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Llanwenog breed standard

Type of Excellence

Head
  • Fine and hornless
  • Black and free from speckles
  • A small tuft of wool on forehead
  • At times, this tuft extends in a thin line to join neck wool immediately in front of ears, but a distinct break is preferable
Ears
  • Short and thin, set at elevated angle of about 20 degrees
  • Distance between ears comparatively narrow
Body
  • Compact with a fairly short neck, well sprung ribs, strong loin and full thighs
  • Standing squarely on legs
Legs
  • Black and free from speckles
  • No wool below knees and hocks
Wool
  • Rather short, dense and of fine texture, free from kemp and black fibres (broglo)
  • Weight of fleece 2 – 2.5 kg
Tail
  • Docked, in line with the minimum length specified in current Animal welfare regulations

Rhagoriaethau

Pen
  • Main a di-gyrn
  • Du, heb unrhyw frychau
  • Twffyn bach o wlân ar y talcen
  • Weithiau, bydd y twffyn hwn yn estyn mewn llinell denau i ymuno â gwlân y gwddf yn union o flaen y clustiau, ond toriad amlwg sydd orau
Clustiau
  • Byr a thenau, ar ongl uchel o tua ugain (20) gradd. Mae’r pellter rhwng y clustiau’n gymharol gul
Corff
  • Cryno â gwddf gweddol fyr, asennau da, ystlys gadarn a morddwydydd llawn
  • Mae’n sefyll yn sgwâr ar y coesau
Coesau
  • Du, heb unrhyw frychau
  • Dim gwlân islaw’r pengliniau a’r garrau
Gwlân
  • Eithaf byr a thrwchus, â gwead cain, heb rawn a ffibrau duon
  • Pwysau’r cnu – dau i ddau a hanner kilogram (2-2½ kilogram)
Cynffon
  • Wedi’i thorri, yn unol â’r isafswm hyd a bennir yn y Rheoliadau Lles Anifeiliaid cyfredol

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Secretary, Delyth Williams, Neuaddlwyd Uchaf, Ciliau Aeron, Aberaeron, Ceredigion SA48 7RE Tel: 01545 570501

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