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  1. General Discussions
    I am so confused Ventilation air flow: In these pictures Air comes from the Top and bellow is the wire mesh.... Wont this cause Cold air to blow on the Pigeons? Also with this WIre mesh how do you clean the droppings ? Can someone please give better understanding? Thanks Nico
  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I purchased some dummy eggs all they had in stock where plastic pull apart eggs anyway when placing them in the nest do I leave them empty or do I need to put something in them to give them some weight or place them in the nest how they are, I noticed they are way lighter then real eggs?
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    hi just a quicky to see what people opinions r on han feeding squabs, my mate round the corner only breeds 6 to 8 pigeons for racing each year he put his sucsees down to hand feeding shis squabs from a week old he told me rather than bond the bird to the loft it can make a stronger bond to you...
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    My new group of young hopefuls for my old bird team next year.Got a pretty little blue grizzle from my white grizzles this time.
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Nice little Silver Red Check young bird I got yesterday from a club member of the club I may be flying with.Janssen/VanReil cross.
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Four of my oldest young birds(27 days old)
  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    My first two pair of squeekers(18 days old)are already eating some on their own from their parents feed cups in the nest box.I'm looking at this as a sign of intelligence and possible early maturity?
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    A few more pics.The first bird is a beautiful young hen Aris gifted me on my trip to his place the other day.She is Ganus lines on top(President) and Calia on the bottom.The dark check is a replacement bird from Aris for one that escaped from me one day.I call him Rocky.The 3rd is my favorite...
  9. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    In the one loft races how are the younger birds that's sent close to the last date for accepting birds incorperated into the training regimen? Seems like they'd be at a disadvantage and have a chance of being lost in flying with the older young birds who's had more flying time?
  10. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    What's the difference between Breeder Mix with popcorn and breeder mix with *****?(I'm feeding Brown's) Was feeding the mix with popcorn and went to get feed yesterday and I could only get the mix with *****.What's the pros and cons to each? Also what's the difference between Developer and...
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I hope I can write this so everyone can understand what I am asking. in my mind I know what I want to write but sometimes my fingers take over. I think it might be called oldtimers diease! I have Janssens now which several of them are flying long distance 400 to 600 miles now. But I want to add...
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