Somebody sent me this picture that shows you how to tell the sex of the baby pigeon in the nest.
Watch this great documentary about the hero pigeons that delivered messages during the World War II. After seeing this movie, you’ll love messenger pigeons even more. The messenger pigeons saved hundreds of human lives, transporting messages when all the other methods of communication failed or were blocked.
So here we are in 2013. How was the hobby back in those days of 1913? Were they using supplements, “preventive medication”? Were they having thousands $$$ auctions?
Can you believe it? Our pigeons aren’t prey only for hawks, falcons and furry animals. I thought I’ve seen it all, but this clip left me speechless. Fish hunting pigeons?! Wow.
The walnut trees dropped their dry leaves. It’s time to start collecting the leaves for next year’s pigeon nests.
Wonderful pictures of our hobby!
“boxless transport!” A friend of mine gave me an youngster and I didn’t have the basket with me so he wrapped the bird in a newspaper.
Why is it good to be around the loft when you let the birds out for training? Because in case a hawk attacks, especially when you have young birds, it usually takes them in your yard and if you are there you can quickly rescue them from the hawk. The …
I have always been fascinated by this instinct they kept from the wild, to remove the egg shells and take them far away from the nest box.
I have always been fascinated by the duality of the pigeons and the strong constrast between their wild behavior outside the loft and their tame behavior inside the loft, with the fancier. Outside they fly like a hurricane up in the sky, surviving the attacks of the fastest animal on …