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Oldstrain/Darren`s Winner of winners. 2012.
From Fed Topper to Master Chef
The N.E.H.U race from Melton Mowbray 21/4/2012 was won by Peel bros of South Shields, they took 1st club 1st fed, also taking 2nd and 4th club and 15 of the 25 birds clocked in the club......well done Peel brothers.
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PostSubject: Finally racing!!   Sun May 20, 2018 2:13 am

Sent 27 yearlings 155 miles. Over half never raced. 2 20 mile tosses only. Strong headwind, rain 70% some sun. Zero expectations of winning but is a good workout for them.
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Sun May 20, 2018 2:21 am

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Sent 27 yearlings 155 miles. Over half never raced. 2 20 mile tosses only. Strong headwind, rain 70% some sun. Zero expectations of winning but is a good workout for them.
Smile Smile Put all your thoughts into your first one Hal I suggest Smile Smile. Then you can start worry, worry worrying bounce bounce about the follow up etc there Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Sun May 20, 2018 4:50 pm

Good Luck hope the returns are good
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Sun May 20, 2018 4:50 pm

good luck hal........... cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Sun May 20, 2018 6:09 pm

Good luck pal
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Sun May 20, 2018 8:29 pm

Just after 3pm here. As of 2pm had 9 home. Have not looked since. Weather was so cold early morning my fingers turned white in the gloves as I was cutting grass.We fly from the East. Hard North West wind and cloudy. No sun. Knew it was going to be tough so fed them extra peanuts. Guys at the club remarked on the full crops.
But here it gets interesting!! Late release because of weather. First bird home was at about 1100 mpm! Also 2nd bird! First bird it was his first race! Flying to the nest, all were. The birds came in singles. Quit clocking after an hour. 9 home. 5 cocks, 4 hens. 4 previously raced, 5 not.
To me that makes my day! Minimal training, full feed, open loft. How did I make out? Do not know nor really care! 50 mile overfly here. Probably get more back but they are loners apparently. Clock times emailed in as with countermarks etc numbers. They will all be checked next week. Never a discrepancy.
Seems to me this non-system is working.
Update. 3.30. 8 more back.
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Mon May 21, 2018 12:02 am

Fingers crossed Hal you have a good pigeon mate
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Mon May 21, 2018 1:37 am

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Fingers crossed Hal you have a good pigeon mate
Chances are he won't I suggest Don Smile Smile but with 17/27 home at this stage under the conditions on the day there, I suspect Hal will be more than pleased by night fall with his returns, along with maybe a few more stragglers tomorrow type of thing there. For certain type people Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes it may appear he threw them all to the wolfs as such as fodder Smile Smile I suspect, but on average with every thing taken into consideration I feel he has had a successful weekend there, at least by my standards & with my mindset  Smile  Smile . cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Mon May 21, 2018 6:36 pm

Stick to it Hal, there is so much bull talked about methods etc; many WINS are gained in spite of and not because of.

Fanciers using all the latest fads should look in the fields when they think the pigeons are flying for two hours etc;

No doubt they are looking for a cure for all the rubbish fanciers put down their throat.

You will certainly enjoy any success knowing your pigeons are being treated in a proper manner.


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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Mon May 21, 2018 7:40 pm

25 home by last night. More than pleased!! Reults probably Wednesday but they are not important. All the birds look in good shape.
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 6:10 am

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25 home by last night. More than pleased!! Reults probably Wednesday but they are not important. All the birds look in good shape.
25/27 Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes hang your head in shame etc Hal Smile Smile lol! lol! lol! Shouldn't have sent any I suggest bounce bounce & then you would have had still 27 to feed as such Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 10:03 am

Hal,
I liked the bit about your birds being heavy, numerous times when marking my birds they have said how full they were and too heavy, but mine were always back in the loft on the day in most instances and before those who sent birds with enough fuel for exactly the distance of the race and making no provision for problems encountered, I have written about this several times.

That is the reason for many losses, the birds on liberation not having the fuel to do the task asked of them.

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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 10:29 am

a lot feed on the borderline and it leaves no fuel in the tank when things go wrong especially with the ybs a lot of modern mixes are very lite
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 11:26 am

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a lot feed on the borderline and it leaves no fuel in the tank when things go wrong especially with the ybs a lot of modern mixes are very lite
Modern type mixes Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes down fall of many a pigeon I suggest O/S Wink Wink in many lofts etc Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad if you get it wrong. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 2:07 pm

good returns that hal all things considered
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 5:42 pm

Very good returns Hal fingers crossed you get in the frame
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 6:26 pm

9 in top 2o. Club.
1 Olszewski,/16 1541    CU   15           11:54:07 204.186 00.00 1172.696 100
 2 Platteeuw,/13  106    CU   17           11:56:46 200.786 05.32 1135.940  99
 3 Platteeuw, Er  125    CU   17           12:02:16  2/ 13  11.02 1101.665  98
 4 Hickton, H/27  433    CU   17           12:55:05 258.549 14.36 1099.820  97
 5 Hickton, Hal   427    CU   17           12:57:10  2/ 27  16.41 1090.159  96
 6 Olszewski, Wa 1644    CU   16           12:10:02  2/ 16  15.54 1074.474  95

As you can see, hour difference. Those two fly widowhood.---
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 6:29 pm

Good result well done Hal you must be pleased
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 6:30 pm

well done on taking 4th and 5th place hal........... cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 6:36 pm

Thanks folks. I am very well pleased. Vey surprised also!!
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Tue May 22, 2018 9:22 pm

Not at all surprised, thought you would be first, you cannot beat nature, nor does it help when the circumstances are stacked against you.



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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Wed May 23, 2018 1:11 am

This coming week end probably different. No yearlings just older birds. The four best racers last year I stocked. So will be without my good uns. However, best to best was the plan and sticking with it.
Now this may be of interest. Club member not flying old birds this year was here on Race day and left 30 minutes before birds arrived. I had given him 3 pairs of stock birds. One of the pair bred me the first bird here. Another pair bred me the 4th bird here. He was happy when I told him! Birds were free of course. Last club I was in the President disbanded it and went to a bigger club. German guy. Looks down on nest flying. London Invitational he went to. They have cleaned up last two weeks racing. Numbers, drag whatever. I had 4 in the Fed ahead of his first one.
In the Fed was 72 and 73 with first two. About 500 birds. 30 some fliers. My nine were all in first 100.
Live trap had a cat in today. I relocated the cat.
Good flying to you folks this weekend.
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PostSubject: Re: Finally racing!!   Wed May 23, 2018 2:37 am

halcanada wrote:
9 in top 2o. Club.
1 Olszewski,/16 1541    CU   15           11:54:07 204.186 00.00 1172.696 100
 2 Platteeuw,/13  106    CU   17           11:56:46 200.786 05.32 1135.940  99
 3 Platteeuw, Er  125    CU   17           12:02:16  2/ 13  11.02 1101.665  98
 4 Hickton, H/27  433    CU   17           12:55:05 258.549 14.36 1099.820  97
 5 Hickton, Hal   427    CU   17           12:57:10  2/ 27  16.41 1090.159  96
 6 Olszewski, Wa 1644    CU   16           12:10:02  2/ 16  15.54 1074.474  95

As you can see, hour difference.  Those two fly widowhood.---
Not really Hal Wink Wink the way I think etc Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes the extra 54 miles there bounce bounce brings it down some what. All up Smile Smile looking good as such lol! lol! lol! so well done. cheers
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