Looking for show pigeons:)

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by ket806, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. ket806

    ket806 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!!

    Ok I am a newbie to the pigeons! I currently do not own any but would like to get some to show!! I hear the pigeon world is very friendly:)!!
    I would love to get these breeds:
    Capuchine
    Frillback
    Fantail
    Jacobin
    Swallow
    Lahore
    Russian tumbler
    Hungarian giant

    Pretty much I want the "fancy/exotic" looking birds!! I just want a few to start with, but my questions are.....
    How do I get started?
    What does it entail?
    How do I get show quality birds?
    Are live birds/started birds shipped?when/where are shows and how do I enter?

    I am in the panhandle of Texas and I'm very excited to start:)
     
  2. franciscreek

    franciscreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are some great breeders in Texas , I'd suggest you decide on a breed or two and then contact local breeders. You will find that most are very helpful if they find you to be serious about the hobby. The national show is in Oklahoma this year, you should go to the nap site and check it out
     
  3. ket806

    ket806 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The main ones I am interested in starting out with are frillback, jacobin, and fantail!! How do I find breeders in my area?

    That may not be too far from me I would love to come:)!!! Do you have a direct link for the details to the show?
     
  4. ket806

    ket806 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your help!!!
     
  5. loftkeeper

    loftkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    did you find what you wanted
     
  6. CKMatthews

    CKMatthews New Egg

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    I found a pair of trumpeters, a pair of fantails, and got a few west of Englands.

    I am still looking for jacobins, frillback, and more fantails!!

    Sorry for the confusion I am the same person lol! I had to make a new account I couldn't figure out how to log into my old one!!!
     
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2014

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