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  Guvercin, which is a member of the Güvercingiller family and belongs to the bird class, is fed in our country and many parts of the world. Although the purpose of feeding is based on many reasons such as visuality and performance, you can see pigeons in many areas from cities’ squares to villages.

  Some particles, called ferromagnetic, between the pigeon’s skull and brain, have become units sensitive to the magnetic field of the earth. So, thanks to this system, pigeons can sense changes in the magnetic field of the ground. Also, pigeons can easily find their way when they fly far away. In pigeons, the spinal cords extend to the end of the spinal canal, and the nervous system that leaves the spinal cord spreads to all organs and muscles.

General Features of Pigeons

  The body structures of pigeons are of medium size. Their beak is also medium-sized and is proof that the beak is short and different hybrids occur. The necks of this type of pigeons are not too long, their feet are a little short and the lower part of the elbow is long-sleeved. Every feather below the elbow is considered a leg. The number of the bird’s tail telek is between 14 and 18, its wings are carried on the tail. The way of moving is known as the characteristic feature of the pigeon. The way the tail is seen in the reel pigeon breeds should not be transported under the wing. However, if the wings are carried in different ways, it can be concluded that these pigeons are not purebred. Beak colors should be white, regardless of the bird’s color. However, there may be small darkness at the tip of the beak. Purple beak color can be found only in blue colors. The color of the eyes is clear regardless of the color of the pigeons. Only black eye color can be seen on the white pigeon. Pigeons can be crested or topless. All colors of pigeons are top and top. In these pigeons, the crown is wide in the style called ear to ear. The hill starts under the pigeon’s neck and surrounds the neck. It is considered acceptable to form the so-called hill rose at both ends of the hill.

  The female pigeon usually lays two eggs and hatches. It is also seen that they incubate on three or one egg, although it is not very common. The first egg of a pigeon egg is about 15 grams. Puppies born up to 11 grams reach 70 grams on the 7th day and 170 grams on the 14th day. When the baby pigeon is 24-25 days old they start to feed alone.

Pigeon Colors

  Generally, there are 5 kinds of colors in pigeons. These colors are white, black, red, yellow, and blue. These colors are also available with or without top. If we look at the naming of these colors

White Pigeon

  The whole body of white pigeons is white. They do not carry any signs. There are no different colored feathers anywhere in the white pigeons. The eye colors are black and their beaks are white.


  Yellow pigeons are called canaries. All pigeons are yellow in color and have no signs. It is paid attention not to have white hair on their bodies. The eye colors of the pigeons called canaries are light and their beaks are white.

Pal Pigeon

  All their bodies are red, mostly dark red. They have no signs and care is taken not to have any white hair anywhere on their body. The eye colors of the pal pigeons are light and their beaks are white.

Market Pigeon

  The bodies of the interventions are all black. They have no signs and care is taken not to have any white hair anywhere on their body. The beaks of the market which have light eye colors are white.

Zavrak Pigeon

  The colors of these pigeons are also called smoky blue. They are bluish and gray in color. There are two rows of stripes on the wing called the sign in the pigeon. Purple pigs can also be found in this pigeon of color. Zack is a less common color variety and is also called ashy. The Zavrak pigeon also has flintlock as a sign. Those with flintlock are called tabby. Instead of two rows of stripes on the wings of the tabby, there is a scaly structure consisting of small black dots.

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