what is the name for this pigeon

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by 210175, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. 210175

    210175 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had it a pigeon like this for a while, it has the body of a homing but it has small little feather going down to the bottom of the foot. what is it, what is its common name???
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  2. larrylofts

    larrylofts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this bird looks sick it is young try putting its beak in water it wings are dropping and the eyes are closed if not dehyderated it is sick looking to me far as a breed really hard to tell maybe a feral with groused legs
     
  3. 210175

    210175 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats not even my pigeon, it is a google image, mine has the same legs, I just wanted to know the breed
     
  4. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    Does it have a band on it's leg? It it does you may get in contact with the original owner and get some insight on what exact breed it might be. Out side of that I would guess it is NOT a feral bird and could fall into a wide array of breeds in the pigeon family tree. Good luck.

    I would guess a homing pigeon.

    If it does not come home after a 20 mile toss I am wrong.
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2013
  5. larrylofts

    larrylofts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the feathers on the legs in the pic would be considered grouse leg homers and rollers have it no one breed can be identified by just feathers on the legs need pic ,
     
  6. 210175

    210175 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    then it must be a type of homer because this my bird can fly 50 miles with now doubt in my head. I give in a name Homer with grouse legs
     
  7. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has your bird came home from 50 miles? A picture would help. The bird in the original post is a mix.
     

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