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SAMDPR final results

The winners of the final of the 19th South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race hold considerable status amongst fanciers worldwide, says Thomas Smit.
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Flying high for 150 years

With R1 million in combined prize money expected, this is one race you can’t afford to miss, says Thomas Smit.
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About successful genes

To maintain the high quality of a superior gene pool, most pigeon breeders follow a breeding plan using line breeding or inbreeding from the foundation pigeons.
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The hat that inspired champion racing pigeons

Helping a friend retrieve a hat blown off by the wind 35 years ago led the late Bob Kinney to become a world-renowned racing-pigeon breeder and racer.
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More about pigeon health

In the final part of THis series on pigeon health, I'd like to remind readers that it's an area that's not conclusive and there are always advancements. Diagnostics is a specialised field and I will continue to report on new research findings.
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SAMDPR pre-final results update

More than 30 countries entered the 19th SA Million Dollar Pigeon Race, notes Thomas Smit.
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Match-making methods with pigeons

We take a look at the importance of racing performance, natural selection and human intervention in pigeon breeding.
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Foreign, yes. Feral, no.

The racing pigeon is fully domesticated, the result of two centuries of experimental breeding, and they are certainly not an invasive threat, as some claim.
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The fascinating world of racing pigeons

What makes teenagers, adult men and women so interested in the world of racing pigeons?
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The speed of racing pigeons

In part one of this series we concluded that the winning pigeon of a race event can’t become the winner if it doesn’t have more speed.
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