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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-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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Racing Homers

 

Lot #
Bird Information
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1. July hatch reduced hen no. 6142. She is primarily Janssen and goes back to "Heisenberg", my best flyer over the past 12 years, including 5th at 200 miles as a YB and 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th from 130 miles as an OB. 1st to loft on 1st four races of 2007, winning the 4th from 130 miles. 1st @ 160 in 2009; retired to stock in 2010. As of his retirement, he had been 1ST to loft in 10 of his 24 races. Full pedigree. Price reduced: $100.
2. May 2016 hatch blue bar cock, This very nice, medium-sized cock was a late hatch and therefore is unflown, but his breeding makes him well worth trying in your own loft. His sire is a Gaby Van denAbeele that has raised two race winners on two different hens, as well as some very consistent flyers on a third hen. His dam is an "AU Elite Champion" bred and flown by Perfection Lofts of Kansas. As you can see from the photo, he is a solid, well-proportioned bird that will pass those qualities on to his offspring. Full pedigree. Price: $50
3. Sale Pending Barless brown qualmond hen no. 4951-14. This is a very prolific breeding hen and she is the mother of the barless blue qualmond cock listed above. She is primarily Janssen and is also down from "The Iceman", a 300-mile winner on both sides. She is one of what I consider my "Golden Thunderbird" family of barless that is based on "The Iceman". She also is a granddaughter of "9215" my foundation brown qualmond barless cock that is down from the long-distance browns of the late Bob Eaton of California. This is a very rare color, even more so because she comes from a family of flying homers and is not just a "color" bird. Full pedigree. Price: $250.
4. 2016 Barless ash red cock, no. 6481, inbred on "The Iceman", a barless ash red 300-mile winner. This is a late August hatch and should be ready to mate right away. He shows a little sootiness in the wingshield near the bar area, but he is genetically pure for barless. His sire is an ash red barless out of a yellow bar cock that is a son of The Iceman and that flew 6 races out to 260 miles; and a blue barless granddaughter of The Iceman that flew 100 and 125 miles prior to being pulled for stock. His dam is a brown barless that is a blend of the same family crossed into the long-distance browns of the late Bob Eaton of California. The background of 6481 also includes Blue Miracle Janssen, 969 Janssen, and Ken Christopher Van Loon. Since the sire of this pigeon carries the gene for dilute, there is a 50% chance this bird will also carry it. Price: $100
5. Ash red bar cock no. 6223-16, carries the gene for dilute. Both parents carry the gene for barless, so there is about a 2/3 probability that he also carries it. Sire was bred for stock and is a grandson of an AU Elite Registered Champion on dam's side and is a g-grandson of "The Iceman" (see above) on sire's side. Dam is inbred on "The Iceman". Full pedigree. Price reduced: $50
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Another May 2016 hatch blue bar cock,no. 6193. This pigeon was bred for stock and was not flown, nor were his parents who were late hatches. However, both grandmothers are AU Registered Champions, one of them being an AU Elite Chanpion. 6193 is approximately half Flor Engels, one fourth Vandenabeele, and one fourth Janssen. Performance pedigree. Price: $75

7. 2017 Young Bird Flying Kits. Beginning approximately the middle of April I will make available a limited number of young bird kits at the price of 6 birds for $200, with free shipping. They will be my choice, but they will come from the same birds that are breeding my own young bird team as well as my 2017 futurity entries. I will supply pedigrees with them so you can decide whether to settle and fly them or hold them back for breeding. Reserve them now by sending a 50% down payment.

 

 

 

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.
1. 2016 brown grizzle Dragoon Cock. $25
 

 

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