Standard of Excellence
and
Scale of Points of Devon Bull

From the American Devon Record, 1926


HEAD masculine, Forehead broad, tapering towards the Nose, which should be flesh-colored; Nostrils high and open, Muzzle broad, Eyes full and placid, Ears medium size and thickness, fringed with hair; Horns growing at right angles from the head or slightly elevated, stout and waxy at the base, tipped with a darker shade. 10
CHEEK full, broad at the root of the tongue, Throat Clean. 4
NECK of medium length and muscular, growing from the Head to the Shoulders, and spreading out to meet them. 8
WITHERS fine, Shoulders flat, sloping and well covered. 6
CHEST deep, broad, and somewhat circular in character. 5
RIBS well sprung from the Backbone, nicely arched, deep and fully developed. 8
BACK straight and level from the Withers, to the setting on of the Tail, Loins broad and full, Hips of medium width and on a level with the Back. 12
RUMPS moderately long, full and level. 10
HIND-QUARTERS deep, thick and square. 10
TAIL thick at the root and tapering, with a brush of strong hair, reaching to the Hocks, and hanging at right angles with the back. 5
THE UNDER LINE as nearly as possible parallel with the top. 6
ARMS AND THIGHS muscular. 5
LEGS straight and squarely placed when viewed from behind, not to cross or sweep when walking. 5
SKIN moderately thick and mellow, covered with an abundant coat of rich mossy hair of a red color; a little white in front of the Purse is admissible, but it should not extend beyond the Navel forward, on the outside of the Flanks, or any other part of the Limbs or Body. 6
Perfection 100

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