How to Pair Your Pigeon Breeders—Part 1

How to Pair Your Pigeon Breeders—Part 1 The serious pigeon fancier is always working to improve the performance of his loft and, for that,  knowledge of how to pair pigeon breeders is essential.  In this three-part series of articles, we will discuss various considerations in pairing pigeon breeders. Evaluate Your Racing Performance Season To know […]

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Taking on Tyson – Episode Two

Taking on Tyson – Episode Two – “Mike Get’s Ready to Rumble” Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Click here to watch all the episode’s

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Taking on Tyson – Episode One

Taking on Tyson – Episode One – “Mike’s Homecoming” Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Click here to watch all the episodes

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Factoring Genetics Example – The Meulemans Pigeons

Factoring Genetics Example – The Meulemans Pigeons To set the stage for this example, the Meulemans pigeons are a combination of the Janssens and the Huyskens. And the Van Den Bosch pigeons are some of the original birds of the Huyskens van Riels.   In the 1970s the renowned “Golden Couple” were paired in the […]

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Factoring Genetics into Racing Pigeon Breeding

Factoring Genetics into Racing Pigeon Breeding Learning and understanding the genetics of racing pigeons is crucial to the successful breeding of the birds.  There are genetic traits that you know desire and need to introduce to the gene pool of your loft. You need to know just what you want. Another important area is in […]

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How Do You Pair Your Breeder’s – Part Two

How Do You Pair Your Breeder’s – Part Two I like to pair my birds so that there’s always a genetic link between two pigeons. The studies I‘ve done on the subject really back this up. I’ve spent countless hours studying genetic percentages. I’ve found that there seems to be a common denominator between 28% […]

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Embryonic Death in Racing Pigeons

Embryonic Death in Racing Pigeons The normal rate of embryonic death in the incubating eggs of racing pigeons is about 5%. If you are dealing with a death rate above that, you need to investigate possible causes of why the fertile eggs are failing to hatch. Many fanciers think that salmonella is the cause but […]

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Care of the Abandoned Racing Pigeon Hatchling– Part 2 Feeding

Care of the Abandoned Racing Pigeon Hatchling– Part 2 Feeding Feeding the Pigeon Hatchling Before you begin to handfeed the pigeon hatchling, you’ll need to create an artificial beak. You can do this by taking a syringe and cutting of the needle attachment at the end. The diameter of the opening should be large enough […]

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Tyson finds peace in pigeon racing

By Kevin Iole, source Yahoo! sports HENDERSON, Nev. – The hands that once caused so much fear, that once scrambled the brains of highly trained men, which caused elite professionals to cower in fear, now gently, tenderly, caress a pigeon. Mike Tyson, former heavyweight champion of the world, the one-time baddest man on the planet, […]

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Culling Unproductive Flyers and Breeders (part2of2)

Article Provided by Bob Prisco In both the racing and breeding loft the true value of a pigeon will be found only by actual results (good and bad), either by flying or by the quality of the young it produces.  If a bird cannot help you to improve your results in the flying or breeding […]

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