Introduced species of gulls Aachen with lacquer shields pigeons, refers to one of the oldest German breeds. The first baby of this species was seen in the second half of the 18th century, in the territories of Aachen and other areas of the Rhine. There is some historical evidence of the variety, such as Engelmann, which was established around 1972, it says that these pigeons have arisen as a result of the popular method of reproductive crossing, which is attended by representatives of local German color pigeons, probably, schitokrylyh as well as the British seagull. The process of reproduction carried out on the territory of Aachen (from which there was one part of the name of the breed). According to Schutte (about 1970s years) represented a kind refers to the ancient nizhnereynskimi breeds and pigeons have a direct kinship with the old Dutch seagulls. They differ pigeons that are able to independently bring up all the newborn babies.
Pigeons Aachen gulls with lacquer brushes have a look that is very close to the gulls, and in some cases there is a clear shift to color pigeons. For the birds it is necessary that the color guard and wing area owned high gloss. The head part of a much rounder, compared with other species of doves, convex frontal part that differs tenderness and smoothness. Eyeballs are almost always dark brown shades and without the presence of red-century. Forehead gently moves to the beak. The bill is fairly short, but in order to feed the kids fit perfectly. Color in the majority of cases of bodily palettes cere virtually undeveloped. The neck area is not very long, on the contrary, a short neck and her throat is a fold, shirt front area is actually invisible, which makes it possible to further develop fancier represented part. The chest is well-developed, rounded and convex. The dorsal region is fairly short and beautiful passes to the tail region. The tail is long and not closed at the end. Foot low, without the presence of feathers on the sides covered with small feathers. Representatives of this breed popular for their highly developed plumage. Feathers large, broad, they cover the whole area, starting and ending with the cervical vertebrae chest, where a well-developed shirtfront. Less feathered inguinal area, where only a minimal amount significantly perinok.
Exterior Features imply a beautiful base color of birds. In this case, there are several: black, bright red or bright orange colors. The color of the plumage, except for the shield, snow white. In most cases, the brush is not the same color, and just a lot of variety. All feathers have a beautiful silky gloss that looks like, as well as pigeons are balanced and in proportion to the correct figure. Elegant silky effect gives colored panties, which are often born babies, more originality. Some fanciers believe that the presence of these panties indicates inherent flaws, which certainly lends itself to criticism. Naturally, if the variety is completely snow-white bird coloring, they prefer to acquire more fanciers, but there are also those who are in the exterior characteristics of something unusual. What is really unacceptable – thyroid drawing in the chest area, the external indicator points to an unacceptable imperfection. Representatives of this group of pigeons should have 7-11 Makhov white wings that are different from other, smaller, wings. Neighborhood napaportnika or as it is called, valve parts in all different colors, created initially to the original opinion of the breed. The measurements correspond to the four rings.