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Pigeon & Loft - Nutrition

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(14/11/2014) Pigeon fanciers, jump into the future

As a fancier we are susceptible to new ideas and innovations in pigeon racing. It is by chance that we stumbled across a product that dozens of fanciers were already talking about. This product called Wonder Pigeon was invented in Italy and its formula is patented worldwide.

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(21/11/2012) What a pharmacist told us

There used to be a pharmacist in Germany who was known for having pigeons that won one top prize after another. One of our colleagues interviewed him a while back and now I would like to discuss some of the most interesting topics.

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(16/09/2012) Pod fruit

Pod fruit is the type of vegetable with the most proteins. It is also easier to digest compared to cereals. Pod fruit is also low in fat, except for soyabeans.

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(14/09/2012) Pigeon feed

In this article we will briefly discuss the major types of pigeon feed and their most important characteristics. To start off we will discuss the cereals. Cereals are rich in carbohydrates and they contain (very) little raw cellulose.

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(03/07/2012) Widowhood in all its aspects - part III

In this article the feeding of the widowers is explained.

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(24/06/2012) Widowhood in all its aspects - part II

Should you let the resting widowhood pigeons fly out while the others are in competition? What is the best way to welcome your widowhood pigeons when they arrive home after a race? This and much more in this article on successful widowhood.

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(29/05/2012) Apple cider vinegar: its use & how to make it

Cider vinegar is a cure-all, a perfect drink to stay healthy. It was already used as a medicine by healers in earlier times, and scientists worldwide have now discovered its healing powers as well.

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(27/05/2012) Elements of nutrition

The importance of nutrition is a hot topic in sports: it leads to interesting discussions and it is a field of study for the caretakers, who can be considered the sports directors of their racing pigeons. One thing is sure; there is still a lot to learn about nutrition and the way in which it can boost the performance of our pigeons.

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(25/11/2010) Pigeon food: barley, corn, millet, wheat

I will give a concise description of the main pigeon foods and their most striking properties. Firstly we have the cereals which are rich in carbohydrates and only contain little to very little crude fibre.

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(16/04/2010) Feeding regime for the 4 seasons

Feeding, winter period, pairing up ans breeding, racing period and moulting

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(15/10/2005) The wonders of apple cider vinegar

Real apple cider vinegar is a natural substance, but only if from a bio farm. It strengthens the immune system, as it is an excellent source of trace and micro elements. However, this is only true of vinegar derived from apples grown in a natural (e.g. grassy) environment free of fertilisers and insecticides. An apple that is artificially cultivated does not undergo real ripening, and so does not contain the biologically complete stock of micro elements of which it is genetically capable.