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PostSubject: not eating   Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:47 pm

how do members get their widowers to eat again when they stop eating
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sat Jan 30, 2016 10:58 pm

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how do members get their widowers to eat again when they stop eating

MMMMMMMmmmmmm Smile Smile Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes. One can but try Mark Wink Wink I presume etc no widowhood flyers here with the wisdom bounce bounce. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:21 pm

do you feed them in their boxes or hopper mark
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:44 pm

what do you mean when they stop eating, I have never known this, if pigeons don't eat you are feeding them too much?
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:57 pm

mine are probably eating around 3/4 to an ounce at the moment ...its been very mild and they have been on lockdown and the birds know its nearly that time of year for a bit of loving (pairing up) Razz
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:58 pm

widowers are well known to go off feed when seperated for a few days
also they dont each uch on race days
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:09 pm

i was talking about when the cocks are on widowhood and they stop eating midweek or just pecking takeing the odd bit i hear fanciers saying this but all ways flying natural or round about i have not had this problem but thinking of widowhood this season allways feed in troughs
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:43 pm

some say its a sign of form mark when they ease off their grub but only flew roundabout and natural myself
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:53 pm

Its a sign of form Mark

Here you are mate I flew in the Tipton and District HS and there was a partnership call Conroy, Lawley and Wood (Ray Conroy) he had a cheq cock given to him because he would not take to widowhood as the owner only flew widowhood, so Ray broke him to his loft and flew him natural

But he always went of his food when he was in form and Ray had to hand feed him just to make sure he had some food in him

The cock won 19 Club Firsts, 6 Open Races and 5 First Feds and all because he went of his food
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:24 am

Agree with the other posts when widowers are on the money they don't eat much but we always try to get them to eat something on Friday morning.
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:16 pm

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Its a sign of form Mark

Here you are mate I flew in the Tipton and District HS and there was a partnership call Conroy, Lawley and Wood (Ray Conroy) he had a cheq cock given to him because he would not take to widowhood as the owner only flew widowhood, so Ray broke him to his loft and flew him natural

But he always went of his food when he was in form and Ray had to hand feed him just to make sure he had some food in him

The cock won 19 Club Firsts, 6 Open Races and 5 First Feds and all because he went of his food  

In simple terms Smile Smile That's about it Don (form issue) for lofts in a healthy state as such. I was always pleased when mine stopped eating etc lol! lol! lol! here, as I saved quite dramatically on my feed bill Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:28 pm

Knackered wrote:
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Its a sign of form Mark

Here you are mate I flew in the Tipton and District HS and there was a partnership call Conroy, Lawley and Wood (Ray Conroy) he had a cheq cock given to him because he would not take to widowhood as the owner only flew widowhood, so Ray broke him to his loft and flew him natural

But he always went of his food when he was in form and Ray had to hand feed him just to make sure he had some food in him

The cock won 19 Club Firsts, 6 Open Races and 5 First Feds and all because he went of his food  

In simple terms Smile Smile That's about it Don (form issue) for lofts in a healthy state as such. I was always pleased when mine stopped eating etc lol! lol! lol! here, as I saved quite dramatically on my feed bill Wink Wink. cheers

lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:41 pm

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Its a sign of form Mark

Here you are mate I flew in the Tipton and District HS and there was a partnership call Conroy, Lawley and Wood (Ray Conroy) he had a cheq cock given to him because he would not take to widowhood as the owner only flew widowhood, so Ray broke him to his loft and flew him natural

But he always went of his food when he was in form and Ray had to hand feed him just to make sure he had some food in him

The cock won 19 Club Firsts, 6 Open Races and 5 First Feds and all because he went of his food  

In simple terms Smile Smile That's about it Don (form issue) for lofts in a healthy state as such. I was always pleased when mine stopped eating etc lol! lol! lol! here, as I saved quite dramatically on my feed bill Wink Wink. cheers

lol! lol! lol!


I'm glad that made you laugh Don Smile Smile I'm about to set off here to see my favourite toruousist "Dentist" Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes & my bones tell me lol! lol! lol! it may be the last one you ever get from me Wink Wink as such. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: not eating   Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:21 am

noticed a dip in appetite of my birds this last week but they look well and are raring to go should be pairing up in 2 weeks
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