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PostSubject: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:43 pm

Has anybody had this years youngsters out on the loft yet, we've got a couple of first round ybs that we hope to get out Friday, Saturday, Sunday weather permitting
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:24 pm

Mine are still inside their eggs.
I suppose I could put them outside the loft for a couple of minutes. Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:41 pm

it could catch on boosey, new way to settle ybs lol!

ive a couple of older ybs, should have been weaned a week or so ago but are too old now to mess about with......... Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:22 pm

My 7 are going out on the landing board. Early days yet.
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:40 pm

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it could catch on boosey, new way to settle ybs lol!

ive a couple of older ybs, should have been weaned a week or so ago but are too old now to mess about with......... Crying or Very sad
Smile Smile I suspect we have a genesis in the making David with Boosey here. If  he has the smarts Laughing Laughing Laughing he should be putting pen to paper etc & earning a pound or two  Wink  Wink. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:53 pm

We've only got a few, I ask because I noticed when I passed one of our members houses that he had a few ybs out flying, not loads but about 15, so I thought I'd better get our couple out on the loft
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:54 pm

yes knackered, certain pigeon people would be quick to earn a pound with a unique idea like that....I doubt you would loose many doing it boosey`s way cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:55 pm

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We've only got a few, I ask because I noticed when I passed one of our members houses that he had a few ybs out flying, not loads but about 15, so I thought I'd better get our couple out on the loft

how old are they lofty, how long ago did you wean them...?
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:59 pm

Weaned them last Sunday David, they are eating well now and come for food with a whistle, so if the weather is ok this weekend we were hoping to give them a bit of time just on the landing board
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:00 am

always a stressful time lofty, little and often if the weather is fine is my motto ... cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:02 am

Luke won't sleep between now and the weekend worrying his self sick lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:38 am

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Luke won't sleep between now and the weekend worrying his self sick lol!


best get him a pack up and a flask lofty.............. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:39 am

Put a clipped down pigeon on the floor with them if you have one lofty and put the bath out.
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:52 am

Lofty wrote:
Weaned them last Sunday David, they are eating well now and come for food with a whistle, so if the weather is ok this weekend we were hoping to give them a bit of time just on the landing board

we let ours out as soon as their weaned
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:19 pm

My first 4 have been out .the ones off big D
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:53 pm

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Lofty wrote:
Luke won't sleep between now and the weekend worrying his self sick lol!


best get him a pack up and a flask lofty.............. lol!

I do look forward to it but can't help but stress about it lol
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:31 am

our first ybs were sent out ...our first ybs for home will be weaned in about a week and they will go out immediately but not left un-attended ...its always a nervy time when they first go up though bounce bounce bounce lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:11 pm

First couple of ybs out today, put a couple of old birds out with them just to keep them on the loft, was quite pleased, most had a bit of a flutter onto the fence panels and back on the loft, called them in and after a bit of persuading they all dropped through into the loft, a couple of stragglers took a bit longer but all in all it went well, hopefully the weather stays ok and we can get them out again, Luke had a bit of a heart attack when they took off but he's calmed down now lol
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:20 pm

Ha ha nice one Lofty
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:59 pm

Its all fun and games at this time of the year I haven't seen any flying around here yet but it won't be long
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:39 pm

Boosey wrote:
Put a clipped down pigeon on the floor with them if you have one lofty and put the bath out.
Doesn't take them long Boosey Smile Smile to learn the bath trick etc Laughing Laughing Laughing Nature at work Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes & they don't need to read a book Wink Wink to know it's value. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:03 pm

Break in the weather this morning, cloudy, dry with no wind , so got the babies out again, did well,couple took up about 20ft and back to the loft, some onto the roof, had them out for an hour and called them,only a few took their time but not bad trapping consider it was only their 2nd time, happy Luke was in work, much more stress free lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Anyone flying new ybs   Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:56 pm

Lofty wrote:
Break in the weather this morning, cloudy, dry with no wind , so got the babies out again, did well,couple took up about 20ft and back to the loft, some onto the roof, had them out for an hour and called them,only a few took their time but not bad trapping consider it was only their 2nd time, happy Luke was in work, much more stress free lol!
 Smile Smile True Lofty Wink Wink "stress free". Dream time I call it here & I've found it much better than sitting on a couch etc having some expert telling you how to solve all your issues/problems as such.
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