The following birds are available for sale at this time. They are priced so the average person can afford them. So don't pass up some good birds just because they're not priced at several hundred dollars each. If you're at the other end of the financial spectrum, you need to realize that these are pedigreed animals and not street pigeons. The day of the five-dollar pigeon is long gone. They are priced so I can receive some reasonable return on the investment I have made in feed, time caring for them, etc.
What is a pigeon really worth? The value of a pigeon depends on three factors, and you can read about them here.
You will find some rare-colored birds among those listed. It is important to remember that we are a FLYING loft, not a COLOR loft. Our rare colors are required to fly right with the other birds. We sell youngsters that we raise out of our flyers, but we will seldom sell the rare-colored flyers themselves because we will be using them later as breeders.
I am selling pigeons, not paper, but almost all of those listed below have extensive pedigrees. I will provide whatever pedigree information I have on each bird listed. Feel free to email me and request an electronic copy of the pedigree of any bird listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: The last few years have seen significant increases in postal rates. Therefore, if birds are to be shipped to you (shipping to destinations in the USA only), the shipping charge will be as follows: $60 for one bird, $70 for two birds, $90 for 3 or 4 birds, $115 for 5 or 6 birds, and $125 for 7 or 8 birds to cover the cost of postage and a special USPS-approved shipping box. (Larger boxes not only cost more, but they also mean even more weight, hence the jump in shipping costs as the number of birds increases.) More than 8 birds will require a second box, and shipping on American Giant Homers (when available) will incur a 50% surcharge due to the additional weight of the much larger birds.
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|1.||2013 blue bar Houben hen no. 3066. She flew four races out to 180 miles as a young bird, winning diplomas at 100(5th) and 120(3rd). In 2015 I moved her to the breeding loft after she was injured training. She currently has a son on my YB team and also has an offspring entered in the prestigious GNEO futurity in Ohio. This was a hard decision, but I absolutely must cut back on my numbers, so I reluctantly am offering her for sale here. This is a very nice, medium-sized pigeon that handles well and you will love her once you have her. Price Reduced: $125|
|2.||2016 blue grizzle Wegge cock. Unflown himself, but his full brother flew out to 300 miles. MacCauley/Mayan Wegge out of a pair of Dixie-Buckeye birds purchased in a charity auction online. He looks a bit rough right now due to the fact that he was broken up recently and went right into a moult. Children are on my current flying team, as well as in futurity races. Limited pedigree. Price reduced: $75|
|3.||Early July hatch "white grizzle" no. 7199, bred from my flying team. Appears to be a cock but sex is not guaranteed. Sire is a white and is half long-distance Delbar on one side and is out of a white hen that flew 223 miles on the other side. 7199's dam, 4815, is a blue bar diploma winner out of my "Y2K" cock, a bird that goes back to "Golden Mattens", "Sure Bet", "Rocket" (when mated to the nestmate of "Creator"). Her mother is another AU Registered Champion from Perfection Loft. 4815 will move to the breeding loft in 2018. Full pedigree on dam's side; limited pedigree on sire's side. Price: $75|
June 1st hatch grizzle houben, no. 7290. Solidly built pigeon of medium size. Appears to be a hen, but no guarantee as to the sex. This is out of the Houben hen listed as lot no. 1 above. Dam flew out to 180 miles as a YB, with two top-five diplomas. Sire was purchased from Sal Hernandez of California and is out of a pair of birds directly from David Clausing. Pedigree back to seven of the eight great grandparents. Price: $75
|5.||July hatch blue bar pied hen, no. 7419. Sire is down from "The Iceman", a barless ash red 300-mile winner and "Man-o-War's Soldier", an AU Elite Champion and 2-time Hall of Fame winner. Dam is half "Creator" family from Ron Deisher of Illinois on one side and half my own family of flying quality barless ash reds and browns. Sex is guaranteed. Price: $50|
