Pigeons, their varieties, management [&c.].

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Page 18 - Fantails, for it prevents the young ones from i'alling out of their nests, which sometimes breaks a leg, and very often lames them, and also gives them a chance of being fed by other pigeons, as well as their parents, which frequently happens. An old cock pigeon who is a good father will often take compassion upon a hungry squeaker which teases him and runs after him begging for food, although it does not belong to him, and will charitably bestow upon it the contents of his crop.

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