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  1. General Discussions
    I have an offer to buy 2 pairs each of HFs and Tumblers and a pair of Homers. Plus a HF cock and a Homer hen. I am negotiating with the seller for an attractive price and have decided to buy them if he agrees to my price. I know I have to keep the homers as prisoners but can the HFs and Tumblers...
  2. General Discussions
    i was just wondering what are the breed or kinds of pigeons that can loft fly?(can old german owl loft fly? or german beauties or oriental frills?) aside from racing pigeons? predators are not a problem here in the philippines
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have some barb pigeons, I mixed them with my homing pigeons. are they able to fly with my racing pigeons? just loft flying... i dont have predator problems and the climate is nice..:cool:
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    i have some questions, kindly please help me.. 1. how many times your birds loft fly each day? (ex: 2x, 3x, 4x etc.) 2. what time do you usually make them loft fly? (ex: 7:00am and 5:pm, etc) 3. how long do you make them fly (ex: 15 mins, 20 mins, 1 hour etc.) 4. what methods do you use to make...
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    ok.. i have a 1 month and 2 weeks birds.. and they still dont loft fly. they just go on roofs. i dont have old birds that can loft fly. i only have them. i tried to toss them with few blocks but they dont fly. they just walk from roof to room till their loft. what should i do to trigger their...
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Sorry if this turns out to be a long post, this is my first racing season and training a YB team. Any advice or feedback is always appreciated. Here's the story: For about 4 weeks straight I had all my young birds loft flying on a regular pattern in the evening for 30-60 min. and trapping in...
  7. General Discussions
    Today, I let ten young Birmingham Rollers out to fly for the first time. They have been in my loft since July, and have had access to a landing cage and the loft roof since September. I have been whistle training when I feed since I got them. They all hung out on the roof for a few minutes, and...
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    When is the best time to loft fly young birds, Morning or evening?
  9. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    As I (and perhaps others) consider the possibility of adopting birds, I need to understand how they can be grouped. I have a large flight pen with homers and racers and some handicapoed birds, including one king. I also have a large outdoor flight with ringneck doves. Can Kings be in a flight...
  10. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Can you teach a street pigeon to fly around the loft like a homing pigeon? Thanks :rolleyes:
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