News and Updates
Aug-20-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING 

TODAY'S TOSS WENT OK THERE WAS SOME GOOD WIND OUT IN MT HOME THIS MORNING AND THEY GOT BROKE UP BUT THEY ALL CAME GOOD!! I TOSSED TODAY BECAUSE OF WHAT'S GOING ON MONDAY I WONT EVEN LET THEM OUT YOU NEVER KNOW. I LIKE WERE THE BIRDS ARE AT THIS TIME NICE AND HEALTHY AND DOING BETTER EVERY TIME OUT, I TURNED THEM ALL UP AT ONCE SO THAT WAS DIFFERENT FOR THEM ALSO. FROM NOW ON THEY WILL BE RELEASED AS ONE GROUP AND WON'T GO SHORTER THEN 60 MILES HERE ON OUT. NEXT WEEKS TRAINING TUESDAY 60 MILES AND THURSDAY 85 MILES AND ON THE 30TH OR 31 WILL BE THE 120 MILE ACTIVATION TOSS. OTHER THEN THAT THINGS COULDN'T BE BETTER AT THE LOFT SO I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT DAY WITH THE FAMILY!!!THANKS MARK PNWC

Aug-13-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

THIS LAST WEEK WASN'T GREAT THE SMOKE WAS VERY BAD AND COULDN'T TOSS LIKE I WANTED TOO, THE BIRDS ARE LOOKING GREAT AND HEALTH IS SUPER HAD TWO BREEDERS STOP BY YESTERDAY TO LOOK AT THEM AND WE HANDLED A FEW AND THEY WERE VERY HAPPY WITH WHAT THEY SEEN!! YESTERDAY'S TOSS WAS GOOD AND BAD THE WIND WAS BLOWING 10-12 A PUSH AND I HAD A FEW BIRDS LIKE 35 GO BY AND THEN CAME BACK IN TO A HEAD WIND. I HAD ALL BIRDS HOME BY 1PM AND THEY WERENT HURTING AT ALL, MY WIFE SAID THE 1ST GROUP AND THE 2ND CAME 5 MIN APART AND MANY FLEW FOR ANOTHER 30 MINUTES AROUND THE LOFT. THIS WEEK COMING THE SMOKE LOOKS SO MUCH BETTER I WILL DO TWO MORE 40 MILE TOSSES AND ONE 50 ON SATURDAY AND SHOULD BE BACK ON TRACK FOR THE 125 MILE ACTIVATING TOSS ON THE 30TH. WELL OFF TO CHURCH WITH THE FAMILY HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Aug-05-2017
SATURDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

WE HAD SOME PROBLEMS YESTERDAY ON THE 30 MILE TOSS WE ARE DOWN 32 BIRDS OR SO I BELIEVE IT HAD TO BE SMOKE THE VALLEY HAS HAD SMOKE FOR ABOUT 4-5 DAYS NOT BAD BUT VERY HAZY. THE BIRDS HAVE BEEN DOING SUPER THE LAST 4 TOSSES IN THE SAME WEATHER BUT WE WILL SEE WHAT TODAY BRINGS. I WILL LOFT FLY TODAY AND TOMORROW AND SEE WHAT COMES HOME THIS WEEKEND AND WHAT THE SMOKE DOES, AND BACK DOWN THE ROAD NEXT WEEK I WILL KEEP YOU ALL INFORMED. HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND!! THANKS MARK 

Jul-30-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

TRAINING HAS STARTED AND THE BIRDS HAVE BEEN DOING SUPER!! OUT TO 20 MILES AND HAVE DROPPED A FEW LIKE 3. THEY HAVE BEEN GOING UP IN 4 GROUPS AND WHEN I GET HOME ALL BUT A FEW ARE STILL FLYING AROUND THE LOFT. THIS WEEK I WILL GO 20-30-40 MILES AND WE WILL SEE HOW THEY DO,IT'S STILL STAYING AROUND 100 AND IT'S GOING TO BE 103-104 ALL WEEK WE ARE NOT USE TO THIS WEATHER BUT I GUESS THINGS HAPPEN JUST LIKE THIS PAST WINTER WORST WINTER IN 40 YEARS!! WE WILL KEEP TOSSING 4-5 DAYS A WEEK AND HOPING THE 100 MILE ACTIVATING RACE WILL BE AUG-30 AND THE 1ST RACE 150 MILES WILL BE A WEEK LATER.YOU WILL HAVE A WEEK TO GET YOUR ENTER MONEY IN AND DON'T FORGET WE HAVE THE SILVER AND GOLD OPTION ALSO. THE BIRDS ARE LIKING THE TRAILER MORE AND MORE IT TAKES ME ABOUT 20 MIN TO LOAD 298 BIRDS AND THERE LEAVING THE TRAILER BETTER AND BETTER EACH TIME. I FINALLY  GOT THE CLOCKING PROBLEM FIXED?? I PUT A BOOSTER ON THE SYSTEM AND HAVEN'T MISSED A BIRD SO FAR THAT WILL MAKE YOU LOSE YOUR HAIR AND I DON'T HAVE MUCH TO LOSE ANY WAY'S. I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT DAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S!!!THANKS MARK PNWC

