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  1. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I began to eclipse my young birds, 1 May at the age of 40-45 days. Currently they have a complete moult (body, neck and head). But they did not stop molting wingthe contrary some threw for 2 pen simultaneously. Now some are threw for 5 feathers on the wing. On the other hand some young threw 2...
  2. General Discussions
    Do you open pigeons daily when they are moulting? I heard that some prefer to lock them for that period. Is there any harm that can be done by opening them daily?
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi. I just started of with racing pigeons this year and wont be able to race untill 2012. So I'm trying to gather as much info about pigeon and pigeon racing as I can so I'll be prepared. I was Just wondering is those the moult just happen once a year. Thanks.
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have'nt found much information on how to implement the "Darkness System"..is anyone using it and if so at what age do you begin and how long does it take for the complete new feathering to occur?
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello everybody. I just joined the forum today. I have one question. If a pigeon hatches out in early January, when will it naturally moult that year? Cheers
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    how long do racing pigeons moult for
  7. General Discussions
    I have a pigeon who has her three main flight feathers clipped about halfway down on both of her wings. Is there a painless way that i could start her moulting out these feathers so that she can fly again? Or does she have to remain grounded till the fall. :(
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