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-or-ten-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 USPS has recently hit us with a significant increase in postal rates, in some cases almost double what they had been. Therefore, if birds are to be shipped to you (shipping to destinations in the USA only), the shipping charge will be as follows: $70 for one or two birds, $120 for 3 birds, and $150 for 4 birds to cover the cost of postage and a special USPS-approved shipping box. (4 or more birds means multiple boxes. Multiple boxes are often cheaper than using one of the larger boxes that are available. This is because the post office charges are based on size as well as weight. They charge significantly more for any box that is more than 1 cubic foot, regardless of weight.)
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|1.||2017 dilute almond hen no. 7296. This hen is a late hatch that was too young to fly as a YB. I was intrigued by the light color (she was almost white when she left the nest and has gotten darker each year) so I decided to keep her as a breeders. I no longer need her so here she is at a very attractive price. She was bred from a pair of my flyers. Her sire was another very light almond (sometimes called "sandy") and he flew 9 races out to 180 miles, several times being my first bird in the clock. He was primarily Delbar with a dash of HVR in his background. Her dam was a black and she was Vandenabeele and HVR. She flew three races as a YB, with a 1st and a 3rd on 2 of them, both from just under 100 miles. Price: $100|
June 2022 hatch blue bar cock no. 2440, carries the gene for brown and there is a 50% chance he also carries the gene for cherry (red phase recessive opal). On sire's side he is down from 5900, a 200-mile winner and multiple diploma winner bred by Sal's Loft, as well a brown hen out of the brown family of Grayfox and Harms. On dam's side is a Marathon Ace pigeon. G-Dam is half Skylake Sion and half qualmond, the latter family producing the Ace pigeon cited here. Price reduced: $75
|3.||SOLD June 2022 hatch Faded Cock no. 2412. This is a fairly large pigeon, blue check varrying brown, with the faded gene on the brown chromosome. Sire is a blue bar carrying brown and recessive opal. Dam is a faded brown whose siblings include a race winner, and another top ten finisher multiple times. Her mother is OGN 5900-09. She was purchased from Sal's Loft in Utah and has an impressive list of race finishes. Although 2412 was hatched too late to put on the young bird flying team, he does have a full sibling on the current flying team. Price: $50 - Sold (DM)|
SOLD June hatch True Silver ("dun bar") hen no. 2434-22. This is a fairly large hen, but sex is guaranteed. Sire is an almond that I bred in late 2021, but too late to put on the flying team. He is a son of the dilute almond hen shown above in lot no.1 and a Vanloon cock purchased from Ken Christopher. That Vanloon cock is a double grandson of "Campbell". Dam of 2434 is a brown bar hen that was a gift from Jason Sieveking who is a very successful flyer in his club and combine. Dam's sister was near the top of the champion bird listings for that combine last year. Jason raised the dam from a gift bird that he had no background info on. For that reason 2434 has a full pedigree on her sire's side but no info on he dam's side. Almond cock 2271, a full brother to 2434, was on this year's YB team and he successfully flew 4 races out to 120 miles prior to the season being shortened due to bad weather the last few weeks. Price: $100 - Sold (DM)
Here's another June hatch "Sandy" (very light almond) cock no.2408-22. Sex is guaranteed. He is an uncle (full brother to the sire of the true silver hen in lot 4 above) of true silver 2434 above. He is almost white but does have a few flecks while his grouond color is extremely light but not quite white. As is the case with most almonds, he will likely acquire more flecking as he ages. He is a son of the dilute almond hen shown above in lot no.1 and a Vanloon cock purchased from Ken Christopher. Sire is a double grandson of "Campbell". His dam was bred from a pair of my flyers. Her sire was another very light almond (sometimes called "sandy") and he flew 9 races out to 180 miles, several times being my first bird in the clock. He was primarily Delbar with a dash of HVR in his background. Her dam was a black and she was Vandenabeele and HVR. She flew three races as a YB, with a 1st and a 3rd on 2 of them, both from just under 100 miles. Price: $100
