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  1. News & Advocacy
    I'm in the very early stages of writing a law review article on pigeons in America and why there should be legislation to protect them--a topic which seems to be nearly untouched by legal publications. I would love to be able to directly contact some people with relevant academic credentials, in...
  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Are you interested in owning a piece of history, even if there's some restoration needed? I have an original breeder loft that once belonged to the 1306 Pigeon Signal Corp in Ft. Monmouth, NJ. Free to the one who comes to White House, TN and pick it up. This loft went from the 1306th to...
  3. General Discussions
    What year did the breed originate? What breeds went into making the Hubbell breed? Thanks, Jim
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Is there any way to research racing history of a bird by its band number without knowing where it was raced...is there a national database where race reports are sored/collected?
  5. General Discussions
    Hi, I am writing an HA World History Report:eek: on Homing/Messenger/Camera Pigeons used in war. If you have any interesting facts on the subject that you think I should put in Please Tell. :D
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Wikipedia says for "racing homer": It seems like the racing homer was developed from a bunch of fancy pigeons in the 1800s. I'm surprised it had homing ability. Why was it developed? Were they that much better than the previous homer breeds (that I guess no longer exists today). Can English...
  7. General Discussions
    First off this is my first post!! Great forum I been trolling and seen all the insight shared by great people. I wanted to discuss and see if anyone knew of any good movies that show pigeons in them? I just watched Robin Hood in the theater and was very happy they showed pigeons being used to...
  8. Pigeon & Dove Stories
    I was trying to learn more about pigeons and came across this nice story: Airman Down in Sea is Saved By Pigeon http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&res=9B07E6D61E3BE03ABC4F53DFB2668382609EDE
  9. General Discussions
    So this semester I'm in US History. Been looking forward to it, as it's been a while since we've gone into detail with the wars and such. And wars mean pigeons! Well, looked in the book, no mention of pigeons being war heros. I was slightly disappointed, but not really surprised. Since soon we...
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