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  1. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I currently have a small loft in which I am keeping 8 pigeons. I have 3 young birds flying well, 2 young birds I haven't flown yet. I am building a significantly larger loft. I planned on keeping my breeding birds in the smaller loft and moving my young birds to the large loft. My question...
  2. General Discussions
    Hello all , I am new to the group and have a question. I have a loft almost finished and I have three breeders wanting to send me birds that I have paid for. Here is the problem I have six sections in my loft but no where to contain birds to look for health issues. They are all going to arrive...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I just built a new loft for my homers and high flyers.... The new loft is larger and much nicer. The new loft is about 40 ft feet away from old loft in my back yard and the old one was in my side yard. You cannot see the 2 lofts together because of a fence. How do I move my pigeons???? THe...
  4. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi all, I am new to pigeon keeping and new to Pigeon Talk. My questions may have been variously answered before and in other forums (I have been reading a lot) but I thought it would be fun to get involved in this forum and get some help from the experts. Apologies in advance for my long winded...
  5. Loft Designs
    Hello all, I am getting 4 young homers today, first time ever having pigeons. They have never been flown. I had built a small loft, worrying about "drafts" and such. I think there is not enough light? Windows? Also with my yard set up It can only face north - how bad is that, the sun will hit...
  6. Performing Breeds
    Looking into starting a loft of Moravian Strassers for my son to manage. Found a guy in New Mexico that imports some beautiful black lace. I am new to this and would appreciate any input into the breed, etc. Thanks
  7. Loft Designs
    I recently moved to Florida from new jersey and I'm building a new coop out here and suggestions on building a coop in this hot and humidity weather?
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have been building a new loft and we are almost ready to move all my birds into it and I wondering what I might expect with the move. The new loft is about fifteen yards away from the old one. Any thoughts and, or suggestions?
  9. General Discussions
    So i am trying to make a decision about my birds. As many of you know from reading my posts I have a large hutch style loft. It currently has 10 pigeons in it. The birds are homed to the loft and trap in perfectly and seem content, no fighting or issues and there are 6 extra perches. I also...
  10. Homing & Racing Pigeons
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello All, If could go back in your racing career to your 28 year old self and give him advice on starting his loft, which types of birds to get, and where to get them from what would you tell yourself? for the past 4 years ive been reading everything i can. when choosing breeders and the...
  12. Small Talk
    Hi all. I have resently moved to s.France from the uk, and I am in the possision to forfill a life long dream and taking on some pigeons . I live in a house over looking the most southerly part of the alpes and day dream of watching pigeons in flight . Before I get any,I want to make sure, I've...
  13. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello all, I used to have Birmingham Rollers, and am anxious to get some new birds. A local racing fancier has graciously offered me 10 of his 2012 young racing homers that were never flown. They are now about 8 months old and I hope to get them this week. I want to fly these birds -what...
  14. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I am building a new loft and want to know... How many birds will fit in a section that is 5X8 with an attached 4X5 walk out aviary, the door to the aviary will be open most all the time except in bad weather? So the birds will effectively be spread out in a 5X12 foot section. How many YB How...
  15. Loft Designs
    Howzit, Been a while since I've posted but I have been on checking post daily. Anyways been training my young bird team to include myself which has been alot of work but a great enjoyment. I've decided to build a new loft to house old birds, as I've been given a few pairs of birds to breed for...
  16. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi guys, I couldn't find anything close to this so if I misstep please let me know and close this topic. I had a kit box that had homers in it for over a year. Before anyone asks, they were yb's and I didnt have anywhere to put them so they went into my kitbox. Fast forward a year and a half...
  17. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I posted an introduction earlier so now Im going to try and give posting pictures a shot. Bare with me if it doesnt work first second or third shot....lol. So these first 3 pics are of my friends and I picking up the loft from a flyers house who was looking to retire. We boomed the loft over his...
  18. Loft Designs
    New Loft, most of the ideas come from Pigeon Talk, Thank You
  19. Loft Designs
    I am starting a new loft for my young birds, or maybe I will use this as my main loft and convert the other to the young bird loft not sure yet. This one I am planning out will be 6 feet wide 10 feet long and about seven feet high. It will have an aviary in the front.
  20. Loft Designs
    well I going to build a new loft 8x8 i hope it comes out good. haven't done anything this big, so i hope it comes out good. Here is most of the wood except for the Roof
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