Sunny & Dash Learn to Trap

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Sunny and Dash learn how to trap

Now that Sunny and Dash can fly, it’s time to start their training. When training racing pigeons, the first step is teaching the birds how to use the trap door, … Read More

Stara’s First Flight

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Stara's First Flight

When training racing pigeons, the first step is to let them fly around their own yard so they get to know the trees, bushes, and other unique landmarks that make … Read More

Pigeon Racing in Winter

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Racing pigeon in winter

Being a pigeon fancier in the winter months is a quiet, steadfast commitment. One that is challenged to its core on days when the temperatures fall below zero. I’ve been … Read More

The King of Rome

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The King of Rome

In 1913, Charles Hudson of Derby, England entered a pigeon in a 1,001-mile race from Rome, Italy. His bird won that race. “The King of Rome” by Dave Sudbury is … Read More

What is Pigeon Racing?

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Pigeon racing release

Pigeon racing is a sport in which specially bred and trained homing pigeons, known as “racing homers,” are released hundreds of miles away from their home loft and then timed … Read More