|6.||May hatch blue bar/wf cock no. 7167 that carries both reduced and recessive white. Sire is a powerful white cock obtained when someone was getting out of pigeons and needed a place for them. He has no pedigree but looks to be a pretty good bird, handles very well and is an excellent parent, so I let him mate with one of my good reduced hens. Dam is from a family of reduced homers that have been bred for flying. She is down from "Heisenberg" and is heavy in Janssen blood. Pedigree on dam's side only. Price reduced: $25|
|7.||June hatch blue bar no. 7260, appears to be a hen but cannot guarantee sex. Sire was on our flying team as a young bird and flew 100, 100, and 120 miles, placing in top 10% at 120 miles. Grandsire on this side is heavy in the genes of Blue Miracle and Granger's Diamond; grandmother is down from "Heisenberg". Dam of 7260 is unflown but out of an AU Registered Champion hen when mated to "The Y2K cock", one of my best breeding cocks. Full pedigree. Price: $50|
|8.||2015 blue grizzle hen no. 5191, full sister to the number 2 cock above. Unflown herself, but her younger brother flew out to 300 miles. MacCauley/Mayan Wegge out of a pair of Dixie-Buckeye birds purchased in a charity auction online. She currently has two youngsters entered in the GNEO futurity here in Ohio. Limited pedigree. Price reduced: $75|
|9.||June hatch blue bar no. 7217. Appears to be a cock, but no guarantee. Grandparents include a son of "Heisenberg" as well as two AU Elite Champions from John Beeson's Perfection Loft in Kansas. Sire is a son of "Man-o-War's Sodier", who is an AU Elite Champion and Hall of Fame winner in two categories. Dam is out of a son of Heisenberg and an AU Elite Champion I obtained directly from Perfection Loft. Full pedigree. Price reduced: $50|
|10.||Gorgeous 2015 barless blue cock no. 5123. He carries the gene for cherry (red phase recessive opal). He is a great handling pigeon who just oozes with "class". I wish I could find room for him in the breeding loft, but have to make some really difficult choices as to what to keep. To quote an old cliche: "My loss is your gain." You will love this pigeon! We raised just one youngster out of him this year, and it was a cherry (We didn't breed from him in 2016). On his father's side, he is down from my winning family of recessive opals and also from the Australian barless pair mentioned above, and is the brother to diploma winners. On his dam's side he comes from the same winning family of opals and the Australian barless pair, but also goes back to "The Iceman", a barless ash red 300-mile winner. Full pedigree. Price: $200|
|11.||June hatch blue bar no. 7401. Appears to be a cock. I cannot guarantee sex at this time but if indeed a cock he carries the gene for reduced. Dam is a granddaughter of Heisenberg and is at least half Janssen. Sire is a grandson of HOF cock and AU Elite Champion "Man-O-War's Soldier." Full pedigree. Price: $50|
|12.||July hatch blue bar hen, no. 7269. Sire is a "cherry" (red phase recessive opal) cock that carries the gene for barless. He is unflown but is the brother to several birds that have flown for us. He is down from my own family of opals that have produced diploma winners as well as "Snake River", and opal laced cock that won 1st at 200 miles. Dam is a blue check/WF who is the daughter of an AU Registered Champion. A half-sister of 7269 was 5th vs 102 birds in the 2013 MVS auction race, and her half-brother won the 2013 Mount Airy auction race. This pigeon looks like she might carry the gene for barless. Price: $50|
2015 "Cherry" (red phase recessive opal) cock. Since his sire carries barless there is a 50% chance this pigeon carries barless, but we have not yet produced any from him. But we have never had him mated to a barless hen, either. His sire is out of a cherry cock and a blue barless hen, both of which placed first in their classes at the 2011 Nation Young Bird Show. This pigeon goes back to an imported pair of barless from Australia on both sides. Dam also goes back to my foundation family of recessive opals which produced "Snake River", a spread opal 200-mile winner. Full pedigree. Price: $100
