Shows & Results

 
 

Berlin Fair 2017

Senior Grand


Champion


Showmanship

Reserve Grand


Champion


 Market Pen


[Rabbits: CT7, CT8, CT9]

Best Opposite


 Californian


[Rabbit: CT3]

 

Berlin Fair 2016

Intermediate Reserve Champion Showmanship

[2nd Place in Intermediate Class]

[100 points on Showmanship performance]

Grand Champion Market Pen

[Rabbits: MT1, MT2, & MT3]

Best Opposite Californian

[Rabbit: DJ8]

Show
 Results
 July 4, 2017
4-H
Berlin Fair
Reserve Grand Champion Market Pen
Best of Opposite Sex Californian
1st Place Intermediate Buck
1st Place Intermediate Doe 
 April 22, 2017
MSRBA
Ionia Co. Free Fair
1st Place Junior Doe
1st Place Junior Buck
2nd Place Junior Doe
3rd Place Junior Buck 
 July 5, 2016
4-H
Berlin Fair
 Grand Champion Market Pen
Best of Opposite Sex Californian
1st Place Senior Doe
January 25, 2014 
4-H
MSU Show
  2nd Place Intermediate Doe
2nd Place Intermediate Buck
1st Place Fur Class
 November 22, 2014
ARBA
MSU Show
  4th Place Junior Buck
4th Place Senior Buck 
(All of our rabbits were going through a moulting season)
 
 

                                                 Californian Standard of Perfection

As stated in the

ARBA Standard of Perfection Rabbits & Cavies 2011-2015

Copyright ©2011


General Type...............................65

Body..............................................58

Hindquarters...............................22

Midsection....................................19

Shoulders......................................17

Head.................................................3

Ears...................................................2

Eyes..................................................0

Feet & Legs......................................2

Tail.....................................................0

Showroom Classes and Weights

Senior Bucks  8 months of age and over, weight 8 to 10 pounds. Ideal weight is 9 pounds

Senior Does  8 months of age and over, weight 8 1/2 to 10 1/2 pounds. Ideal weight is 9 1/2 pounds

Intermediate Bucks  Under 8 months of age, not over 9 pounds

Intermediate Does  Under 8 months of age, not over 9 1/2 pounds

Junior Bucks  Under 6 months of age, not over 8 pounds. Minimum weight 5 1/2 pounds

Junior Does  Under 6 months of age, not over 8 1/2 pounds. Minimum weight 5 1/2 pounds

Pre-Junior Bucks and Does  Under 3 months of age. not over 5 1/2 pounds


PLEASE NOTE:  Pre-juniors are not to count in show display.  Juniors and Intermediates which exceed maximum weight limits may be shown in higher age classifications.  No animal may be shown in a lower age classification than its true age.

General Type

Body  Points 58:  The body will be of medium length, depth of body to approximately equal width.  It shall have good depth of hindquarters and well developed shoulders, with the shoulders being slightly lower and narrower than the hips, forming a slight taper.  The back is to rise gradually from the nape of the neck to the high point over the hips.  To be plump and firm of flesh.


Faults:  Racy, mandolin, or any type away from a plump, firm, meaty, body.  Cut severely for shoulders wider than hips;long, narrow head, extra long neck, flatness over back, especially over hips; rough, bony, protruding hips.


Hindquarters  Points 22:  Hindquarters are to be broad, deep, smooth, and well rounded, with well filled firm flesh. lower and back sides are to be well filled.  Hindquarters are to be slightly wider and deeper than shoulders, with enough depth and width to indicate roundness when viewed from any direction.  The loin is to be broad and deep, with enough width to blend the hindquarters and midsection.  


Faults:  Narrow, flat, pinched, undercut, chopped, bony rump, weak loin, protruding hip bones, rough over spin.


Midsection  Points 19:  Rib section to gradually rise from front to hips. It is to be broad and deep enough to balance with shoulders and hips. midsection is to be well rounded, with as much firm flesh as possible down the sides. 


Faults:  Narrow, flat; rough, not well filled.


Shoulders  Points 17:  Shoulders are to be well developed, with firm flesh.  They are to have good depth and width.  Shoulders are to be slightly lower and narrower than the hips.  They are to rise from the front of the neck with a smooth taper towards the high point. 


Faults: Too narrow or too wide to balance with hindquarters, excessive fat or loose, flabby flesh over shoulders.


Head  Points 3: The head is to be well shaped and medium full. It is to be carried erect on a short neck and set close to the body.  Buck heads are to be a little fuller than does.


Faults:  Long, slim head; pinched nose.


Ears  Points 2:  Length is to be in proportion to the size of the body.  They are to be well set on the head, strong at base, and carried in a straight, upright position. 


Faults:  Heavy; open; spoon shaped; weak ear base.


Eyes  Points 0: To be bright and bold.


Feet and Legs   Points 2:  Bone is to be medium in size, with rather short legs preferred.  Toenails should be as dark as possible.  Light colored nails, showing pigmentation, must match on that foot and the corresponding foot. 


Faults:  Long or heavy bone.


Tail  Points 0:  The tail is to be straight and carried erect.  Length and size is to be in proportion to the body.


Color and Markings  Points 5:  Californians are to have a colored nose, ears, feet, and tail.  Color is to be as near black as possible.  Eye stains or colored spots confined to the dewlap are permissible.  Body color is to be pure white.  Eyes-Pink. 


Faults:  Any other color 


Disqualifications from Competition

Any color or smut on the usable portion of the pelt.  Color above the elbow joint of the front leg.  Color on the rear legs is not to extend more than 2 inches above the hock joint, with the fur in its normal position.  Complete absence of color on nose, ears, feet, or tail.  Definite clean white spots in colored markings.  Any Tan Pattern marking appearing in a Californian marking.


Condition  Points 10:  Per ARBA definition.