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  1. General Discussions
    Hi, I’m writing a short story about a pigeon racer. And I have some more or less technical questions I need answered to help round out my story. If anyone could answer any of these questions that would be a great help. Thanks in advance! How many pigeons are typically in a racer’s loft? What...
  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi everyone I am new and would like to know pigeon before i could get serious and become a good pigeon keepers. I have a beautiful Afghani pigeon which is the worst flyer, but worth 200 dollar for the look of it...i dont want to sell it since i love her but i want to make her babies good...
  3. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Young racing hen, advertised as Opal. What do you think the genetics are? Edit: She is definitely indigo. Been so long since I've seen one I barely recognised it!
  4. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    NL-05-1554450 is a beautiful dark check hen with 11 flights in each wing. I've raised three healthy rounds from her this year in a vey cold Michigan winter. Despite her age she handles like a two year old hen very energetic and healthy hen. She was bred by Machiel Buink from Holland and her...
  5. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I was wondering why white racing pigeons were white. Is the white a simple recessive mutation where in order to get a white bird they need to have two copies of a recessive gene? Or is the white color line-bred? Meaning is the white trait selected for over many generations until what remains...
  6. General Discussions
    A week and a half ago a pigeon flew into the yard and my husband saw how friendly it was. He noticed it had 2 tags on its legs but we couldn't get close enough to see the numbers. He named it Clarence and assume it's male. Clarence stays on the peek of the roof during the day and sleeps in the...
  7. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I have three racing homer hens to let go of. All three are very healthy and high quality racers. Hen one is indigo check WF;hen two is indigo check and hen three is a dun opal grizzle. All these birds are from a AWESOME bloodline that is raced here in NC. These would be considerd middle distance...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Bird has been with us for a week now. Finally caged it this afternoon. Called in it's tag and was giving a name in Iowa. Nice man returned our call but...... not his bird. We are in Cleveland Ohio - What now? Tag IF FOYS 2013 9670. There is also a white band on the other leg that does not seem...
  9. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Lost one of my birds, would like to replace her with a young bird. Preferably a young racer, with light grizzle. Will pay for shipping ect. Thanks! :rolleyes:
  10. General Discussions
    the one in the far back are babys from 2012. the white is a frillback, the redish grizzle is a roller out of my black and white rollers. and the blue pstched white is from a friend. And my very tame grackle.
  11. General Discussions
    Hey everyone , I'm new to this forum , I live in Pakistan , I have lot of different breeds , but this one pigeon I can't figure out , I got it like 5 months ago , I even don't know if its a male or female , I got it as a pair but the female is mating with my one of other cocks . For a month I...
  12. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi, Is there any relation to the age of the bird to the distance you can race them. ex. to race 500Km only after 6 months or 1000km only after 1 yr. I have a bird of 7/8 months which has come from 500Km can I race it to 1000Km. When released at 7 AM it came at 10.30AM next day . I know it was...
  13. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    what are some good strains of white racing homers? so far I've found snow white trenton racers. The site claims they are good. I would like a good bird, but also don't want to have to pay like hundreds of dollars for one or on a team of them since most of the " teams" for sale i've found...
  14. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I have a new obsession, and it's taking over!! It started with a fancy pigeon coming into my local pet shop for free seeds. So when I got told I thought I'd catch it up and see where he was supposed to be. Also the local feral flock was starting to show symptoms of nerve damage through...
  15. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Guys I'm a newbie, can you please help me on how to know if the pigeon is a Racer? How am I gonna determine if I am going to buy one? Thanks :D
  16. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    the pic below is my newly acquire racer is he a ash red almond or what?
  17. General Discussions
    hey guys my friend races homing pigeon i dont i just like to free fly them. so he gave me couple of them he says the breed is hawkings have anyone heard of them ill post a pic later on. i thought they were trenton but he told me they were hawkings.
  18. General Discussions
    hey guys got a cock bird carrier homer cross andulusian, now i have mated him to a solid black racer hen, he was previously mated to a blue check pied hen with opal.. which of those hens will i more likely get andulusians out of? thanks guys :)
  19. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    1 Isabella hen, Blue Bar hen, and Blue bar cock for sale. $50 for all 3 plus shipping.
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Yesterday I found a Pigeon with a blue band on it's leg. It was caught up in vines, so I untangled the vines and the bird walked away. It was with another pigeon, again also wearing a band. Maybe they are homing pigeons? 6 hours later I went back to the same spot and the Pigeon was puffed up...
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