|14.||Red Check Houben cock AU 2013 AA 43413 bred by Dennis Doyle of Texas. He bred a 4th-place diploma winner in 2014. Traces back to David Clausing’s “410". I only raised a handful of young from him in 2015 and just 2 in 2016 and 1 in 2017, which was a late hatch and therefore was never flown. The two 2016 birds were sent out to futurities and one of them placed 20th in the MVS auction race. The 2015 birds were either sold or sent to futurities as well. Unfortunately the 2015 YB season was cancelled in Ohio and the 2015's never got a chance to prove themselves. Price: $150|
|15.||2015 Ash red bar cock, no. 5046, bred from my flying team. This is a very nice handling cock who carries recessive red. His mother is half Hollywood and half Janssen. Sire is down from my winning family of opals and also goes back to an Australian pair of barless that I obtained via one of the internet auction sites. The way he is bred this bird could also carry barless and recessive opal, since his sire carries both. Full pedigree. Price: $75|
|16.||June hatch reduced pied cock, no. 7298. Both parents carry the gene for opal as well, so this could also be recessive opal. Sire is a blend of Janssen, HVR, and VanHee; flew 100, 150, 180 as a YB prior to being moved to the breeding loft. Dam is Janssen/Arden, out of a hen that is the daughter of an AU Registered Champion. I am reasonably sure this is a cock, but since it is a young bird I cannot fully guarantee that it is. Price: $75|
|17.||May hatch "white grizzle" (actually a very light red grizzle) hen, no. 7193. Parents are a beautiful pure white cock and a blue check pied hen, neither with pedigrees. The dam, however, flew several races, including the prestigious Ohio Classic Race in 2013. She was also 2nd @ 150 as a YB. Sire is unflown. No pedigree. Price: $25|
|18.||June hatch ash red bar, no. 7297, appears to be a hen but sex is not guaranteed. Bred from my flyers. Sire flew 6 races, 2 of them out to 180 mles. Dam is a black that flew 3 races, placing 1st at 100 and 2nd at 100, as a young bird. She was then moved to the stock loft. Sire is an HVR cross and dam is half VandenAbele. Full pedigree. Price: $25|
|19.||May hatch "Schwarztiger" almond, no. 7275. This is a relatively large pigeon that looks like a cock but handles like a hen. My guess would be that it is a hen, but sex is not guaranteed. She is bred from two flyers: Her sire is an almond bred by me, and he flew five races out to 180 miles prior to being moved to the stock loft. Sire is over 50% HVR and dam is a Janssen cross. Dam flew out to 300 miles as a young bird for Steve Jenkins. She is listed below. Price: $75|
|20.||2013 blue check hen, Janssen cross, flew out to 300 miles. Dam flew 600 miles. I purchased this as a young bird from Steve Jenkins ("Dixie-Buckeye") after the 2013 YB season and have bred from her every year since then, with good results. I am offering her now simply because I need to cut down on breeders. Price: $100.|
|21.||May hatch spread recessive opal hen no. 7170. This pigeon also carries the genes for both barless and dilute. Sire is a "white lace" recessive opal cock that flew 100, 100, 125 as a young bird. He was then moved to the breeding loft where he is being used to replace some of my older breeding cocks. His dam is a true silver (dilute blue) barless that is down from my "Golden Thunderbird" family, which originated with a 300-mile winning ash red barless cock known as "The Iceman". Price: $150|
|22.||2013 blue bar hen, no. WHC 113. Purchased from John Beeson of Perfection Lofts in Kansas via Pigeonauctions.com. Sire is "Man of War's Soldier", 2-time HOF winner and AU Elite Champion. This is a rather small hen that has raised me 14 youngsters over the past few years. We also have several grandchildren that have flown for us and that have been sent out to futurities. She does have a crooked keel, but that has no effect on her breeding ability. I purchased her as a young bird and would still have her on my breeding list except for the serious need to downsize. Nice little hen that comes with the original pedigree from Perfection Lofts. Priced to sell. Price: $75|
Dragoons and Giant Homers
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|0.||Dragoons and American Giant Homers occasionally for sale. When they are available they will be listed in this section. UNFORTUNATELY, THERE WILL BE NO DRAGOONS AVAILABLE PRIOR TO THE FALL OF 2018.|