GOOD NEWS WE HAVE JUST HAD COMFORMATION THAT WE HAVE WON 3 R.P.R.A. AWARDS IN THE SPRINT AND MIDDLE DISTANCE RACES
WOODRUFF BROS A VERY GOOD BREEDING HEN OF DAM OF 6X1ST FEDERATIONS DIRECT DTR OF OUR "EURIVISION"
WELL DONE NAIRN & BROWN ON WINNING 1ST PIRRIE GOLD RING RACE & £2500 BRED BY US ,,WELL DONE TO G & M GREENWOOD WINNING £1000 IN GOLD RING DAM BRED BY US
SATURDAY 3 SEPT SAW US HAVE OUR LAST RACE OF THE SEASON FROM YEOVIL WE TOOK 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH IN THE MID CHESHIRE FEDERATION MAKING IT 12 X 1ST FEDS FOR THE 2016 SEASON
SAT 13 AUG SAW US TOP THE FEDERATION FOR THE 11 TIME THIS SEASON MAKING IT 30 X 1ST FEDERATIONS IN THE LAST THREE SEASONS.ALL SO WELL DONE TO GORDON BROS ON WINNING 1ST 3545 BIRDS MERLIN LINES & P Mc FADDEN ON WINNING 1ST OPEN N.I.P.A. ROSCREA 20611 BIRDS BOX 9 LINES
SAT 2 JULY SAW US HAVE THE LAST OLD BIRD RACE OF THE SEASON FROM CHELTENHAM .WE SENT 18 BIRDS 8 CAME TOGETHER ALL TIMED IN 20 SECONDS 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH IN THE MID CHESHIRE FED . OUR RESULTS FOR THIS HARD OLD BIRD SEASON ARE 10 X 1ST FEDERATIONS AND 3 X 1ST COMBINES UP 5464 BIRDS
SAT 29.5 THE FIRST CHANEL RACE OF THE SEASON SAW US SEND TO TWO DIFFERENT FEDERATIONS IN THE THREE COUNTIES COMBINE .THE BIRDS WERE LIBERATED AFTER A HOLD OVER INTO A STRONG NORTH EAST WIND SO A VERY HARD RACE WAS ON THE CARDS .AFTER 6 HOURS 55 MINS WE SAW A BIRD COME ACROSS THE FIELD VERY LOW AND TRAPPED VERY QUICKLY . HER VEL WAS 1202 SHE WINS 1ST CLUB 1ST ALTRINGHAM DIST FED & 1ST SECT 1ST OPEN CENTRAL LANCS COMBINE 2217 BIRDS . THE THREE COUNTIES COMBINE RESULT NOT YET PUBLISHED BUT LOOKS A GOOD ONE. WE ALLSO TAKE 1ST & 3RD IN THE MID CHESHIRE FED
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SAT 14 MAY SAW US HAVE TWO RACES ONE FROM PORTLAND 193 MILES AND YEOVIL 168 MILES THE DAY TURNED OUT TO BE A GREAT RACING DAY CLEAR SKIES AND A NORTH EAST WIND . THE FIRST RACE FROM PORTLAND TOOK 4HOURS 12 MINS FOR THE 193 MILES . WE SAW THREE BIRDS COMING STRAIGHT UP THE FIELD FOR US THEY TRAPPED VERY WELL CLOSELY FOLLOWED BY A FEW OUTHERS .IN THE MID CHESHIRE FEDERATION WE ARE 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH WITH 1089 BIRDS ..THE SECOND RACE FROM YEOVIL 168 MILES TURNED OUT TO BE A VERY GOOD RACE .WE HAD FOUR BIRDS COME STRAIGHT ON LINE VERY LOW ACROSS THE FIELD RACING EACH OTHER TO THE LOFTS .WE FINNISHED UP 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH CLUB (160 birds) 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH ALTRINGHAM & DIST FEDERATION (1234 BIRDS) 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH EAST SECTION CENTRAL LANCS COMBINE (4120 BIRDS) & 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH OPEN CENTRAL LANCS COMBINE (5464 BIRDS) .IF NOT FOR THE FOUR BIRD CLOCKING RULE WE WOULD HAVE THE FIRST SEVEN IN THE COMBINE .BOTH FED AND COMBINE WINNERS ARE FROM "PLAYFULL" AND "HERCULES" TWO NESTMATES X 94 &95 TWO LEO HEREMAN NESTMATES
