This breed is a fancy pigeon, and were normally bred from Modern Day Pakistan's Rock Doves (Columba Livia) in the city of Lahore. It was later imported to Germany in the 1880's. They are known for their size and gentle nature. They are very tame, and can be recognized from their size and colored on their top, with white below. In ancient Persia, these pigeons were bred for their meat, but are now bred for their beauty.