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Murray
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My mate David bred me this pair of Jos Thone' babies, to add to my increasing collection. 

Only off the very best current families, of course. 😎 

Super babies. i bought them home two days ago. I put the box in the shed so they have somewhere to get away from the bigger babies for a couple of days. Since I don't hopper feed I have been feeding them 3 or 4 times a day, and making sure they have a drink. 

Today, when i turned around to walk out, the wee cock bird jumped down and ran along behind my heels! Then a big youngster jumped on him. 😥 poor little bugger. 

Anyway, he is a beautiful youngster, one of those rare ones that is not scared of you. 

I sent a text to David, saying this might be a stock pigeon. 

I believe he may be a 'special'.

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George & Morgan
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good luck with them Murray always think best birds are gift birds


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Murray
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@george-morgan, thank you.

He is a clever little bloke, and I do like clever pigeons. 

I am good! They aren't firing rubber bullets at me. Yet.
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A cracking looking pair of youngsters there Murray. Good luck with them. 

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Trevor Hodges
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Very nice Muzza they do look quality and will certainly the VIP treatment in your lofts. As you say it's always a good a sign when new birds settle in so quickly, hope they do well for you mate. 

All the best 


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Very nice indeed, a nice touch of quality about them. Good luck with them Murray, let us know hoe they come on.


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Nice pait there Murray, like the blue one best

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Today the little smokey babies were getting a bit of a hard time from the older pigeons. 🤨 

They ended up in a lower nest box with a pair of their younger cousins. They stopped being chased and thought 'this is pretty good'. 

Next thing......

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Four babies trying to fit in one bowl. 🤔 

So I grabbed a bowl from another box, put some straw in it, and...

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 Kindergarten. 

The old birds are pumping food into all of them. 👍 

 

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Well done Murray, Its all about observation to get things right. No stress healthy loft.


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They certainly all seem happy enough. I must say that’s the one draw backs with not having a separate young bird section. I do sometimes have youngsters left to wean themselves and don’t get much of a problem. I did have a latebred this year that was so possessive of his box that he kick his parents out of it. He would let the cock in to feed him but wouldn’t let the hen in lol. 

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Good to see them settling in nicely Murray, they certainly are well pampered 👍🤠 The blue w/f certainly stands out. 


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Murray
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Posted by: @andy123

They certainly all seem happy enough. I must say that’s the one draw backs with not having a separate young bird section. I do sometimes have youngsters left to wean themselves and don’t get much of a problem. I did have a latebred this year that was so possessive of his box that he kick his parents out of it. He would let the cock in to feed him but wouldn’t let the hen in lol. 

Ah, but there will be a young bird section shortly. 

It's the loft. 

When the old birds have all gone to their new homes, the nest boxes will be split in two, making twelve 300 x 400 boxes for young cocks. 

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There are also 10 perches on that side.

On the other side there are 15 perches for young hens.

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 The few old pigeons that remain will be in the stock shed. 

I am good! They aren't firing rubber bullets at me. Yet.
Welcome to Victoria, 2021.


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Murray
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They certainly all seem happy enough. I must say that’s the one draw backs with not having a separate young bird section. I do sometimes have youngsters left to wean themselves and don’t get much of a problem. I did have a latebred this year that was so possessive of his box that he kick his parents out of it. He would let the cock in to feed him but wouldn’t let the hen in lol. 

Ah, but there will be a young bird section shortly. 

It's the loft. 

When the old birds have all gone to their new homes, the nest boxes will be split in two, making twelve 300 x 400 boxes for young cocks. 

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There are also 10 perches on that side.

On the other side there are 15 perches for young hens.

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 The few old pigeons that remain will be in the stock shed. 

I am good! They aren't firing rubber bullets at me. Yet.
Welcome to Victoria, 2021.


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