SAT 7 MAY SAW US HAVE HAVE TWO RACES FROM BATH 134 MILE & YEOVIL 168 MILE LIBERATED IN A NORTH EAST WIND THE RACE TURNED OUT HARDER THAN EXPECTED THE FIRST RACE FROM BATH WE ARS 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH CLUB 204 BIRDS 1ST 2ND 7TH 8TH FEDERATION 1228 BIRDS 1ST 2ND SECTION 4264 BIRDS 2ND 3RD 16TH 17TH OPEN CENTRAL LANCS COMBINE 6320 BIRDS SECOND RACE 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH CLUB 162 BIRDS 3RD 4TH 9TH 10TH FEDERATION 1251 BIRDS
SATURDAY 30 APRIL THIRD RACE RACE OF THE SEASON FROM MANGOTSFIELD 129 MILE LIBERATED IN A WEST NORTH WEST WIND WITH RAIN AND HALESTONE ON ROUTE . AFTER 2HOURS 35 MINS FOUR CAME STRAIGHT ON LINE THEY TRAPPED WELL BUT ONLY ONE BIRD REGISTERED ON THE E.T.S. PADS AFTER A LOT OF MESSING WITH THE PADS WE GOT THEM WORKING AGAIN. THE RAIN SPLIT THE BIRDS UP THEY STARTED TO COME FROM ALL DIRECTIONS .1ST IN CLOCK .IS "SUPER 65 " THIS COCK COULD HAVE TOPED THE FED THE LAST TWO WEEK ONLY BEATEN BY LOFT MATES HE IS FROM BLUE 1151 G.SON OLYMPIADE 03 X 34511 DTR OF ALEXANDER COCK OF THE MERLIN PAIR SECOND IN CLOCK 003 SON OF EUROVISION X 34512 DTR OF ALEXANDER COCK OF THE MERLIN PAIR . THIRD IN CLOCK ANOUTHER YEARLING COCK 641 LEO HEREMAN FOURTH IN CLOCK 624 YEARLING COCK FULL BROTHER TO THE FIRST BIRD IN CLOCK ..... DISPITE HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE E,T,S,WE STILL ENDED UP 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH IN THE MIDD CHESHIRE FEDERATION
SATURDAY 23 APRIL SAW OUR SECOND RACE OF THE SEASON FROM CHELTENHAM LIBERATED IN A STRONG NORTH EAST WIND SO A HARD RACE WAS EXPECTED AFTER 2HOURS EIGHT MINS WE SAW 4 BIRDS COMING LOW ACROSS THE FIELD FROM THE SOUTH WEST WE HAD A GOOD TRAP . FIRST IN THE CLOCK WAS 628 YEARLING COCK G.SON OF OUR BOX 9 PAIR 628 WON 1ST FED AS A YOUNG BIRD ALLSO 3RD FED AS A YOUNG BIRD BEATERN BY 2 LOFTMATES 2ND IN CLOCK IS A CHEQ YEARLING COCK 617 DIRECT SON OF OUR BOX 9 PAIR 617 ALLSO TOPED FED AS YOUNG BIRD 3RDIN CLOCK IS ANOTHER YEARLING COCK 601 THIS COCK WAS 2ND FED LAST WEEK HE IS FROM A DTR OFF GREY JEM X L HEREMANS 4TH IN CLOCK WAS ONE OF OUR MOST CONSISTENT RACERS 537 BEATERN INTO FIRST FED 7 TIMES ONLY BY LOFTMATES HE IS A SON OF EUROVISION .......... JUST FOUND OUT WE ARE 1ST 2ND 3 RD 4TH MID CHESHIRE FED 80 MEMBERS SENT 1388 BIRDS
OUR FIRST RACE OF THE SEASON STARTED ON 16 APRIL 2016 FROM WORCESTER WITH THE MID.CHESHIRE.FEDERATION LIBERATED IN A STRONG NORTH WIND SO A STEADY RACE WAS ON THE CARDS AFTER ONE HOUR 41MINS WE SAW A GROUP OF PIGEONS COMING UP THE FIELD AND TRAPED VERY WELL THE VEL OFF THE FIRST IN THE CLOCK WAS 1367 Y.P.M. THIS IS GOOD ENOUGH TO TOP THE FEDERATION WE WOULD HAVE IN FACT HAD THE FIRST 13 POSITIONS IN THE FED BUT DUE TO 4 BIRD CLOCKING WE ARE 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH MID.CHESHIRE FEDERATION
ON SAT 5.9.2015 WE WERE RACING FROM PORTLAND WITH MID CHESHIRE FED THE RACE TURNED INTO HARDEST YOUNG BIRD RACE OF THE SEASON LET GO IN A NORTH EAST WIND. WE WERE 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH FED. 5 BIRDS ARRIVING TOGETHER VEL 1195 WE WOULD HAVE HAD THE FIRST 12 IN FED IF NOT FOR FOUR BIRD CLOCKING RULE
