Spring Break 300 02-05-2012

I had a good surprise from the Spring Break One Loft Race today.  They took the birds out to a new distance of 79 Miles.  For a while it was unclear if they should release the birds due to fog.  Finally it cleared enough to release the birds. My 42992 Cock came in just 11 seconds behind the top bird.  Gives me some hope for a decent performance in this race.  My other two birds however, did...

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Spring Break 300 01-29-2012

Another toss today from 45 miles plus a video update from the Spring Break 300.  This toss had some very fast speeds with the top bird coming in at a blazing 1736 YPM.  Once again my birds were right in the middle.  Nothing to be too excited about. They are hoping to get them out to 75 miles on the next good day.  That will be an interesting distance.  I expect they may lose a few birds from...

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Easy Individual Breeding Cages

I wanted to make some individual breeding cages that I can use to pair pigeons, maybe raise a round of youngsters, or put sick birds in quarantine.  For me, this needed to be inexpensive and easy.  I was looking around the internet one day and found that certain ginnea pig, rabbit, and hedge hog fanciers were building cages and “condos” out of storage cubes. These cube sets can be...

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