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Wanting ideas for a pigeon loft

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Rafter 7 Paint Horses, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    I am researching raising pigeons. Does anyone have any plans or pictures of a loft for them? I do not plan to race, only raise & sell them.

    All the websites I have found are geared towards racing pigeons, & not much info on the breeding side.

    Any info would be helpful.
    Thanks

    Jean
     
  2. Angel_Feather

    Angel_Feather Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The main reason you see more about racing rather than breeding, is because racing is the biggest part. Even if the parents have good pedigrees and race results, that doesn't always mean the babies will live up to their parents' greatness. So testing out the pairs through racing are vital. But even if you don't race, you could probably still easily sell babies from good breeders [​IMG] Even if those people don't plan on racing, since a lot of people just want homers for fun.

    I have pictures of my loft here: http://picasaweb.google.com/MaryOfExeter
     
  4. oldchickenman

    oldchickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a fellow down the road from me gave me a shed full of pigeons we just moved the shed left them pend up for 2 weeks . we open the pen door each day they fly around and come back by night then we close it up for the night. i think and old shed would work fine.
     

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