Sectors - Pigeons
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Eye theory in practice

Heidi, a magnificent pigeon descended from the famous Kaasboer lineage in Belgium, is one of the finest racing hens and quality stock producers that money can buy. What do this bird’s eyes tell us about it? Thomas Smit concludes his examination of this controversial theory.
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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 challenge of the final.
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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 (about R250 000) to spend on a brand-new car of his or her choice.
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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 spoke to Thomas Smit about the highlights of his career and offered advice to fanciers.
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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 says colour is only skin deep.
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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 Western Cape Classic, says Thomas Smit.
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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 been said about its breeding mates, notes Thomas Smit.
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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 fortunate fanciers to impress their bank managers,says Thomas Smit.
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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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