Border Collie Breed Information

Border Collie
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 1, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
28 322 1,853 4.9 14 20

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 4 6 7 8
Bitches 2 4 6 8 13

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Wittenberg send a message to Wittenbergsend message 1 minute ago
2 Sweetbrier send a message to Sweetbriersend message 2 hours ago
3 Antic Kennels send a message to Antic Kennelssend message 11 hours ago
4 Golden Orchard Kennels send a message to Golden Orchard Kennelssend message 22 hours ago
5 This Old Barn send a message to This Old Barnsend message 6 minutes ago
6 Tinker Bell Toppers send a message to Tinker Bell Topperssend message 6 hours ago
7 DMTwo send a message to DMTwosend message 14 hours ago
8 Starlake Kennels send a message to Starlake Kennelssend message 15 hours ago
9 Wordsmith send a message to Wordsmithsend message 1 hour ago
10 Mead Hall send a message to Mead Hallsend message 1 hour ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 15
Forequarter 10
Hindquarter 10
Gait 20
Top Neck and Back 10
Coat 5
Size 5
Feet 5
General 20
Breed Colors
Australian Red (lilac pigment) 4%
Australian Red (blue pigment) 0.00
Australian Red (black pigment) 0.00
Australian Red (liver pigment) 1.00
Australian Red double merle 0.00
Black and White 42%
Black sable and white 3%
Black tricolour 19%
Blue and white 7%
Blue double merle 0.00
Blue merle 4%
Blue merle and tan 2%
Blue sable and white 0.50
Blue tricolour 3%
Chocolate double merle 7%
Chocolate and white 0.00
Chocolate merle 2%
Chocolate merle and tan 1%
Chocolate sable and white 0.50
Lilac tricolour 3%
Lilac sable and white 0.00
Lilac double merle 0.00
Chocolate tricolour 0.00
Lilac and White 0.00
Lilac merle and tan 0.00
Slate double merle 0.00
Lilac merle 0.00
Sable double merle 0.00
Slate merle 0.75
Slate merle and tan 0.25

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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Border Collie dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.