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ID: BK 01
Pigeons For Everyone
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In this comprehensive work he offers to share his experiences with fanciers, novices and people considering making a start in this wonderful and worthwhile hobby. Virtually every aspect of pigeon keeping is covered. Includes: Colour section illustrating different breeds and a special feature on eyesign. Probably the most extensive book on pigeons to be written in recent years. Note: this book is not just for the racing men, it covers pigeons in general including fancy. Hardback

By Doug McClary

£20.00
ID: BK04
Roads To Rome
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370 pages. 24 British fanciers explain in detail their system for success. There are so many different roads to the top - hence the title of the book.

By Cameron Stansfield

£15.95
ID: BK12
The Fancier`s Simple Guide to Pigeon Health
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The Fancier`s Simple Guide to Pigeon Health by Jim Flood. Pocket book with information on,

  • Disease Transmission & Prevention.
  • Loft Hygiene.
  • Using a Microscope.
  • Coccidiosis.
  • Canker.
  • Mycoplasmosis (Respiratory).
  • Salmonellosis.
  • Wet Droppings (YB Sickness).
  • Worms.
  • Pigeon Pox
  • External Parasites.

50 Pages

£5.00
ID: BK14
The Best of Ad Schaerlaeckens, Volume Two
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Ad Schaerlaeckens is a world renowned pigeon racer and author who has raced pigeons since the 1950`s. Author of the famous "Janssen Brothers, Arendonk" .47 chapters including Feed & feeding, The sick one,  Sadness happiness & technique, Loft visits, Breed & name, Loft position, Soon ripen..soon rotten, Territory & motivation, Darkening old pigeons, Exercise & training, Vaccination.

Hard-back 240 pages.

£25.00
ID: BK16
Popular Fancy Pigeons

Popular Fancy Pigeons covers some of the varieties which have been kept quite widely, many of which have been bred by the author. Also chapters on breeding, feeding, housing, shows & showing and ailments. Softcover, 124 pages.

By Joseph Batty

 

£15.50
ID: BK20
Pigeon Showing
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A used copy of "Pigeon Showing" in good condition. Now out of print Chapters on,

  • Making a start
  • Housing of show pigeons
  • Accessories for the show loft
  • Entering shows
  • Attending shows
  • A showing record
  • Food & methods of feeding the show team
  • Show condition: General management
  • Selection of breeding pairs
  • Breeding for the show team
  • Judges and judging: Some observations
  • Judging pigeons: Practical considerations
  • The showmans year

By Douglas McClary.  Hardback, 159 pages.

 

£23.00
ID: BK24
The Nun Pigeon & Pigeon Management

Nun pigeons are fancy pigeons of ancient origin, which are kept as a hobby and for showing. This book defines and explains them. Chapters include Nature Of The Nun, British Nun Club, Standards, Accommodation, Feeding, Breeding & Management and shows. Hardback, 128 pages.

By Joseph Batty

£24.00
ID: BK25
Keep Your Pigeons Flying

Used copy of Keep Your Pigeons Flying by Leon F Whitney.

Chapters on the following subjects,

  • The Pigeons body and how it functions
  • What you should know about foods and feeding
  • Pigeon food ingredients
  • Drugs and their uses
  • Diseases and how a Pigeon catches them
  • Diseases caused by Bacteria
  • Diseases caused by Viruses
  • Diseases caused by Fungi
  • Diseases caused by Protozoa
  • Deficiency Diseases
  • External Parasites of Pigeons
  • Internal Parasites of Pigeons
  • Tumours and Cancer
  • Pigeon surgery
  • Sanitation and Disease prevention
  • Poisons
  • Pigeon enemies
  • Pigeon and Public health

252 pages

 

 

 

 

 

£15.00
ID: BK26
Fancy Pigeons

Used copy of Fancy Pigeons by Aad Rijs.     

Chapters on the following subjects,

  • Keeping Pigeons
  • Housing
  • Purchasing
  • Food and Drink
  • Preventing disease
  • Illnesses, vermin and parasites
  • Breeding
  • Fancing Pigeon breeds
  • Flying Fancy Pigeons
  • Clubs
  • Important addresses
  • Consulted sources, account of pictures and a word of thanks

128 pages

£15.00
ID: BK27
Pigeons

Used copy of Pigeons ( Hamlyn Pet Guides 150mm x 100mm ) by Rick Osman.

