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Important Information for all Fanciers

July 22, 2013
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Important Information for all Fanciers

A Committee of the Up North Combine (in Canada) has developed an information sheet that will assist you, should be contacted by media representatives.  To be clear, the memo is solely to provide you with background information regarding PETA’s actions and suggestions on preparing for a possible interview. Important information for all Fanciers Anyone...

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Winnemucca Western Open 2013

July 8, 2013
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Winnemucca Western Open 2013

Submitted by Steve Lawler Sometimes I don’t listen very well. Occasionally, I believe that the “pigeon gods” send us messages in hopes of lessening the stress that we manage to place on ourselves. That must have been the case on the last Friday in May as Dave Long and I sprinted toward the Spokane...

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Portuguese Pigeon Racing

July 5, 2013
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Portuguese Pigeon Racing

 Submitted by Kevin Spencer and Candido Regal Our 2013 Pigeon Racing season has now ended and it has been a very enjoyable, quite successful, first season from our new loft location with our new race partners Jose Rodriguez and his Wife Carol. We race in the name of VAI &VEM at the Columbofila in...

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Pigeons Master Touchscreens, Prove Smarter Than an Awful Lot of Humans

June 26, 2013
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Pigeons Master Touchscreens, Prove Smarter Than an Awful Lot of Humans

By Victoria McNally victoria@geekosystem.com  Victoria McNally posted on the Geek-O-System Science blog this interesting article about pigeons mastering a touchscreen display better than most humans.  She writes, Odds are that even if you don’t live in a city and aren’t forced to interact with stupid pigeons on a daily basis, you probably still think...

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PETA: A Watery Grave for Racing Pigeons

June 25, 2013
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PETA: A Watery Grave for Racing Pigeons

  The animal extremest group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is up to no good again. In their most recent online magazine,  PETA’s Animal Times, they have an article titled “A Watery Grave For Racing Pigeons“. The Loft Report attempted several times to link to the article but was denied. Their...

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The $wiftest Pigeon – Pigeon Racing in China

June 11, 2013
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The $wiftest Pigeon – Pigeon Racing in China

Click on the image to watch an exciting new short documentary about pigeon racing in China produced by Thomas Morton and hosted on the Vice blog site.  

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Eye-sign 101 in the Algarve, Portugal

June 10, 2013
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Eye-sign 101 in the Algarve, Portugal

Submitted by Kevin Spencer Portugal My name is Kevin Spencer and along with my wife Joan and our race partners Jose Rodrigues and his wife Carol, we make up the team VAI & VEM. We race in the Algarve on the south coast of Portugal in the club Odiaxere and the N Barlavento Federation....

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Rich Ross – Bleaching Drinkers

June 1, 2013
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Rich Ross – Bleaching Drinkers

Submitted by Rich Ross richross@bluediamondfamilylofts.com Good Info: that can Help you in our Sport!! Paying it forward to help the new guys in our sport and some of the old guys that listen! A Brine Barrel works the Best for your bleach.. Make sure you wear a good set of rubber glove!! Note: Was using...

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NY/NJ SANDY BENEFIT AUCTIONS

May 25, 2013
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NY/NJ  SANDY BENEFIT AUCTIONS

By Erik Hall erikhall@optonline.net In what the pigeon community in NY and NJ was able to accomplish ,it should be a very joyous and proud moment for us all but it is with a very heavy heart that I write this report of one of the greatest charity efforts the pigeon sport has ever...

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Sport Promotion – Utilizing Social Media

May 8, 2013
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Sport Promotion – Utilizing Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube by far are the largest sources of news today. Gone are the days of print, it’s just too slow and can’t keep pace with the 24 hour news cycle that dominates our lives. The Social media revolution has made print media obsolete or almost obsolete with a majority of Americans getting...

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