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News and Updates
Sep-27-2022
TUESDAY UPDATE

Good Morning Breeders 

We have 542 birds in the loft with 90 in settling pen that's the last group to go out!! Health is still good the heat has really gone down and that makes my life easier for sure. Loft is closed only open for replacements and have a few coming this week!! I want to Thank all breeders for your support and we hope to have a great year in 2023. Molt is very heavy right now and birds will be let out every day from here on out. I had them locked down since Friday do to my Daughters wedding out of town and a few days to recover from all that. Plan will be getting all on the same page though Oct and train late Nov Dec shut them down for winter. olr are in full swing wish you all the best this year hope we have a super year!! Hope you all have a great week 

Thanks Mark 

Sep-18-2022
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

WANT TO THANK ALL THE BREEDERS WHO SUPPORTED ME THIS YEAR WE HAVE 510 IN THE LOFT AND THE LOFT IS CLOSED. HEALTH THIS YEAR HAS BEEN SUPER GOOD THAT REFLECTS BACK TO THE BREEDERS MAKING MY JOB EASIER. BIRDS HAVE BEEN OUT A FEW TIMES THIS WEEK DO TO  HEAVY SMOKE ALL AROUND US BUT THIS WEEK THEY WILL BE OUT EVERY DAY THE SMOKE IS GETTING BETTER. I HAVE TWO BIG GROUPS ONE IN SETTLING NET AND THE ONE IN QUARANTINE,GROUP ONE WILL BE IN MAIN LOFT THIS WEEK COMING AND LAST GROUP WILL GO TO THE NET THIS WEEK ALSO. LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR LOTS OF SUPER NICE BIRDS SENT THIS YEAR AND MANY NEW BREEDERS. MY PLAN IS ALWAYS WEATHER PERMITTING TO GET THEM ALL TRAINED BY NOV-DEC AND SHUT THEM DOWN DEC-JAN. START THEM BACK UP FLYING IN FEB OR WHEN THE WEATHER LETS ME GET THEM OUT AND START TRAINING MARCH. IT'S ALWAYS A LONG WINTER HOLDING 500 BIRDS HOPING FOR A SO SO WINTER ?? BUT IT GOES BY FAST. HAWKS ARE STILL HANGING AROUND BUT I KEEP THEM OFF GAURD BY LETTING BIRDS OUT DIFFERNT TIMES IT DOES HELP SOME. OLR HE GETTING ALL GOING AND I HOPE WE ALL HAVE A GOOD YEAR IN THE EARLY RACES!! I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S.

THANKS MARK 

Sep-11-2022
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

WE HAVE 456 IN THE LOFT AND 571 SIGNED UP THIS IS THE LAST WEEK TO SHIP AND TWO WEEKS FOR  REPLACEMENTS 19-30. THIS HAS BEEN A TUFF YEAR HOTTEST AUG EVER AND NOW SUPER BAD SMOKE SO BAD THEY CANCELED THE 1ST CLUB RACE!! THIS IS ONE REASON I WENT TO A LATE RACE THIS IS THE 7TH YEAR OUT OF 8 WE ARE SMOKED IN. HEALTH IS HOLDING SUPER NO PROBLEMS I DID TREAT FOR RESPIRATORY DO TO THE HEAT. BUT OTHER THEN THAT BIRDS LOOK VERY GOOD AND MOLTING LIKE CRAZY. THE HIGH THIS WEEK WILL BE 83 WE HAVEN'T SEEN THESE TEMP SINCE MAY IT'S BEEN A LONG DRY AND HOT SUMMER FOR SURE. I WILL BE DOING A HAND INVENTORY TODAY AND TOMORROW WITH GROUPS BUT WHAT CAME IN THIS WEEK I BELIEVE 42 BIRDS. IF YOU ARE MISSING AND HAVE BIRDS YOU CAN SEND TILL THE END OF SEPTEMBER!! THEN NO MORE BIRDS AFTER THAT THE HEAT  AND  THE HAWKS HAVE BEEN RELENTLESS THIS YEAR BUT THAT'S WHAT WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH SOME YEARS. LOT'S OF NEW BREEDERS THIS YEAR I WELCOME YOU ALL HOPE ITS A GREAT YEAR FOR YOU ALL!!  OTHER THEN THAT THINGS LOOK GOOD AND BIRDS WILL START BACK OUT AGAIN AS SOON AS ALL THIS SMOKE LEAVES THE VALLEY. HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY WITH THE FAMILY AND A GREAT WEEK.

