Pigeon & Loft - Anatomy

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(09/02/2017) Eleven primaries in domestic pigeons: the inheritance mechanism unravelled

Pigeons usually have ten primaries. However, exceptions with eleven primaries occur. The way in which this feature is inherited, has been unravelled after fifteen years of research and almost 500 test results. The expression of this characteristic is based on three genes, acting together.

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(09/02/2013) Fanciers can make money instantly ... and avoid numerous problems in the future - Part III

If you still have doubts about the usefulness of throat examination you should go and take a look at the pigeons in the loft of a very successful fancier and check their throats. After that you should also check the throats of less successful pigeons.

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(04/02/2013) Fanciers can make money instantly... and avoid numerous problems in the future – Part II

During and shortly after the Second World War people in general and fanciers in particular were not really interested in pre-war theories, methods and systems used in pigeon racing; they had other priorities at that time.

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(26/01/2013) Fanciers can make money in an instant... and avoid numerous problems in the future – Part I

The famous movie Gone with the wind and Salmon Rushdie’s Satanic Verses were considered milestones in the world of cinema and literature. One of the milestones in pigeon racing was the publishing of the book, The full secret about the knowledge of carrier and home pigeons (Het volmaakte geheim in zake kennis van Reis- en Kweekduiven in Dutch) by F. Linden in 1925, which had quite an impact.

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(06/10/2012) Vitality and fertility - the true value of a racing pigeon

To get a good idea of the value of a racing pigeon you should thoroughly examine the bird’s build. You should also determine the strong and weak points of the pigeon from its birth.

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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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(28/10/2011) 鸽眼

严格的评价一羽鸽子, 判断眼睛的好坏是尤为重要的。全世界的鸽友,无论在哪里,评价一羽鸽子的时候, 总会看其眼睛。 如果你问:你在看什么, 那么接着你会得到五花八门的答案。

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(17/01/2011) 方向感

很多鸽友经常为比赛中的不如意而恼火而且牢骚满腹。这种现象一段时间就会出现,为了证明自己对比赛失利的解释更加可信,他们还不得不怀揣鸽钟到俱乐部报到。

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(11/02/2010) 安能辨我是雌雄?

等不及想知道幼鸽是公或母吗?

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(09/05/2005) Wings in Flight

Over the last 28 years I have written many articles under various names about different aspects of racing pigeons and the sport in general, I think that now is the time to re-evaluate those idea's on what I have seen over the years during many loft visits.

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(01/05/2004) Varied opinions of the wingtheory after 20 years of pigeon racing (part 1)

We have not departed from our costum to investigate every conclusion beforehand, and have never made a rash decision and also have never been strongly influenced with the different theories put forward with much publicity, hoping to find a ready market and financial gain. Up to the present time, as we are writing this, we have never, after being in the pigeonsport for over 20 years, rued the day of our innate caution on this point.

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(01/05/2004) Varied opinions of the wingtheory after 20 years of pigeon racing (part 2)

We have not departed from our costum to investigate every conclusion beforehand, and have never made a rash decision and also have never been strongly influenced with the different theories put forward with much publicity, hoping to find a ready market and financial gain. Up to the present time, as we are writing this, we have never, after being in the pigeonsport for over 20 years, rued the day of our innate caution on this point.