to the preservation of the Oriental Roller as a Flying -
flying of the Oriental Roller is nearly a lost art in North
America. We are at a pivotal point in the history of the breed
on this continent. The Flying Oriental Roller Society is
established to restore the heritage of the breed as an air
performing pigeon and to advance the popularity of this
distinctive breed in the pigeon fancy.
club is open to all who wish to fly and/or exhibit the flying
type Oriental Roller or anyone who is interested in the breed
and would like to share the fellowship and sportsmanship of
like-minded Fanciers. (Preamble
taken from FORS BY-LAWS)
A. Naether writes in his book The Pigeon, That the
Turkish or Oriental Roller is doubtless the oldest breed of
performing, flying pigeon. It received mention in Persian
manuscripts of the twelfth century. Ever since, this pigeon
has been bred for its remarkable flying and rolling qualities.
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Standard for the FOR
of interest taken from past FORS quarterly bulletins:
Oriental Rollers, An excerpt
from the book "So You Want to Raise Rollers" by W.
Paul Bradford reprinted with permission.
Flying Oriental Roller - Common Misconceptions
by Andy Estrada
a Young Kit of Oriental Rollers by Andy Estrada
a Kit of Oriental Rollers by Terry Rhodes
Standard and the Flying Oriental Roller by Andy Estrada
and Paul by Andy Estrada
Strain of Oriental
Rollers from Germany by Andy Estrada