Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

pigeons?


  • Please log in to reply
56 replies to this topic

#16 gnasher16

gnasher16

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 16,810 posts
  • Location:here & there

Posted 29 September 2013 - 10:52 pm

Stig is this the article you meant ?

http://answers.yahoo...23143004AAbn2CD

 

The lads only got a tiny little back garden and his mother wants her shed back.... one of them little kitboxes he could screw up on the back wall....would be ideal really......THis sort of thing

http://www.ebay.co.u...a8#ht_38wt_1255

 

So a cage on the outside so they can look around before their first flight......sounds a good idea


Edited by gnasher16, 29 September 2013 - 10:55 pm.


#17 the_stig

the_stig

    Extreme David Dickinson Fan

  • Banned
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 14,902 posts
  • Location:----------------

Posted 29 September 2013 - 11:01 pm

Stig is this the article you meant ?

http://answers.yahoo...23143004AAbn2CD

 

The lads only got a tiny little back garden and his mother wants her shed back.... one of them little kitboxes he could screw up on the back wall....would be ideal really.

 

So a cage on the outside so they can look around before their first flight......sounds a good idea

that's the one gnash --I struggle with links now my daughters at uni ... something like a small aviairy attached ..with a kit box you could put one each side some lads put them on the back but if your against a wall..the ones on  ebay are sound fit for purpose :thumbs:


Edited by the_stig, 29 September 2013 - 11:14 pm.


#18 gnipper

gnipper

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,606 posts
  • Location:North West

Posted 30 September 2013 - 06:23 am


I'm not sure if this will work I'm struggling a bit with my new phone.
  • claude and off the tether like this

#19 youngo

youngo

    Born Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 74 posts

Posted 30 September 2013 - 01:00 pm

I love the look of these kit boxes. I wonder if these could be used for homers, for some of the lads suffering with pigeon lung



#20 gnipper

gnipper

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,606 posts
  • Location:North West

Posted 30 September 2013 - 02:16 pm

I love the look of these kit boxes. I wonder if these could be used for homers, for some of the lads suffering with pigeon lung

No reason why not. There's been some successful racers who have used rabbit hutch type cages for them.
  • youngo likes this

#21 gnasher16

gnasher16

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 16,810 posts
  • Location:here & there

Posted 01 October 2013 - 07:30 pm

 

Stig is this the article you meant ?

http://answers.yahoo...23143004AAbn2CD

 

The lads only got a tiny little back garden and his mother wants her shed back.... one of them little kitboxes he could screw up on the back wall....would be ideal really.

 

So a cage on the outside so they can look around before their first flight......sounds a good idea

that's the one gnash --I struggle with links now my daughters at uni ... something like a small aviairy attached ..with a kit box you could put one each side some lads put them on the back but if your against a wall..the ones on  ebay are sound fit for purpose :thumbs:

 

Took your advice Stig ive talked the young lad ( and his mother :D ) into having the birds in the shed rather than a kitbox.............well half the shed anyway he,s going to build a loft inside the shed kind of thing,one of the windows is going to be used as a trap......also talked him into getting a few homers/racing types rather than the doves he,s buzzing bless him......spoke to him earlier he hit me with all these jansens and bush hearts or something :blink: i didnt have a clue what he was on about but he wants to have a go with some white racers.....................i did say to him,as little as i know i would imagine its like any other performance animal " colour comes last "......i imagine that applies to pigeons also ?......but he,s struck on white ones and he,ll only be learning from them for now so im on the search for a few pairs for him any idea where to start looking ?.............Is there a pigeon magazine or anything anyone know ?



#22 gnipper

gnipper

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,606 posts
  • Location:North West

Posted 01 October 2013 - 07:45 pm

There is pigeon magazines mate but your as well looking on birdtrader for white racers. If he gets racers he'll need to get squeakers or an adult pair and only fly the young bred from them as their homing instinct is a lot better and they will bugger off. Would he not be interested in a performing breed like rollers, taklas, doneks etc ?

#23 the_stig

the_stig

    Extreme David Dickinson Fan

  • Banned
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 14,902 posts
  • Location:----------------

Posted 01 October 2013 - 07:56 pm

 

 

Stig is this the article you meant ?

http://answers.yahoo...23143004AAbn2CD

 

The lads only got a tiny little back garden and his mother wants her shed back.... one of them little kitboxes he could screw up on the back wall....would be ideal really.

 

So a cage on the outside so they can look around before their first flight......sounds a good idea

that's the one gnash --I struggle with links now my daughters at uni ... something like a small aviairy attached ..with a kit box you could put one each side some lads put them on the back but if your against a wall..the ones on  ebay are sound fit for purpose :thumbs:

 

Took your advice Stig ive talked the young lad ( and his mother :D ) into having the birds in the shed rather than a kitbox.............well half the shed anyway he,s going to build a loft inside the shed kind of thing,one of the windows is going to be used as a trap......also talked him into getting a few homers/racing types rather than the doves he,s buzzing bless him......spoke to him earlier he hit me with all these jansens and bush hearts or something :blink: i didnt have a clue what he was on about but he wants to have a go with some white racers.....................i did say to him,as little as i know i would imagine its like any other performance animal " colour comes last "......i imagine that applies to pigeons also ?......but he,s struck on white ones and he,ll only be learning from them for now so im on the search for a few pairs for him any idea where to start looking ?.............Is there a pigeon magazine or anything anyone know ?

