Many thanks for the enquiries but having thought about it, I've decided to retain these two hens for a while. I have one or two spare late cocks that would be perfect for them so will probably couple them together in the spring. GB23D93202 Yuri x Maggy Murphy Dam of GB23D95202 GB23D95205 Yuri x Sweet Caroline Dam of GB23D95205
Today I had an interesting and very enjoyable visit to Michael Schilling a renowned exhibition Finch breeder who lives locally. Michael is preparing some information for an article in the hobby magazine 'Cage and Aviary' and had invited Mr Bernard C Williams the author , international judge and authority on exibition Finches to view his current collection and add some historical background information about Michaels current line bred team of birds. I was invited as although I know very little about Finches, my grandfather also Peter Fox was a very succesful exhibitor in the fifties and sixties and owned some [...]
Had a great message from Dave Stokes of the R.Stokes and Son panership of Cleobury Mortimer one of the best racing lofts in the UK reporting their recent success winning the NFC Champion of Champions Award for 2023. This award are based on the best co efficient of the National Flying Clubs program of races including all old bird races and the young bird National. We are very pleased indeed to have played a part with our bloodlines featuring in the breeding of their principle winners. Dave was kind enough to provide some details of their nomintaed pigeons. Blue Hen [...]
This is the Stuart Wilcox Auction List for Doncaster 2023. We have 24 birds for sale in four groups all in Part 2 with viewing at 12.15 and sale staring at 1.00 pm. Lots 1,2,3,4,5,6...Lots 16,17,18,19,20,21...Lots 25,26,27,28,29,30...Lots 36,37,38,39,40,41. We only have photos of three lots and we attach them with this post.
The Algarve Golden Race has developed into arguably the best one loft race in Europe. Prior to the race we had hoped for a top 100 finish in the final race and a top 100 finish in the Overall Ace Bird Award. Now after the final it has been very well documented regarding the difficulty of the final flight with nothing home on the day of liberation and less than 900 home on the second day leaving around 2500 birds still missing out of the 3400 birds liberated. I attended the final race and the heat was incredible touching 40 [...]