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Pigeon & Loft - Pichones

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(17/08/2012) The moult and side issues - Part I

Last week I had a visit from my veterinarian. He did not come to see my pigeons; they were all fine., but soon we were talking about the pigeons and that is when he decided to go to the loft to have a look at the moulting process of my pigeons.

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(16/08/2012) The functional effective wing

Many pigeons have been imported into South Africa and this trend has been accelerated in recent years. Most of these pigeons have not performed as well as had been expected even though they have come from some of Belgium's champion lofts.

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(11/08/2012) Darkening and its influence on youngsters

How does a longer night influence the moulting process of young birds? We did the test.

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(05/08/2012) The moult

For vitality and fertility, a good moult is of vital importance for a racing pigeon if you want it to perform well over the entire season.

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(11/06/2012) Raising youngsters

We receive a lot of questions on how to take care of youngsters, so we decided to write a new article on this topic. Of course it is difficult to give a satisfactory answer to every question we receive because every loft is different of course.

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(19/02/2010) Les différentes sortes de Colombiers

On peut construire un colombier sous toit ou au jardin. Les colombiers bâtis sur une annexe, ou un garage peuvent être comparés aux pigeonniers de jardin, avec cette différence que tout dépend de ce qui se trouve en-dessous.

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(17/02/2010) When are young pigeons weaned ?

This rule applies to the youngsters bred during the winter months as well as to those youngsters bred during the spring and early summer.

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(11/02/2010) Cock or hen, how to determine it

If you don't know how to determine the sex of your pigeon, we give you a handy trick !

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(10/02/2010) Special Loft Youngsters

When the youngsters are weaned, around the 20th to 25th of January, the cocks are placed in a separate widowers loft, in as far as this is possible and in as far as the cocks can already be determined.