|6.||2021 Faded Brown cock no. 1454. This is the sire to lot no. 2 above. He is a medium size, well balanced and very handsome yearling cock that was hatched in August and therefore was entirely too young to train and fly as a young bird. His sire is a fairly large blue bar cock that carries the genes for brown and cherry, so there is a 50% chance 1454 will carry the gene for cherry as well. (Cherry is the name give to what used to be called red phase recessive opal and it is almost a perfect mimic for ash red. His dam is a faded brown that I bred from a race winner and multiple diploma winner from Sal's loft in Utah. That hen from Sal placed 1st vs 244 birds and 12 lofts @ 236 miles, Plus 3 other top 10% and 3 top 20%. at distances from 236 to 387 miles. Not only a race winner herself, but the dam of at least one race winner as well. Because 1454 was so young at the beginning of 2022 he didn't raise any young until the very end of the breeding season. I planned to use him in 2023 but I just don't have the space for him. I'm offering him here at about half of what I think is his true value. Price reduced by one third: $100 (Special note: His younger brother looks just like him and is available for the same price.)|
|7.||SOLD October hatch blue bar no. 2498, looks like a hen but sex is not guaranteed. Sire is a race-proven "cherry" (red phase recessive opal, that is almost a perfect mimic for ash red bar), and he is a grandson of "Snake River" who is a 200-mile winner and the foundation cock of my recessive opal family. Dam is a daughter of "Snake River", and the granddaughter of an AU Registered Champion. Pedigree goes back to 7 othe 8 great-grandparents. Price will double once I can guarantee this pigeon's sex. Current price: $50 - Sold (DM)|
SOLD October hatch blue check splash no. 2499, the nest mate of 2498 above. It also looks like a hen but sex is not guaranteed. Sire is a race-proven "cherry" (red phase recessive opal, that is almost a perfect mimic for ash red bar), and he is a grandson of "Snake River" who is a 200-mile winner and the foundation cock of my recessive opal family. Dam is a daughter of "Snake River", and the granddaughter of an AU Registered Champion. Pedigree goes back to 7 othe 8 great-grandparents. Price will double once I can guarantee this pigeon's sex. Current price: $50 - Sold (DM)
SOLD May hatch 2022 blue bar hen no. 2328. This is a relatively small, tight-feathered pigeon that you are sure to like. She is out of a brother/sister mating that has produced several additional really nice young. Both parents are out of "Casanova" (recently sold on this site) and an excellent but smaller black hen that I recently sold. 2328 is a mixture of several strains and families but is probably more Janssen than anything else. Price: $50 - Sold(DM)
Magnificent May hatch blue bar cock no. 2405-22, carries the gene for reduced. His sire was trained out to 60 miles prior to being held back for stock. That sire has since raised a son that was 2nd and 3rd at 100 miles in this year's YB series. Dam was bred for stock and is out of an AU Registered Champion on one side and a daughter of another AU Registered Champion on the other side. Janssen, Vandenabeele and Engels. Price: $100
|11.||SOLD May hatch dark check/WF cock no. 2335-22, also carries the gene for reduced. This pigeon was raised by my flyers. Sire is an almond that flew five races out to 200 miles. Dam is a reduced who flew four races out to 120 miles. (My rare colors also fly for me just as well as my "normal" blue bars and blue checks. We won the last race of the 2021 YB season with a reduced.) Price reduced: $50. - Sold (DM)|
|12.||SOLD 2022 deep black cock no. 2407, carries the gene for reduced. Although not huge, this is a relatively large pigeon that looks even better in person. Statistically speaking, half his daughters should be reduced and half his sons will carry that gene. If he is mated to a reduced hen (and I can find you one if you are interested), half his young in both sexes will be reduced. One of the most beautiful color combinations you will find is a spread reduced in the laced pattern. If you've never seen one, message me and I'll send you a picture. Father of this cock is "Casanova", a truly huge pigeon that was recently sold on this site to a fancier in Texas. Dam is a black. Casanova was a reduced himself and mated to a black hen this is one of his sons. Other sons were actually spread reduced. I was going to keep 2407 for breeding purposes but I ran out of room. I am keeping a brother that is actually spread reduced himself. Mate him to a hen from a solid racing family and the young - regardless of color - will be ready to fly right alongside the rest of your team. A full brother of 2407 is on my current race team. Pedigree goes back to 6 of the 8 great-grandparents. Price: $100. - Sale Pending (DM)|
