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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: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:19 am

I know its a little early yet but when pairing up birds , what do you use as a guide ? , best to best - pedigree to pedigree - strain to strain -type to type -distance to distance - sprinter to sprinter eye to eye , or some other method ? or do you like to experiment ?
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:26 am

best to best of what I got Laughing but will be getting most of my ybs in this year it was almost a new start for us last year to be honest steve I have not really had the time for pigeons since Alfie was born but that changes now he is at school so hopefully this year I will be back in the game properly Basketball
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:42 pm

For me its always strain to strain and type to type they must handle how I like um
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:09 pm

personally I think best to best is the way to go....and obviously keep short distance birds together and long together.
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:46 pm

Hopefully earlier next time but not too early as I think there's no difference.
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:48 pm

I hope to be pairing a couple of weeks earlier this year coming, its normally 1st Saturday in feb, but I`m aiming for 2 weeks earlier....... Suspect Suspect

getting 80 rings too....... lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:50 pm

Bloody hell don't ever call me again haha
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:50 pm

theres a cheap shed on ebay david good luck lol!
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:57 pm

edgie wrote:
I know its a little early yet but when pairing up birds , what do you use as a guide ? , best to best - pedigree to pedigree - strain to strain -type to type -distance to distance - sprinter to sprinter eye to eye , or some other method ? or do you like to experiment ?


Why all the different things why not just do what the Belgium's do and pair best to best all on racing ability

BUT I KNOW NOTHING
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:18 am

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Bloody hell don't ever call me again haha


you`ll be ordering 380 rings ray..... lol! lol! lol!

and that's just your first round  Razz Razz Razz lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:56 am

All those that said 'Best to Best' are right in my book.

However, what about young birds of this year that have NOT had time to show themselves?  Do you breed from them or not?

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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:59 am

its not ideal is it phil but if you have room then trying a few that take yer fancy cant do any harm cheers
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:04 am

I do not breed from my race team , in fact they don't pair till channel racing starts cheers
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:41 am

I only breed off race team if they have won
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PostSubject: Re: when pairing up birds   Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:19 am

I will be pairing up blackpool week end.
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