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  1. Performing Breeds
    My daughter just got her first pigeons. They are supposed to be Birmingham rollers. They were given to her as adult birds, that have flown at their of loft of origin. They are supposed to be a hen and a cock, and so far they seem to be. My question is how long should you hold them before...
  2. 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...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hi new to racing pigeons, as a teenager I competed flying flights in Brooklyn, NY clashing againts different lofts this was fun. I live in queens , NY no one to clash with for bragging rights. I will be racing Janseen & Van Loon pigeons. Im thinking of purchasing possible top five trapping...
  4. General Discussions
    Hi guys, I need some serious help. I got a pair of homers ('07 cock and '09 hen) about over a month ago and they sat on eggs for 21 days and then I checked the eggs and both eggs were no good so I threw them out. It's been over 10 days now and today the hen got out of the loft while I was going...
  5. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I've accquired my first 8 white racers and am currently trap training them. They are all still squeaking. My question is, there are a several lofts within a square mile of my house which fly teams of 30-40 birds at a time... are my youngsters at big risk of joining these and trapping into other...
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  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I have a question regarding yb's that a person may raise for a one loft race, or futurity. Do you have to ship them to the destination by the time they are 35-45 days old, or can you ship them if they are older, but have not been outside of the loft? In other words, at what age or event, does a...
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