1ST SECT 3RD OPEN BAMFORD GOLD RING BEDHAMPTON WITH A DTR PAIR 9 WINNING £1500 PLUS IN RACE..
This years random test results outcome- see picture
8.8.15 CHELTENHAM 126.96.36.199. SEE PRINT OFF WOULD HAVE HAD 1ST 24 .IN FED
On July 4th, our last old bird race of the season saw us at cheltenham they came very well, our first 4 x birds were timed in 2 seconds, first in clock is De69 one of the best cocks we have, he has 2x1st fed and has been beaten 5 x times by loftmates for 1st fed ..one second later we have "sweet 16" she is only a yearling with 4x1st feds
June 26 racing with the north west grand national from messac 384 mile the birds came well winning 2nd 3rd 4th 6th sect 2nd 3rd 4th 6th open, first bird a Leo Hereman,2nd bird our good hen DOT prev winner of NWGN Falaise last year, her breeding is Merlin x Hereman , she is a direct daughter of Playfull.
well done to Bradbury and Barns on topping north cheshire fed, Wolfenden & o.neil on topping Border Amal allso to Leach Bros on winning 2nd section Midland Nat, all with our stock
just found out we were 1st 2nd 3rd mid cheshire fed on saturday 20 june this makes it 6 x 1st from the last seven races in the fed .
On saturday 20 june we were racing from mangotsfield with the mid cheshire fed we thought the bird would be held over due to heavy rain but they were liberated at 2.45 we got 3 x birds together they had been through heavy rain. They look good ones in the fed, first in clock 89921 this cock would have toped fed three times if not for loft mates fingers crossed for him this time he is leo herman x merlin lines
last saturday 6 June racing from mangotsfield with the mid cheshire fed we had 8 birds arrive together but for some reason only 6 registerd on the ets pads we end up taking 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1n the fed would have had 1st 6 in fed if outher 2 would been read off first bird in clock is a hen we call "sweet 16" she now has 3x1st feds she is only a yearling full sister to "white eyes"he would have 7x1st feds if it was not loft mates beating him bred leo hereman x miss dumbledore
Last Saturday 30 May we sent our birds across the channel to Carentan with the North West Grand National, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, section, 2nd,8th and 9th Open. An excellent race with good returns
WELL DONE TO TONY ADAMS ON WINNING 1ST OPEN HAMPSHIRE 2 BIRD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A SON OFF MR.MRS MOODYS N.F.C WINNER CHOLET 6462 BIRDS FROM OUR GREY GEM LINES
<< WELL DONE G.A.&.L FIRTH ON WINING 1ST OPEN SCOTTISH NAFIONAL F,C BUCKINGHAM SIRE BRED BY US FROM ADONIS LINES
Congratulations to Steve Whelan's on his performances with "Young Merlin", what a superb record this young bird has, as you will see below. His sire is "Jester", bred by us from our "Merlin" lines.
