Stargard Shaker pigeon is a dual-purpose breed. It’s good for flying and exhibition. The Stargard Shaker pigeon is a breed of domestic elaborate pigeon developed over several years of selective breeding. It was initially developed in Pomerania.
The breed is also understood by a few other names such as Zitterhall, Swan Neck, French name: Trembleur p Stargard and German name: Stargarder Zitterhals.
The strains used in the production of this breed or exact origins are unknown. It is an old breed that is thought to have been around in the early 1700s. Stargard Shaker pigeon was one of those winners in the 2007 NPA Grand Nationals. Read some more information regarding the breed below.
Stargard Shaker Pigeon Characteristics
The Stargard Shaker pigeon is a small to medium-sized breed. It’s curved swan-like necks that shake or shake in a way much like the Mookie along with the Fantail pigeons. Wings of those birds are carried neatly on the tail.
The Stargard Shaker pigeons look in many colors like blue barred, checkered, yellow, lark, red and white. Nevertheless, the red and yellow colors are the best quality and are the most frequent. They’ve legs and plain head. Though there have been some varieties with a peak crest or muffs.
The average mature body weight of the Stargard Shaker pigeon is between 290 and 330 g.
The Stargard Shaker pigeon is a forager and is relatively sturdy. It is a great feeder of it. These birds were a flying breed but increased mainly as an exhibition breed.
They have been in the United States for a While. But they never are rather rare and been popular.
Stargard Shaker Pigeon Breed Information
|Breed Name||Stargard Shaker|
|Other Name||Zitterhall, Swan Neck, French name: Trembleur de Stargard and German name: Stargarder Zitterhals|
|Breed Purpose||Flying, exhibition|
|Special Notes||Beautiful bird with uncommon appearance, relatively hardy, good forager, good feeder of it’s young, require suitable nesting materials|
|Breed Class||Small to medium|
|Climate Tolerance||Native climates|
|Color||Mainly black, blue barred, checkered, yellow, lark, red and white|
|Country/Place of Origin||Pomerania|