Performing nuns

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by sourland, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    I have long heard that Nuns were originally a performing breed, but had never seen any or talked to anyone who had them. The Princess and I just returned from a trip to the Netherlands. On a bus ride from Arnhem to the Floriade I saw a small kit of pigeons in the distance tumbling their little butts off. Just as our bus stopped at a traffic light this kit landed at their loft only about 30' from the bus. To my utter amazement they were black nuns - as typy as any of the showbred nuns that I once had, but they were performing. Anyone have or know of anyone with performing nuns?
  2. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    Rowan County, NC
    I don't know of anyone in the US who flies their nuns. We have turned a lot of flying breeds into show birds.

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