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CULLING IS AN ART”  

April 28, 2017
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CULLING IS AN ART”  

By Greg McKnight Anaheim California USA Email: gregmcknight92804@msn.com Today I was viewing some of my old information from the past and came across this interesting article from 36 years ago and written by the legendary Otto Meyer. This art must be studied carefully or many mistakes can be made unknowingly. Any good pigeon judge...

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The Western Open: Is This Our Barcelona?

April 7, 2017
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The Western Open: Is This Our Barcelona?

  By Jim Jenner jimjenner@mac.com We envy Europe for its legendary release stations and more than a century and a half of racing history. But they had a great start in the late 1800’s. New railroads, modern timing clocks and a population that wasn’t watching TV or going to soccer games made for a...

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The 2016 National Breeders Championship Results

April 1, 2017
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The 2016 National Breeders Championship Results

  By John Vance 2016, marks the seventh year that the National Breeder’s Championship has been reporting results. The initial purpose of the championship was to give recognition to One Loft Race (OLR) breeders for performance by their birds across multiple One Loft Race Series. The concept is easy; there are eight OLR’s races...

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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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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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