Old Bird Racing Part 1
When do you couple your race birds?
Roger: After Blackpool Pigeon Show, which is normally the third weekend in January. I let the young birds go out of these pairs and some people think I am letting my best go out but I can’t keep them all and if someone gets a fantastic racer or two out of them then I happy anyway. Continue reading National & International Winning Fanciers 4
Saturday the 3rd of May, at 8am the Race Controller, John Tyerman, reported that;
“The 3229 BICC Falaise National pigeons were liberated at 8.00 am this morning into clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine. They cleared well into a light north east wind.
Weather over the route to the UK is very good with a reported 27 miles visibility in the Channel and light ENE winds.”
Continue reading British International Championship Club “Falaise” 3rd May 2014
Resting Winter Period
Is there any change to your feeding once the moult has finished?
Roger: As time is limited between the finish of the moult to winter breeding I just give 50% barley and 50% best all round from Gem Corns. With the Gem food I use Best All Round as my main food and mix other seeds with it to suit the season we are in. They are also fed in a hopper at this time until the cocks go on the widowhood system. Continue reading National & International Winning Fanciers 3