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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 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 birds means a much larger box must be used and once the box exceeds 1 cubic foot the PO hits us with almost double what it used to be. More than 4 birds will require a second box, so we start the count all over again. If you purchase American Giant Homers (when available) you will incur a 50% surcharge due to the additional weight of the much larger birds along with the need for a larger box.

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Racing Homers

(See bottom of page for other breeds)

 

Lot #
Bird Information
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1. Here is an early June hatch NPA 20 ADC 309, blue bar cock. This pigeon is a fairly large speciman and is a VandenAbeele/Houben blend out of a pair of birds from a retiring flyer here in Ohio. In late summer of 2019, I visited an 87-year-old friend of mine ("Ron") who had decided that it was finally time to retire from the sport after over 70 years. He did not want to sell things piecemeal; he wanted to sell everything at once, including birds, feeders, waterers, traps, training crates, etc. As it turned out, this was not so easy to do since most of the established flyers did not have room, even though they knew they would be getting some real quality birds. So he offered me a really good deal on some of the breeders as long as I took several pair. Even though my loft was full and there was no room for more breeders, I wanted to help him out, so I agreed to take five pair. I got off to a late start with them in 2020, and most of the young were hatched after my young bird team was already full. But I did raise a dozen late hatches that I wanted available to use as breeders next year if I needed them. Ron's birds were all either Vandenabeele, Houben, or crosses of the two. This family was very successful for Ron, as evidenced by the fact that a few years earlier he had won the prestigious GNEO futurity TWICE in three years. As is the case with many of the oldtimers, he did not have detailed pedigrees on many of them, although I did get pedigrees on some of the foundation birds that he had purchased several years ago. pedigree is limited. This one includes the parents and one of the grandsires and his parents. Price reduced: $50
2. NPA 20 ADC 310, blue bar cock, June hatch. Here's another "Monster Cockbird" that is the nestmate of lot no. 1 above. This is one that I missed banding on time, so I had to put a bigger NPA band on him. See above for description. You can't go wrong with this family as breeders. As noted above, pedigree is limited to parents and just one grandsire and his parents. This is the nestmate of no. 309 above. Price: $50

 

 

 

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 $100 a pair or $250 for all 3 pair, plus shipping. They consist of (1)an ash red bar cock/blue bar hen; (2)an 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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American Giant Homer - Here is a nice blue bar Giant Homer young cock, hatched mid-summer of 2020. Not a huge pigeon, perhaps a bit smaller than average, but I am sure he still has some growing to do. As the photo shows, he possesses a great head and excellent type, and is certainly a real handful when the handler is someone like me who is used to handling racing homers. Unfortunately, I banded him a few days too early and the band fell off in the nest. When I saw he had lost the band it was too late to get one on his foot, so I put a split band on him for record-keeping purposes. Price: $25.

This bird's nestmate (also split banded) looks just like him but appears to be a hen is also available for an additional $25.

 

 

 

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