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Racing Pigeons on the Widowhood System

Racing Pigeons on the Widowhood System As the new racing season begins, many fanciers are racing pigeons on the widowhood system. Here are a few tips and tricks you can use to rev up your race birds for racing success. Energize Your Racing Team Sometimes the cocks seem to lose interest and the hens look […]

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Double Widowhood Part 4

Double Widowhood Part 4 As stated before, my first priority is to separate the hens as quickly as possible and wean the youngsters to their own compartment. Once this is achieved then I can start to cut back on the quantity of feed given and the type of grain that I feed. For those unweaned […]

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Double Widowhood Part 3

Double Widowhood Part 3 The last point I discussed was just prior to training the old birds for racing. It is imperative that the young birds be weaned as soon as possible. Only then will we see the dramatic boost in health that we are looking for. I will have all of my young birds […]

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Double Widowhood Part 2

Double Widowhood Part 2 I now realize that there are very few principles in this sport to which you need to strictly adhere. Be as innovative as you possibly can be and try to find out what works for you. Our first race is generally the first week in May so I like to put […]

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Double Widowhood Part 1

Double Widowhood Part 1 I would like to first of all talk about some of the benefits of the widowhood system, then the choice of birds, the loft and fittings and finally feed and care. I have raced the double widowhood system for almost twenty years. Before this I raced my birds on the natural […]

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