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  1. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    What type of trap is better for racing pigeons with the Electronic Racing Timers? The Belgium Drop Trap or the Swinging Bobs trap? I do not want trap shyness as my youngsters do not want to come through swinging bobs. Also with a hinged so that I can release the birds through the same...
  2. Loft Designs
    Looking for suggestions, on what I should enclose the top portion with. Any help would be greatly appreciated. How big of a landing board should I have?
  3. Loft Designs
    Hi everyone, I was wondering if you could help me understand the design of this settling cage/landing board design by Ashby Lofts: The way my loft is set up, this is the only design that will work for my loft since there is a big window which has to be inside the settling cage. However...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi all, I've just been bitten by the pigeon bug and am collecting three white birds tomorrow. I've got the loft ready, but haven't yet fitted a landing board and training cage as they'll be staying inside for the next couple of days to settle. Quick question - the landing board I'm planning to...
  5. General Discussions
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  6. Loft Designs
    Hi everyone. Just wondering what peoples thoughts are on the design of a landing board. How big should it be? I have seen quite a few different examples in peoples pics, but I'm not sure if there are any general design principles to follow. Are there any mistakes I could make without knowing...
  7. Loft Designs
    Planning on starting my loft soon. Is there anything wrong with using 1/4" hardware cloth for the landing board as opposed to wood? I've seen several pictures of landing boards made out of hardware cloth and was wondering if hardware cloth is hard of the birds feet especially when landing...
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