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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. 2015 Blue Bar cock no. 5870. This is a half-brother to two race winners. Sire is pure VandenAbeele and is the sire of the two race winners mentioned here. Dam is a Flor Engels cross and is an AU Elite Champion that was bred and flown by Perfection Loft in Kansas. She is also the daughter of an AU Registered Champion when mated to another AU Elite Champion. So we have here proven performance on both sides of the pedigree. Several children of 5870 have been sent out to futurities and auction races over the last two years, with one placing in the 2016 MVS auction race here in Ohio. Full pedigree. This is a pigeon that was on my breeding list for 2018 until today when I finally decided to let him go to make room for some new stock from a very successful breeder and flyer on the West Coast. Price reduced: $75
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June hatch indigo cock, no. 7266. This is a fairly large bird and is out of an indigo check hen and an almond cock. He is not a "typical" indigo, in that the normal "purple" bars are not that evident, but the presence of indigo is pretty obvious when viewing the flights and tail. I believe there is some other factor involved here, possibly one of the opals. Sire is primarily Janssen and although unflown himself, he is a brother to several diploma winners. His dam flew out to 255 miles prior to being stocked. Dam of 7266 is an indigo check that is a full sister to three outstanding racers, including a race winner. She is bred from a hen from Gray Fox and Harms loft when mated to a full brother to an AU Elite Champion. Price: $75

3. SOLD  July hatch 2017 blue check hen, no. 7253. Both parents carry the gene for recessive opal, so there is a 67% probability that she will carry it also. Sire is HVR/VanHee, and he flew 3 races out to 180 miles as a YB, prior to being moved to the breeding loft as a yearling. Dam is Janssen on one side and an Aarden cross on the other. Dam is also the granddaughter of an AU Registered Champion and the half-sister to a race winner. Full pedigree. Price: $25. - Sold (KC)
4.  2016 Reduced blue bar hen no. 6192, approximately 3/4 Janssen, inbred on "Heisenberg", my top flyer over the last 15 years and the foundation cock of a successful Janssen family here at our lofts. On both sides is "1558", a daughter of Heisenberg who is also the granddaughter of AU Champions. She raised three late hatches in 2017. This is likely the last reduced I will have for sale until late 2018, and was on my 2018 breeding list until just recently. You will not find better racing quality in any reduced homers anywhere. Price: $200
5.  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
6. SOLD  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 - Sold (KC)
7. SOLD   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 - Sold (KC)
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 and is still on my OB team. MacCauley/Mayan Wegge out of a pair of Dixie-Buckeye birds purchased in a charity auction online. Limited pedigree. Price reduced: $50
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
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SOLD   June hatch ash red barless cock, no. 7268. Sire was bred for stock and is a grandson of "The Iceman", a 300-mile winner. He is also the son of yellow bar 1408 who flew 6 races out to 255 miles prior to dying suddenly just prior to what would have been his 2nd old bird season. 1408 was mated to blue barless hen who flew 120 and 125 as a young bird prior to being placed in the stock loft. She is also a granddaughter of "The Iceman" and her mother was a Blue Miracle Janssen. Dam of 7268 is a barless brown bred from flying stock. thus 7269 also carries the gene for brown. Price: $100 - Sold (KC)

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
13. 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 reduced: $100
14. 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 National 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
15. 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
16. 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 and she is still in our breeding loft. Price: $100
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SOLD   2016 blue check cock, Janssen cross, carries the gene for reduced. He is about 5/8 Janssen and 1/8 Houben, with the remainder coming from among my various reduced breeders. Bred for stock from a Janssen hen whose sire is an AU Registered Champion and whose dam is out of an AU Registered Champion, missing out on the award herself in her very last race. His sire is a very nice reduced cock from racing stock, that I recently sold on this site, and is out of a bird that flew 3 races prior to being stocked and placed in the top 10% on one of those races. Price: $50 - Sold (KC)

18. Extremely Rare! 2017 recessive opal barless hen, hatched May 30th. By that time the young bird flying loft was full, so this beauty was set aside in case I needed her for breeding. Now that I have my matings determined for this year, it turns out that she is available. What makes her rare are three distinct characteristics: (1) She is barless; (2) She is recessive opal; and (3) She is bred from flying stock! On her sire's side: Sire is a full brother to the barless blue cock listed above. He goes back to a pair of barless imported from Australia several years ago and is the brother of diploma winners. On her dam's side: Dam is out of "9011", who placed 7th out of 159 birds and 6 lofts on a major smash race and who is the sire of a 4th-place winner in the Miami Valley auction race of 2013 and is also the son of a 200-mle winner. Granddam is approximately 3/4 Blue Miracle Janssen and is a granddaughter of "The Iceman", a 300-mile winner. Price: $200

 

 

 

Dragoons and Giant Homers

 

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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 THE FALL OF 2018.
 

 

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