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  1. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Greetings from South Africa. I have a passion for rare colour homers and seek advice on how to breed a specific colour homer like the one attached. Would appreciate the advice. Thank You
  2. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hi guys i just wanted to see what you all think about my birds that i have here. They have both paired up and i cant wait for this youngster to mature and start flying. I am curious on what he/she would look like though. I have paired that bird up with this one.. They have a youngster and...
  3. General Discussions
    Hi everyone �� I tried to find a post about different colours and markings because I'm not that sure on some of them and couldn't find one. So if you could upload a picture of one of your birds and tell us all what colour and pattern it is then it would easier to tell the...
  4. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hi everyone �� does anybody know what to call this colour/marking it's rather strange I think, it's like half silver half barred. I'm going to put up a couple more pics in the next few days from different angles, you know what pigeons are like for posing they only ever let you get...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    The grounds keeper of a school near me threw out a pigeon nest that was in an inconvienient spot to him and I found the eggs in the trash and incubated them for three days and one hatched two days ago the other one hatched today. I have been feeding them kaytee exact very light and they are on a...
  6. General Discussions
    Here are two indian fantail chicks, they are 22 days old... The mum is lavender silver color, the dad is white. the big one look like lavender saddle, the small one colour is simliar to the mum, but lighter, like power blue, also it got red bar. I wonder what colour is the small chick, and...
  7. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hi all, I'm eager to cross breed a few different pigeon racing breeds. How do colour genetics work. If I was to breed a yellow hen with a blue cock what colour would the baby be. Hen Cock What colour would their offspring be? Many thanks
  8. General Discussions
    What colour would that be? I have a pigeon like that, probably bit lighter. The father is blue bar carrying dominant opal and dilute. The mother is White. Her mothers side -sire red grizzle carrying check and mother is blue bar.
  9. General Discussions
    here is the pictures of the little fantail x homer - the rescued one, dad is pure white, mum is white with some brown colour. How did this little one get this dark colour? He's or she very friendly though, got used to me, doesn't mind me at all. can you tell if it's male or F?
  10. General Discussions
    Hi, I just wondered what colours are achieveable from reds, red bars & lavender Thanks
  11. General Discussions
    Regarding cross breeding of Archangel Pigeon I have some question: I saw in the net a lot of variety in colour of Archangel 1. What kind of breed I should select with Archangel? 2. Is it possible with cross breeding I can keep intact Archangel properties just changing colour of father? 3. How...
  12. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    So I received this DD today, magnificent, sweet bird! And I'm uncertain of colour, and even gender. Can anyone properly identify this colour morph for me? I'm fairly new to DD's.
  13. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    What colour is this? There is a pinkish colour and its not the normal blue check. The father is a blue check carrying recessive red, opal or indigo cannot decipher which and possibly pale as an offspring was lighter then normal recessive red. Mother grizzle. Grand parents mother's side were...
  14. General Discussions
    How would you breed for andalusian? You need a black - which is spread - and a dilute?
  15. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    is it dilute or is it brown?
  16. General Discussions
    New Member, new tumbler birds! Same old colour question!Genetics help Hi im new to the site, but not to keeping pigeons. Im 27 and raced with my dad all my life, got into 'fancy breeds' for age 8 onwards. I have always had a soft spot fot the west of England tumbler but sold up last year to...
  17. Loft Designs
    This might be a silly question, (sorry if it is) but are there any points to consider when deciding which colour to paint your loft?
  18. Show Pigeons
    Since I made my pigeonloft bigger, I'm thinking of getting a third pair of fantail. I can't decide on the colours though... I definitely want a black one but what should the other be? I can't choose between yellow, brown or white-brown. What would U choose and what kind of bebies would I get...
  19. Loft Designs
    I was wondering what is the best colour to pain a pigeon loft if there is one? Inside and out? I think white inside. Want it to look appealing in the garden not an eye sore.
  20. General Discussions
    Today i saw one pigeon which had different colored eyes. Right eye - reddish & left eye - black in color. :confused: I donno much about the background of that pigeon. Could you pl. tell me how is this possible?
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