English Longface Tumblers

The English Longface tumbler originated in the UK and is bred all over the world today. There are two main types, clean-legged and muffed (Feathered feet). This attractive breed can be bred in a whole range of colours, patterns and markings. It has a very calm nature, but a difficult…

Continue reading

Chinese Owls

The Chinese Owl pigeon is a breed of domestic fancy pigeon. It is not actually from China, and developed over many years of selective breeding. The breed was probably originated from Spain or India. The name “owl” comes from the idea that the rounded head and short beak work to…

Continue reading

Fantails

The Fantail is typified a fan-shaped tail composed of 30 to 40 feathers, abnormally more than most members of the pigeon family, which usually have 12 to 14 feathers. The breed is thought to have originated in Pakistan, India, China or Spain Read more Learn about more Fancy Pigeon…

Continue reading

Jacobin Pigeons

The Jacobin pigeon is an Asiatic breed of domestic fancy pigeon. It is from India and was developed over many years of selective breeding. It is known for its’ feathered hood over its’ head Learn about more Fancy Pigeon Breeds click here

Continue reading

South African Breeds

The South African Botternek Tumbler (Tortoiseshell) was bred the deceased Boet (Jan) van der Walt of Pretoria Gardens . The South African Toy Pigeon is a medium large sized pigeon, which is rather long and haunches

Continue reading

Colour Pigeons

Most of these pigeons originate in Germany. There are many different varieties, with a wide selection of colours and markings. Archangel Pigeon Danish Suabian Pigeon Saxon Field Pigeon Starling Pigeon Swallow Pigeon Thuringen Field Pigeon Ice Pigeon Learn about more Fancy Pigeon Breeds click here

Continue reading

Modena Pigeons

The Modena derives its name from the city of Modena in Italy, where it was first bred centuries ago. Many people consider this breed to be the world’s top show pigeon. The story of this breed begins in the early 1300s. These birds were a performing bird at that time.…

Continue reading

English Carrier Pigeons

English carriers have a long slender body, with a long neck in proportion to the rest of the body, and distinctive features including a rounded hard wattle. Today, the English Carrier is strictly a show pigeon, and is not the modern homing pigeon. Learn about more Fancy Pigeon Breeds click…

Continue reading

Norwich Cropper

The Norwich Cropper Pigeon Was developed in the Norfolk area of England over many years of selective breeding. This breed is descendants from the feral or wild rock pigeon. Earlier history of this breed is somewhat lost in time. The breed is thought to have been developed from a Dutch…

Continue reading

Frillback

The breed is known for the frill on the wing shield feathers. The feather curl should also be present at the ends of the foot feathers or muffs. It is believed to have originated somewhere in Asia Minor. Learn about more Fancy Pigeon Breeds click here

Continue reading