Lahore pigeons

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by pigeons4me, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. pigeons4me

    pigeons4me Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there any body who has any Lahore pigeons? I had a hard time finding any in our area but finally have 6 birds. Have two pairs nested up already this spring.
     
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  2. loftkeeper

    loftkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is a good showing of them at Shawnee ok. show maybe contact npa director Charles Hanna he might be able to get you breeders names
     
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  3. QuoVadis

    QuoVadis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got a pair. I am am in love. They are amazing! (And I have been wanting them forever!) They seem to me like the Brahmas of pigeons!
     
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  4. pigeons4me

    pigeons4me Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes they are, my one pair hatched out two last week. What colors are the ones you got?
     
  5. QuoVadis

    QuoVadis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my colors would be called Lavender (hen) and Yellow (cock). They are very pastel colors. I'll be interested to see what colors they kick out! After breeding season I'm hoping to get another pair in darker colors from the person I got the first pair from.
     
  6. pigeons4me

    pigeons4me Out Of The Brooder

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    awsome!!!
     
  7. GiantRuntFan

    GiantRuntFan Just Hatched

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    Nobody has been here since March of 2016, but I have a question:

    Currently, of the people who sell Lahores in the U.S., nobody seems to have Blue Bar or Blue Barless.

    I was talking with one guy, and he said to maybe get Black and Lavender to get a Blue Pigeon. What is your take on this? I prefer Blue Bar, but since it's the Blue color I most like, I'm fine with barless.

    I just want to raise Lahores as pets, not for show, so I don't care about not having the 'right' markings. I just like the blue color on these birds.

    Thank you for any help you can offer!
     
  8. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    When it comes to pigeon genetics it is a subject that makes my eyes twitch. This is one sight I found in reference. Hope you have better luck with it than I did.

    http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/pigeons/

    I have an older fancier I am friends with who has done some some amazing colourations by breeding. One I recall is a silver laced homer. I talk to him on this subject from time to time and I just seem to GLAZE over 2 minutes into a discussion. Problem is he will NEVER own a computer and does not even talk on the phone. Blue bar is a natural colouration for rock doves in the wild so the genes are there the trick is to get them to dominate. I wish I could be of more help.
     
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  9. loftkeeper

    loftkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there where some shown at shawnee show
     
  10. GiantRuntFan

    GiantRuntFan Just Hatched

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    When it comes to pigeon genetics it is a subject that makes my eyes twitch. This is one sight I found in reference. Hope you have better luck with it than I did.

    http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/pigeons/

    I have an older fancier I am friends with who has done some some amazing colourations by breeding. One I recall is a silver laced homer. I talk to him on this subject from time to time and I just seem to GLAZE over 2 minutes into a discussion. Problem is he will NEVER own a computer and does not even talk on the phone. Blue bar is a natural colouration for rock doves in the wild so the genes are there the trick is to get them to dominate. I wish I could be of more help.


    Edited by Hokum Coco - Today at 6:02 am


    Thank you! I'm checking that site out now. It just seems that in the US, blue (barred or barless) seem to be rare. Looking at Lahore breeders in Pakistan and India, it seems that all they have. LOL.
     
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