What Can Fanciers Do To Help The Pigeon Racing Sport Grow?

Pigeon Racing GrowthLast weeks discussion of the week we asked what you thought the current state of pigeon racing was? alarmingly the general consensus seemed to be that the sport of pigeon racing was dying and the main reason fanciers felt this way seemed to be cost. The Pigeon Insider has fanciers from all over the globe so it was pretty interesing to see some of our friends from other parts of the world say that the sport was growing. Maybe we can learn from each other and get the pigeon racing sport to grow universally all around the world by learning what each one of us are doing.

So in this weeks discussion of the week we would like to know?

What do you think fanciers can do to help the pigeon racing sport grow?  

Post your comments on what you think each one of us can do to help promote the sport, also let us know if you have any ideas on how to lower costs etc. If your in an area where the sport is on the rise post your comments and let other fanciers know what has worked in your area.

We will be forwarding all of your comments to pigeon racing organizations around the world, Hopefully; together we can help the sport grow universally around the world.

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189 thoughts on “What Can Fanciers Do To Help The Pigeon Racing Sport Grow?

  1. There are a number of issues that need to be addressed. The old timers need to share more readily there knowledge and time. In my area most racers are retired. Training is a very expensive time consuming process. Perhaps those that are doing it already can team up with newer flyers and share the training time/expense. I have also noticed that the experienced racers get a little too focused on the competition and forget to have fun! Giving a newbie quality bird(s) knowing they will not get the most out of them can be very rewarding. As a newbie it really felt good when the advanced racers “gave” you a pair of breeders with proven performance(I might just stand a chance). I will always race for fun not $$ . One of my favorite tricks is to give the newbie a nest mate to birds I am racing–making them feel like they are in the game without breaking the bank. With 40 years of raising pigeons what other legacy are we going leave if we can’t pass it on to the next generation of flyers?

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