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German Beauty Homer
German Beauty Homer.jpg
Conservation Status Common
Country of origin Germany
Classification
US Breed Group Fancy

The German Beauty Homer is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding, from German racing pigeons.[1] German Beauty Homers along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). The breed was first developed around one hundred years ago.[2]

References

  1. ^ Levi, Wendell (1977). The Pigeon. Sumter, S.C.: Levi Publishing Co. pp. Pg91. ISBN 0853900132.  
  2. ^ Child, Brad R. (May/June 2007), "Stability of the German Beauty Homer in America", Purebred Pigeon Magazine: Pg40  

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