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AU Statement on 2016 Convention

March 29, 2017
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AU Statement on 2016 Convention

The American Racing Pigeon Union (AU) posted this statement to their website concerning the 2016 Convention.  You can view their statement by clicking here. March 29, 2017 Update on 2016 Convention The AU has been quite concerned about the events surrounding the 2016 Convention that took play in Ontario, CA. The AU is aware...

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Update 2016 AU Convention

March 29, 2017
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Update 2016 AU Convention

Twenty three handlers, for the 2016 AU convention race, met on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 to discuss action to be taken against the 2016 AU Convention Committee, relating to funds that have not been distributed to the handlers, breeders and to those who had birds in the import and race bird auctions. Over the...

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Attention 2016 AU Breeders

March 22, 2017
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Attention 2016 AU Breeders

For Immediate Release Attention 2016 AU Breeders If anyone has not been paid, your capital prizes or other funds owed, please immediately mail a “signed” letter with your name, address, phone number and the amount owed to: Mark Karges 15630 Cecil Ave Riverside, CA 92508 951-515-5903 There will be a meeting of handlers this...

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Tom Schilling wins the 2017 Million Dollar Race

March 22, 2017
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Tom Schilling wins the 2017 Million Dollar Race

  Frank McLaughlin North American Coordinator/Shipper Million Dollar 395 Whitman St Hanson Massachusetts 02341 Tel 781-820-8327 Website: www.mclaughlinlofts.com  February 2017 marked the 21st birthday of the South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race…and the celebration might still be going on at the Tom and Nikki Schilling household.  Their pigeon Little Miss Nikki did something no...

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Salmonella – An Old Bacteria that is Still Very Hot

March 21, 2017
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Salmonella – An Old Bacteria that is Still Very Hot

  Pascal Lanneau – Veterinarian Kerkstraat 21 8552 Moen, Belgium Tel: 0032 56 649143 Email: pascallanneau@skynet.be   Salmonella or paratyphus, most fancier think this is only present in lofts that are dirty, where there is no hygiene, the fancier doesn’t take care of his pigeons, and plenty of fanciers think that this can’t be...

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YOUNGBIRD and BREEDING AUCTION

March 6, 2017
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YOUNGBIRD and BREEDING AUCTION

YOUNGBIRD and BREEDING AUCTION Sponsored by NORTHEAST JUNIOR FLYERS Can the count on you? This auction is our main fund raiser. This year, the auction also celebrates our 15th Anniversary as a club! This auction supports out Loaner Loft Program. We have 31 lofts in use and we have 4 in major need of...

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Questions Surround 2016 AU Convention.

February 28, 2017
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Questions Surround 2016 AU Convention.

Unfortunately, this convention will likely be remembered as the worst convention in living memory. Right from the beginning, it was apparent there were problems with the host organization’s ability to organize and manage an event of this magnitude.  This was evident in the failure to recruit and or accept volunteer help, ever- changing contractual...

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Pigeon Talk: Three Styles of Flying Widowhood.

February 17, 2017
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Pigeon Talk: Three Styles of Flying Widowhood.

By Alex Bieche bieche@biechelofts.com There can be several different styles or twists to flying widowhood. I will cover the three forms of widowhood that have worked very well for me or other flyers. In all three cases we never road train the cocks once the races start. A friend of mine, Marc Massaro, several...

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Dick Earthman

February 9, 2017
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Dick Earthman

It’s with a great deal of sadness I report the passing on Dec. 15th of a dear friend, Dick Earthman of Las Vegas, NV. It’s close to 38 years ago not when I first met Dick. I had been involved in field training bird dogs and would purchase pigeon for training purposes. The person...

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BREAKING – Tom Schilling Wins Final SAMDPR Race

February 8, 2017
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BREAKING – Tom Schilling Wins Final SAMDPR Race

BREAKING – February 8, 2017, in today’s Final South Africa Million Dollar Race (SAMDPR) American fancier Tom Schilling won top honors with his pigeon “Little Miss Nikki.” Live Clocking: https://www.samdpr.com/results/resultList/SAMDPR   Rory Smith, the second American bird placed 8th, with Jochen u Nadine Huenten taking 17th,  Robert Darr and Donald Bicknell taking 18th, David Demko...

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