Pigeon Help

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by SuperChickenDude327, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. SuperChickenDude327

    SuperChickenDude327 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I need help with this breed of pigeon! First pigeons EVER for me.

    BODY:

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    Female:
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    HEAD:

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    Female:
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    FEET:

    Male:
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    Any help would be great!
    (Also, no pigeons were harmed in any of these pictures.)
     
  2. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They almost look like hommers.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I think you have two different kinds there. different beaks and legs
     
  4. SuperChickenDude327

    SuperChickenDude327 Chillin' With My Peeps

    No, I don' think so. They look alot alike. Their feet are the same color, and so are their eyes.

    Also, the guy we got them from said that their short beaks were sexual dimorphism. Males have shorter beaks than females.
     
  5. SuperChickenDude327

    SuperChickenDude327 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just looked White Homers up, and it was a match! At least for the females. Any idea on male?
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I do not think that white homers are feather legged. I too think that you have pigeons with different ancestries and which may very well be non purebred.
     
  7. SuperChickenDude327

    SuperChickenDude327 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hmm. My Aunt calls them 'Donut-Eyed', but I dunno. [​IMG]
     
  8. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like mixed breeds to me. Also the short beak has nothing to do with gender of the bird.

    The "male"(if beak is all your going by on gender for that guy I am not so sure on that gender) looks like it could have some type of owl in it. Beak is too short for a homer and also homers don't have such huge eyerings.

    The "female" looks like a tumbler cross to me, altho I am not very familiar with tumblers. The head looks a bit too fine compared to a homers and some tumbler varieties do have ptarmigan feet if i remember correctly.
     
  9. cameron

    cameron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it me or do those birds just look big??

    I'm leaning towards a tumbler cross of some sort. I doubt very seriously that they are a purebred pigeon. As far as which one is male or female, the male is most likely the one who struts, calls, and tries to breed the other one.
     
  10. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one with the short beak looks like it's crossed with a classic old frill they have feathered feet.
     

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