West Midland Wings – Results 06/07/19
WEST MIDLAND WINGS – RESULTS 06/07/19 – by Sarah Carter
Hello everyone, I hope you’ve all had a great week… and that the young birds have kept safe , out of troubles and being prepared for the first races that are looming up, I all too often read that people are having a terrible time with losses with their young birds, I know that the hawks are terrorising our pigeons every day, which leaves a lot of them diving for cover and then they end up spending time out before hopefully making their way home, I also think it’s such a busy time in the sky’s at the moment with inexperienced pigeons , these two factors alone must have a big impact on the losses people are seeing, they are babies let’s not forget and they have to learn somehow, I’m just shocked with the amount of young birds that are being lost now , I’m sure in writing that the RPRA one loft race has had a massive hit with only seeming to be 900 birds being trained from the initial 1400 that started the season only a couple of months ago., which is terrible… where do they all go , for those that are braving the perils daily to train your birds I wish you all the very best of luck with them , keep smiling and think positive with them, now to the results.
We start with Portway and thanks to Steve Walton who sends me there results,
Portway HS –29/06/19 – Portland – Worcester Fed – 4 members, sent 68 birds
Bob Ebbitt continues to dominate the club taking the first 7 places with his inform team of janseen based roundabouts, timing in a mixture of hens and cocks mostly 3yr olds.
Walsall Wood & District FC. – 06/07/19 –Frome – Worcester Fed – 6 member’s, sent 63 birds.
Taking the top 2 here is S Mcdonough with a yearling red cock, bred from a de meutter when crossed with Shaun’s old strain with a winning velocity of 1495.200, closely followed by a 2yr old blue cock, breeding on this one a Van Den Bulck x Shaun’s own strain, 3rd and 4th place goes to K Berry with a 2yr old chq pied cock and a 2yr old blue cock.
Walsall Wood & District FC. – 06/07/19 –Messac – Worcester Fed – 7 member’s, sent 65 birds.
That man again and completes the double, inland and channel, 1st and 4th place S Mcdonough with a two year old chq hen and a and a yearling blue hen the winning pigeon with a velocity of 1197.734 being a Van Den Bulck x Steffan Lambrecht, , 2nd place H Deavall with a 2yr old chq cock,3rd D Aston with a yearling chq hen,
Bushbury Homing Society, – 06/07/19 – Frome – Worcester Fed – 8 members
In 1st place here Wood Bros & Beddowes with a yearling, 2nd and 3rd Mr Graham Owen with two yearlings, 4th place goes to Mr A Farrar with a 5yr old.
David James sent me some results for Bushbury Rail HS
Bushbury Rail Homing Society, – 06/07/19 – Messac – Wolverhampton Fed
In 1st place here Mr D James with a yearling chq cock with a winning velocity of 1161.871, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Mr D Kopycinski with a yearling blue cock, three year old blue hen, and 2yr old blue hen.
Bushbury Rail Homing Society, – 13/07/19 – Bath – Wolverhampton Fed – 1 member, sent 65 birds
1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th place here Mr D Kopycinski, velocity 1280.699 with four young blue hens.
Bushbury Rail Homing Society, – 13/07/19 – Bath – Wolverhampton Fed – 3 members, sent 75 birds
1st, 2nd & 3rd Mr A Farrar , first pigeon is a 2yr old blue pied cock with a velocity 1366.321, next with a 5yr old dark chq cock and Arthurs 3rd pigeon is a 2yr old blue pied cock, 4th Mr A Bissell with a yearling blue hen.
Steve Jeavons from Chase Social FC dropped me a text, he was kind enough to send me there club results and also enjoyed the article on Ron Green, Morning Sarah I must say you write up is excellent I enjoyed reading about Ron Green and brake away it was at Earl’s court pigeon show in the early 80s were I met Ron Green when I went there with Chris Cattel and we saw Dean Pallet go walking through with a gang of men following him funny how these things bring back memories and I have to say it was a pleasure to sit and talk to Ron all those years ago when I was in my early 20s ; I’m glad it brought back some happy memories there for you Steve,
The Chase Social FC Hednesford – 06/07/19 – Messac – Worcester Fed – 8 members, sent 89 birds
1st Marsh & Gallear with a 2 year old cheq hen with a vel of 1184, 2nd & 3rd Dr Mruk with two blue yearling hens the first winning the nom £40, back to Marsh & Gallear for 4th place with a 5 year old cheq hen well that’s it for the club old bird racing this year. I have to say well done to Marsh & Gallear who have got over 60 points in the old bird season almost twice as many as anybody else and there ace masters at young bird racing, last year they were highest prize winners with over 100 points and it lucks like they’re going to beat that this year I think it’s worth pointing out that the marsh part of the partnership past away many years ago and Dave Gallear has flown on his own ever since and kept the name going. Well that’s it from me this week Sarah enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Aid Dobson sent me results for lea hall,
Lea Hall Homing Society – 06/07/19 – Messac – Worcester Fed – 5 members,
Taking 1st place here is B Williams with a 2yr old blue hen, velocity 1162.849, 2nd & 3rd J Barry with a two year old cock and a yearling hen, in 4th place G Millward with a 3yr old cock.
Alan Poll kindly sent me some more results for Broomhill Albion.
Broomhill Albion HS –06/07/19 – Frome – Worcester Fed – 9 members, sent 163 birds.
