AUCTION SITE REPAIRED!

The Auction site is repaired and I can now add more items- bird and other cool stuff.   Thanks for your patience.  Please watch for new donations and items as I post them throughout the auction. Thank you and happy bidding!  Thank you, Don M  NBRC President/Fly Director/Auction Administrator

NBRC Bulletin Deliveries

One of the most common complaints from NBRC members that seems to appear on internet roller forums, email groups, and chat rooms, has to do with a few members complaining that they have not received their Bulletin on time. There are a number of reasons for this. By providing the members with more information about…

Mangile’s Pigeon Pages

Mangile’s Pigeon Pages Pigeon Genetics Newsletter Issue #67 July 1973, pages 27-29. WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE “DIRTY” COLORATION? by: Robert J. Mangile      When one observes a flock of Homing Pigeons it is evident that some of the blue pigeons are of a much more  “dirty” appearing coloration (not “smoky”) as compared to…

What is A Breed? by Cliff Ball

What is a breed? To put the question more precisely, what are the necessary conditions that enable us to say with conviction, “this group of animals constitutes a distinct breed?” A useful definition of “breed” is that a breed is a group of domesticated animals that are similar enough (usually by appearance, production, or origin)…

Birmingham Roller Breed/Performance Standard

For several decades the breeding and flying of the Birmingham Roller has had no real written breed or performance standard beyond personal opinions described in various pigeon journals, letters between fanciers, communications on internet sites, and the individual opinions of judges during competitions. As a result, controversy and confusion have dominated the fancy. Operating primarily…