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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 asignificant 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 or 4 birds, $175 for 5 or 6 birds, and $200 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 major jump in shipping costs as the number of birds increases.) More than 4 birds will require a second box, and shipping on American Giant Homers (when available) will incur a 25% surcharge due to the additional weight of the much larger birds.

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Racing Homers

(See bottom of page for other breeds)

 

Lot #
Bird Information
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1. 2017 blue check cock carrying reduced, no. 7068. Besides carrying reduced he also carries recessive opal and there is a 50% probability that he will also carry barless. He is out of a 2010 blue bar Janssen hen that is the daughter of of an AU Registered Champion. Sire is a reduced checker cock that was raised by another cock that carries reduced and that flew 100, 100, 120 as a young bird prior to being stocked. Price: $100
2. July hatch no. 388, dirty blue bar. (I initially thought it was a poorly colored black, but upon seeing where he has been moulting on the wingshield, I'm going with dirty blue bar.)This is the nestmate of the indigo bar in lot no. 14 above. Probably a cock but sex is not guaranteed. Sire is a 2019 Andalusian that has flown 4 races out to 200 miles. He was second from 100 as a young bird and also 2nd from 200 as a yearling. Sire is a full brother to the dam of the indigo bar in lot no. 5 above. Dam was bred by Tom VanHandel and has flown four races out to 170 miles. Full pedigree on sire's side only. Price: $25.
3. July hatch dark indigo check no. 390, appears to be a hen but sex is not guaranteed.. From a distance this bird looks like an ordinary dark blue check, but upon closer examination one can detect indigo in the tail and in some of the checkering. His mother looks like a black but is also indigo and dominant opal, so the opal may be involved as well. She (the mother) is a full sister to a race winner and several other diploma winners. Sire is one of my foundation almond cocks. He flew 5 races out to 180 miles and was in the top 10% on one of them prior to being stocked. 390 has siblings on this year's young bird team. Price will go up as the bird matures and I can determine its sex for sure. Price: $35
4  8532 AU 2018 WCOF slate (smokey blue check) cock, Janssen based, from my "Heisenberg" family. ("Heisenberg" was my best flyer this century, winning 8 diplomas including 2 firsts in 25 races. In over half those races he was my first bird home. He is on both sides of this bird's pedigree.) 8532 is a son and a grandson of "7142", one of the last few sons of Heisenberg and one of my best breeding cocks over the last ten years. Paternal grandmother goes back to "Assured Gold" and "Granger's Diamond", while maternal grandmother is out of "The Red Rock Cock" and "Miss Plymouth Peak", an outstanding pair of breeders and flyers for Steve Johnson's Tiger Loft. Price: $100
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July hatch blue bar no. 364, Van Loon on dam's side, my Janssen-based family of almonds and indigos on sire's side. Sex is unknown and not guaranteed, but at this point I would guess it is a cock. Dam was bred from a pair of birds directly from Ken Christopher, both grandchildren of "Campbell". Paternal grandparents both carry recessive red, so there is a 50/50 chance this bird will as well. Sire is an almond that goes back to "Heisenberg" on his sire's side and "The Cowboy", an AU Elite Champion on his mother's side. Full pedigree. Price: $35

6. 2017 blue check hen no. 7082, right off the racing team. As the picture shows, this is a beautifully proportioned pigeon and she feels as good as she looks: tight feather, solid body, "one pin tail", and she handles fabulously. She flew 100 miles as a YB but came home injured and was held back until the next year. She then flew 180 miles as a yearling and 100 again as a 3-year-old. We had a limited season in 2019 so she did not fly that year. She is primarily Janssen with some HVR as well. Sire's side is primarily Janssen with a dash of HVR. Dam is almost exclusively Janssen and includes 784-06, an AU Registered Champion. 7082 has daughter on our OB team and 3 grandchildren on our current YB team. Price: $100
7. Large blue bar no. 296, hatched May 15. I originally thought this was a cock due to its size, but at this point I see where it definitely could be a hen, so sex cannot be guaranteed at this time. Sire is son of "Heisenberg" (see note above), a Janssen/HVR cross who was first to loft in 10 of his 24 races. Dam is an indigo bar purchased from Bob Moschel, that is a granddaughtr of Gallo's famous "Venus" hen. Dam is sister of several diploma winners, and also has some Creator blood a few generations back. Price: $35.

 

 

 

Dragoons and Giant Homers

 

Lot #
Bird Information
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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 MID-2021 AFTER I HAVE RAISED A NEW CROP OF YOUNGSTERS AND SORTED THEM OUT. What few that might become available prior to that time will be posted here at a later date.
1. American Giant Homers - I have 3 pair of American Giant Homers for sale at $150 a pair or $400 for all 3 pair, plus shipping. They consist of (1)an ash red bar cock/blue bar hen; (2)and almond cock/T-pattern hen; and (3) a blue bar/wf cock that carries the gene for recessive white/white hen (approx. half the young will be whites). These are my last three pair of Giants and are of superior quality. Serious inquiries only, please.
 

 

 

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