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How To Train Carrier Pigeons

carrier pigeons

In WW2 the British used about 250,000 Homing Pigeons to carry messages, 32 were given the Dickin Medal, the highest possible decoration for animal valor

English Setter- Pros: Great child companion, gentle, good watchdog. Cons: Moderate grooming, a bit difficult to train.

Pigeons have been a long part of history before they were trained to be racing pigeons for sale in today’s modern times.

Jacobin pigeons

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This is a bridge in Paris. You hang locks on it with the name of you & your boyfriend/girlfriend/bestfriend then throw the key into the river. So even though the friend/relationship may end, you can’t remove the lock. It stays there forever, as relevance to someone once a part of your life. -- so sweet~ future bucket List*

This bird is a Victoria Crowned Pigeon. The crowned pigeon is quite spectacular, being blue in colour and as tall as a turkey (74 cm). It has a large crest of feathers on its head that can be raised - hence its name. It is the largest of all living pigeons and is found in the wild only in New Guinea and some smaller offshore islands nearby. [...]

Train your chickens to come when called, so you can let them out and get them in anytime you want. Also enables you to call them to safety when predators lurk. If you have multiple flocks, you can train each to come to a different call. Very helpful when you have new pullets free ranging with old flock, and need to get each flock to its own coop.

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Raising Pigeons, and Examples of Pigeon Houses (Jose Luis Hobby)

Raising Pigeons for Meat

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15 Chicken Keeping Mistakes to Avoid - Farming My Backyard

Advice on how to train your chickens to go home at dusk and how to get them to lay their eggs in their nest boxes. The Chicken Chick: Coop Training Chickens- Going Home to Roost.

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Lake Brienz, Canton of Berne, Switzerland

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Great tutorial on raising and dressing pigeons.