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A crest is a feather ornamant (unusual growth of feathers) on the head of a pigeon, which can predictably be bred using genetics. Pigeons have a number of different crest phenotypes, controlled by different genes, some of which are listed below.
|Shell crest||cr//cr and modifiers|
|Jacobin hood||cr//cr and modifiers|
|Chinese nasal crest||Cnc//?|