Guidelines for recognition of a new Mutation – 2007
1. The variety must not be a visual combination of 2 or more existing varieties.
2. The variety clearly must be different from other varieties on at least one feature.
3. At least 3 fanciers, not being partners, must have bred and exhibited the variety for a minimum of 3 years.
4. The variety must be exhibited by at least 3 birds. If the variety has a different appearance in single and double factor, both forms must be exhibited with at least 3 birds.
5. A precise variety description must be written, as well in the Green and if in the Blue Series where possible. If the variety has a different appearance in single and double factor, both forms must be described. The description must follow the same format as for the already recognised varieties.
6. The heredity of the variety must be precisely described.
7. The JP&CS committee will have the power to engage other expert advice for recognition and adoption purposes.