The animals must have the features of the Bazadaise breed defined by the following characteristics.

HEIGHT:

On average between 1m 40 cm and 1m 47cm.

 

COAT:

Their coat is short and smooth and can have the dappled appearance.
Bull – steel to lighter grey with a silver sword through the shoulders
Cow – generally lighter in colour, grey and often slightly shaded with a wheat colour.
Calf – it is born with a wheat coloured coat and in the months that follow takes on the typical colour of the breed.

 

HEAD:

The head is triangular of medium size with a good width muzzle, an open nostril and clear mucous membranes. The forehead and the brow are, in general, a darker colour then the rest of the coat.

 

EYES:

They are well hooded, pigmented, surrounded by a dominant silver circle with very light grey lashes.

 

MUZZLE:

It is terracotta coloured.

 

MOUTH:

It is small, yet the sides of the lower jaw are fairly well apart.

 

EARS:

They are low set, thick with black or grey hair inside.

 

FACE:

Sweet and intelligent looking.

 

NECK:

The neck is coupled neatly to a sloping shoulder. In bulls of 2 years old the neck becomes thick with a prominent hump.

 

WITHERS:

In mature animals they stand out well and they are thick. One often notices a slight hollowing/depression of the chest.

 

SHOULDERS:

Neat sloping shoulders. Bulls’ shoulders develop to be prominent and muscular.

 

FLANKS:

They are round and large and come out horizontally from the spinal column.

 

CHEST:

It is broad and deep with a smooth brisket.

 

BACK:

Straight broad top line.

 

LOINS:

Broad, well supported.

 

RUMP:

It should be an extension of the line of the back showing a broad pelvis and slightly inclined.

 

TAIL:

It is firm/well attached in the extension of the sacrum, broad at its base, fine/slim at the tip and it comes just about down to the point of the hock.

 

HIND

QUARTER:

They are round and muscular, well filled and come right down to the hocks. The flat part of the buttocks and the inside of the thighs take on quite a light and glossy shade.

 

TESTICLES:

They are well separated, without exaggerated development. The sack is flesh or grey coloured. The sheath is not very well pronounced.

 

UDDERS:

They are fleshy, medium volumed and covered with sparse very light hair. Having also internal mammary glands which milk on demand, a pendulous udder is not desirable.

 

FRAME:

Long and broad with fine bone.

 

LEGS:

They are lean and slender, not showing excessive length.

 

FEET:

They are small: The hoof is very hard and dark in colour.

 

BALANCE:

Perfectly balanced with a quick, swinging walk.

 

SKIN:

Fine supple, slack and shiny.

 

HAIR:

It is flat and soft to the touch. The hair, which covers the belly, is of a lighter shade then those on the other parts of the body.

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