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PostSubject: energy mixes    Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:31 pm

any members use one for last feed before basketing if so which one
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:51 pm

Few peanuts is all. However, feed is in the troughs 98% of the time. Just a commercial mix. 14% protein.
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:58 pm

I been using a bit of hemp hal and trapping mix ...might give a energy mix a try
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:39 pm

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I been using a bit of hemp hal and trapping mix ...might give a energy mix a try

Daz if you see the pigeon film with both Henry Gonzales of Bristol and Billy o' Neil from the Midlands

Billy always fed hemp as the last feed on a Friday
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:48 pm

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I been using a bit of hemp hal and trapping mix ...might give a energy mix a try

Daz if you see the pigeon film with both Henry Gonzales of Bristol and Billy o' Neil from the Midlands

Billy always fed hemp as the last feed on a Friday

henry used to fly in my grandfathers club back in the late 70's early 80's some flyer that man was
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:54 pm

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I been using a bit of hemp hal and trapping mix ...might give a energy mix a try

Daz if you see the pigeon film with both Henry Gonzales of Bristol and Billy o' Neil from the Midlands

Billy always fed hemp as the last feed on a Friday

henry used to fly in my grandfathers club back in the late 70's early 80's some flyer that man was

Yes I will second that Daz his film is spot on and I like his different methods

Henry was a nice person to talk to always chatted to him at Blackpool always honest and would give you any advise if you asked him
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:59 pm

he was a man ahead of the game one of the first to fly widow in our club and he would quite often take the first 6 against 50+ members he was the scurge of that club lol if you beat henry you won the race but he never flew the distance ...not in them days anyway he was a sprint flyer maybe he raced the distance later on I don't know tbh
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:45 am

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he was a man ahead of the game one of the first to fly widow in our club and he would quite often take the first 6 against 50+ members he was the scurge of that club lol if you beat henry you won the race but he never flew the distance ...not in them days anyway he was a sprint flyer maybe he raced the distance later on I don't know tbh

I have a niggle Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes scratch scratch Wink Wink  in my head O/S Smile Smile Did he by chance I believe fly the Verheyes in his time. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sun Feb 01, 2015 9:34 am

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he was a man ahead of the game one of the first to fly widow in our club and he would quite often take the first 6 against 50+ members he was the scurge of that club lol if you beat henry you won the race but he never flew the distance ...not in them days anyway he was a sprint flyer maybe he raced the distance later on I don't know tbh

I have a niggle Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes scratch scratch Wink Wink  in my head O/S Smile Smile Did he by chance I believe fly the Verheyes in his time. cheers

he had a very good friend called chris balson he had verheyes and sold a champ to louella now in his day when I was about henry gonsalves was racing buschaerts I think and he went onto verheyes shortly after now I cant be 100% certain but I think they forged a partnership as at this time I was getting interested in two legged birds and I am not talking emu's or ostrich lol!
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sun Feb 01, 2015 1:36 pm

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he was a man ahead of the game one of the first to fly widow in our club and he would quite often take the first 6 against 50+ members he was the scurge of that club lol if you beat henry you won the race but he never flew the distance ...not in them days anyway he was a sprint flyer maybe he raced the distance later on I don't know tbh

Yes he was Daz great fancier

But the one thing that set him apart from most if you ever asked him a question he would give you a straight answer and help you out

When at Blackpool asked Henry about his sale and he said they did not make as much as he thought and he said the reason for that was because they were crossed pigeons and not a fancy breed
He say he was not going to make his pigeons something they were not and that for me says a lot about the man a true person and sportsman

And not someone out to make a lot of money
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:37 pm

yeah he is alright is henry great fisherman too ,think he does a lot of backpacking and going walkabout now
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:50 pm

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yeah he is alright is henry great fisherman too ,think he does a lot of backpacking and going walkabout now

Yes does do a lot of back packing as he said in the video that's the reason why he had his hair in a ponytail
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:55 am

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yeah he is alright is henry great fisherman too ,think he does a lot of backpacking and going walkabout now

Yes does do a lot of back packing as he said in the video that's the reason why he had his hair in a ponytail

I like the man Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes "Pony tail" Smile Smile if only you blokes could see my hair Wink Wink you would know why. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Mon Feb 02, 2015 3:06 pm

not one of the flower power brigade are we oz Cool
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:30 pm

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not one of the flower power brigade are we oz  Cool

In my time O/S Smile Smile I've been one of the flower brigade etc a skin head Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes & a Ned Kelly type lol! lol! lol! so much so that when I was on the tools (plumber) my old boss never sent me out for house calls here Wink Wink as the customers never let me in the door & in fact one called the police one day on me. Now !!! Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes I'm just an old man lol! lol! lol! with a lot of hair & not much else going for me. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: energy mixes    Mon Feb 02, 2015 10:13 pm

lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!
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