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Kingmaker - DeRauw-Sablon: A Racing Pigeon Dynasty - A must for any pigeon fancier's library! The DeRauw-Sablon strain is one of the most sought after and valuable racing pigeon strains in the world. This is the definitive work with over 100 photos and illustrations. Hard cover, color photos, 156 pp.





Book
$55.00
Item #5644
SW 4 lbs

Young Bird Training Methods - by Chaz. Heitzman. Simply written and straightforward explanation for getting started in racing pigeons, caring for the birds, and training them for the races. Soft cover, color photos, 18 pp.

 





Book
$5.95
Item #5628
SW1.20 lbs

Feed to Win - Part II: An A to Z Guide on the Correct Use of Feed Supplements - by André Christiaens. Topics include avoiding diseases, natural remedies, feed mixes, and a month-by-month care overview. Hard cover, color photos, 166 pp.

 




Book
$54.95
Item #5703
SW 2.20 lbs

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Pigeons for Pleasure & Profit: A Complete Guide to Pigeon Racing - by Charles Foy and Clair Hetland. Chapters include Breeds and Varieties, Equipment for the Pigeon Homer, Management of the Loft, and Commercial Pigeon Raising. Soft cover, black and white photos, 112 pp.




 

Book
$10.95
Item #5626
SW 1.90 lbs
Pigeons: Racing Homer Facts & Secrets,
Vol. I
- by Leslie C. Swanson. A complete guide for the breeding and flying of racing homers: history of the racing homer, stock and breeding, conditioning, training, feed, and how to fly young birds. Soft cover, 42 pp.







Book
$6.95
Item #5627
SW 1.40 lbs
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Pigeons: Racing Homer Topics, Volume II - Racing Homer Facts and Secrets - by Leslie C. Swanson, rev. 1990. This work covers topics such as record flights and historical data, loft construction, breeding fundamentals, the moulting factor, and general loft management. Soft cover, 45 pp.






Book
$5.50
Item #5625
SW 1.40 lbs
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Try Pigeon Racing - by Raymond P. LeBlanc. Basic information for beginners, along with tips and ideas for veteran fanciers, such as purchasing stock and record keeping. Soft cover, color photos, 23 pp.








Book
$6.95
Item #5629
SW 1.20 lbs

Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Bird - by Andrew D. Blechman. The writer traveled across the U.S. and Europe to meet with pigeon fanciers and pigeon haters in a quest to chronicle the pigeon's transformation from beloved friend to feathered outlaws. One reviewer says, "If anybody can read this book and still harbor contempt for pigeons, I have to wonder if there is hope for human beings." Hardcover, 239 pp.



Book
$23.00
Item #5605
SW 2.00 lbs
  White Pigeons - The Color of Money -- by Jerry Gagne. A step-by-step how-to account of the business of white bird releases for weddings, sporting events, funerals and celebrations of all kinds. Includes loft building or adaptation, purchasing and caring for the birds, training, advertising and pricing of services. Soft cover with color photos, 43 pp.



Book
$13.25
Item #0306
SW 1.50 lbs
  The Pigeon in History -- by Jean Hansell. An exhaustive study of the pigeon from primitive and biblical times to the present day. A journey through the cultures of Israel, Egypt, Greece and Rome, and others. Hardcover, 176 pp., 250 illustrations.



Book
$35.95
Item #5623
SW 3.50 lbs

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  Doves and Dovecotes -- by Peter & Jean Hansell. The first substantial account of dovecotes and their inhabitants for over 50 years. This entertaining and highly readable text classifies a wide variety of types and styles. Hardcover, 248 pp., color photos.



Book
$42.95
Item #5622
SW 4.50 lbs

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  A Dovecote Heritage -- by Peter & Jean Hansell. This fascinating text explores the social, historical and architectural aspects of dovecotes in areas such as London, Scotland, and mainland Europe. Hardcover, 200 pp., color photos.



Book
$35.95
Item #5621
SW 3.50 lbs

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Pigeons for Everyone - by Douglas McClary. Virtually every aspect of pigeon keeping is covered, along with a color section depicting different breeds and a special feature on eye-sign. Hardcover, 280 pp.






Book
$47.95
Item #5662
SW 3.00 lbs
The Eye and Orientation: A Pigeon Racer's Guide - by Bradley LaVerne. This legend of the Sport shares his expert methods and takes the guesswork out of selecting the best birds for racing and mating, and leads the reader through the grading process, with many photos and illustrations. Signed by the author. Hardcover, 147 pp.


Book
$55.00
Item #5682
SW 3.00 lbs
  How to Win with Hens - by Dave Allen. Features the methods of top European fanciers who have mastered the art of motivating their hens, thus enabling them to compete at the highest levels. Hardcover, with color and black & white photos, 131 pp.



Book
$39.95
Item #5684
SW 2.00 lbs

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Fit to Win - 2nd ed. - by Dr. Wim Peters. This was the best selling pigeon book in the U.K. for four years. This second edition has all of the information of the first edition plus 80 pages of new material. Hardcover with color photos, 397 pp.





Book
$89.95
Item #5664
SW 3.00 lbs
Squills International Yearbook 2005- from the Racing Pigeon Publishing Company. This famous yearbook's 104th year issue contains many articles about top fanciers from around the globe. Its back half is a loft breeding management section. Hardcover with black & white photos, 544 pages.



