Voorburg Shield Cropper pigeon is used for show purposes. It’s good for ornamental purposes and also for raising as pets.
The Voorburg Shield Cropper pigeon is a breed of fancy pigeon from the Netherlands. It was developed over many years of selective breeding.
The Voorburg Shield Cropper pigeon is famous because of action that was graceful and it’s a friendly mood. It is responsive to the human voice and is quite friendly in nature.
It is a recent strain and was developed by C.S.T. Van Gink in 1935. The breed along with different forms of domesticated pigeons are descendants of the rock dove pigeon. Mr. C.S.T.
Van Gink wished to come up with a breed with White Croppers with colored breast. He spent a couple of years in the United States for improving his method of painting and drawing.
However, it was not that his dream came true and the true breed originated.
Voorburg Shield Cropper Characteristics
Voorburg Shield Cropper pigeon is a medium-sized bird with appearance. It’s tall and slim. The world is climbing easily from the shoulders and the waist with a globe that is noticeable.
And the globe should not be over-inflated so the bird’s mind is forced backward, but it should be comfortable and handled since the bird moves. The bird moves and stands over the center of the feet directly in a vertical position with the eyes.
The males disperse their tail in a fan-like manner and continue in a motion that was hopping when courting. When flirting Along with the females can behave likewise. Both females and males clap their wings.
The average adult body weight of the Voorburg Shield Cropper pigeon is between 300 and 370 grams.
Voorburg Shield Cropper Pigeon Breed Information
|Breed Name||Voorburg Shield Cropper|
|Breed Purpose||Exhibition, ornamental, pets|
|Special Notes||Beautiful appearance with uncommon appearance, friendly, graceful action, responsive to the human voice, active performance|
|Climate Tolerance||Native climates|
|Country/Place of Origin||Netherlands|