 

you can get white racers Christian off here keeps a few ---grizzles and pieds are nice to look at .. look up louella lofts they do a deal on young birds in lots.. if you can find your local club ring the secretary for a chat he may point you in the direction of local fanciers with spare birds and advice most clubs hold winter shows --once he`s up and running someone will guide him through it all.. if your having the shed look up pigeon loft images you can add a box to the front the roof/top then becomes your landing board with your traps above ..3 good pigeon books on ebay now £9-50 plus p n p --all by good writers ..


Edited by the_stig, 01 October 2013 - 08:01 pm.


#24 gnasher16

gnasher16

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 16,810 posts
  • Location:here & there

Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:00 pm

There is pigeon magazines mate but your as well looking on birdtrader for white racers. If he gets racers he'll need to get squeakers or an adult pair and only fly the young bred from them as their homing instinct is a lot better and they will bugger off. Would he not be interested in a performing breed like rollers, taklas, doneks etc ?

 

Are they white ? :D ..........Think he,s probably been infuenced by me to be honest i quite like the idea of racing pigeons........just dont fancy committing to it myself so everyones a winner this way :D



#25 gnasher16

gnasher16

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 16,810 posts
  • Location:here & there

Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:04 pm

 

you can get white racers Christian off here keeps a few ---grizzles and pieds are nice to look at .. look up louella lofts they do a deal on young birds in lots.. if you can find your local club ring the secretary for a chat he may point you in the direction of local fanciers with spare birds and advice most clubs hold winter shows --once he`s up and running someone will guide him through it all.. if your having the shed look up pigeon loft images you can add a box to the front the roof/top then becomes your landing board with your traps above ..

 

 

He,s been researching a lot on the internet,hence all his new found bloodlines jargon.......he reckons he couldnt find a club anywhere local ( east end of London ) and he,s only a youngster so dont drive yet..............seems like pigeon racing is more of a northern thing apparently......anyway i,ll look up those names cheers :thumbs:



#26 fireman

fireman

    Goaty Bearded Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,882 posts
  • Location:Norfolk

Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:19 pm

Some one on here keeps white racing pigeons and i think they sometimes hire them for weddings and maybe a idea for the young lad to use to help with the food bill and keep them fit Gnasher?.


  • gnasher16 likes this

#27 the_stig

the_stig

    Extreme David Dickinson Fan

  • Banned
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 14,902 posts
  • Location:----------------

Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:26 pm

 

 

you can get white racers Christian off here keeps a few ---grizzles and pieds are nice to look at .. look up louella lofts they do a deal on young birds in lots.. if you can find your local club ring the secretary for a chat he may point you in the direction of local fanciers with spare birds and advice most clubs hold winter shows --once he`s up and running someone will guide him through it all.. if your having the shed look up pigeon loft images you can add a box to the front the roof/top then becomes your landing board with your traps above ..

 

 

He,s been researching a lot on the internet,hence all his new found bloodlines jargon.......he reckons he couldnt find a club anywhere local ( east end of London ) and he,s only a youngster so dont drive yet..............seems like pigeon racing is more of a northern thing apparently......anyway i,ll look up those names cheers :thumbs:

 

royal racing pigeon association --website starting up and young fanciers section they might tell what clubs are in your area ..



#28 gnipper

gnipper

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,606 posts
  • Location:North West

Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:27 pm

I think he'd really struggle with racers having no transport unless there's someone local to him who could help him get started and help with training tosses etc. Good luck to him though whatever he decides.

#29 gnasher16

gnasher16

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 16,810 posts
  • Location:here & there

Posted 01 October 2013 - 08:35 pm

I think he'd really struggle with racers having no transport unless there's someone local to him who could help him get started and help with training tosses etc. Good luck to him though whatever he decides.

 

Thats what his big uncs for  ......not that im his uncle but its the role i seem to be playing lately  :D .............dont think he,ll be taking it too serious anyway as long as it keeps him off the streets for now.............seems a nice healthy hobby so we,ll see how it go,s  :thumbs:


  • fireman likes this

#30 gnipper

gnipper

    Extreme Hunter

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,606 posts
  • Location:North West

Posted 08 October 2013 - 08:41 pm

IMAG1375_zps3410f951.jpg
IMAG1376_zpsda60e66e.jpg
The first pics are birds I've already got flying out and kitting and this
IMAG0048_zpsdb5fd5bf.jpg
is some new birds I got last I'm looking forward to getting going.
  • gnasher16 likes this




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users