THANKS MARK

Aug-28-2022
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

THE WEATHER GAVE US A TEASE 85 TODAY AND NEXT WEEK BACK TO 97-101 UNBELIEVABLE!! BREAKING ALL RECORDS FOR THE HEAT FOR JULY-AUG, BIRDS HEALTH IS HOLDING VERY HAPPY WITH ALL THE HEAT WE HAVE HAD AND THEY GO OUT IN THE HEAT TO FLY DOESNT SEEM TO HURT THEM MOST OF THE TIME THEY JUST HANG OUT SUNNING. WE HAVE 513 SIGNED UP WITH 404 IN THE LOFT GROUPS 5 WILL JOIN THE OTHER GROUPS TODAY AND GROUP 6 WILL GO INTO THE SETTLING NET FOR ONE WEEK. HAWKS ARE STILL HERE MESSING WITH THE BIRDS EVERY DAY THERE OUT BUT THATS LIFE THIS TIME OF YEAR, THEY MUST GET USE TO THEM AND YES WE ALWAYS LOOSE ONE OR TWO WHEN THEY GET HIT. WE WILL BE TAKING BIRDS AND REPLACEMENTS TILL SEP 16TH THEN THE LOFT WILL BE CLOSED AND WE GO WITH WHAT'S HERE. TWO WEEKS LONGER THEN IN THE PAST BUT HAD A FEW BREEDERS ASK ME TO EXTEND BECAUSE IT''S VERY HOT WHERE THEY ARE SO WE WILL TRY IT THIS YEAR AND SEE HOW IT TURNS OUT. OTHER THEN THAT I HATE THIS TIME OF YEAR SEEMS I SPEND MORE TIME CLEANING UP FEATHERS THEN ANYTHING. I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY WITH THE FAMILY  AND A GOOD WEEK.

 

THANKS MARK 

Aug-22-2022
MONDAY UPDATE

HELLO BREEDER

STILL HOT IN IDAHO TODAY 95 WE NEED THIS TO GO AWAY TILL NEXT SUMMER. BIRDS ARE HANGING IN THERE WITH THE HEAT THEY ARE OUT  ALMOST EVERY DAY AND THE CLOCK IS ALWAYS ON GROUPS 1-2-3-4 ARE OUT GROUP 5 IN AVERY AND GROUP 6 IN QUARANTINE. WE HAVE 363 IN THE LOFT WITH 487 SIGNED UP SO WE SHOULD HIT THE 500 BIRDS THIS YEAR. THE 1ST FEW GROUPS MOLTING LIKE CRAZY PILE OF FEATHERS EVERY DAY IN THE HALL WAY. BUT THERE STAYING HEALTHY THATS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART TO ME!! THIS WEEK STILL OVER 95  BUT NO MORE 105 IN THE FORECAST THANK GOD FOR THAT. 2022 OLR SEASON IS HERE 2-3 RACES READY TO GET IT ROLLING CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS YEAR TO BE IN FULL SWING. BIRDS ARE ON PRIMALAC AND ROPA B WEEKLY , WELL I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!

 