- 3rd August 2014 - SWINDON 68 MILES 1st Club 200 birds, 1st Cynon Valley Amal 428 birds, 1st Centre Sec Rhondda Valley Fed 2084 birds & 1st Open Rhondda Valley Fed 4316 birds
- 10th August 2014 - SWINDON 68 MILES 1st Club 240 birds, 1st Cynon Valley Amal 685 birds , 3rd Centre sec Rhondda Valley Fed 2310 birds & 4th Open Rhondda Valley Fed 5165 birds
- 16th August 2014 - NEWBURY 89 MILES 2nd Club 196 birds, 2nd Cynon Valley Amal 601 birds , 19th Open Rhondda Valley Fed 5078 birds
- 23rd August 2014 - EPSOM 136 MILES 1st Club 145 birds 4th Cynon Valley Amal 466 birds
- 31st August 2014 - MAIDSTONE 171 MILES 1st Club 111 birds , 1st Cynon Valley Amal 381 birds, 1st Centre Sec 1545 birds 2nd Open Rhondda Valley Fed 3167 birds , 3rd Centre Section WSE National & 4th OPEN WSE National 2706 birds.
Well done to Sheasby & Watson on winning 1st Open North Midlands Continental Club Carentan 98 members raced 1,110 young birds with a young bird from our "Grey Gem" lines
Last old bird race of season 1st & 2nd Mid. Cheshire Fed. to finish of a great old bird season winning over 20x 1st, including 6x1st feds, 1st North West Grand national ect..
-Well done Leach Bros on winning first Pennine Valley Fed. for the 5th time this season with g.son Miss Magic
- Old bird season coming to the end well done to Wolfenden & O’Neil on winning 1st open Border Amal for the fourth time this season with birds from us.
-1st 2nd 3rd Acton bridge fc. Winner “01” looks good to top the Fed, he is from our Hereman x Grey Gem lines, 2nd place and one second later is "de 69”,already a winner of 2x1st Feds this season.
-Well done G.Farmer on winning 1st Tamworth & Dist Fed. 329 miles with birds from us
-1st 2nd & 3rd Mid Cheshire Fed Mangotsfield the winner has now won 2x1st Feds, 2nd Fed beaten by loft mate, 3rd Fed beaten by 2 loft mate this season.
- 1st 2nd & 3rd Acton bridge fc. Mangotsfield
- Well done to J.Corris- 1st 2nd 3rd 4th club and fed with our merlin lines
- Congratulations to Leach Bros looks like they are topping their club &fed with birds from “Miss Magic”.
-Well done J. & P. Webber on winning 3rd Open Welsh South Road National with a g.dtr off “Cediz”.
- 1st & 2nd sect, 2nd & 3rd open North West Grand National fougeres 352 miles timed at 8.57.7. & 8.57.8. Vel 1153 &1153 on a very hard day. Our first bird is a Merlin x Hereman
- Well done Wolfenden & O’Neil 1st 2nd 3rd Open Border Amal. 3x1st Border Amal this season all with birds from our lines, keep it up lads!
- 1st 2nd 3rd Acton bridge fc. The birds came very well, the winner already has 1st, 2nd & 3rd Fed this season, when 2nd &3rd beaten by loft mates. His breeding is form our Leo hereman lines.
- 1st Altringham & Sale fc falaise, 2nd Altringham & Dist Fed. And 3rd Central Lancs Combine over 3000 birds.
