|English Trumpeter PigeonÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Breed Profile|
|Breed Name||English Trumpeter|
|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, canât fly well, donât breed well, sweet personality|
|Breed Class||Small to medium|
|Weight||Around 370 grams|
|Climate Tolerance||All climates|
|Country/Place of Origin||United Kingdom, but the modern variety has developed fromÂ United States|
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 feralÂ rock pigeon. It is very popular in itâs native area, and is one of the most popularÂ pigeon breedsÂ 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 âTrumpetersâ 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.
English Trumpeter Pigeon 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 Trumpeterâs is hidden in sheepdog style beneath itâs 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 itâs feet, which often grow to sizes close to itâs 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.
Average height of the English Trumpeter pigeon is around 28 cm. And average live body weight of the mature birds is around 370 grams.
English Trumpeter pigeon is used for show and ornamental purpose. It is also good for raising as pets.
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.
TheÂ English TrumpeterÂ is aÂ breedÂ ofÂ fancy pigeonÂ developed over many years ofÂ selective breeding.Â English Trumpeters, along with other varieties ofÂ domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from theÂ rock pigeonÂ (Columba livia). This is one of the most popular breeds in the USA.Â The English Trumpeter is regarded as one of the most ornamental breeds of fancy pigeon. The most distinguishing feature of this breed are the very large muffs on its feet, which often grow to sizes close to its flight-feathers. Combining a tuft, crest and large muffs on their feet, they are challenging to breed. They are bred in a number of colours which are listed under self, splash and baldhead.
The name is misleading, as this breed as known today is an American creation.