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  1. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I am in midst of designing my new racing pigeon loft and I am sorting out my sections. I plan to have a section for breeding/prisoners that has access to nice aviary. My question for today is , If I have a 5 x 6 breeding section with six double breeding boxes (12 total) with a nice aviary, how...
  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    So last night temps dropped to 14* I dropped the outside Avery door since it was windy also, I am training two birds to loft fly ( they sit in a tree then hit the landing board) the rest of my birds are prisoners, I have nine birds and a bag of browns conditioner lasts a long time, so I stole...
  3. General Discussions
    I got 21 pigeons all banded and have papers , the end of April.. I got them and their loft off of Craigslist for free!!! Anyway,would it be possible to let them fly free since I do have their home loft? I had one escape last night when I was feeding and it flew around a little and landed in...
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Does anyone have specific or unusual practices for managing prisoner breeders? I have a prisoner section with an aviary. In the past I have not used individual breeder pens for each pair but have had open section for the breeders. This year I am employing individual pens for each breeder pair...
  5. General Discussions
    I have a loft of prisoner birds and a loft of birds that i let out regularly. They are right next to each other and the prisoners watch the other birds flying around all day. Recently i have had the urge to let the prisoners out with the other birds. they are all homing pigeons, but I recently...
  6. Loft Designs
    Combination Loft & Storage Shed Design, Did I forget anything? I need to build a coop for prisoner pet pigeons, and have encountered several challenges: The borough allows only one shed, barn, or outbuilding per residence, and the maximum size it can be is a 150 sq ft footprint, and 14 feet...
  7. General Discussions
    I am writing an article for our club about resettling homers that are prisoners and would like to hear your techniques if you are willing to share them. I will post the full article here when I am finished. Here are a few questions to help. How old of a bird have you resettled? How long do you...
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