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Oldstrain/Darren`s Winner of winners. 2012.
From Fed Topper to Master Chef
The N.E.H.U race from Melton Mowbray 21/4/2012 was won by Peel bros of South Shields, they took 1st club 1st fed, also taking 2nd and 4th club and 15 of the 25 birds clocked in the club......well done Peel brothers.
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PostSubject: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:52 am

Just thinking about this ,when I first started racing nearly everyone was on a equal par when it came to preparing your birds.it was just good descent corn clean water..canker twice a year worms ect ect ..now you have to be a vet to get them right you need to use the right corns for certain races .canker every two weeks in some cases .it's unreal..its makes you wonder if we went back to basics what racing would be like now..I do admit medication is our weak point we still rely on good honest birds and hard work but as they say to have to go with the flow if you want to compete and we are getting there now on medicatoon side but I am still a bit old fashioned when it comes to it.treat when needed but we have to change
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:12 am

i think you have to treat ray, when they are in baskets with other birds, whos owners are sending them racing....you've got to keep ahead of them catching anything.

I don't say antibiotic them all the time, but things such as worms, canker , cocci are just normal treatment/preventatives.
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:14 am

we have to worm regularly when racing but never outside of it a lot of hairworm about in the baskets look at what your fed uses in their crates it will give you a good idea about how rife the worms will be ...we use easybed so you can imagine the birds pecking around in that when in the baskets.canker goes without saying but rarely do I have to cocci them only ever treat in race season and prior to pairing but not with antibiotics
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:59 am

As the saying goes your only as clean as the dirtiest member of your club or fed must treat
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:00 am

As the saying goes your only as clean as the dirtiest member of your club or fed must treat
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:22 am

IANYOUNG wrote:
As the saying goes your only as clean as the dirtiest member of your club or fed must treat


yes ian, I think far too many just send their birds regardless of if they are ill or not.....they have no concern for the birds or other members birds.
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:51 am

still find this part of racing a grey area, I know of good fanciers who swear blind they don't "treat" but on visiting their loft its like boots chemist, others who are quite open about treating and say its the only way to win, I am trying my best to keep away from antibiotics and apart from keeping on top of canker only worm them twice yearly, and cocci the same. minefield in my opinion and one that always worrys me if I'm doing right thing.
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:02 am

i think your doing the right thing redrog, the precautionary canker, cocci and worms are part of maintaining a healthy team.....only use anti biotics as a last resort.

that's my theory anyway...... Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:11 am

David wrote:
i think your doing the right thing redrog, the precautionary canker, cocci and worms are part of maintaining a healthy team.....only use anti biotics as a last resort.

that's my theory anyway...... Very Happy
heres hoping david, doubts only creep in when I'm well behind.
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:13 am

They all treat that's why our birds are as weak as piss now
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PostSubject: Re: How it's changed    Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:25 am

redrog wrote:
still find this part of racing a grey area,  I know of good fanciers who swear blind they don't "treat" but on visiting their loft its like boots chemist, others who are quite open about treating and say its the only way to win, I am trying my best to keep away from antibiotics and apart from keeping on top of canker only worm them twice yearly, and cocci the same. minefield in my opinion and one that always worrys me if I'm doing right thing.

belgica de weerd offer a great service £15 for a droppings test and crop swab results in 24 hours or get a microscope
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