The Lucerne Gold Collar pigeon is a breed of domestic fancy pigeon from Switzerland. It was originated from Lucerne, Switzerland and was developed over many years of selective breeding.
This breed and other varieties of domesticated pigeons, all are descendants from the rock pigeon.
The breed is also known by some other names such as Lucernois à Col Doré, Luzerner Goldkragen and Lucernese a Collo Dorato. It had started to be developed by the breeder in the nineteenth century.
According to some records, this breed is a variety of Swiss Lucerne peak crested pigeon. And it is expressed as a result of cross-breeding between the Owl and races Switzerland.
Currently the breed is popular in it’s native area and also popular in some other countries. Read some more information about this pigeon breed below.
Lucerne Gold Collar Pigeon Appearance
Lucerne Gold Collar pigeon is a small to medium sized bird. It has an unusually shaped head with a high peak crest.
Eyes of these birds are large and dark, and they have groused legs.
Their color is mealy, the breast plumage is a deep yellow, and the neck has a light silver sheen. It is bred in barless or with brown-black colored bars.
Average live body weight of the mature Lucerne Gold Collar pigeon is between 395 and 425 grams. Photo and info from PigeonSpot and Wikipedia.
Lucerne Gold Collar pigeon is used for flying, exhibition and ornamental purposes.
The Lucerne Gold Collar pigeon is a very beautiful breed of domesticated pigeons. It is quite docile in temperament and a laid back breed.
It is an excellent flyer, and also very good for exhibition. The breed is also good for ornamental purpose. Their good behavior and relatively docile temperament make them excellent as pets.
However, review full breed profile of this breed in the following chart.
|Breed Name||Lucerne Gold Collar|
|Other Name||Lucernois à Col Doré, Luzerner Goldkragen and Lucernese a Collo Dorato|
|Breed Purpose||Flying, exhibition, pets|
|Special Notes||Beautiful birds, calm and gentle in nature, docile temperament, excellent flyer, good for exhibition, good for ornamental purpose, good behavior, good for raising as pets|
|Breed Class||Small to medium|
|Climate Tolerance||All climates|
|Country/Place of Origin||Switzerland|