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PostSubject: Mental youngsters   Wed May 11, 2016 10:29 pm

I'd forgotten how nuts ybs can be, got my first ones in the air today and my son in law who is my partner and has never kept pigeons before just kept saying , sh-t they're fast ain't they, followed by, that's it they're gone , just shot over the houses and they're gone, we won't see those again, 5 minutes later a dozen ybs speeding back over and piching straight onto the loft, followed by a big grin from me saying, I told you so ( with a massive sigh). Ybs, you just gotta love em eh, after 30 odd years still gives me a buzz
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Wed May 11, 2016 10:42 pm

its a scary time when they go up the first few times lofty......I usually try keep them down for a good look around for as long as I can......sometimes too long tho because they don't want to fly lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Wed May 11, 2016 10:53 pm

Yeah I love youngens.
First training toss is a real nail biter too. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Wed May 11, 2016 11:00 pm

They've been on the loft for about a week now, and have had a little stretch of their wings but this is the first time they have been for a good fly, thought the son in law was going to have a heart attack lol
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Wed May 11, 2016 11:03 pm

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I'd forgotten how nuts ybs can be, got my first ones in the air today and my son in law who is my partner and has never kept pigeons before just kept saying , sh-t they're fast ain't they, followed by, that's it they're gone , just shot over the houses and they're gone, we won't see those again, 5 minutes later a dozen ybs speeding back over and piching straight onto the loft, followed by a big grin from me saying, I told you so ( with a massive sigh). Ybs, you just gotta love em eh, after 30 odd years still gives me a buzz


lol! lol! lol! yeah they certainly keep you on yer toes bounce bounce bounce glad you and the lad are enjoying being back in the madhouse pirat
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Thu May 12, 2016 11:28 am

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I'd forgotten how nuts ybs can be, got my first ones in the air today and my son in law who is my partner and has never kept pigeons before just kept saying , sh-t they're fast ain't they, followed by, that's it they're gone , just shot over the houses and they're gone, we won't see those again, 5 minutes later a dozen ybs speeding back over and piching straight onto the loft, followed by a big grin from me saying, I told you so ( with a massive sigh). Ybs, you just gotta love em eh, after 30 odd years still gives me a buzz


They remind me of Kamikaze pilots Lofty Smile Smile & the hair on the back of your neck stands up etc Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes  when they first start doing the zigging & zagging trick bounce bounce in the sky over the loft early in the piece. Strange how a bunch of feathers lol! lol! lol! can soon turn you mental, with what they can get up too. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Thu May 12, 2016 2:09 pm

as soon as they out, I want them back in again, heart in mouth job Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Thu May 12, 2016 7:13 pm

Ybs up again today, very hot down here and after a couple of minutes they were down panting, one of the youngest decided to land in the bushes behind the loft so the son in law had a bit of a climb to get it only for it to take off as he got there, made my day lol! I'm so enjoying seeing birds in the air again, roll on they yb season
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Thu May 12, 2016 7:46 pm

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as soon as they out, I want them back in again, heart in mouth job Laughing

yes its a nerve racking time redrog, I`m the same......want to get them out but scared in case they fly off.......... lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Fri May 13, 2016 6:15 am

I hate ybs when they first go up.as you say nerve wrecking lol
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Fri May 13, 2016 9:27 am


my mate used to let his y/birds out as he was leaving the garden said that way no stress and what was there when he got back was usually all of them
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Fri May 13, 2016 9:54 am

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my mate used to let his y/birds out as he was leaving the garden said that way no stress and what was there when he got back was usually all of them

would be great news for the sparrowhawk Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Fri May 13, 2016 10:40 am

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Ybs up again today, very hot down here and after a couple of minutes they were down panting, one of the youngest decided to land in the bushes behind the loft so the son in law had a bit of a climb to get it only for it to take off as he got there, made my day lol! I'm so enjoying seeing birds in the air again, roll on they yb season

SmileSmile I'm glad your enjoying it Lofty etc bounce bounce those type moment's will come in handy Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes  when things go belly up. Especially Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad if they are on the big side of the ledger Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Sat May 14, 2016 9:01 pm

im the same as your mate shippy open the door on the loft and go out what's their at feeding time gets fed and don't count them any more
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Mon May 16, 2016 8:10 am

Same here now.no counting as we have so many
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Mon May 16, 2016 10:11 am

We are the same worry about the ones that are here.
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Mon May 16, 2016 11:31 am

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Same here now.no counting as we have so many

But your like me Ray Smile Smile lol! lol! lol! your buggered completely Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad  I'm affraid once you reach 20 Wink Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Mon May 16, 2016 1:51 pm

well if we left ours and went out we would have feck all left when we returned lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Mon May 16, 2016 2:04 pm

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well if we left ours and went out we would have feck all left when we returned lol! lol! lol!
same here, like planning a naval exercise dodging the sparrow hawk, sit with me gun on me lap like some redneck Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Mon May 16, 2016 7:40 pm

sit their all day if the cat or hawk is going to have one it will
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PostSubject: Re: Mental youngsters   Mon May 16, 2016 9:30 pm

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well if we left ours and went out we would have feck all left when we returned lol! lol! lol!
 same here, like planning a naval exercise dodging the sparrow hawk, sit with me gun on me lap like some redneck  Smile

same here redrog, I usually have my air rifle loaded at all times when birds are out exercising.......I know it happens so quick but at least I might get a chance to get aim at the bast*rd..
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