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PostSubject: eye sign choice   Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:55 pm

ive just selected these five birds on what i think are in my mind good eyes
and would be my selection if i was to buy birds on eye sign alone these pictures were taken from a well known sales site and i did look at over 400 birds to get to these five i didnt read any of there peds or perfomance
this aint a trick question im just asking them who know about eyes how do you think ive done have i picked crap or good eyes as these were the birds ide buy to breed from

got to learn some how any comments welcome

p.s i know nothing about eye sign these are just me selections

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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:23 pm

i didnt take the photoes george i coppied them from a sales site mate
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Mon Feb 02, 2015 10:09 pm

the more I read about it the less I know lol! but if I had to pick one it would be no 5
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Mon Feb 02, 2015 10:19 pm

birdy2011 wrote:
ive just selected these five birds on what i think are in my mind good eyes
and would be my selection if i was to buy birds on eye sign alone these pictures were taken from a well known sales site and i did look at over 400 birds to get to these five i didnt read any of there peds or perfomance
this aint a trick question im just asking them who know about eyes how do you think ive done have i picked crap or good eyes as these were the birds ide buy to breed from

got to learn some how any comments welcome

p.s i know nothing about eye sign these are just me selections



5/400 that's some sale G Smile Smile If your happy with them etc that's all that really matters, the way I see it if you were out to purchase them. Now !!! lol! lol! lol! I will give you a pass rate of 80% Wink Wink as sadly Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes from some one who knows nothing I think no 2 is a shocker. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Mon Feb 02, 2015 10:32 pm

G from what I see 4 of the eyes are from pied pigeons as they are bull type eyes

Number 4 i would say is not a pied pigeon

I don't know much about theses type of eyes as they are difficult to read but is I was to pick any of them I would pick

Number 4 & 5

BUT I KNOW NOTHING
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Mon Feb 02, 2015 10:37 pm

well it seems 2 of you know something and yes all bar one is either a pied or has a white flight
but as i said it wasnt a trick question just the eyes i picked
well spoted don and george
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:15 pm

G are your sure mate that's 2 things I have got right now "you must be sober" lol! lol! lol! lol!

I'm getting a habit of this now confused confused

BUT I STILL KNOW NOTHING
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:09 pm

Hens eyes, yrlgs. All pretty similar.


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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 7:45 pm

Not bothered what color eye they have as long as they have two pointing in the right direction eyes wings throat vent strong back all theories only the basket will sort hem out
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:25 pm

Missed uploading this one. Mark, you are 100% correct! However, this eye sign theory is interesting.


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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:14 pm

halcanada wrote:
Hens eyes, yrlgs. All pretty similar.



Halcanada I would say racing eye but a very weak eye no strength in it JMO mate
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:15 pm

Imo The eyes halcanada selected are all very good racing eyes, all very similar as well, Im going to agree with Don on the first eyes in the post shown, they do seem to be bull eyes from either pieds, reds or black / dark pigeons. Non of them are breeding eyes outright although some good breeding qualities exist in them all, but for me they are racers.
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:16 pm

Does seem to be at the moment Don every one is posting racing eyes, maybe I will post a few breeders to show the difference...lol
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:20 pm

The other Violet eyes are a little stronger and the best violet is picture number 3

They are all racing eyes but would say sprint pigeons
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:24 pm

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Does seem to be at the moment Don every one is posting racing eyes, maybe I will post a few breeders to show the difference...lol

Yes but I think this is happening because it is different people's perception and its a good way of having there pigeons checked

Which I'm more than happy to help out but

I KNOW NOTHING

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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:26 pm

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Halcanada this is the best eye out of the four you have posted this pigeon can do the extra distance but is still a racing eye

You need a very strong violet eye to bring the best out of this pigeon
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:26 pm

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I don't like any of them tbh  that's as a eye not on eye  sign


George Smile Smile I respect your views on this subject along with G 's etc also. If one placed these 5 eyes in the breeding loft along with the eye from the best breeder in the world that we discussed here, do you not consider there may remotely be a slim Wink Wink chance, they could breed half decent birds for someone to race & have success with if treated in the right way. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:26 pm

When I mate up. x number of cocks go with x number of hens. They pick their own mates. All the parents that have been kept back have flown well. Racing eyes? Of course! I keep racing pigeons!!
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PostSubject: Re: eye sign choice   Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:34 pm

halcanada wrote:
When I mate up. x number of cocks go with x number of hens. They pick their own mates. All the parents that have been kept back have flown well. Racing eyes? Of course! I keep racing pigeons!!

I understand they are racing pigeons but Halcanada they are a weak type of eye but I think this is because the family is old and may need some new blood to improve the characteristics in the eye JMO mate
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