Birmingham Rollers Vs. Doneks

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by pen1124, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. pen1124

    pen1124 Out Of The Brooder

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    Which one do you believe is better, and what are some of the large differences between the two. I'm in love with both breeds and cannot decide which one is better?
     
  2. Print Tippler

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    well, rollers roll, Doneks dive down from up high. Personally im not a fan of rollers so i would go with doneks.
     
  3. Tippler

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    I would get Donek's. Rollers are a lot easier to find and generally cheaper. Donek's have a unique flight.
    These birds drop like missiles.

     
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never had Doneks but I really enjoyed my rollers. They were full of themselves and excellent breeders. Get some good spinners or else they won't be much for flying.
     
  5. Print Tippler

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    Thats the problem with rollers, you have to get good ones. A lot of them are not good and no one tells you they are bad when you buy them. I know someone who is keeps going through rollers.
     

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