Pigeons

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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The top 2015 SAPIR results

The Hot Spot series and the final of this invitational have been concluded, enabling a few fort...

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A touch of Kaasboer class

The recent success of GJT Lofts is largely due to a very special bloodline....

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Birdy’s top genealogy

The Birdy family is among the biggest money spinners in One-Day Loft competitions in South Afri...

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SA agriculture sector remains in recession

Recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data points to a negative growth of a seasonally adjusted an...