SOLD "Black Velvet" no. 2483 (actually a saturated blue T-pattern) that when done moulting will be a very attractive pigeon. This is a relatively large pigeon, likely a cock. Mother is a black that is out of one of my proven breeding pairs and is down from the Ken Christopher VanLoons on one side and two proven families on the other side. Sire is an almond cock who is down from flyers on both sides, with a significant portion of Janssen, HVR, and Vanloon bloodlines. 2483 showed a lot of bronzing in his juvenile feathers and although much of that bronzing is gone he could probably be considered a "kite". If you are playing with colors, this is a great color to mate with your almonds. Price reduced: $75 - Sold (DM)
SOLD Here she is folks, the 2022 version of one of my occasional super large "Monster Hens": Blue bar hen no. 2444. June hatch out of a pair of my flyers. I really wanted to keep her but like so many of the birds listed here, she is a victim of the numbers game. I know its a hen because she is out of a sex-linked mating (red grizzle hen x blue grizzle cock). Full pedigree. Sire is half old-line Wegge, flew 14 races out to 200 miles, and won first at 180 miles. Dam is HVR and Delbar. She flew 10 races out to 200 miles. Price reduced: $75 - Sale Pending (DM)
|15.||SOLD May 2022 hatch blue bar cock no. 2436. Sire is a smokey black cock that is primarily HVR. Dam is the daughter of an AU Registered Champion when mated to "The Y2K Cock", who was bred by Julio Lopez of California. The Y2K cock was out of a pair of GFL birds whose backgrounds included Sure Bet and Golden Mattens on sire's side and Rocket, Sure Bet and Gold Mine on the dam's side. Price: $100. - Sold (DM)||;|
|16.||SOLD July 2022 hatch "Black Velvet" (saturated t-pattern blue) cock, no. 2439. Grandson of 9443, my current foundation breeder cock in my reduced family, who was pulled from the flying team after showing his promise as a YB. He was only trained out to 50 miles but I pulled him for breeding and he has since produced some very good flyers, one of which was a race winner and multiple diploma winner and another that was also a multiple diploma winner and was 2nd champion bird in the club as a yb. 2439 is another very large bird but still handles very nicely. Mother of 2439 is a beautifully laced spread reduced. 2439 will produced reduced hens when mated to any color hen but if mated to another reduced he will produce reduced in both sexes. At least half of his reduced offspring will be t-pattern check, which is without a doubt the most attractive expression of reduced, some of which will look almost pink across the wingshield. And not only will he produce beautiful pigeons, but as long as he's mated to a hen from quality racing stock.those beautiful pigeons will also fly just as well as the rest of your team. As is the case with lot 15 above, 2439 also has "The Y2K Cock" behind him. Full pedigree. Price: $100. - Sold (DM)|
|17.||SOLD 2022 "Near white" hen no. 2291. This bird is genetically a red grizzle. She was trained out to 65 miles but flew no races beyond that, primarily due to her moult during the season. She is half HVR and half long-distance Delbar. Sire is a "red velvet" (ash red t-pattern). As a YB he flew 100,100,120, placing 30/84, 9/109, 2/81 and ended the season as 5th Champion bird in the club. Dam is a white Delbar down from the original CBS imports of the early 2000's. She flew 8 races out to 200 miles, winning a 2nd at 100 and a 5th at 200. Full pedigree. Price: $75 - Sold (RM)|
Almond hen no. 1084 from the flying team. She has flown 100 miles
once and 120 miles twice. Sire is an almond cock from a family of almonds
that has been known to carry recessive red and is also down from my "Heisenberg"
family of Janssens on one side and goes back to at least two AU
Elite Champions on the other side.. Dam is out of a pair of
Ken Christopher Van Loons, both of which are grandchildren of
"Campbell". Full Pedigree. Price: $150
grizzle hen no. 9434. This is also one of my flyers. I do not normally
sell my flyers but I have so many on the team right now after having excellent
returns last year in both old and young birds that I need to make some
serious cuts. 9434 flew 5 races, including 2 from 200 miles.
This is a beautiful hen that I would not even conside selling if I had
more room. Sire is "El Jugador", who won 1st, 2nd, 3rd on his
only 3 races as a yearling. He is primarily Janssen on his mother's side
but his sire, "The Real Deal" is from the late Paul Anderson,
PMV Lofts in CA. The dam of 9434 iis 3/4 long-distance white Delbar down
from birds imported by CBS many years ago, and 1/4 white Dworek. Full
pedigree. Price: $150.- Sold (RM)