The Nottingham North Road Federation
The Nottingham North Road Federation’s third young bird race of the season was back at Harrogate (2) in West Yorkshire the birds were liberated at 12.30pm into a north west wind, the top ten positions in the federation were as follows,
Winning the federation plus claiming 9th federation was the partnership of B & J Potts & Varley flying 49 miles both their winner and second pigeon were both Lambrecht’s bred from obtained stock birds from Alan Dungworth of South Yorkshire who is famous for his winning Lambrecht family their young bird team are not on the darkness system and are left to do as they please in the young bird loft flying back to the perch their winner a red pied cock in the photo followed by a blue chequer cock their velocities were 1756 & 1742.588.
B & J Potts & Varley
Taking 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th federation was Paul Crooks flying 74 miles Paul’s first bird a stunning little blue hen which is a Van Loon from the old Brian Bolton lines of Bridlington and all his next scoring birds were of Paul’s Herman Cuesters the first six birds came to the loft together and all flew round together and dropping in pairs these were all flown on Paul’s darkness celibate system he has created his velocities were 2 x 1743.987 , 1743.598 then 3x 1742.821.
2nd Fed Harrogate
4th & 10th federation was Riggott & Richardson flying 56 miles John Richardson informs us his young bird team are flown on the Darkness system and are left together in the loft to do as they please to pair up or fly back to the perch both scoring birds of two cocks were of their faithful Wildemeersch based family of birds kept with velocities of 1743.882 & 1739.
Over At the Clubs Blidworth FC 1st Mr & Mrs Knowles 1718 2nd John Swinn 1709.
Calverton FC 1st & 2nd Cresswell & Family 1700 & 1699.
Cotgrave FC 1st Keith Hurworth & Son & Family 1685. 2nd Barry Burt 1671.
Syston FC 1st & 2nd Brian Manning 1545 & 1544.
Ruddington FC 1st & 2nd Paul Crooks 2 x 1743.
Eastwood FC 1st & 2nd David Oakes 1697 & 1696.
Newark FC 1st R Pacey 1606. 2nd Mr & Mrs Sterland 1563.
Ollerton FC 1st & 2nd Riggott & Richardson 1743 & 1739.
Worksop FC 1st & 2nd B & J Potts & Varley 1756 & 1742.
Some local Shows available for anyone to attend now Pinxton NR HS annual open shows with always prizes available on offer dates are as follows 28/11/21 matched pairs through the wires 5/12/21 (2 x shows ) old cocks and old hens through the wires 12/12/21 )2x shows) young cocks and young hens through the wires & finally 19/12/21 likeliest to fly 500 miles handling class all are penning 11am till 12pm at Pinxton Miners Welfare Wharf Road Pinxton NG166LG please call Rose for any further information on 07804733676.
Calverton NR HS are holding some open shows on the 6/11/21 old cocks through the wires 13/11/21 old hens through the wires 20/11/21 young cocks through the wires 27/11/21 young hens through the wires and finally the 4/12/31 any age any sex best in show penning is 11am till 12pm at Calverton Geordie Club Collyer Road Calverton NG146JX call head of operations Andrew Kemp on 07505105332.
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