THANKS MARK PNWC

Aug-14-2022
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

WE HAVE 471 SIGNED UP WITH 343 IN LOFT!! 27 NEW BIRDS THIS WEEK 35 COMING OUT OF QUARANTINE 38 IN SETTLING PEN AND THE REST HAS BEEN OUT FLYING. I WILL BE HONEST WITH YOU ALL THIS MIGHT BE THE HARDEST YEAR YET WITH THE HEAT AND OVER 40 DAYS OF HEAT 98-107 HAS BEEN TUFF WITH SOME BIRDS. TWO WEEKS AGO AND LAST WEEK WAS TUFF WITH HEAT OVER 103 95% OF THE BIRDS TOOK OFF SUPER WITH NO PROBLEMS AND 5% HAD A FEW ISSUES. BUT THIS WEEK STILL CALLING FOR 95-101 IT'S BEEN A LONG HOT SUMMER FOR SURE READY FOR THIS CRAP TO BE GONE. OVER ALL HEATH IS GOOD FOOD IN TAKE IS ABOUT THE SAME DRINKING LOT'S OF WATER WITH PRIMALAC AND ROPA B THOUGH OUT THE WEEK SEEMS TO REALLY HELP. SO LOOK AT LOFT INVENTORY I HAVE CONTACTED ALL BREEDERS MISSING BIRDS YOU HAVE TILL SEPTEMBER 23RD TO REPLACE OR SEND BIRDS. RACES ARE ABOUT TO START MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR TO SEE HOW THE BREEDING PROGRAM DID VERY EXCIITED FOR 2022 RACES BEST OF LUCK TO ALL MY FRIENDS. HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT WEEK STAY COOL IF YOU CAN!!! PS: IF YOUR SIGNED UP AND NOT GETTING EMAILS PLEAS LET ME KNOW I ALWAYS POST ON WINCOMPANION JUST IN CASE.

 

THANKS MARK

Aug-07-2022
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

TODAY WILL BE 1ST INVENTORY TO MAKE SURE CLOCK AND BANDS ARE WORKING!! THE HEAT HAS CAUSED SOME PROBLEMS WITH STRESS I BELIEVE, I HAVE LOST A FEW WITH IN A WEEK OF BEING HERE STRESS HEAT? UP TO THE LAST 2 WEEKS I HAVEN'T LOST A BIRD TO ANYTHING BUT HAWKS AND AS A GROUP THERE LOOKING VERY NICE MANY IN A HARD MOLT NOW. WE HAVE 424 SIGNED UP AND 311 IN THE LOFT,LOOKING AT ABOUT 500 THIS YEAR MY GOAL WAS 600-650 BUT STILL LOTS OF TIME LEFT TO SHIP. RECORD HEAT AND IT LOOKS LIKE AFTER TUESDAY ITS MIGHT BE GONE? MONDAY AND TUESDAY CALLING FOR 103-104 THEN THE REST OF THE WEEK UNDER 95 ABOUT TIME. THE 3RD GROUP HAS BEEN IN THE SETTLING NET FOR ABOUT TWO WEEKS AND GROUPS 1-2 HAVE BEEN OUT NOW 2-3 WEEKS ONLY ON THERE OWN IF THEY WANT TO GO OUT. WE WILL CLOCK GROUPS 1-2 AND WHEN THERE ALL IN I WILL OPEN THE SETTLING PEN SO GROUPS 3 CAN SCAN LATER IN THE DAY. OTHER THEN THAT SAME STUFF ALL PIGEON WORK TILL THERE ALL IN AND THEN I WILL TAKE A LITTLE BREAK TO CATCH MY BREATH. THIS WEEK IS THE LAST WEEK TO SHIP V.F BIRDS FOR 1ST SHIPMENT AND THE 2ND IN TAKE STARTS SEPTEMBER 26TH. HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT WEEK AND SPEND SOME TIME WITH THE FAMILY TODAY!!

THANKS MARK

Aug-01-2022
MONDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

I AM VERY TIRED OF THIS HEAT 108 YESTERDAY AND 106 TODAY BUT THE REST OF THE WEEK 89-95 THAT'S BETTER!! BIRDS ARE DOING OK HEAT HAS KNOCKED THEM DOWN SOME BUT LOT'S OF VITAMINS AND ELECTROLYTES IN THIS HEAT HELPS A LOT. WE HAVE 395 SIGNED UP WITH 277 IN LOFT I WILL BE DOING A HAND INVENTORY THS WEEK MAYBE TODAY? I KNOW THERE ARE A FEW MISSING OFF LOFT BEEN HAWK HIT MORE THEN ONCE BUT MY COUNT IS ABOUT 6-8 MISSING. MY NET DOES A GREAT JOB WITH OUT IT MAYBE BE 10-20 MISSING FROM HAWK HITS, THIS MONTH SHOULD BE A BIG INTAKE FOR ME AUGUST IS ALWAYS LOTS OF BIRDS. BIRDS ARE HEALTHY AND IN A GOOD MOLT THE OLDER BIRDS, MOST ARE STILL IN SETLING NET AND WILL BE TURNED OUT SOON!!WE HAVE 190 OUT FLYING AND TRAPPING NICE. UNTIL NEXT WEEK TRY TO STAY COOL IF THAT'S POSSIBLE!!

