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  1. Training and Behavior
    Hi, I recently raised my first youngsters for the year. Right now they are about 5 weeks old. For the past 4 days, I have been putting them on the landing board to trap them in for feed. I just started putting them on the board while the other birds trap in from flying. I'm going to do this 2...
  2. General Discussions
    Hello everybody, yesterday I let my homers out for the first time, they have been trained on their surroundings for 3 weeks. I don't have a trap yet but I have this little doors that I open to put the feed tray in without having to enter the loft and I show them how to get in a few times by...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Well today we broke up the team of 30YB's in 3 teams, to start getting these guys outside. It'ws a little easier to keep track of 9-10 instead of 30 After toying with the thought should I soap or not, I ended up soaping the birds because some are real strong on the wing. I had them out for 3...
  4. General Discussions
    How fast are a pigeon's reaction time? what is the likelihood for a pigeon to get electrified by flying near power lines? Is it instinct for a pigeon to fly and follow other older birds when they first take take off on the wing? How good are a pigeon's eye, can they spot other pigeons miles...
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