Sensational new “add-on” competition for pigeon Racing

  LOFTGROUPING Now, thanks to the new sensational competition that uses the velocity calculations of a specific race and at the same time generates a result based on:- “THE DISTANCE TRAVELLED BY THE RACER IN THE SAME NET FLYING TIME AS THE WINNER IN HIS CLUB.” To determine how far the winner was ahead of the second bird when it …

THE RACING PIGEON SPORT IS UNFAIR Worldwide

www.PIPA.com https://www.pipa.be/newsandarticles/reports/closer-look-organisation-pigeon-racing-in-belgium-part-one With the arrival of modern electronic technologies and the internet, it has never been clearer; the Racing Pigeons sport can no longer be just measured and adjudicated by the highest velocity alone.  The two major factors with the most influence on the current result are: Wind direction. A strong westerly head or tailwind should favor the lofts on …

The now tried and tested ODRA Loft-grouping competition

After 3 years of trial and tests with measuring 345 lofts, 4 Unions and 27 clubs, the following realities became evident; It is the only fair and accurate Loft-performance measurement in the Racing pigeon sport today. However, this competition will never replace the old tested and trusted measurement of; “The winning bird is the one with the highest velocity” Nor …

Rules of ODRA Loft Grouping

  These competition rules shall apply to all competitions organised under the auspices of ODRA or its affiliated clubs. The general competition rules are for all loft grouping events. Definitions; “Grouping” Means the first arrivals at a competing loft from a specific race which may be the first 4, 5,10, or 20 birds depending on the rules of that specific …

Which is the most accurate, distance calculator software to use in Pigeon Racing?

Which is the most accurate,distance calculator software to use in Pigeon Racing? Combine liberation, competition and championships are now on the lips of every pigeon fancier in Gauteng and neighbouring provinces. The question however is, if every Federation or Union uses different software, such as Speedbird, Winbird and FalconFlight how can we have a combined result? Surely we must use …

Use of “Sweet” Performance Enhancers in Racing Pigeons.

The use of “Sweet” Performance Enhancers in Racing Pigeons. In the early sixties and maybe as early as the late fifties the biggest secret in racing pigeons was the use of the mixture “Cytogon and Ferrecobrin” which was a mixture of a human Iron supplement and B12. The famous Piet Schoeman based his “Car win tonic” on that formula. The …

THE NEW PRACTICAL, FAIREST AND MOST RELIABLE COMPETITION IN THE RACING PIGEON SPORT

The new practical, fairest and most reliable competition in the Racing Pigeon sport. That is a very bold statement to make, but let’s analyse it and see if we can reach agreement. Basis All results are based on normal velocity calculations Distance in meters ______________________ Net flying time =   velocity. (Meters per minute) The “MARKER”: Is the pigeon with the …

The Realities about Artificial Insemination (AI) on Racing Pigeons

I was fascinated by this extremely innovative field of racing pigeon AI with expectations such as; Using the sperm of my top breeding cock on as many as 8 hens simultaneously, thus effectively fertilising all my hens with the sperm from one cock. It would be possible to acquire semen from top fanciers abroad and locally and fertilise my best …

Interview between Robert Swanepoel and Koot van der Walt

On the 25th of January 2016 Robert Swanepoel(On the Drop Magazine and Benzing Live agent for SA) had an Interview with Koot van der Walt to explain the 4 bird grouping concept. “Maybe I should just explain that the fact that one competitor is flying a fast race against the other flying a headwind makes no difference as the competition …