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Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by BAMABIRDS, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. BAMABIRDS

    BAMABIRDS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had my hands on all sorts of pigeons throughout the years but never any of these until today. I was lucky enough to buy four pair. Does anyone know the rarity of these little fellows, not much information about them on the web. Anyone know value?? Like I said pretty much any other pigeon I would know, but these are the first I've ever seen here in Alabama.
     
  2. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Zitterhalls are pretty rare I think. I've never seen any in person. Mookees seem to be the more popular zitter necked breed in the US.
     
  3. BAMABIRDS

    BAMABIRDS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had never seen any before either. That's why I bought them. I gave $100 for the four pair. The woman I got them from didn't have a clue what they were. She had bought them to re sell.
     
  4. Towman72gmc

    Towman72gmc Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is from the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PIGEON BREEDS

    BY WENDELL M. LEVI

    Stargard Shaker; Zitterhals

    Origin; Stargard, pomerania
    Early1700's
    Called the Swan Neck in Germeny

    Description; trembolus neck motion
    wings carried on the tail

    Size; 11 ounces

    Ortaments;
    plain headed & clean legged
    some varites have crest and muffed legs
     
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