Position 25 points Plumage 25 points Head   20 points Body 10 points Size   10 points Condition   10 points Total          100 points
Standard Description of the Yorkshire Position Attitude erect with fearless carriage. Legs long without being stilty, just slightly angled, and slight lift to the tail. Plumage Close, short and tight. Wings proportionately long and evenly carried down the centre of the back. Firmly set on a compact and closely folded tail. Head Full, round and clearly defined. Backskull deep and carried back in line with rise of shoulders. Eye as near the centre of the head as possible. Body Well rounded and gradually tapering throughout to the tail. Shoulders proportionately broad, rounded and carried well up to, and gradually merging into the head. Breast full and deep, corresponding to width and rise of shoulders and carried up full to the base of the beak which should be neat and fine. Size Length minimum 17 cm with corresponding symmetrical proportions. Condition Health, cleanliness and sound feather. Colour pure and level. All colours are accepted, colour-fed included.
SHOW CAGE: Tunnel type show cage  with 2 oval perches 14 mm in diameter (1 above and 1 below).
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Reasons for “Non-Judging” - wounded bird - Blind (one or both eyes) bird - Bird lacking a toe or a claw - Bird with a stiff or deformed toe - In Coloured canaries: lipochrome with stain   (on feathers, beak,legs, feet or claws) - In Coloured canaries: melanin with white   feather - In Coloured canaries: Black melanin with white   claw In Coloured canaries: bird with double factor (ex.: opal +pastel) Any other situation not considered above will be studied with a responsible person of the exhibition. Furthermore the wrong size of the ring, a dirty bird or cage, as well as characters on the cage are reasons for an exclusion.
NOTE: Standards for bird exhibitions of individual bird clubs, bird associations or national bird standards often differ. For this reason based the descriptions of the standard of the World Ornithological Confederation (C.O.M).