Posts Tagged Steve Weir

Healthy Pigeons Win Races Part 4 “A Realistic Health Program”

A Realistic Health Program Before Young Bird Races: Vaccinate for pox, PMV and paratyphoid 30 to 45 days before training starts. Before Breeding in the Winter: Vaccinate all old birds, breeders and young birds you are keeping for PMV and paratyphoid. This will get all young birds vaccinated 2 times for PMV and paratyphoid as […]

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Healthy Pigeons Win Races Part 4 "A Realistic Health Program"

A Realistic Health Program Before Young Bird Races: Vaccinate for pox, PMV and paratyphoid 30 to 45 days before training starts. Before Breeding in the Winter: Vaccinate all old birds, breeders and young birds you are keeping for PMV and paratyphoid. This will get all young birds vaccinated 2 times for PMV and paratyphoid as […]

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Healthy Pigeon’s Win Races Part 3 “The Big Four”

Healthy Pigeon’s Win Races Part 3 “The Big Four” The Big Four: The following four diseases account for 95% of the poor performance in racing lofts that is related to health. Ornithose Complex: This is probably the most common cause of poor performance related to health. I’m not talking about overt respiratory disease where the […]

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Healthy Pigeon's Win Races Part 3 "The Big Four"

Healthy Pigeon’s Win Races Part 3 “The Big Four” The Big Four: The following four diseases account for 95% of the poor performance in racing lofts that is related to health. Ornithose Complex: This is probably the most common cause of poor performance related to health. I’m not talking about overt respiratory disease where the […]

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Healthy Pigeons Win Races Part 2 “Diseases of Concern”

Healthy Pigeons Win Races Part 2 “Diseases of Concern” Diseases of Concern The following is not an inclusive list of all pigeon diseases, but it discusses those that a pigeon flyer MUST CONTROL, to be successful during the race season. Pigeon Pox: Pox is a viral disease that is very common in young birds. Most […]

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Healthy Pigeons Win Races Part 2 "Diseases of Concern"

Healthy Pigeons Win Races Part 2 “Diseases of Concern” Diseases of Concern The following is not an inclusive list of all pigeon diseases, but it discusses those that a pigeon flyer MUST CONTROL, to be successful during the race season. Pigeon Pox: Pox is a viral disease that is very common in young birds. Most […]

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The Pigeon Loft – Healthy Pigeons Win Races! Part 1

The Pigeon Loft – Healthy Pigeons Win Races! Part 1 In order for a pigeon loft to win consistently in tough competition four things are required. You must fill your pigeon loft with good birds, the best you can obtain. Fit Birds They must be well conditioned motivated Birds They must want to come home […]

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Young Bird Season Preparation and Season Maintenance

Young Bird Season Preparation and Season Maintenance As one reads the various journals and books on pigeon racing it is easy to becomes very confused as far as putting it all together to win. Subjects such as nutrition, training, health care, motivation, ect. all seem to have as many opinions about them as you have […]

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Wintering Your Birds

Wintering Your Birds During the cold weather months the normal tendency of most pigeon flyers is to take a “break” from the birds and pretty much forget any health issues until it is time to mate up the breeders for next year. In most of the successful lofts, however, the winter time, though not as […]

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