Pigeons



King Pigeons is one of the most beautiful pegion among all the pigeon breeds of Bangladesh. The King is a breed of pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding primarily as a utility breed. Kings along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon. The breed is known for large size and suitability for squab production. The look is very similar to Whet hen. As you can see the body of it is completely round in shape, which makes it very cute. From its look it seems to be a fat pigeon, but it is not fat rather than fluffy. As you can see its height is greater than its length, may be this could be the reason than it is named KING. King pigeon along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon. The breed is known for large size and suitability for squab production. The King today remains one of the most popular show birds in the States and abroad. It is found in even more colors and patterns. The breed also has a variety bred for exhibition purposes at pigeon shows. It is called the Show King to distinguish it from the purely utility variety. The Show King is dual purpose and can be used for squab raising. The King is a dual purpose breed that originated in the United States. They were developed during the 1890s by crossing four older varieties. The Duchess for grace, The Homer for alertness, The Maltese for compactness and style: the Runt for body and size.


















Rock Doves have been domesticated for several thousand years, giving rise to the domestic pigeon.  As well as food and pets, domesticated pigeons are used as homing pigeons. They were in the past also used as carrier pigeons, and so-called war pigeons have played significant roles during wartime, with many pigeons having received bravery awards and medals for their services in saving hundreds of human lives. The Rock Dove or Rock Pigeon is a member of the bird family Columbidae (doves and pigeons). In common usage, this bird is often simply referred to as the "pigeon". The species includes the domestic pigeon (including the fancy pigeon), and escaped domestic pigeons have given rise to feral populations around the world.