just when i think ive seen it all.. anyone know what these are?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by cochinGurl, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I came accross this picture on a pigeon breeder facebook group, some one posted it asking what they are. Ive never seen anything like it, so unique and punk, i love it! Id love to know what breed these are, or if they arnt a recognized breed if anyone knows any info about the project or who is breeding them id appreciate it. otherwise, enjoy the pic of these awesome pigeons! [​IMG]
     
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  2. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some sort of Rock Pigeon. I know nothing about pigeons, so I googled pigeon images. Appears to be a few varieties. The bill is the giveaway.
     
  3. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all domesticated pigeons are decended from the rock dove, so technecally you right. There are over 200 breeds of pigeon in the US.what i meant though is what breed or mix of breeds these may be, or if they are a new project im curious who is breeding them. Just thought id post here to see if anyone knew any info on them :)
     
  4. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    I am pretty sure they are not a recognised breed of fancy pigeon. I think they must belong to someone who is trying to create a new breed.

    The body shape and coloration resemble a Gimple or Archangel pigeon.

    The head shape is rather like an Antwerp Smerl or short faced tumbler breed.

    I suspect he has crossed several breeds to get this result. The crest is very nice looking. It would be nice to see this develop into a popular breed.
     

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