Secret #9: Build the “love of the loft” in your birds.
Spend quality time with your birds, and you will improve your record. Give the birds kind, gentle and regular attention so they will trust you. This should make them contented and unafraid. This loving care they receive will encourage their instinctive love of home, and it will speed them up or motivate them to their best performances on race day.
Secret #9: Build the “love of the loft” in your birds. By Bob Prisco
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