White pigeon is symbol of peace people love white pigeon because pigeon is innocent peaceful birds especially white color is the bearer of peace so that people love white pigeon.
There are over 100 varieties of pigeon in the world. Basically, three types of pigeon available in the world
i) Fancy pigeon,
ii) Racing pigeon,
iii) Wild pigeon
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Fancy pigeon looks gorgeous they have nice color, shapes, attractive looking. People pet fancy pigeon in the farm. Fancy pigeon has low prevention capabilities of diseases comparing other pigeon types.
There are many pigeon auctions happens in different countries in the world. Fancier lover goes to the auction and enjoy the beauty of auction if he chooses any breed then buys.
Fancy pigeon can not fly high like racing pigeon. They are very friendly with people.
Most amazing of pet fancy pigeon they are very gorgeous, fancy looking with great color combination. Babies of fancy pigeon is very cute you cannot imagine without seeing it.
Who are lover of beauty loves to pet fancy pigeon.
Racing pigeons are favorite to those people who are interested to fly pigeon. There are many racing pigeon clubs in the world.
Racing pigeon owner learns how to train racing pigeon from the club, they usually use a tag which they include on the leg of their pigeon when baby of 10-15 days.
The tag carries a number which identifies the owner and club also.
Every year racing pigeon club arrange race among their pigeon in a certain place.
Whose pigeon comes first gets prize and money for that, the winner pigeon then becomes more valuable to people who are racer pigeon lover.
When the racing pigeon auction occurs winner pigeon sold out with great high price you cannot imagine.
Till now racing pigeon has the highest value and price in the world.
Some people pet racing pigeon for their own satisfaction not for any race. They just love to see the flying of pigeon in the sky.
Racing pigeon has a great sense of map when they fly in the sky. If you put a racing pigeon few kilometers away from home it will be return to home quickly which you cannot imagine.
Those pigeon who has no fixed place for living sometimes live on the forest or the free space of any building is called wild pigeon.
Wild pigeon has no beauty like fancy pigeon they look like wild. They have no owner they are independent.
So that when they get sick no one take care of them. They have good prevention of diseases comparing fancy pigeon.
Wild pigeon search food here and there which they got living with that.
Breeding of wild pigeon is not good because they cannot get proper calcium, vitamin, mineral etc. which they need for that lacking they cannot breed properly.
On the other hand, fancy and racing pigeon gets proper vitamin mineral, calcium, zinc hence they breed perfectly.
White King Pigeon
Photo credit Redwan Shaikat
White king is big size pigeon it is one of the popular pigeon in the world. It is huge size so needs to fit it big size cage and space also.
King pigeon generally cannot fly much only for a short distance they can fly. Meal of normal pigeon king pigeon have meal.
Breeding of king pigeon is tough comparing other breeds of pigeon cause of the heavy size. Matting sometime cannot occur perfectly so the male sperm cannot go inside the female as a result the eggs are not fertile in this situation when the female hatches the eggs does not hatch out.
King pigeons are looks like chicken they are very fond of human. Kings are great pet.
White Fantail Pigeon
White fantail pigeon are very famous for pet. They are very innocent looking. Fantail is attractive pigeon because of its tail looks like peacock. On my experience fantail pigeon takes great care of their baby.
Some pigeon make fight on the hatching pot when they feed babies but fantail are very soft in nature they always handle the babies softly. Fantail feeds baby more than other pigeon. They are very friendly.
Fantails can fly if you give them flying space they will fly a little bit but will not leave your farm or house they are very fond of their own house.
White Jacobin Pigeon
Photo credit Shakil Majumdar
Jacobin pigeon is a world class pigeon. It is a popular pigeon all over the world. Jacobin hood sometimes hide their head. When Jacobin pigeon afraid or concentrate to something their hood gets straight on this time their head hides.
In Muslim countries Jacobin pigeon is favorite to them they arrange a show every year whose Jacobin is high quality marking gets prize also sold with high value if the owner wants anyone offers then.
At the meal time you can see the face of Jacobin pigeon who has long hood covering full head. Sometimes hood should be cut a little bit for breeding problem. Some Jacobin hood makes problem for breeding so cutting is necessary on the breeding time.
White Shortface Pigeon
Shortface pigeon is cute size and cute nature. They are such small size looks like birds. shortface pigeon has many color white is one of them. Their breeding is good. Shortface can feed their baby well one baby. Two babies feeding is tough for them. Experienced or age shortface can feed easily two babies.
White Tumbler Pigeon
There are various types of tumbler pigeon in the world. Some tumbler pigeon are high flyer they can fly for a long time, some of them are fancy tumbler which is nice fancy pigeon but do not fly for long time in the sky.
White Long Face Pigeon
Photo credit Ariful Biddut
Long face pigeon is medium size but name is long face because it’s face is long. There are some difference between shortface and long face pigeon both are small shape pigeon. Long face pigeon beak is too thick than shortface pigeon.
Breeding of long face pigeon is too tough mother pigeon works hard to feed crop milk to long face pigeon.