The following is a generic interpretation of the key points that the French have for the Roussin breed. The specific French traits are in italic bold.
Fine delicate short head, dark brown to grey in colour
Polled and clean of wool
Medium ears set high.
A smooth line from head down to slender shoulders.
LEGS & FEET
Fine legs which are free from wool as adults. Tidy small black feet.
Colour of legs same as head.
A firm well fleshed carcass that fills the eye, covered in a fleece of fine to medium staple, which is white in colour. Broad over the loin with fill between the legs.
Males stand 70 – 80cm ~~~~ weigh 90 – 110kgs
Females stand 65 – 70cm ~~~ weigh 60 – 80kgs