• Robert FONTAINE (Les races de pigeons et leur élevage de 1925)
    Extract of chapiter XIII - Divers Breeds.

Le Pigeon Truité

It's a dark check Damascene, with the same shape type, pearl grey colour, very light, very dark check and ceres eye bleu dark colour.One paire are shown to Anvers in 1890.

They named sometime " Pigeon truité " to the ice dark check pigeon.