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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:41 pm

its a shambles edgie......the birds would be better off liberated into a bit of rain than be kept confined again, apart from bringing them home that is.
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:42 pm

any updates edgie...?
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:51 pm

they are trying tomorrow fdor a lib, but in the mean time the R.S.P.C.A. have had a visit, and they say everything is ok, the lib will be the test ? scratch
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:02 pm

even so, it seems bad for the pigeons being cooped up for all this time......lets hope they go tomorrow and bring an end to this shambles....
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:19 pm

lets hope they can fly ?
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:33 pm

this weather is still dodgie as far as i can see, they may even hold till sunday
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:37 pm

don't see why they wont just bring them home......just because the rspca say they look ok, it doesn't mean they are....I`ll bet some wont even come out of the basket if/when they are opened. Crying or Very sad

will be interesting to see what sort of a race it is, if they are ever released, and what sort of returns they have.
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:46 pm

well one thing is for sure i love my channel racing BUT, unless i am certain of a lib on the correct day, i for one will not send , never again after a week like this. Mad
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:06 pm

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well one thing is for sure i love my channel racing BUT, unless i am certain of a lib on the correct day, i for one will not send , never again after a week like this. Mad

Toughing up there Smile Smile they are machines are they not Wink Wink. May have to close the roads so some can walk home etc Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes but after the water board trick lol! lol! lol! what is one phone call to bring this unfortunate saga to a final conclusion.  cheers
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:40 am

Liberation was at 8.15am in a Light North West Wind.

from Bedhampton.


good luck edgie, and to all competing...
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:41 am

pigeons been clocked from the mnfc race, all birds so far look to be south east or south west.....
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 6:29 pm

looks like 3rd club, possible 9th fed , provisionally 13th east section, 386th open 3 from 4 home
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 6:41 pm

Great going mate
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:11 pm

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looks like 3rd club, possible 9th fed , provisionally 13th east section, 386th open 3 from 4 home


well done edgie, 2 very good results there.......and good returns from the mnfc,

bet yer glad its over, and not another night in the basket

ps what condition were the birds in from the mnfc ...?
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:36 pm

to look at they look fine, tell you better tomorrow when i have a real good look at them. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:50 pm

so returns were pretty good after all then, 3 out of 4 for you.........are they finished now for the season or will they go again ?
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 7:46 am

all birds in good order david, if i can get them right they will go again no problem, glad to report my good grizzle cock arrived home safe 6-20am first ever night out for him in his life,plus he is still his old self, dominated the floor in no time l.o.l. he is a real charictor, thats 4 out of 4 home and fair play to the convoyers they have done a good job with the birds and looked after them well, credit where its due cheers
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:45 am

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all birds in good order david, if i can get them right they will go again no problem, glad to report my good grizzle cock arrived home safe 6-20am first ever night out for him in his life,plus he is still his old self, dominated the floor in no time l.o.l. he is a real charictor, thats 4 out of 4 home and fair play to the convoyers they have done a good job with the birds and looked after them well, credit where its due cheers

Glad it all turned out OK Edgie Smile Smile long term thou Wink Wink I doubt you want many of those type races in a season etc.
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:43 am

yes, same here....glad it turned out ok with good returns and 15th section, after 9 nights in the basket it was a worry what the outcome was going to be, but all turned out well ... cheers
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:25 am

seems like a good race still a shambles in the baskets all that time though
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:41 pm

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all birds in good order david, if i can get them right they will go again no problem, glad to report my good grizzle cock arrived home safe 6-20am first ever night out for him in his life,plus he is still his old self, dominated the floor in no time l.o.l. he is a real charictor, thats 4 out of 4 home and fair play to the convoyers they have done a good job with the birds and looked after them well, credit where its due cheers

That's great news edgie and great to see you back on the site
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:13 pm

let the birds out this morning and was very disappointed, my second bird home cant fly properly, and the grizzle cock who came back next morning was also reluctant to fly, think they may have had a knock, will give them a good looking at later today when it stops raining, fingers crossed they are ok, and its not end of season for them.
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:40 pm

just been reading something about the mnfc birds, they mentioned something called "wing lock" which I`ve never heard of.......I presume its something because they have been in the basket for so long, but I`m not sure.

some are saying the birds who have it will never be the same again......... Question Question

or is it something nothing to do with being confined...?
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:00 pm

just checked the 2 birds in question, both have slight swelling to one wing,but I think they will be ok in a few days, as for wing lock I have heard of it but not seen it, if these 2 cocks have had enough then they will go in to stock loft, as they have both earned there place cheers
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PostSubject: Re: MNFC 11/6/2016   Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:39 pm

yes, I think your right edgie, I think they have earned a perch now....no point throwing decent pigeons away.
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