I've been watching about tipplers on youtube and I keep seeing some sort of trap cage on top of lofts or kit boxes that the tipplers use to enter their lofts. What do you call this? And is this really needed? Won't tipplers land and trap on a simple landing board and trap door?
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I am new to homing pigeons and have read alot on this forum. The best advice I have read is to use screws instead of nails. I swear I have changed something in my small loft everyday for the last two weeks and know what I want in my next one. I have been putting my yb in a cage on the landing...
How to train homers/tipplers/rollers to land only on the loft roof and not on the nearby trees.
Is training the homer/tipplers/rollers are all the same or is each has different Technic
How about training old / young birds.
OK, My young homers are getting the idea that the fat guy brings food at 5PM
they get the idea that they will be put in the carrier taken across the yard and released before they get fed.
they use the bob trap, not fast but not all that scared of it anymore.
they don't fly...
As the fall harvest has arrived, my homing pigeons have figured out that soy beans and corn are left in the fields after the combines have harvested the fields. So they fly a few laps around after the release, and coast in and land for a snack. I have been shooting bottle rockets up to get them...