The Reversewing Pouter pigeon is a breed of domestic fancy pigeon. It was originated from Germany, and was developed over many years of selective breeding.
It is also known as Reversewing Cropper. This breed along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, all are descendants from the rock pigeon.
The breed is actually from Saxony and Thuringia, and was developed in the early nineteenth century. Read some more information about the breed below.
Reversewing Pouter Pigeon Appearance
Reversewing Pouter pigeon is a medium sized but tall breed with beautiful appearance. It is known for it’s eye-catching markings.
It is among the tallest breed of pigeons. It is slim in appearance, but can stand around sixteen inches tall. The breed has very long legs.
It is heavily muffed, and the feathers on the feet are long and are usually white in color.
This birds carry their body upright in a manner reminscent of the Indian Runner Ducks. Their globe or crop balloons out in front of them. Photo and info from Wikipedia.
This breed is used for for exhibition and ornamental purpose.
The Reversewing Pouter pigeon is a very beautiful bird. It has very interesting and somewhat comic appearance.
The breed is among the oldest of pigeon breeds. It is mainly used for exhibition purpose, and also used for ornamental purpose.
But the breed is also good for raising as pets. Although it require special care for raising as pets. However, review full breed profile of this breed in following chart.
|Breed Name||Reversewing Pouter|
|Other Name||Reversewing Cropper|
|Breed Purpose||Show, ornamental, pets|
|Special Notes||Beautiful, interesting and somewhat comic appearance, good for exhibition purpose, good for ornamental purpose, also good for raising as pets|
|Breed Class||Medium to large|
|Climate Tolerance||Native climates|
|Country/Place of Origin||Germany|