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  1. General Discussions
    Hi everyone �� I'm building some new nest boxes I've bought the widowhood fronts and some ply. The question is how high off the floor do they want to be to stop my birds taking over the floor of my loft. Is 5' to the floor of the top box too high (I'm 6'2) and how do I get my birds...
  2. Loft Designs
    I AM NOVICE AND WHAT IS widowhood nestboxes??
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    So going into this years OB season I have twice as many hens as cocks. The hens were competitive for a while but now they have paired among themselves. Is this a problem? I always hear talk of steps taken to keep the hens from pairing, but why? Won't they be just as motivated to come home to...
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Hello everyone! I just have a few questions regarding OB racing. I won't be racing OB's till 2014 because 2013 is going to be my first year racing yb's after my attempt of flying yb's this year was destroyed when 14 of my 25 yb's just flew off one day while loft flying never to be seen again...
  5. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I have a used 16 bird widowhood basket. It is in good condition other than a broken latch on the top right. i am asking $50, shipping is $25
  6. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I was wondering how long before the first race most of you start loft flying and training birds? Our first race is March 30, so I started letting them out Feb 1st. I hope to start road training March 1st, is this too long before the season starts? I just want to have them ready in time, last...
  7. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Would like some opinions on training my Old Birds. I'm flying double widowhood this year, question is where to find my breaking point? My loft is located 30 miles south of the line of flight and 30 miles on average long man. Everyone tells me old birds don't have to be trained out as far as...
  8. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    This year I'm trying to fly double widowhood, how far do you start tossing your old birds after 3-4 weeks of loft flying? My birds have been out for 6 weeks now and have been on 10 tosses up to 100 miles. Do you think this is pushing them to hard?:confused:
  9. General Discussions
    I have been keeping pigeons for eight and one-half weeks as of today. Somehow, my profile lists me as a Senior Bird. Seems that it should be listing me as a Senior Poster rather than Senior Bird. :cool: So, now for my newbie question: What the heck is a Widowhood loft? I have seen multiple...
  10. General Discussions
    would you recommend a dark loft or a loft with plenty of light for widowhood cocks
  11. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Looking for the book Widowhood Year by Dave Allen. If you have a copy for sale or know where I can purchase this book please let me know. Thanks, Frank A.
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