Annual flock inspections are conducted by competent judges who are keen breeders and registered flock owners have attained in large measure, uniformity of type and breed character. The Society holds annual sales of purebred registered rams in Blessington, Co Wicklow and Stranorlar, Co Donegal in Ireland, where hundreds of rams are exhibited and sold.
The following characteristics are examined:
Medium in length, well covered with short fine white hair, ears not too long, of fair width and rising erect from the head, nose arched and broad, nostrils full, black and wide open.
Moderate in length, strong, well laid into shoulders
Level on top and fitting in to the ribs without weakness immediately behind the shoulder
Full, deep, broad, and extending well forward
Medium Length, level with good strong loin, rump wide and well finished hind quarters deep full and well led down to Hocks
Broad, full of good length and nicely fringed with wool
Medium length, well set, broad and flat covered with short hard white hair
Sound, strong and well developed.
Well covered with short close fine wool
Fairly fine, densely and closely grown of equal quality and well grown on throat, near forearms and hocks
Pink in colour
Strong, lively, sprightly and active.