Pigeon Racing in China

Pigeon Racing in China Here is a look into the current state of pigeon racing in China. I really enjoyed this point of view presented by an interesting host.  It shows the sport in China both from the rich man’s experience and from the average Joe. The $WIFTEST PIGEON content from: Ashby Loft | Racing Pigeons | Pigeon Racing | © copyright www.ashbyloft.com...

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Young Birds First Time Out

Young Birds First Time Out

Young Birds First Time Out Last night I finally got brave enough to open the racing pigeon loft and let my 2013 young birds out for the first time.  Ideally this would be done early in the morning which would give the birds all day to trap.  The area I live in has strong winds each morning so I decided to do this a couple of hours before sunset.  This way we wouldn’t be battling the...

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Double Trouble

Double Trouble

Double Trouble Here’s a pair of youngsters I’m quite excited about for this year’s young bird team.  This is a fine example of the quality of racing pigeons I am breeding this year at Ashby Loft.  I can’t wait race these two in the coming young bird season.  I thought it might be fun to do a write up on these nest mates periodically and follow them through this...

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Young Birds Bath

Young Birds Bath

Young Birds Bath We’ve been having some great weather here in Utah.  On Sundays I like to put out bath water for the racing pigeons.  The young birds love it.  I add a little Virkon S and Borax to the water.  The pigeons always look spectacular when the dry off and I never had a problem with lice or mites. Virkon S is a virucide and disinfectant.  Sickness can be easily spread through...

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Southtown Racers

Southtown Racers

Southtown Racers Here’s 4 new young birds for the 2013 race team at Ashby Loft.  My good friend Matt May won’t be able to race this year due to a move.  I’ve offered to race a few for him on my team.  Look out!   These are some awesome birds.  This latest group took 3 days to get here in the mail.  I’ll keep a close eye on them for a few days. Matt and I share...

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Out of the crate!

Out of the crate!

Out of the crate! Took the pigeons out for a midweek toss today.  Really looking forward to the race this weekend.  We are forecasted to have some good weather.  Our first two races have been really tough conditions.  It will be fun to see how they do. content from: Ashby Loft | Racing Pigeons | Pigeon Racing | © copyright www.ashbyloft.com...

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