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#1 User is offline   Josh123slater 

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Posted 1 June 2018 - 21:33 PM

I've had the young birds out for a few weeks now, they are flying for an hour then trapping very well. But they only circle just above rooftops and don't go very far from loft maybe a street over either way. Any ideas why this could be? I'm starting to get very dizzy watching them

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Posted 1 June 2018 - 21:41 PM

Mine do that when the peregrine is about.
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Posted 1 June 2018 - 21:44 PM

View PostBlue Chequer Pied, on 1 June 2018 - 22:41 PM, said:

Mine do that when the peregrine is about.



That’s what I was thinking,a sure sign.Staying low and close to roof tops,nice and safe on roof tops.
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Posted 1 June 2018 - 21:47 PM

We do have trouble with gosehawk but everyone else young birds are high and starting to range.

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Posted 1 June 2018 - 22:03 PM

View PostJosh123slater, on 1 June 2018 - 22:47 PM, said:

We do have trouble with gosehawk but everyone else young birds are high and starting to range.


try and get them out when those other birds are out
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Posted 1 June 2018 - 22:09 PM

Okay I will try that

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Posted 2 June 2018 - 06:32 AM

It used to be an old fanciers tale that the birds needed wormed if they flew tightly not far from the loft......as I say maybe just a tale.....but if you ain't wormed them then maybe so.ething to think about

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Posted 2 June 2018 - 06:43 AM

I wouldn’t worry if they are flying over an hour and not ranging, if they been doing this 3 weeks or more it would be a respiratory treatment and in the basket

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Posted 2 June 2018 - 06:45 AM

I’d say either hawks about (mine do it and they see it before I do)
Or maybe respiratory
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Posted 30 January 2019 - 12:52 PM

View Postdal2, on 2 June 2018 - 06:32 AM, said:

It used to be an old fanciers tale that the birds needed wormed if they flew tightly not far from the loft......as I say maybe just a tale.....but if you ain't wormed them then maybe so.ething to think about



I also think if the birds don't do just one circle or half circle and go from a training toss it's good to worm them
If they fly around 4 or 5 times from a toss they could well need worming

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Posted 30 January 2019 - 15:45 PM

My mate no longer in doos now an that's why he packed up.2 year in a trot his birds did exactly what's happening with you 15 year ago not as many perrigrines about then .his neighbours doos were flying an ranging .he took birds training 1st toss an lost 95% off them an the same thing the following year an he packed the birds up.

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 13:59 PM

They're babies they'll range when they are ready.
If anything I've found canker to be a problem especially when training and not leaving the lib site right away,that or BOP.

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 15:47 PM

View Postdal2, on 2 June 2018 - 06:32 AM, said:

It used to be an old fanciers tale that the birds needed wormed if they flew tightly not far from the loft......as I say maybe just a tale.....but if you ain't wormed them then maybe so.ething to think about

Uve lost the plot lmfao

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 15:49 PM

The young birds will range when they’re ready to do it

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 17:05 PM

View PostJosh123slater, on 1 June 2018 - 21:33 PM, said:

I've had the young birds out for a few weeks now, they are flying for an hour then trapping very well. But they only circle just above rooftops and don't go very far from loft maybe a street over either way. Any ideas why this could be? I'm starting to get very dizzy watching them

Are you feeding them a heavy mix if so they won’t excersise properly

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Posted 31 January 2019 - 17:32 PM

let them out with your hens

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