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Andy123
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So I’m trying again to load the photos of our old bird race team for this season. Some don’t look quite at their best as most are feeding young. I apologise for the state of some of the boxes but I like to make sure they have plenty of food available while feeding. They will all be cleaned out when the youngsters are weaned. 

I will do them in their pairs in nest box order.

Box 1.

65FCAD23 7ABC 407A 9EAC 8F967270ABBE

GB20B08415 D.Ch.Pd cock from Phil. He was 1st bird, 12th section 166th Open Coutances YB.

GB20B08441 Grizzle hen from Trev. She was 2nd bird Coutances YB.

This pair have a single youngster in the nest. One egg didn’t hatch.

 

Box 2

DCBFDCA3 3D4D 4961 970F 459402094DAA

GB19B05855 B.Ch cock from Devo & CDBL. He won the Barcelona challenge trophy last season. He was 1st bird, 26th section 158th Open Poitiers 343 miles.

GB19B05852 B.Ch hen from Pete. She has flown the channel 3 times being 1st bird, 91st section 102nd Open Falaise 178 miles and 3rd bird, 88th section 738th Open Poitiers 343 miles. 

This pair have have 2 youngsters in the nest.

 

Box 3

9788F3B9 A950 4435 9E63 44639C9D4838

GB19B05881 Blue cock from Phil. He was 1st bird, 158th section 1576th Open St.Philbert-Du-Peuple 274 miles.

GB17F14535 B.Ch hen. My own. Flown channel 4 times. 

This pair have 1 youngster in the nest. Other egg didn’t hatch.

 

Box 4

63C2917B 7A9D 4E4E 8B7C 94401928B166

GB19B05863 D.Ch cock. Bred from a cock from Johnny & Ben and the hen from box 3. He has flown the channel 3 times being 4th bird, 240th section 448th Open Falaise 178 miles and 4th bird Poitiers 343 miles.

GB17V54346 Grizzle hen. From George. Flown channel 5 times including being 1st bird, 30th section 461st Open Le Mans 240 miles and 1st bird 81st  section 442nd Open Messac 225 miles. 

I have 2 youngsters from this pair both being reared by another pair. 

 

Box 5

61214FF9 5CDA 4A27 AD82 440C2875F57E
D756913C 5DA8 4958 9088 E802386A1FB3

GB20B08412 B.Ch cock from John & Ben. Unraced

GB20B08430 B.Ch hen. Sire from Trev. Unraced.

This pair are single rearing a youngster from another pair. 

 

Box 6 

F2480B40 DCF5 4E1E BB1E 3BC74A40224E

GB20B08436 B.Ch cock. Bred from a cock from John & Ben. Unraced.

Paired to a stray hen and rearing a youngster from another pair. 

 

Box 7

76010214 AC8B 431B 94DF 7D7351ECA299

GB19B05846 B.Ch cock. From John & Ben. Flown channel 3 times. 

GB19B05857 D.Ch hen from Devo & CDBL. Flown channel 3 times.

I have a pair of youngsters from this pair in the nest. 

 

Box 8

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GB19B05849 B.Ch cock from John & Ben. He was 2nd bird, 87th section 731st Open Poitiers 343 miles. 

IHU15N20165 Blue hen. Flown channel 5 times including being 1st bird Pau International 544 miles 

I have one youngster being reared by another pair. One died at 1 day old. 

 

Box 9

55B84CEC 3F51 4C19 B07C C82E2991CD0C
E3C6D9DC ADEA 402A AAD4 AB46D984CFFC

IHU19S046751 R.Ch cock from Magic. Been over the channel once.

GB18B02753 B.Ch hen. Latebred old ring from GB19B05864 & a hen from Rich. 

Rearing a youngster from another pair. 

 

Box 10

8FF21D79 A1C2 4210 9CD0 5A03D6BFDDE3

GB20B08411 B.Ch cock from John & Ben. Unraced

GB20B08401 Blue hen from Pete for Murray. Unraced

I have got a pair of youngsters from this pair being single reared. 

 

Box 11

B6883EFC 3883 4D8A ADA3 2FD4D49D7249

GB19B05864 D.Ch cock out of a cock from John & Ben and the hen from box 3. Flown once over the channel. He is paired to a stray hen. Rearing a youngster from another pair.

 

Box12

3AA6EF8F 2C00 4736 9237 8FD981D3E1BD

GB20B08446 Red Grizzle cock, sire from Magic, dam from George. 46 was 3rd bird Coutances YB.

GB20B08447 B.Ch hen, Latebred.  sire from John & Ben, Dam from Pete. 

This pair have 2 youngsters in the nest being single reared.

 

Box 13

B67997D7 AA48 4EE7 B2BD DA88D26E7F51
E1A8B592 8FAF 4CB2 8D9C 45787EBF1E4D

GB20B08404 B.Ch cock from Pete. Unraced

GB20B08410 B.Ch hen from John & Ben unraced.

This pair are rearing a pair of youngsters from box 4. 

 

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GB18B02754 B.Ch cock, latebred old ring. Bred from cock from box 11 and a hen from Rich. Paired to a stray hen. 

 

Box 15

7806B26A 7204 4784 AFE7 C302E4081EC1

GB18Z06200 Blue cock from Pete. Flown channel 3 times including being 6th bird, 251st section 533rd Open Falaise 178 miles.

He is paired to a old hen WHU14D06359 B.Ch hen from Rich who won’t be raced.

 

Box 16

BBFB2337 C8B6 4C91 877F 19767980E29A

GB19B05883 B.Ch hen from Phil. Unraced due to being badly hawked in training prior to last season. 

She is paired GB16V17405 Red Grizzle cock. He is one of my first youngsters that I bred when restarting and hasn’t been raced.

This pair have got a pair of youngsters being single reared. 

 

67CD090D 82E8 48E8 9B2F 665F0165C451

GB20B08437 B.Ch cock. Latebred from a cock from John & Ben and a hen from Pete. He is unmated.

 

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This is the final pair and are in the young bird loft.

GB20B08432 B.Ch cock bred from a cock from Devo & CDBL and a hen from Phil. Unraced. 

GB20B08448 Red hen bred from a cock from Magic and a hen from Devo & CDBL. This is the hen that returned last week from last seasons YB race. 

Hope this is of some interest.

 I will put photos up of the youngsters once weaned. 

 

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killer
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Thanks for the photos ,I like the dark grizzle , 


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Buster121
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Very nice mate looking very well indeed

Sadie's Loft's, home of great birds, just a poor loft manager


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George & Morgan
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all looking good Andy  bring the racing on


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Petedav
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All looking good Andy 


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Bryngwynt
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A great insight to what is in the loft, and what each bird has done.A great bit of information shared with the forum.


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grizzlecock
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very good writeup ,and cracking pictures andy


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