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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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Eye Sign Photo Manipulation

February 7, 2017
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Eye Sign Photo Manipulation

For as long as pigeon fanciers have kept, raised, and competed with their beloved birds, the debate about whether ‘Eye Sign’ is just a theory or something else has raged. The volumes that have been written in support of using ‘Eye Sign’ as a grading and or condition tools are too numerous to list....

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CT Classic Club to Host 2017 IF National Convention

February 6, 2017
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CT Classic Club to Host 2017 IF National Convention

The CT Classic Club located in New Britain, Connecticut will be hosting the 137th International Federation of American Homing Pigeon Fanciers, INC. (IF) National Convention in 2017. Interested in flying IF Convention Race and trust the quality of your birds? Consider banding your convention entries with our Classic bands so they can fly Classic...

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US SAMDPR Initial Inventor and Final Race Basketing Numbers

February 3, 2017
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US SAMDPR Initial Inventor and Final Race Basketing Numbers

The United States is in a good position to win top honors in the 2017 South Africa Million Dollar Pigeon Race (SAMDPR) again this year. In 2016, Mike Ganus of Granger, Indiana won 1st SAMDPR Final Race with his now famous hen (15-GFL-267) “Laura is a Big Winner Today.” In this years contest, the...

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Royal RPC Auction & Seminar

January 17, 2017
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Royal RPC Auction & Seminar

We are excited to host our 2nd annual auction for the Royal Racing Pigeon Club! One of the fastest growing clubs in the Mid-West. We have brought in a handful of top quality pigeons from some of the best fanciers around the United States. Click Here to view birds  Online Auction Starts Saturday January...

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Mr. Dependable Lives On

January 12, 2017
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Mr. Dependable Lives On

  Spoke to Alex Bieche today and learned that Mike Serrano and Darrel Bartz’s SAMDPR Car Winner (V46441) was bred from a son of Mr. Dependable; 2009 winner of 1st AU Ace Pigeon and 1st Hall of Fame. Alex also mentioned that Mr. Dependable was sold to a customer in Taiwan and has established himself...

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A Visit with Frank McLaughlin

January 11, 2017
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A Visit with Frank McLaughlin

By Gary Berthiaume bgaryandjudy@gmail.com Let’s clear something up right at the beginning. You don’t ask for chowder, it’s chowdah and you’re not in Boston, you’re in Bahstun. Okay, now you know where we went and what we wanted to eat when we got there. So remember to mentally add the inflection as you read...

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Important Health Alert

January 7, 2017
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Important Health Alert

Several days ago we posted an article written by Jerry Gagne, owner of Foy’s Pigeon Supply and former National Pigeon Association (NPA) president, titled THOUSANDS OR PIGEONS DIEING- WHY?. His article shed light on the possibility of a ‘new disease’ or ‘virus’ that’s been reported across several states and countries that was first reported...

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