Pigeons

Cape Town pigeon fanciers 1st and 2nd place

Pigeon fanciers Albert Lingenfelder and André Mills have again made their mark, this time in t...

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New pigeon race to boost wildlife conservation

With a ‘dream team’ at the helm and R10 million in prizes, the inaugural Victoria Falls Wor...

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SAPIR final results

A comprehensive training programme ensured that the pigeons were fit for the demands of the fin...

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Meet PE’s champion pigeon racer

Shane Gerber has been racing pigeons for 20 years and is passionate about Tom Locks. Thomas Smi...

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Eye theory in practice for racing pigeons

Eye theory, or 'eye-sign' theory is one of the most divisive issues amongst the racing pigeon f...

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Do the eyes have it?

The theory of ‘eye-sign’ is a subject of much controversy in the pigeon racing fraternity....

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2016 SAMDPR final results

Thanks to their innate quality and sound training, the pigeons were more than up to the challen...

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SAMDPR Hot Spot winners

Thomas Smit begins his coverage of this legendary event with the fanciers who each won $16 000 ...

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Chatting to pigeon fancier, Theo Mienie

Ace pigeon flier Theo Mienie recently retired from the sport after more than six decades. He sp...

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Let’s hear it for the reds!

Some dismiss red pigeons as "hawk feed", others have had great success racing them. Thomas Smit...

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Cape Town fanciers 1st and 2nd

Albert Lingenfelder and André Mills have again made their mark, this time in the inaugural Wes...

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Birdy and her remarkable mates

We’ve written a good deal about the world’s best One-Day Loft racer, but very little has be...

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Lumpy skin disease, three-day stiff sickness outbreaks in SA

Outbreaks of lumpy skin disease and three-day stiff sickness have been widely reported across So...