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I'm getting a smooth collie, but the breeder had 3 coat options to pick from: rough, smooth, and classic working line farm collie (Moderate Coat). How does the last one look? I tried googling photos but didn't find anything. It sounds interesting though.
 

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Is the breeder just talking about coat length, or do they mean the landrace type of Farm or Scotch Collie?

The Farm and/or Scotch Collies I've seen have been quite different from your typical Collies. They look like there is a goodly dash of Border Collie and/or English Shepherd, and/or Australian Shepherd somewhere along the line. They've typically been smaller than Collies, and have a coat a that is longer than an Aussie, but less than a Rough Collie, and usually not as profuse as either breed.

If she just means Collies from working lines, I'd expect a dog that looks like a typical Collie, but with a lighter, shorter coat. Kind of like an English Setter from field lines has a much shorter coat with less feathering than a show line English Setter.
 

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I think they mean scotch collie because some of their puppies are actually registered with the SCPS for scotch collies. Thanks! I can't believe I didn't realize that.
 
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