Pigeon Fancier’s Lung: A Few Facts You Need To Know

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Pigeon Fancier’s Lung, a.k.a Bird Fanciers Lung or “Pigeon Breeders Disease”, is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis that is characterized by fever, chills, breathlessness, and constant tightness in the chest area. The condition is triggered when individuals are exposed to the dry dust present in the droppings and feathers of birds. (1) People who keep […]

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Pigeon Beat: One Loft Racing in America

Pigeon Beat created by David Stephenson documents the great people, places and pigeons of the world. This pilot episode features three one loft races in America: Tim Kirschner’s Breeders Fall Classic (North Carolina) Stephen Michael’s Mid-America Challenge (Iowa) Jim Ward’s Hoosier Classic – the first million-dollar purse in pigeon racing in America.

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Gifts Ideas for Pigeon Fanciers

Gifts for pigeon fanciers

Pigeon fanciers, believe it or not, aren’t that difficult to buy for, we’re usually not too picky and almost anything with a pigeon on seems to do the trick. That said there are many occasions throughout the year one ends up buying gifts for, such as Christmas, Father’s or Mother’s day, and don’t forgot those all […]

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The Incredible Pigeon

Here a few facts about pigeons you may not have known. Many thanks to the original creator of this graphic, you’ve done the pigeon world a great service 🙂   Source: The Incredible Pigeon  

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How the Pros Fly by Logan Gardner

How the Pros Fly Pigeons

This short pigeon documentary features Arvel and his club ringing and basketing the birds before heading out to Virginia and liberating the pigeons in the United Pigeon Combine. Another great racing pigeon video by Logan Gardner.

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Loft Cleaning Routine

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One of the most often overlooked aspects of pigeon racing is the hygiene of the birds. In this article we’ll look at a pretty standard loft cleaning routine.

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