United Horned Hair Sheep Association, Inc.
|PAGE 1 Contains:
General Appearance; Head; Nose; Coat including Colors, Patterns and items affecting color
PAGE 2 Contains:
Ears; Eyes; Incisor Teeth; Neck; Shoulders and Withers; Chest; Back; Ribs and Abdomen;
Bottom Line; Legs; Rump; Thigh; Twist; Udder; Scrotum; Tail; Hoof; Horns including
Distance from Face, Horn Shape, Horn Length, and Horn Color; Size; Weight; Background
and Heritage; Traits Required for Registration; Traits Discriminated Against;
|SPOTTING CATEGORIES OF THE
PAINTED DESERT SHEEP
Tracked in the pedigrees and printed on Registration and Recorded Certificates. Assigned by the Registrar.
Assigned by the registrar, tracked in the pedigrees and printed on Registration Certificates
|CATEGORY ONE (1): Flashy/ Loud
For sheep with the most colorful and eye catching spotting patterns. Very Distinctive and Flashy,
with sheep having an evenly distributed amount of color, or color combinations, and white.
CATEGORY TWO (2): Medium Flashy
The next level of spotting for very colorful sheep. Sheep that have nice spotting patterns but
spotting or color patterns are not as evenly distributed over the entire sheep as in Category One (1)
Larger colored areas than defined smaller spots.
CATEGORY THREE (3): Medium
Sheep with one or more main colors and white areas highlighting it, or sheep that are mainly
white with colored areas highlighting them
CATEGORY FOUR (4) Medium Minimal
Sheep with the body being a main color(s) with the majority of white markings mainly on head,
legs or tail. Some Sheep may have minimal white markings on body as well. Or sheep that are
white with minimal spotting on face legs and body.
CATEGORY FIVE (5) Minimal
Sheep with a very minimal area of color on a white body or a minimal area of white on a colored
body that shows in registration photos.
CATEGORY SIX (6) Solid
Solid color sheep with no white markings in any area, OR solid white sheep with no additional colored spots. If a solid color
or solid white sheep is produced out of two Registered Painted Desert Sheep or one Registered and one Recorded Painted
Desert Sheep, the offspring can be RECORDED with pedigrees noted and can be used as breeding stock in the Painted
Desert Sheep Registry. Such sheep will be listed as Recorded and Pattern will be listed as Solid along with color on
Recording Certificates. Solid colored sheep can not be inspected in (Recorded or Registered) as a Painted Desert with an
unregistered or unknown sire or dam.
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|ITEMS AFFECTING COAT COLORS AND PATTERNS
|PAINTED DESERT SHEEP BREED STANDARDS
AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
|This ewe has both fawn colored and black