Book
$21.95
Item #5656
SW 2.50 lbs

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The Pigeon Guide - by Shannon Hiatt and Jon Esposito, D.V.M. Covers what a new pigeon fancier needs to know to keep, raise, train, and care for the health of pigeons. Basic concepts are followed by more advanced techniques. Hardcover, color photographs, 274 pp.



Book
$59.95
Item #0321
SW 3.00 lbs
Born to Win - by Dr. Wim Peters. Explores genetics, mysteries of homing, and the breeding and characteristics essential to racing. Particular attention to racing flight. Soft cover, 235 pp.






Book
$69.95
Item #5663
SW 2.20 lbs




101 METHODS – Part II – RACING PIGEON POTPOURRI -- by Jules Gallez. A selection of articles by Theunis Venter and Jules Gallez regarding many aspects of our wonderful sport. Good section on wings, plus excellent advice for beginners.


Book
$26.95
Item #0288
SW 2.10 lbs


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101 METHODS – Part IV – SUCCESSFUL METHODS WITH YOUNG AND OLD BIRDS – by Jules Gallez. Discussion with successful fanciers from all over the world, including the U.S., about their systems, birds, etc. Excellent information and photographs.



Book
$26.95
Item #0290
SW 2.65 lbs
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101 METHODS – Part V – HOW TO BECOME AND STAY A CHAMPION – by Jules Gallez. Great information including the "52 Suggestions for Success" plus excellent material on health, and interviews with champions on their successes.


Book
$26.95
Item #0291
SW 2.20 lbs
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101 METHODS – Part VI – DIARY OF JOHN LAMBRECHTS – by Jules Gallez. A fascinating book that begins with John Lambrechts' diary of his trials as a young pigeon fancier. Very enlightening and entertaining. Latter part dedicated to general information which can help any fancier attain success.




Book
$26.95
Item #0292
SW 2.10 lbs

Month by Month in the Loft - by Frank Hall. Because Hall knows and understands every aspect of racing pigeons, he brings out the true heart of the subject of this book, which contains a great deal of advice on breeding and racing champion birds. Hardcover with b & w photos, 224 pp.



Book
$34.95
Item #5687
SW 2.50 lbs

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NATURAL LOVE OF PIGEON RACING – by Lonnie Patterson. Fourteen chapters of methods and humor from a lifetime of racing pigeons. Team management, breeding, race training, moult and feather care, old bird training, medication and treatments, advanced breeding, loft design, along with sections on showing and photographing pigeons. Soft cover spiral, 150 pages with photographs.



Book
$40.00
Item #0293
SW 2.20 lbs
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ROTONDO ON RACING PIGEONS – by Joe Rotondo. Rotondo was one of America’s foremost fanciers, and this is a complete synopsis of the sport. A very detailed work, with good illustrations and chapters covering every aspect of this fascinating hobby. Beginners or advanced fanciers will find this work intriguing. Hardbound, 311 pages.


Book
$59.95
Item #0297
SW 4.20 lbs
THE WILL TO PREPARE – by Robert Kinney. Covers selection and pairing, management of young birds and old birds, polygamous and rotational breeding, selection theories such as eyesign, nutrition, loft design, flying widowhood, and sections on pigeon health and diagnosis. Hard cover, 146 pages, with photographs.



Book
$53.95
Item #0299
SW 2.80 lbs



THE WILL TO WIN – by L. Gilbert. An excellent little pamphlet with simple, precise advice on how to prepare pigeons for winning races. Timeless information. The perfect gift for a beginner. Soft cover, 15 pages. Book
$2.95
Item #0300
SW 1.20 lbs




Encyclopedia of Pigeon Breeds – by Wendell M. Levi. This most comprehensive look at the pigeon, with numerous color photographs, is a must for any fancier’s library. Hardbound, 790 pages with photographs and extensive index. Book
$139.95
Item #5690
SW 4.20 lbs
OUT OF STOCK
Champions Reveal Their Untold Secrets – by Victor Vansalen. Interviews with Dr. Norbert Peeters, Luci and Antoon van der Wegen, Maurice Casaert, Eugene Pochet, Gaby Vandenabeele, the Herbots Brothers, Jan Hermans & Rob Hoekstra, Jos Thone’ and others present a wealth of information for successful racing. Hardbound, 527 pages with numerous photographs.



Book
$69.95
Item #5691
SW 4.30 lbs

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The Natural Winning Ways – Updated yearly, this periodical includes the best selections from the Natural Company’s "Pigeon Rit," an international magazine for the pigeon fancier published in Belgium. Includes sections that can be used for breeding results and race records. Volume 28 is the newest issue. Soft cover, approx. 100 pages.

Note: Phone orders can be made for Volumes 9, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27, which are available in limited quantity.


Book Vol. 17
$7.95
Item #5692A
SW 1.50 lbs

Book Vol. 18
$7.95
Item #5692B
SW 1.50 lbs
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Book Vol. 19
$7.95
Item #5692C
SW 1.50 lbs
OUT OF STOCK

Book Vol. 20
$7.95
Item #5692D
SW 1.50 lbs
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Book Vol. 21
$7.95
Item #5692E
SW 1.50 lbs
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  Lofts for Racing Pigeons - by Charles Heitzman, revised. This informative booklet explores the basics of loft design for racing or showing pigeons, with practical advice on flooring, roofs, trapping, ventilation, nest boxes, and perches. Illustrated with many loft designs. Soft cover with color photos, 38 pp.



Book
$9.95
Item #5671
SW 1.50 lbs

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