I am interested in Fantails. Will be my first time raising pidgeons.

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Countrypunk92, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any info, stories and pics?

    Id like some advice on raising them.
     
  2. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I was you I would start out with a easier breed to raise like homers or rollers.
     
  3. Print Tippler

    Print Tippler Out Of The Brooder

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    I think fantails are fine.
     
  4. Night_Wolf_Lofts

    Night_Wolf_Lofts Out Of The Brooder

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    Fantails are usually alright..but it depends on what you are going to do with them? Do you plan on just keeping a few around and not particular about quality? If so, then that will be easy, but they are a very popular breed and if showing require preperation and preening in order to be competitive.

    It also depends on which fantail you raise? American? Indian? Mindian?

    Those are really the only three choices at the most, the Mindians being the hardest to find since they are a new and upcoming breed....although they have made great progress and are really becoming popular over the last few years. [​IMG]

    Justin
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  5. Night_Wolf_Lofts

    Night_Wolf_Lofts Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Ghulst! What breeds of pigeons do you currently have?

    Justin
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  6. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fantails have never been difficult for me to raise. Just get healthy birds and keep them that way. They require the same things as the other breeds.
     
  7. sport14692

    sport14692 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had no problems raising fantails, I have American and Indian.
     

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