Giant Homers

Giant Homers are truly an American breed. Developed in the USA after the 1920s from squabbing and show homers this breed shows in most all colors and patterns. The early motto of the national club was "A breed fit for the showroom that can outproduce any pigeon on earth." There have been significant changes to the breed over the last 10 to 20 years, with major improvements in head qualities, body structure and overall size. Originally limited to 22 to 27 ounces, individual birds now tip the scales at well over two pounds and many equal the size of the Show King and the French Mondain. The exact standard may be found on the American Giant Homer Association site. Giant Homers are relatively calm, feed their own young, and are average breeders as far as vitality goes. Although they have "Homer" in

their name you won't see these birds flying high in the sky... or even to the top of a two story house. They do like milling around on the ground and often you can simply herd these birds back into the coop. They are easy keepers, not aggressive, and don't eat as much as you might think for a bird their size. If this wonderful ball of feathers intrigues you do not hesitate to contact us for more information.