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Here are some pigeon racing books, pigeon breeding books and books on pigeon nutrition.
Racing Pigeon Books
The Pigeon Racing Formula
Pigeon racing books-MODULE 1; The loft.
Planning for loft construction.
Types of Lofts.
Elements of a loft.
Main elements (external & internal).
Consistency in the loft.
Cleanliness and hygiene.
The culling period.
Pigeon racing books-MODULE 2; Stock Selection
Long distance vs Short distance.
What to look for in a racing homer.
Characteristics of of a strong racer.
Characteristics to avoid.
Obtaining quality birds.
Settling birds to the loft.
Pigeon racing books-MODULE 3; Feeding & Nutrition.
Basic nutritional requirements.
Breeding season nutrition.
Moult & off season nutrition.
Training & racing nutrition.
Old bird nutritional requirements.
Pigeon racing books- Module 4; Breeding & Mating
Sexing & courtship.
When to pair.
Hatching, banding & weaning.
Breeding techniques (in breeding, over breeding,out crossing, line breeding).
Pigeon racing books – MODULE 5; Training & Conditioning.
Building a relationship.
Building confidence and the foundation for future competition.
Choosing the right training schedule.
Training old birds (incl old bird team make up).
Training young birds (incl young bird team make up).
Young bird training schedule.
Training systems (The natural system, the widowhood & double widowhood system, the celibasy system, the jealousy system, young bird variations etc).
The author also includes a number of bonus books including…
The instant pigeon vet (28 diseases, 11 parasites, 11 vitamins, & 91 different symptoms).
Ultimate guide to pigeon feeds.
Eye sign 101.
Loft management templates.
The Pigeon fancier Q & A