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PostSubject: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:43 pm

is it too much to race a yb every week throughout the full yb program...? or should you give them alternate races off and race two teams alternate weeks....?
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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 4:14 pm

Some people send them week in week out i think its up to the individual we are sending all the ones wot haven't been yet this week then we will send half one week then the others next week.
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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 4:22 pm

so long as they are in good feather and good health I would send um especially if they are sprinters
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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:34 pm

VanReet Man123 wrote:
Some people send them week in week out i think its up to the individual we are sending all the ones wot haven't been yet this week then we will send half one week then the others next week.

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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:34 pm

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so long as they are in good feather and good health I would send um especially if they are sprinters

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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:40 pm

The only thing I would say is as long as they have plenty of food in front of them at all times then you can race them everyweek

But you have to get the balance right with having plenty of food pigeons can get fat and gorge on food which can bring sickness

But as long as you can give them plenty as they are developing then things should be fine

For me the biggest thing with young bird racing there is big money at stake but its to easy to race youngsters to the food can just to get prizes come the following season your bottom of the sheet and a lot of fanciers blame the birds

I ask this question whats best one year getting prizes or 3,4,5 ect years wining prizes with the same pigeons  Question  Question  Question  study  study  study 
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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:15 pm

I agree don no good racing to the tin
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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:34 pm

as you all know i have long distance birds, for the first time in several years i have raced a couple of races, and paid the price loosing some ?, i dont think i will bother again, i feel they are better private trained, no y/b sickness, no vaccinations to bother about, just let them enjoy life, i am convinced they give better results when they have got some sence ,and a stronger reason to get home as yearlings, i.e a mate ?. i know sprint men cant wait that long, so each to there own. cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: Racing YBs every Week...?   Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:37 pm

i agree with don on this 1, I feed my ybs with nxt year in mind not saying im not training and racing them hard though lol my young cocks will be stopped in 2 races for nxt year will keep the hens going  Very Happy 
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