-Also today 1st open North West grand national falaise 323 miles vel 1394 ypm
-Well done to Derek & Clive flowers on winning 1st Open Welsh South East National fc on with our Merlin x gem 83 lines..
-Well done to J.Crehan on winning 1st Open Central Lancs Combine from Portland on with over 6000 birds bred from a hen from us.
-1st & 2nd Acton Bridge FC.
-1st& 2nd Altringham & sale FC. A hold over but the birds came well.
-Well done to the Doran family won winning with their good yearling hen g.dtr off “Miss Magic”, 12th Amal 3475 birds and then 1st Amal 2798 birds. She has only had 3 races to date !
-Well done to a.nixon. Wolfenden &O’Neil .c Wilkinson on winning with cwl birds.
-Big well done to J. Corris on winning 1st open central lancs combine with over 6000 birds with a g.son of Blain
-1st, 2nd & 3rd Altringham & Sale
-1st, 2nd & 3rd Acton bridge fc birds came well!
- Well done to J.Hassel on winning 1st West Coast Fed with CWL birds
- We are 1st, 2nd &3rd Mid Cheshire Fed, 4x1st feds in 4 weeks very happy with them.
-Well done Wolfenden & O’Neil on winning 1st border Amal on 10.5.2014 with Merlin lines
-Well done to J. Corris on winning with a son of the egg...r.p.r.a award winner looking good to top the fed.
-Congratulations to Calderwood & Waite on winning 1st Ulster Fed Thurles with bird containing our bloodlines.
-Mangotsfield: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Mid .Cheshire Fed 1600 birds, making it 3x1st feds in three weeks.
-Congratulations to Leech Bros. on winning 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Pennine valley fed with Merlin lines
-Big well done to g Steele &son winning 1st&4th in the strong Liverpool Amal with birds from us
- Mangotsfield :1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Altringham &sale fc.
-Mangostfield: 1st 2nd 3rd Acton bridge fc birds came very well, look like doing very well in fed.
- Very happy with 1st, 2nd &4th in our new fed mid. Cheshire 1450 birds
-Well done to Bredbury & Barns on winning 1st open Staffordshire moorlands fed with birds from our stock.
-1st 2nd 3rd 4th Altringham & sale...
-1st 2nd 3rd Acton bridge fc happy with the way the birds came in their second race.
-Well done Wolfenden & O’Neal 1st, 2nd, 3rd &4th Open Border Amal 2337 birds G. Farmer 1st Tamworth Fed, Alan Nixon 1st , and Craig Wilkinson 1st with birds from our lines
-Our first race to our new location 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Altringham &sale fc four bird clocking rule would have been first nine 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Altringham &dist fed 1300 plus birds
Well done to Bob Fell on winning 5 x 1st Lymm Fed 2013, all Birds bred by C.W.L.
Congratulations to Alan Nixon on winning 5 x 1st Altrincham and District Feds young Birds 2013 with eggs from C.W.L.
Big well done to Bob Fell on winning 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Lymm and District Fed 1313 birds with birds bred by C.W.L.
Congratulations to Ron McKelvery on winning 1st Open N.I.P.A Telbenny National 3.585 birds with the Wizard from our top Merlin Lines
Well done to C. Harris Aberdare who had a young cock from us in 2012, sire of good winners including 3 firsts in 2013, a young cock with a good future
Congratulationss to S.J. Irving Jnr Annan 1st Sect A with G.W.P. Macaloney 1st sect E Scottish National F.C. Ypres with Birds through our Merlin Pair
Congratulations to Odlum and Hopkins on winning 1st Open Welsh South East National Flying Club 3.010 birds
Mr. & Mrs Moody win 1st National Flying Club Cholet 6,462 birds with a pigeon bred from our Grey Gem lines
Odlum & Hopkins win 1st Welsh South –East National Flying Club 3,010 birds with a cock sired by one of our pigeons