Chapters on the following subjects

  • Housing
  • Feeding
  • Breeding
  • Exhibiting
  • Rings
  • Racing
  • The Moult
  • Pigeons in Dovecotes

£5.95
ID: BK29
How To Win, Young Birds

A used copy of " How To Win, Young Birds " from the Racing Pigeon Publishing Co Ltd. Advice and methods for breeding and racing young brids from some of the top young bird fliers including the Darkness System, feeding, early breeding and selection.  Includes paragraphs on,

  • Move Out of the Darkness and Into the Light - Colin Porter
  • A Winning Young Bird System - Geordie
  • The Purposeful Young Bird System - Geoff Cooper
  • Early-maturing Hybrids - Prof. Van Gremberfen
  • Its Natures Way - Richard Boylin
  • A Belgian Method with Early Bred
  • Tips on Reducing Losses - Ken Rudge
  • Improving the Darkness System - Andre van de Wiel
  • A System that Works - Dave Allen
  • Belgian Loft Tips: Young Bid Training - Eric Deledicque
  • Young Bird Lofts - Loft Ideas
  • The Breeding of Youngsters - W E Barker
  • Success Starts When You Pair Up - Luc Houben
  • Looking After Your Young Birds- Jim Biss
  • My First Year on the Darkness System - Tony Cowan
  • My Young Bird National Candidates - Chris Gordon

£20.00
ID: BK30
Month By Month In The Loft

A used copy of " Month By Month In The Loft " by Frank Hall. Paragraphs include,

  • January - Paramyxovirus, Coccidiosis, Symptoms & Similarities
  • February - Loft Conversions, Early Breeding
  • March - Older Breeders, Barley
  • April - Buying Pigeons, Winning Hens
  • May - Form & Condition, Educating Babies
  • June - The Greater Distances, Dealing with Failure
  • July - Outstanding Breeders, Marathons
  • August - YB Loses and Fitness, Late Breds
  • September - YB Education, The Litchfield Crate
  • October - The Moult, Seperating
  • November - Outer Flights, Bloomfield and Fabry
  • December - The 1913 Rome Race, Thorougoods

Hardback 224 pages.

£20.00
ID: BK31
Healthy Pigeons

A used copy of " Healthy Pigeons " by Ludwig Schrag. Sections include,

  • Notes on Understanding the Disease Process

Disease, Causes, Infection, Routes of Infection, Interactions, Stress, Factor disease, Strai

 

  • The Most Common Diseases in Pigeons

Salmonellosis, Trichomomiasis, Ornithosis, Infectious Catarrh, Pox, Paramyxovirosis, Coccidiosis, Roundworm and hairworm infestation, Infestation with ticks, mite, plumage lice

 

  • Prevention of Disease in Fancy Pigeons

Prevention, Preventive Treatment, Improving the quality of the feathers, Preventive plan - Winter/resting period, Preventive plan - mating/rearing, Preventive plan - moulting, Preventive plan - exhibition season, Preventive plan - purchase

 

  • Prevention of Disease in Racing Pigeons

Individual performance capacity, Preparation for races, Metabolism during flights, Questions that are often asked, Prevetive Plan - winter/resting period, Preventive plan - mating/rearing, Preventive Plan - flying season, Preventive Plan - moulting, Preventive Plan - exhibition, Preventive plan - purcahse, Preventive plan - stray pigeons in the loft

Hardback 108 pages.

 

£20.00
ID: BK33
Pigeon Racing

A used copy of " Racing Pigeons " by F.W.S.Hall. Contents include,

  • History 
  • The Pigeon Loft
  • Buying and Pedigrees
  • Breeding and General Management
  • Training for Racing
  • Racing Pigeons
  • Shows and Showing
  • Pigeon Strains
  • Ailments and Remedies
  • Accessories to the Sport
  • The Pigeon Year
  • Useful Tips
  • What to Know
  • Postscript

Hardback, 123 pages.

 

 

£15.00
ID: BK34
Pigeon Racing Advanced Techniques

A used copy of " Pigeon Racing Advanced Techiques " by Jan Aerts. Contents include,

  • The Fancier, his qualifications for success and dependance on others
  • The selection of breeding stock
  • The breeding system
  • The enviroment
  • The Loft
  • Feeding
  • Racing Systems
  • The pigeon
  • Back from the race
  • How do our pigeons find their way home?
  • A look behind the scenes
  • And fiinally, a look at Fabry

Paperback, 189 pages.

£15.00
ID: BK35
Racing Pigeons

A used copy of " Racing Pigeons " by Colin Osman. Contents include,

 

  • The Pigeon Itself
  • The Pigeons Year
  • Food and Feeding
  • The Pigeons Home
  • Breeding Winners
  • Preparing for the Races
  • Winning Systems
  • The Off Season
  • Officials and their work
  • Making a start

Paperback, 185 pages.

£15.00
ID: BK36
The Pigeon
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A used copy of " The Pigeon " by Wendell Levi. Contents includes,

  • The Relationship of Pigeon and Man
  • Breeds and Variations
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Genetics - Variation and Inheritance
  • Practical Breeding
  • Behavior
  • Diseases, Parasites and Pests-their treatment and control
  • Feeds and Feeding
  • Housing
  • Commercial squab production
  • The Pigeon fancy - exhibiting, racing etc.

Hardback, 667 pages.

£60.00
ID: PLB20a
Pocket Loft Books

Our ever popular " Little Red " loft book. Space for 60 pairs, pocket size.

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ID: PLB21
Loft Register

A4 size pages, space for 50 pairs.

£3.50
ID: PLB22
Pedigree Book

Pedigree books, 25 pages.

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