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PostSubject: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:41 pm

went into loft this morning and a yb had returned from the huntingdon race 3 weeks ago, feet are muddy and lost a lot of weight but rubber still on leg...........


1 lost bird returned, only another 20 to go........ Very Happy Razz lol!
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:57 pm

good news david a survivor one could say...they don't usually come back after that long away
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:00 pm

no they don't Darren, ive found this season that if they don't get home on race day, I never see them again..............but on this occasion , like you say its a survivor. and another one to race as an old bird next season cheers

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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:09 pm

yeah yer rite david I think its because of all this advice on feeding diet mixes it not substantial enough for the birds to work back on
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 8:08 pm

Hi David, had one myself which was missing for 3 weeks, when she returned she looked and felt great but with muddy feet, anyway the week after i put her straight back in a race from sleaford and she topped the fed, would love to know where she had been as i would like to take the rest there for a week or two, lol,
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:36 pm

only came back from club earlier and theres another sat on the house roof.......... affraid  scratch

that's 2 in the same day, hope the other 18 I lost don't all come back...... lol!
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:38 pm

lol strange that eh david but another one for next year atb
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:48 pm

thanks Darren, yes very strange eh, it was dark when I got back from the club so judging by what I can see it looks like a mealy, will be up early tomorrow to let it in......
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:30 pm

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only came back from club earlier and theres another sat on the house roof.......... affraid  scratch

that's 2 in the same day, hope the other 18 I lost don't all come back...... lol!


MMMMMmmmmm lol! lol! lol! being who I'm Smile Smile I hope they all do all turn up David etc at around one a week Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes eventually, just to keep yuo guessing/on your toes. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:24 am

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went into loft this morning and a yb had returned from the huntingdon race 3 weeks ago, feet are muddy and lost a lot of weight but rubber still on leg...........


1 lost bird returned, only another 20 to go........ Very Happy Razz lol!
even GEOFF Kirkland had birds work back which did well for him
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:05 am

yes it was a mealy hen who returned later in the day, it looks like its had a knock but is healing over now.......they both were lost at the same huntingdon race and both returned home on the same day a few hours apart........ scratch lol!
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:37 pm

A member of our club has had 8,come back last week from the last 3,races.
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:19 pm

Was reading earlier mobile phone towers may be causing losses due to electrical interference.
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:54 pm

halcanada wrote:
Was reading earlier mobile phone towers may be causing losses due to electrical interference.
please tell us somat new
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:24 pm

First I have read of it. Must be an age thingy!
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:29 pm

no offence hal but the phones have been causing mayhem for years, pluss the ministry over here when testing sonar, and i have no dought other places in the world, no wonder birds cant orientate correctley
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:35 pm

3g and 4g have upped the anti for our birds
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:39 pm

oldstrain wrote:
3g and 4g have upped the anti for our birds
and i have no dought it will get worse ? cheers
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:41 pm

Could it be population density? Comparison to the UK pretty sparse here.
Here is another problem looming.
http://theloftreport.com/rick-marids-status-of-gambling-charges-and-pet/
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:53 pm

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Could it be population density? Comparison to the UK pretty sparse here.
Here is another problem looming.
http://theloftreport.com/rick-marids-status-of-gambling-charges-and-pet/
lets face it money is the root of all evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:25 pm

PETA charged them with using pool sheets. Rick Mardis runs the Continental Breeding Station. He had no birds in the race. He was taking the birds to the release point. The other 2, AU directors also had no birds in the race. Nor did any of them pool. Long to read the url but gives one an understanding os to what lengths PETA will go. No expense spared. Coming soon to the UK! PETA. People Eating Tender Animals.
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:18 pm

Funny these stories but mine is the same, I had a bird lost came back with muddy feet, following week toped the section, stopped it and was a brilliant breeder, still got it.
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:14 pm

lost a red hen at the first race this year turned up in great order.
after 6 weeks. only thing wrong was the ets ring had gone. Evil or Very Mad
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PostSubject: Re: YB back after 3 weeks away...   Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:19 am

Pigeons adapt to any circumstances. Cutting bands off or removing them has to be done by an ass***le.
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