Dutches Pigeons... are they really extinct?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by MoodyChicken, May 18, 2009.

  1. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As any normal 18 year old girl would do with her friends (lol, we're such nerds) we were talking pigeons. The Dutchess breed came on topic, and my friend told me they were extinct. I've googled them and can't find anything! They're so beautiful, are they really extinct? That'd be so sad.
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Dont think they are extinct, would check with the rare breed club. To find a breeder.


    Yes they are still around.

    http://www.rarepigeons.net/
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2009
  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah, that's awesome. I'll have to hunt some down.
     
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure they are gone. No one's heard of them for years. If there are any left, they've probably been crossed by now, and the original Dutchess birds are lost.
     
  5. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never seen any in my 50 years of going to shows.
     

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