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  1. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi I need help on Monday evening I let my birds fly and they all came back except three. The next afternoon I was looking at my bird and for some reason looked under my coop and there was one of the birds that didn't come back last night. When I got him I looked him over and found that both...
  2. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I have a line on a number of all white homing pigeons. The guy I bought my white squeakers from is getting out of pigeons and is selling off his entire stock. I am very interested, but cannot take all his birds. Here is what he has: 8 proven breeding pairs (I can vouch for the babies) 7 unflown...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Why do some people pull the ninth and tenth fights out of the young birds. Can anyone explain this to me so if its important then I'm going to pull my young birds. Sorry about all the stupid questions but I'm just trying to take in all the information about racing pigeons from you veteran racers.
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi, I have a question about young birds. I have some young homers that's flying and ranging right now and I have some babies that is almost ready to be put I to the flyer coop. Should I train them to trap and then just let them fly with the older young or what should I do. Please help any advice...
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    ok i have a question, hopefully i am getting a few more homers next week or weekend :) one of which i was told is a PLUM color, can anyone tell me or show me a picture of a homer in that color :) i have never heard of that color before. thanks Donna
  6. General Discussions
    Ok i am near completion of my flight pen and we get out kids this weekend and this is what i had to do for now. #1 for temporary use i got the plastic hardware cloth and a tarp for shade to finish the flight pen roof, yes it is temporary till i can get my roof panel $$$ don't have yet...i have...
  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I need help desiding what bands to use when it comes time , i want to race my birds and show them also, i see like 4 different type what should i do? i see AU, IF, NPA & IPB to show and race can i use just 1 band or do i need 2 different ones, i was gonna use plastic snap bands of pink for hens...
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    So what do you all think about one loft races. I love pigeons but never got a place to raise them but now I have a place and just got my first loft built for my breeders and I'm about to start on buildings my fliers loft this week. I know its to late this year but next year I was planning to...
  9. General Discussions
    Here is my dilemma. I have recently acquired fourteen white homer squeakers. I would like to start trap training them as soon as possible, but I have questions about where I should put the trap. They are in the front right section of my loft, with a 3 foot by 3 foot aviary attached to the front...
  10. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    hello old bird racing season is around the corner in April I have a team I have been working with for a year now birds are healthy and know where home is so my question is does any one have any tips that can help me out...?
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello I Would Like To See What Everyone Is Feeding And What Percent Protein Do You Think Is Good For Day To Day Feeding ??
  12. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    BACK 2011 Midwest Homing Pigeon Association Convention and Race Hosted by the East Rockford and Rock River Racers Combine Where: Holiday Inn 7550 East State St Rockford IL 815-398-2200 Rate: $89.95...
  13. General Discussions
    i was just wondering if any one knew what wud b the longest distance covered by a pigeon??? i'v heard of this one bird which went to england from australia (not from a trusted source) so anyone here know about it?or the world record?
  14. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    my homers arent flying around like other pigeons...they would get out of the loft n sit on top of it for the whole day...whats wrong with them?
  15. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello, I bought 2 homers about a month ago and the owner said to me that they both were mates. They haven't had eggs yet but here and there I do see the White Homer Coo and chase/attack the other Homer. The other homer seems to not do anything back but just stay there or sometimes run away. Is...