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PostSubject: Getting near that time again.   Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:22 am

Weekend after this one. Will pair up the stock birds. Forecast is reasonable. Just around freezing daytime. Lights have been on. Cocks are getting excited. Wet snow and rain has cleared up. Have to get the heated water bases working. Plus few other mods. Breaks up the dull, miserable, depressing Winter weather.
Howling gale off the Lake again today.
Bands. Was told today a fellow can get me Belgian/Dutch bands. For a price. Idea is to sell the young as imports. Passed on that one!
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PostSubject: Re: Getting near that time again.   Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:57 am

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Weekend after this one. Will pair up the stock birds. Forecast is reasonable.  Just around freezing daytime. Lights have been on. Cocks are getting excited. Wet snow and rain has cleared up. Have to get the heated water bases working. Plus few other mods. Breaks up the dull, miserable, depressing Winter weather.
Howling gale off the Lake again today.
Bands. Was told today a fellow can get me Belgian/Dutch bands. For a price. Idea is to sell the young as imports. Passed on that one!
Years ago HaL here, l bought a pair of Louella imports ????????????????????????  Smile  Smile  "Rainstorm Verheyes" going by the pommy rings etc from a super stud here that was big on eyesign. Genuine type articile Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes 100% Smile Smile we all were told. Cost me $200 the the pair after the sale had finished, with  most of them lol! lol! lol! going back up north, with an around trip of 1000 miles for  the lucky owner/salesman  Wink Wink on the day as such.
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PostSubject: Re: Getting near that time again.   Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:43 am

There are hundreds of Auction sites on the net. Fantastic strains or families. One super duper pigeon in Europe if advertised right, can set up a money making dynasty. No wonder people lie cheat and are dishonest?
Million dollar race. 6000 pigeons!! Whatever wins it will be probably lucky! Not superior!
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PostSubject: Re: Getting near that time again.   Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:24 am

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There are hundreds of Auction sites on the net. Fantastic strains or families. One super duper pigeon in Europe if advertised right, can set up a money making dynasty. No wonder people lie cheat and are dishonest?
Million dollar race. 6000 pigeons!! Whatever wins it will be probably lucky! Not superior!
True Smile Smile Once Hal, I won a race with 17,000 odd pigeons in it etc Smile Smile. Being  an honest type Plumber Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Wink Wink sadly I just put down to luck on the day, even with the head wind as such Smile Smile.
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PostSubject: Re: Getting near that time again.   Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:08 am

Wind, drag, bird numbers. Breaking points, leaders followers and all the other stuff discussed all the time. A bird in 100% condition will be naturally motivated. If he/she does not do good better birds are called for. One can only condition the bird. Cannot steer it.
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PostSubject: Re: Getting near that time again.   Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:57 am

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halcanada wrote:
There are hundreds of Auction sites on the net. Fantastic strains or families. One super duper pigeon in Europe if advertised right, can set up a money making dynasty. No wonder people lie cheat and are dishonest?
Million dollar race. 6000 pigeons!! Whatever wins it will be probably lucky! Not superior!
True Smile Smile Once Hal, I won a race with 17,000 odd pigeons in it etc Smile Smile. Being  an honest type Plumber Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Wink Wink sadly I just put down to luck on the day, even with the head wind as such Smile Smile.
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PostSubject: Re: Getting near that time again.   Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:39 am

Another week. Upped the feed quality a little. Will add electrolytes (for the minerals) one or twice before mating. Breaks up the long cold Winter!
Getting my heated water bowls ready.



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PostSubject: Re: Getting near that time again.   Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:02 am

Good idea with the light bulb cheers
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