 

THANKS MARK

Jul-17-2022
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

THE WEATHER HERE IS LIKE EVERY WHERE THIS YEAR VERY HOT OVER 100"S AND DRY DRY!! THE BIRDS ARE DOING WELL IN THE HEAT THEY LOVE BEING ON THE BOARD AND ENJOYING THE SUN. WE HAVE 331 SIGNED UP AND 205 IN THE LOFT AND HEALTH HAS BEEN SUPER WITH THIS GROUP NO PROBLEMS. I WILL BE DOING AN INVENTORY SOON I HAD HAND SURGERY AND IT'S HARD DOING THINGS WITH OUT A RIGHT HAND. MY SON AND HEIDI HAVE BEEN SUPER HELP WITH THE BIRDS WITH ME LOOKING OVER THERE SHOULDER LOL. AS I HAVE STATED THE LOFT IS OPEN TILL LATE SEPTEMBER SO I HOPE  MANY OF YOU CAN SEND IN AUGUST THATS THE BEST TIME FOR THE BIRDS AND FOR ME TO GET THEM UP AND DOWN THE ROAD IN OCTOBER NOVEMBER BEFORE WINTER HITS. 

V.F IS A GO FOR ME TO SHIP!!! 1ST DATES PLEASE SHIP BIRDS HERE JULY 25TH TO AUGUEST 12TH NO LATER THEN THE 12TH!! 

2ND SHIPMENT DATES PLEASE SHIP SEPTEMBER 26TH TO OCTOBER 14TH THE COST IS $80.00 A BIRD COST HAVE GONE UP A LOT LIKE EVERY WHERE!! PLEASE VACCINATE YOUR BIRDS A FEW WEEKS BEFORE YOU SHIP AND I WILL VACCINATE THEM AGAIN THATS WHAT V.F WANTS. I HAVE GREAT OPEN HOLDING PENS AND BIRDS WILL STAY SUPER HEALTHY AND I AM HOPING FOR  A GREAT 1ST YEAR OF SHIPPING FOR YOU THE BREEDERS.

THANK YOU AND HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!  MARK

Jul-10-2022
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

WE HAVE 278 SIGNED UP AND 185 IN THE LOFT!! HEALTH HAS BEEN SUPER SO FAR WITH THE HEAT COMING THIS WEEK WITH TEMPS OVER 100. BIRDS ARE ENJOYING OUT SIDE AND TRAP TRAINING GREAT 1ST GROUPS WILL GO OUT THIS WEEK AND START FLYING IN THE AFTERNOONS LESS HAWKS. LOOKS LIKE I WILL BECOME SHIPPER FOR VICTORIA FALLS WILL HAVE ALL DETAILS FIGURED OUT BY THE END OF THE WEEK WITH STATE VET AND COST PER BIRD!! I AM VERY EXCITED TO DO THIS FOR ALL BREEDERS AND HOPE WE CAN BRING SOME TOP PRIZES HOME IN 2023. I WILL SEND EMAILS OUT TO ALL BREEDERS AS SOON AS I HAVE ALL INFO TOGETHER FOR EVERYONE. 4TH HOT SPOT WAS REAL TUFF RACE MANY GOOD BIRDS LOST FROM 248 MILES I BELEIVE 1580?? ANY WAYS BEST OF LUCK TO YOU ALL ON UP COMING 5TH  HOT SPOT RACE THE FINAL IS AROUND THE CORNER. I HOPE THE USA SHOWS STRONG ON THE NEXT TWO RACES, BACK TO PNWC RACE I HAVE CHANGED DEAD LINE TO END OF SEPTEMBER I HOPE THIS WILL HELP SOME BREEDERS OUT WHO LIVE IN HOT AREAS!! I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S.

THANKS MARK 

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