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Breeding Racing Pigeons is Easy

Breeding Racing Pigeons is Easy by Dr. Wim Peters Get two pigeons, one of either gender, provide them with a loft, nesting material and a secluded spot and before long, on average 10 days later, the hen will have laid…

Using Fostering in your Breeding Strategy

Using Fostering in your Breeding Strategy by Domanski Family Loft I was half tempted to entitle this section “Embryo Transfer”. In horses, embryo transfer is the procedure of artificially inseminating a mare from sperm from a specific stallion. Once the…

Intensive Inbreeding “A Practical Discussion” Part 2

Intensive  Inbreeding “A Practical Discussion” Part 1 by Domanski  Family Loft The reason that my strategies involve working with the descendents to start the inbreeding program starts with the two foundation birds and not the ancestors is because most people do…

Intensive Breeding Theory

Intensive Breeding Theory By Domanski Family Lofts What is it that we want to accomplish when we breed? We want to produce prize and race winners. We want to produce birds that we can introduce back into the breeding loft…

Creating “Sports” When Breeding Racing Pigeons

Creating “Sports” When Breeding Racing Pigeons Overview I use the term “Sports” because it was a term used by M.H. “Dad” Paget in his book Intensive Line-breeding. In his term of sports it was used to define products of successful…

Racing Pigeons Laying Cycle

The Laying Cycle of Racing Pigeons   The time line for the laying cycle begins with pair up or mating.    5 Days – after mating the cock should start driving the hen.  This is seen by the cock chasing…

Understanding Breeding and Genetics Part 1

Understanding Breeding and Genetics Breeding good racing pigeons can be accomplished without any knowledge of genetics. Just think; how would the stockmen of years gone by, who did not have an inkling of genetics, have bred their livestock? Theirs was…

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