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  1. Training and Behavior
    I have 20 new young birds and this is my first attempt ever to train homing pigeons. I plan to use the white homing pigeons for release events. I've been releasing them from loft over a month. Some have ventured out for several minutes and returned. However, most of them, hang out on my...
  2. Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! My pigeon I found ended up having PMV and died D: I was so upset and heartbroken my mom bought me a Satinette, a handsome little boy. He's warming up nicely, likes to sit on our hands and shoulders but, how do I train him to come to me with out me having to pick him up? :) As...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    How do you train dropper birds to go straight to the loft? Are they supposed to be kept with the homers? And if so,how do you keep them from flying to the homers that circling? Thanks in advance:)
  4. General Discussions
    I'm new to pigeons and am wondering how to get my Saxon Shields to come back into the loft at night. I was hoping to have a flock that would fly together in the day and come home at night. I bought 11 of them from a breeder at a very large show last fall. Now I have 25 (they are very prolific!)...
  5. General Discussions
    Okay...so today, we took a ride to Braintree and picked up eight young birds to start a kit with. We will be adding them to the two young birds we already had. The new birds are hunkered down in my kitbox now. Tomorrow, we will move the two other young birds in with them, and will start training...
  6. Pigeon & Dove Stories
    Yesterday was really nice in southern calif. I havent seen any hawks in over a week, but I know they are still around. My rollers have been locked down since october because of the hawks. I lost 12 in three days then due to their attacks. I got 12 older Birminghams the week of Christmas,all...
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