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  1. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Does anyone here prescribe to the dark color theory of performance? This is a theory that was proposed by some (I cannot for the life remember who) that dark-colored racing pigeons were superior in performance than their diluted counterparts. For example, in a dark blue bar pigeon, if the...
  2. General Discussions
    I have mostly black and white spotted pigeons I think there rollers and I'm about to get a pair of reds if they mix with my spotted what will be the outcome? I'm tied of black and white
  3. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Ok, so I've read tons and the more I read the more I get confused. So. . . When looking at a pigeon you are seeing the result of colors(blue, brown,red) combined with a pattern(blue bar, check, t) With modifiers(spread, grizzle, dilute etc.)- I think I got this. Question1 when trying to...
  4. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I've been searching for ages and finally found a silver t-check lahore. But seeing a photo of her now, even though her colour is perfect her markings are not :/ I want to breed her, and possibly show the offspring. As for the male I have a wider selection to chose the right markings, but she's...
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    OK, the thought occurred to me, based on recent "what is the best" white, grizzle, etc. number of threads, that some of us, may have been secretly using color as part of selection process all along ! :eek: My question is, how many are now willing to step forward, and admit, that for the 2013...
  6. General Discussions
    What would I get if I crossed a blue bar male with a white hen
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