Standards

Male Standard

Cock- 16 oz/455 grams Cockerel- 14oz./398 grams

Shape of Male


Comb: Single, medium, set firmly and evenly on head, straight and upright, evenly serrated with five regular and distinct points, the middle points the same length as the width of the blade, moderately arched, blade should extend well over back of head.


Beak: Strong, stout, well curved.


Face: small, rounded, smooth, fine in texture, free from wrinkle or folds.


Eyes: Round, conspicuous.


Wattles: Medium, round, fine in texture, free from wrinkles or folds.


Ear Lobes: Small, oval, fitting closely to head.


Head: Small, carried well back in proud manner.


Neck: Medium length, backward arched showing off breast, full, tapering gracefully from shoulders to head.


Hackle: Abundant, flowing naturally from front of neck reaching far back covering both shoulders.


Back: Short, broad, in profile, shaped like a V with neck and tail forming the vertical sides.


Tail Coverts & Saddle: Slightly curved, sword shaped hanging over the abdomen and covering back, widely spread, overlapping the tail and lesser sickles.


Tail: Moderately large and upright, carried in an upright position so as to almost contact the back of head.


Main Tail: Feathers wide, moderately spread in a neatly overlapping manner, rising above the head, “A” shaped from the rear view.


Main Sickles: Medium to long, strong, firm, broad sword-shaped slightly curved.


Lesser Sickles: Well spread, medium length slightly upright, sword-shaped sickle feathers covered with coverts.


Coverts: Abundant, becoming very broad, flowing well up tail.


Wings: Large, long, closely folded, carried vertically not quite touching the ground, Shoulders and Fronts: Prominent, slightly concealed by hackle.


Bows: Well rounded. 


Coverts: Feathers broad, forming two distinct bars across wings. 


Primaries: Moderate width, rather long, completely concealed by secondaries. 


Secondaries: Broad, tapering convexly to rear, wing bay well exposed. 


Breast: Highly lifted, well developed, full, carried prominently forward beyond vertical line drawn from point of beak, broad and well rounded, from 

head to neck to breast “S” shaped profile.


Body & Stern: Body- short, good depth and width, sloping from front to rear. Stern: Fluff, short, abundant. 


Legs & Toes: Legs- average length, widely set, parallel to each other without bowing or knock knees, well proportioned. 


Lower Thighs: Short, stout at top and tapering to hocks. 


Shanks: Medium, smooth, round, evenly scaled. 


Toes: Four, straight, well and evenly spread, evenly scaled. 


Appearance: Small, broad, compact, active, tame, standing up majestically. 


AV American Serama Color 

There are no color requirements for Table Top Judging


Disqualifications


Comb:  Inverted Comb

Legs:  Creeper Legs

Wings:  Horizontal Wing

Tail: Squirrel


Defects 

Back:  Long or narrow back

Chest/Breast:  Shallow or narrow breast

Legs:  Short Legs

Tail:  Main tail sickles curved in a concave manner.



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Female Standard

Hen 14 oz/ 398 grams 

Pullet 12 oz/ 342 grams


Shape of Female 


Comb: Single, small, set firmly and evenly on head, straight and upright, evenly serrated with five regular and distinct points, the middle points the same length as the width of the blade, moderately arched, blade should extend well over back of head. 


Beak: Strong, stout, well curved. 


Face: Small, rounded, smooth, fine in texture, free from wrinkle or folds. 


Eyes: Round, conspicuous. 


Wattles: Small, round, fine in texture, free from wrinkles or folds. 


Ear Lobes: Small, oval, fitting closely to head. 


Head: Small, carried well back in proud manner. 


Neck: Medium length, backward arched showing off breast, full, tapering gracefully from shoulders to head. 


Hackle: Abundant, flowing naturally from front of neck reaching far back covering both shoulders. 


Back: Short, broad, in profile, shaped like a V with neck and tail forming the vertical sides. 


Cushion: Short, feathers broad and plentiful. 


Tail: Moderately large and upright, carried in an upright position so as to almost contact the back of head. 


Main Tail: Feathers wide, moderately spread in a neatly overlapping manner, rising above the head “A” shaped from the rear view. 


Coverts: Abundant, becoming very broad, flowing well up tail. 


Wings: Large, long, closely folded, carried vertically not quite touching the ground, Shoulders and Fronts: Prominent, slightly concealed by hackle. 


Bows: Well rounded. 


Coverts: Feathers broad, forming two distinct bars across wings. 


Primaries: Moderate width, rather long, completely concealed by secondaries. 


Secondaries: Broad, tapering convexly to rear, wing bay well exposed. 


Breast: Highly lifted, well developed, full, carried prominently forward beyond vertical line drawn from point of beak, broad and well rounded, from head to neck to breast “S” shaped profile. 


Body & Stern: Body- short, good depth and width, sloping from front to rear. Stern - Fluff, short, abundant. 


Legs & Toes: Legs- average length, widely set, parallel to each other without bowing or knock knees, well proportioned. 


Lower Thighs: Short, stout at top and tapering to hocks. 


Shanks: Medium, smooth, round, evenly scaled. 


Toes: Four, straight, well and evenly spread, evenly scaled. 


Appearance: Small, broad, compact, active, tame, standing up majestically 


AV American Serama Color 


There are no color requirements for Table Top Judging 


Disqualifications 


Comb: Inverted Comb 

Legs: Creeper Legs

Wings: Horizontal Wing.

Tail: Squirrel


Defects 


Back: Long or narrow back 

Chest/Breast: Shallow or narrow breast

Legs: Short Legs

Tail: Main tail sickles curved in a concave manner.