Breed from Leaders Part 1

Breed from Leaders Part 1 Like people, most of our racing pigeons become followers instead of leaders and independent thinkers.  It is a very dangerous and fatal mistake for a fancier, and his breeding program for success in racing, to…

Breed from Leaders Part 2

Breed from Leaders Part 2 The difference between followers and leaders is not in the physical qualities of the birds, but the mental ability to “home”, and thus repeat week after week, a necessary qualification in racing. Champion lofts seem…

Joseph Van Dorning’s Pigeon Racing Tips

No 1.  Make sure your loft is 100% vermin proof. There is nothing that will knock your birds off form quicker than a small mouse urinating or leaving droppings or drinking from the birds water fountain.  No 2. Make sure…

3 Tips for Selecting Breeders

From the very beginning the selection of breeders has been fascinating for me plus rewarding in meeting top flyers in different parts of the world. Like any other subject matter, Pigeon Graders, there are several good ones in America, have…

*Video* The Homing Instinct – Documentary

*Video* The Homing Instinct – Documentary Two old friends and rival pigeon racers are preparing for the big race of the season. Set in the North East of England where Maurice’s allotment is home to the world’s only listed pigeon…

Flag Training Racing Pigeons

Flag Training Racing Pigeons Flag training is used to keep the racing pigeons loft flying beyond loft flying that they are motivated to do. Depending on what system you are racing under birds are sometimes motivated to return to the nest or their…

Pigeon Health Matters Part 1

From a veterinary health point of view pigeons represent an extreme therapeutic challenge. In a closed stock loft or parrot aviary, where the movement of birds in and out is very low it is simply a matter of testing birds,…

Show Us Your Loft

Show Us Your Loft! We love seeing what our members are doing around the world. Post a picture of your loft and share it with the Pigeon Insider Community. Look forward to seeing them. Click here to post your loft…

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