach the floor in parade position.
The legs shall be red, comparatively long, not coarse, not too close, slightly bent in the heel. The lower legs shall be comparatively long.
The plumage shall be thick and firm; the wingfeathers strong.
The form of the head seen from the side, shall shape a regular evenly curved line, which without breaking or contraction at the root of the beak passes into the strongly set, slightly downwards turned, coneshaped beak.The head must not be too short; the back of the head shall be shortly rounded.The head in front view, shall be wedge-shaped, without edges and contractions and evenly curved to the sides.
The beak: the upper mandible as well as the lower mandible shall be strongly set, evenly falling off in thickness from root to tip.Too strongly pronounced “hook” (tip of the mandible) not desirable. The line through the corner of the mouth shall have direction towards the center of the eye.
The colour of the beak shall be bright, lightly rose pink and without “grain”. For blacks and blues, however, a not too strongly pronounced “grain” on the upper mandible shall be allowed.
The beak warts shall be prettily reddish white and not coarse.
Seen from the side, the eyes must be lie in the middle of the head, be large, bright and vivacious with white (milky white) iris, absolutely free from red veinlets, very little circular, black pupil; narrow, lively and red eye rims.
The color: The black shall be deep’ with reddish metallic lustre on the cheeks, neck and upper breast.The red coulor shall be deep, with reddish metallic lustre on cheeks, neck and upper breast.
The yellow colour shall be bright, with faintly reddish silky metallic lustre on neck and breast.
The blue colour shall be deep and bright, with greenish metallic lustre on neck and breast.
The pearl colour shall be light and bright mother-of-pearl colour (silver white), with faintly greenish metallic lustre on neck and breast.
Magpies in the main colors: black, red, yellow, blue and pearl blue (dilute ice)
Tigers in black, yellow, red and blue
Selfs in black, red, yellow and white
Barless in blue, dilute blue (silver) and pearl blue (dilute ice)
Bars in blue, silver, pearl blue, mealy and dilute mealy
White flighted in the main colors
White tailed in the main colors
White tailed – white fligthed in the main colors
Helmet in the main colors
Stippers in grey (Spread Almond), in yellow and brown (non-Spread Almond)
Brander: Light Brander (tigered Branders) and Dark Brander
Whitesides: in black
Shield marked: in red and yellow