English Trumpeter Pigeon

The English Trumpeter pigeon is a breed of domestic fancy pigeon from United Kingdom. It was actually originated in England, and was developed over many years of selective breeding. Name of this pigeon breed is misleading, because the modern breed is an American creation. This breed and other varieties of domesticated pigeons, all are descendants from the wild or feral rock pigeon. It is very popular in it’s native area, and is one of the most popular pigeon breeds in the United States. It is a very beautiful bird, and is regarded as one of the most ornamental breeds of fancy pigeon. The fancy pigeons described as ‘Trumpeters‘ have been described since at least the 1600s. But those earlier birds were very different from the modern English Trumpeter pigeon. Read some more information about this beautiful pigeon breed below.

Appearance
The English Trumpeter pigeon is a small to medium sized bird with a well-shaped, cape-like crest that is thrown back on the head to expose the face. On the other hand, face of the the Bokhara Trumpeter’s is hidden in sheepdog style beneath it’s topknot. The legs feathers, long muffs and a sweep of long feathers are common in both varieties. Most distinguishing feature of the English Trumpeter pigeon breed are the very large muffs on it’s feet, which often grow to sizes close to it’s flight-feathers. Combining a tuft, crest and large muffs on their feet, they are challenging to breed. These birds are actually bred in a number of colors which are listed under self, splash and baldhead.
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Average height of the English Trumpeter pigeon is around 28 cm. And average live body weight of the mature birds is around 370 grams. Photo and info from RightPet and Wikipedia.






Uses
English Trumpeter pigeon is used for show and ornamental purpose. It is also good for raising as pets.

Special Notes
The English Trumpeter pigeon is of very good behavior. These birds are usually gentle in nature and easily managed. So they are excellent for raising as pets. It is a spectacular ornamental breed that catches the eye of everyone who sees it. They are actually shy and lazy and do not fly or breed well. They are mainly appreciated for their endearing appearance and sweet personality. Today the breed is raised mainly as an ornamental breed and also good for show purpose. However, review full breed profile of the English Trumpeter pigeon in the following chart.

English Trumpeter Pigeon | Breed Profile

Breed Name English Trumpeter
Other Name None
Breed Purpose Ornamental, exhibition, pets
Special Notes Beautiful birds, attractive appearance, excellent for exhibition purpose, good for ornamental purpose, good for raising as pets, calm and gentle in nature, easily managed, shy and lazy, can’t fly well, don’t breed well, sweet personality
Breed Class Small to medium
Weight Around 370 grams
Climate Tolerance All climates
Flying Ability Poor
As Pets Good
Color Many
Rarity Common
Country/Place of Origin United Kingdom, but the modern variety has developed from United States

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