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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

British International Championship Club “Falaise” 3rd May 2014

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.” 

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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

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