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PostPosted: Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:11 pm 
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hi
just wondering if white, cuckoo and coloured dorkings are in the standards :oops: and if there are any else in the australian standard :oops: i'm just having trouble finding their standard on the internet

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Dorking in the standards are:

Cuckoo, Dark, Red, Silver Grey and white.

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i new the silver grey and reds were but wasn't sure about the others so thank you very much jocler

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What colours are actually alive in Australia though? Silver Grey and maybe Dark?

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In the US Darks are known as Coloured.
Google Dorking & you will get the British Dorking club,lots of information.
I have seen Silver Grey, White & Reds in Australia, but not the last 2 for some years.


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There are still a few reds here and there.

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Still a lot of work to do on these I think! :) :wink:


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Are these yours Anna? The female seems to have better type than the male, how big are they? I do like them!

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Hi Nick,
Yes, they're a moderate size, the rooster's around 4kg now and the hens around 3. Still need to be bigger, and more solid, and the legs need to shorten a bit, and the colour needs to be more solid... :? :) That's the long term goal anyway :D :wink:


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I think a lot of Dorkings need to be more solid, good luck, they look like a promising line of birds!!


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