Taking 1st & 3rd place is Mr E Maybury & Son with a 2yr old pencil blue Van Den Brand x Stickers Donckers cock with a velocity of 1484.657, his second pigeon is a yearling chq De Meyer hen, 2nd place is Walter & Tyler Bate with a 4 year old blue Lambrecht hen, and 4th place goes to Mr & Mrs McLaughlin & Son, with a 3yr old blue Vandenabeele hen.
Kidderminster St Johns R P C – 06/07/19 – Frome – Worcester Fed – 4 members, sent 51 birds.
Taking 1st , 2nd ,3rd & 4th place Cooper Bros,top flying lads well done, the first pigeon is a 3yr old blue cock with a velocity of 1475.778, their next pigeon is a 2yr old chq cock, yearling cock and finally another 2yr old blue cock.
Kidderminster St Johns R P C – 06/07/19 – Messac – Worcester Fed – 4 members, sent 49 birds.
Taking 1st place Cooper Bros, with a 2yr old red hen with a velocity of 1140.052, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Matthews & Harris with a 3yr old chq hen. 4yr old blue cock and 4yr old chq cock.
Sally Wardle kindly sent me some results through for Romsley DFC
Romsley & District FC – 06/07/19 – Frome – Worcester Fed – 6 members, sent 63 birds
Taking 1st Place Mr & Mrs Wardle with a yearling blue cock with a winning velocity of 1537.836, congratulations sally, 2nd & 4th place goes to S Shilton & Daughter with a yearling mealy cock and a yearling blue cock, 3rd place going to Mick Basterfield with a yearling slatey cock.
Romsley & District FC – 06/07/19 – Messac – Worcester Fed – 6 members, sent 41 birds
1st & 4th Place goes to Mr & Mrs S Maddox with a 4yr old chq cock with a winning velocity of 1146.314 , and a 2yr old blue cock, 2nd place goes to S Shilton & Daughter with a 3yr old mealy hen, 3rd place goes to Mr & Mrs P K Hill with a 3yr old chq hen.
Pelsall 5 Bird/Midweek FC. – 06/07/19 – Yeovil –Wolverhampton Fed – 4 member’s, sent 68 birds.
Having a fantastic season and once again 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th place S McDonough winning with a 2yr old blue wf bulk x van reeth hen on 1460.850, Shaun tells me this hen is a winner of many 1st prizes, next is a 2yr old chq hen from Shaun’s own family, followed by a yearling chq hen again also of their own family, and a yearling blue pied bulck hen.
Pelsall 5 Bird/Midweek FC. – 06/07/19 – Messac –Wolverhampton Fed – 4 member’s, sent 48 birds.
Taking 1st, 3rd & 4th place S McDonough winning with a yearling blue van den bulk hen on 1139.214, next is a yearling blue cock of Shaun’s own family, followed by a yearling chq hen of leo heremans lines ,2nd place goes to Chambers Family with a yearling chq cock,
In the 5 bird result 1st, 3rd & 4th Chambers Family, 2nd, 6th & 8th J Garvey, 5th & 7th S Mcdonough.
Mark Evans sent me an email detailing there winners… thankyou Mark,
Claregate HS – 06/07/19 – Messac – Worcester Fed
1st M&B Evans with a 3 year old blue pied camphuis x Willy geerts cock
2nd John Banks with a yearling mealy cock bred by M&B Evans being a grandson of their old mealy cock a winner of 11 prizes over the channel
3rd M&B Evans with a four year old blue hen from their Scottish family of birds she is a direct daughter of the old mealy cock
In fourth place John Banks with a yearling chequer hen bred by bilston’s Ron (the rocket) pooler originating from syndicate lofts blood lines.
Worcester & District Federation Result – 06/07/19 – Frome – 140 members – 1095 birds – TOP 10!
Congratulations Mr & Mrs Wardle on winning 1st fed.
1st – Mr & Mrs Wardle – Romsley DFC – 1537.970
2nd – S Shilton & Dght – Romsley DFC – 1529.524
3rd – Lock & Bennett – Worcester DFC – 1515.220
4th – William Bros – Blackheath D H S – 1514.596
5th – Lock & Bennett – Worcester DFC – 1508.770
6th – B & D Ricketts – Worcester DFC – 1505.394
7th – T Fenn – Rowley Regis H S – 1505.268
8th – Summers & Singh – Rowley Regis H S – 1504.568
9th – J V Groom & Son – Tipton Premier – 1503.768
10th – J Hawkes – Tipton Premier – 1503.491
Worcester & District Federation Result – 06/07/19 – Messac – 129 members – 852 birds – TOP 10!
Congratulations F Jeavons flying at Princess End RPC on winning 1st fed.
1st – F Jeavons – Princess End RPC – 1227.837
2nd – S Stokes & Son – Blackheath D H S – 1213.973
3rd – Mr J Spence & Son – Longbridge FC – 1213.145
4th – Mr & Mrs K Larner – Longbridge FC – 1202.648
5th – B Williams – Kings head 4 Bird – 1201.317
6th – S Mcdonough – Walsall Wood DF – 1197.734
7th – R Ebbit – Portway HS – 1196.532
8th – B Williams – Beeches Road FC – 1196.173
9th – Mr J Spence & Son – Longbridge FC – 1191.312
10th – William Bros – Blackheath D H S – 1190.114
Well that’s it for now, good luck to those of you racing this weekend lads. And good luck for the yb season ahead.
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