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Building Consistency - Conclusion (part 6 of 6)

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04.02.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

It is advisable to maintain about 4 lines within the family; even five or six lines are good if you have the room but four works fine. You keep these lines separate and maintain them through flying and breeding. You can use these lines to cross to one another when needed. You can maintain a line pretty well with four legs...

Building Consistency – The “Smash” Race (Part 5 of 6)

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02.02.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

When racing with a club on a regular basis there will be a smash race sooner or later. This is a race where many pigeons are lost. It may be due to bad weather, a break down of the hauler and let out from an odd location behind mountains or just an odd circumstance, maybe even falcon attacks. This is when...

Building Consistency – A Consistant Family (Part 4 of 6)

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24.01.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

So, now that we understand the basic principles of Pretzel breeding we can begin. The best proven racers you have may not be good producers. It is best of they come from a consistent family. A consistent family would be made up of birds that win on a regular basis and carry many common genes in the flock. You can...

Building Consistency – Pretzel Breeding (part 3 of 6)

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13.01.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

Once we have a few proven champions we keep the parents and discard all of the other breeders that did not make the cut. Culling the stock loft is more important than culling the flyers. The flyers will cull themselves but you and you alone are responsible for what goes in the stock loft. When you have several proven champions from...

Building Consistency – Identifing “The Ones” (part 2 of 6)

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11.01.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

To identify which pigeons are the ones to surround your program around you must breed many youngsters from them and fly them out. I have never been one to coddle my young up and coming pigeons. My best stock birds and proven champions get my respect and are given the best, but they must earn it.  I don’t give any...

Building Consistency In Your Birds (Part 1 of 6)

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07.01.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

I have written many articles over the years about my experiences with pigeons. I spent most of my life building a top notch strain of rollers. I painstakingly built a family of pigeons that consistently scored higher quality multipliers by the judges in World and National competitions. One of the most important aspects of putting together a family of pigeons...

Breeding Pigeons – Breeding Program for Success Part 2

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02.01.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

11.One or two pair of proven breeders and their closely related bloodlines (brothers / sisters, etc.) can bring great honor to a fancier for many years.  The 3 season young bird race series requires careful planning for the fancier to have his best pairs on young at band sale time. 12.Give a bird a 3 race series or 4-6 young birds...

Breeding Pigeons – Breeding Program for Success Part 1

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01.01.2011
Author: Gyosport.ro  

Because of Taiwan’s unique style of racing and the various breeding seasons, fanciers must cull, select and prepare their breeders several times a year to ensure the greatest possible fertility of eggs, the hatchability of young and the growth of strong, healthy young birds from their breeding loft.Keep all breeders on a protein diet of 20-22%, plus electrolytes, vitamins, minerals...

The Breeding Loft

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30.12.2010
Author: Gyosport.ro  

Winning is the result of breeding, training, nutrition, consistency, stamina, heart, superior intelligence and homing ability.  In pigeon racing, there is no substitute for any of the above qualities.  Only excellent race results, generation after generation in the best of competition, should be the goal of any breeding loft. Always keep in mind that your end product can only be as...

Tricks for Pigeon Foster Parenting

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28.12.2010
Author: Gyosport.ro  

Trick 1:If you have a pair where the hen has stopped laying eggs due to any kind of reason, know that you can use this pair as foster parents. A pair which has been trying to get some babies of their own, and never managed to, would be extremely happy to find some eggs in their bowl. To be on...

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