King Pigeon

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    The King pigeon is a breed of domestic pigeon which is raised primarily for utility purpose. It is from United States and was developed over many years of selective breeding. The King pigeons along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, all are descendants from the feral or wild rock pigeon. The breed was actually developed during the 1890s by crossing four older pigeon breeds. And those four varieties were Duchess, Homer, Maltese and Runt. The Duchess were selected for grace, Homer for alertness, Runt for body and size, and the Maltese for compactness and style. Currently the King pigeon is a popular breed in it’s native area and also in some other countries around the globe.

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  1. Ducklover2
    "Good article."
    Pros - Its a bird
    Cons - Its not a chicken
    Great paragraph. Could you add some more information for people like me? (Don't know much about pigeons)

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