A jacobin pigeon at a pigeon show in Ipswich.
|Country of origin||India|
|Feather ornamentation||The head ornament is a combination of three parts known as the hood, mane and chain.|
|Australian Breed Group||Asian feather and voice pigeons|
|US Breed Group||Fancy pigeons|
|EE Breed Group||Structure pigeons|
|A popular exhibition breed.|
The Jacobin is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding that originated in Asia.  Jacobins, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). It is in the Asian feather and voice pigeon show group. The breed is known for its feathered hood over its head.
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