Suffolk Breed Points
Hornless: Face black and long ; Muzzle moderately fine in Ewes. (A Small quanity of clean white wool on the forehead not objected to.) Ears a medium length, black and fine texture. Eyes, bright and full.
Moderate length and well set. (In Rams stronger, with a good crest)
|Shoulder||Broad and oblique||5|
|Chest||Deep and wide||5|
|Back and Loin||
Long, level and well covered with meat and muscle; Tail well set up, the Ribs long, and well sprung, with a full flank.
|Legs and Feet||
Straight and black, with flat bones of good quality, wooled to the knees and hocks, clean below. Forelegs set well apart. Hind legs well filled with meat
|Belly||Well covered with wool||5|
|Fleece||Moderatley short; close fine fibre without tendency to mat or felt together and well defined, ie. not shading off into dark wool or hair||10|
|Skin||Fine, soft and pink colour||5|
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