Alpaca Cavy Standard in the United Kingdom:
Eye and Ears
be firm, fit and of a good size appropriate to age.
COAT – CHOPS, SHOULDERS, SIDES and SWEEP: The chops should be even, dense and well furnished, and of a length in keeping with the age of the cavy and the length of the shoulders. The shoulders should be broad with hair of appropriate length evenly around the sides. The sweep should fall over the hindquarters of the cavy and be full and of even length, being generally a little longer than the sides. When viewed from above, no gaps, thin areas or uneven length should be evident. Allowance should be made for the fact that the coat will appear thinner at the ends in older exhibits, because the undercoat will not be as long.
FRONTAL: The hair constituting the frontal should originate from the shoulders and be brushed so as to evenly cover the face, with no gaps. At the side of the head, this hair should meet hair from the ‘chops’ of the cavy and fall in a manner producing a ‘curtain effect’ at the front of the cavy. The frontal should be even and of a length in keeping with the age of the cavy and the length of the shoulders and chops.
belly should be curly, woolly and dense.
PRESENTATION: The cavy should be shown in good condition, with plenty of firm flesh, clean and tidily groomed. It should be presented on an appropriately sized board and must be shown with a central parting
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