The Domestic show, is a true American creation. principally and almost exclusively bred in the city of New York for many years, its bloodlines can be traced as far back as 1881. Little was known about this breed in other sections of the United States at the time.
It is believed that this breed was originally created from a cross of the Magpie and a breed known as the long faced Hollander . The American Domestic Show Flight is most unusual in that it was designed by a group of fanciers who then went on to create the breed.Show Flights are now bred all over the world as well . The American Domestic Show Flight should be 8 1/2 inches long and 8 inches tall, being thick and cobby with an erect posture ( eye over the legs ). its chest should be held high ( 4 1/2 inches wide );it's legs are short and stout ( 1 inch from the ball of the foot to the bend of the knee ) and 2 1/4 inches apart. The neck should be short and thick ( 2 1/4 inches in diameter at the middle). The bird's beak should be set in deep at the nostrils 1 inch long and 3/16 inches wide,tapering gracefully to a point, and blood red in color. Its head must be round and prominent with the frontal being wide and overlapping the feather line of nostril. The eye , which is 1/4 inch in diameter, is set in the centre of the head. The eyes are pearly white with small black pupils.American Domestic Show Flight can be either plain headed or capped, otherwise known as crested. The American Domestic Show Flight comes in red, yellow, black,brown,dun blue and silver dun bar. It comes in solid or teager except for the barred varieties. The Domestic Show Flight also has all white flights, at least six white primaries on each wing to meet the standard