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    PostSubject: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:48 pm

    Do any of you take eye sign seriously and breed by it ? or just look into the birds eyes to see the birds state of health? this week my wife and I have photographed a 130 or more pigeons eyes as I am trying to sort out what to breed from.

    Most of these birds have been in an aviary for a few years doing nothing after the fancier that owned and raced them packed in due to ill health and old age, and I am resurrecting them for breeding purposes, check out my link if you are interested in birds Eyes, Kev

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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:53 pm

    dont know nothing about eyes at all mate but i must say some of them in your pictures look nice and strong but for me i go on type size feather and body structure maybe them that know will shed more light on them

    ps forgot to say your very good at taking pictures first class job mate
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    PostSubject: sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:01 pm

    i have 3 dvds on it but could not fully understand it at one time it was one circle and now they talk about 5 circles
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:08 pm

    enjoyed having a look around your site kev ....thanks for shareing looked into eyesign and it is complexed and done some pairings with it in mind but to be honest did not make any impact i found pairing on the profile and gut instinct seemed to work best for me, atb
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:12 pm

    hi kev, used to be interested in eyesign years ago but dont take much notice of it now.......but in my opinion there are some top eyes in those pictures and for the eysign enthusiast they are quality.

    im sure don and kev/rudderfet will be impressed by these eyes as they are into eyesign.
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:27 pm

    Hi everyone and thanks for your interest in the pictures. It took me and my wife 4 days to do these birds but it was worth it now I have the data I can study the eyes ay my leisure to make the best pairings.

    I need around 20 or so super breeder eyes that are still able to breed, at least 10 hens and 10 cocks then I am going to try to breed some useful birds from them for 2012.

    Around 5 of these birds have a Single Tube Iris, said to be good breeders and to perform well in Smash races. I know there are some Super star eyes among these birds, original Roosens and Bostyns as well as Chitch Albos.

    Some are retired racers and some were bred for stock the rest were the original foundation birds of the man who retired from the sport through ill health and old age. A few are my stock birds and a couple of super birds that I retired this year after great results in the races and luckily they have Super breeder eyes.

    Whatever happens it will be fun breeding from them on a large scale and seeing what happens with the off spring.

    I hope you all enjoy looking at the pics that my wife worked so hard on, lol, and would appreciate any feedback on any ring numbers good or otherwise Kev.

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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:33 pm

    hi kev, could you tell me about the pupil on photo 14 being oval......? is this the angle of the camera ?
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:38 pm

    Hi David one or 2 do have oval pupils, but which section do you mean? I have catologued the birds Hen and Cocks with coloured split rings so that I can find them again easier when I need to catch them, Kev

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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:00 pm

    i kev, in the cocks breeding section..........
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:06 pm

    I am an eye sign nut and have studied the eyes for years with millions of pictures on my computer, I must say your pictures are top draw and excellant quality. I will have a look at them and give my opinion on any I like.
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:15 pm

    Rudderfett wrote:
    I am an eye sign nut and have studied the eyes for years with millions of pictures on my computer, I must say your pictures are top draw and excellant quality. I will have a look at them and give my opinion on any I like.

    Thanks Rudderfett that would be very helpful and my wife will be pleased about your comment on the quality as she took the pics while I held the Birds, lol. Kev
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:25 pm

    David wrote:
    i kev, in the cocks breeding section..........

    Hi David yes that is the old cock he has what I have heard called a slot eye he looks like a reptile.

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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:32 pm

    Hi Kev

    Can only access the first 18 eyes mate the first eye top left is a good eye to me

    Full credit for the photos you have taken
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:52 pm

    don, click on one of the 18 eyes ............
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    PostSubject: Re: Eye Sign in breeding pigeons   Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:10 am

    David i did and nothing at all mate
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