Jul-23-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

ARE 1ST 5 MILE TOSS WENT GOOD I KNOW ITS ONLY 5 MILES BUT YOU NEVER KNOW RIGHT!! THE BIRDS ARE FLYING OVER AN HOUR AROUND THE LOFT AND SOME ARE DOING ALMOST 2 HOURS I WILL HIT IT HARD THIS WEEK AND ALL THE WAY TILL THE 1ST RACE. THIS YEAR HAS BEEN GOOD AND DIFFERENT IN SOME WAY'S LIKE HEALTH HAS BEEN SUPER AND LOSSES GREAT BUT I HAVE HAD SOME WET POX'S POPPING UP AFTER I VACCINATED WEEKS AGO. THERE ALMOST ALL GONE BUT LAST YEAR NEVER SEEN THIS AND I GUESS THAT'S ONE LOFT RACING EVERY YEAR BRING'S NEW STUFF. OVER ALL CAN'T BE HAPPIER HEALTH FLYING TIME AND LOW LOSSES FROM START TO NOW HOPE TRAINING IS THE SAME!! I LOST 8 BIRDS EARLY LAST WEEK NO REASON THE GROUP WAS GONE FOR OVER AN HOUR AND WHEN IT CAME BACK I WAS MISSING 8 AND ONE CAME BACK 2 TODAY'S LATER. I WILL SEND OUT THE MISSING ONE'S TO THE BREEDERS TODAY I WAS HOPING THEY WOULD WORK THERE WAY BACK BUT I GUESS NOT THIS TIME. I WILL ALWAYS TOSS IN 5 GROUPS TILL I GET OUT TO THE 60-70 MILES AND THEN ONE GROUP WILL GO UP AS ONE. I DO THIS JUST IN CASE OF A BAD TOSS BETTER TO LOSE 50-60 THEN THE WHOLE GROUP PLUS IT MAKES THEM GROUPS THINK AND THEY NEVER ARE THE SAME GROUPS THAT HELP'S A LOT!! WELL THAT'S IT FOR KNOW TILL NEXT WEEK ANY QUESTION ON ANY THING PLEASE DROP ME AN EMAIL OR CALL!! HOPE YOU HAVE A SUPER SUNDAY WITH YOUR FAMILY!!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Jul-16-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

BIRDS ARE DOING GREAT I HAVE BEEN FLAGGING ALMOST EVERY DAY FOR ONE HOUR AND NOT HAVING TO MAKE THEM FLY TO MUCH THERE ALMOST READY TO GO DOWN THE ROAD!! MY BIGGEST PROBLEM IS CLOCKING I SPENT 2 HOURS REDOING MY TRAP AND IT CLOCKED ALL BUT 6 YESTERDAY AND THEN TODAY IT MISSED 40 PLUS BIRDS IT'S DRIVING ME CRAZY. BIRDS ARE ABOUT 98% MOLTED OUT BUT FOR SOME OF THE LATER ONE'S BIRDS ARE HEALTHY AND LOOKING GOOD. MY 1ST TOSS WILL BE WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY THIS COMING WEEK!! I WAS UP AT 5:30 BIRDS OUT AT 6:00 AND LOFT CLEANED BY THE TIME THE BIRDS WANTED TO COME DOWN AND THE REST OF THE DAY BELONGS TO MY WIFE AND CHURCH. I RECEIVED THE VICTORY FALLS BIRDS FOR THE "GALA" AND MANY SUPER SUPER NICE BIRDS IN THE GROUP!!! I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A SUPER DAY AND STAY "COOL" IT'S GOING TO BE OVER 100 AGAIN TODAY. THANKS MARK PNWC 

Jul-13-2017
THURSDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

THE BIRDS ARE DOING GREAT I HAVE BEEN FLAGGING THEM FOR ABOUT 1 HOUR AND I HAVE SOME FLYING FOR ANOTHER 1/2 HOUR. THERE ABOUT READY TO GO DOWN THE ROAD 9TH-10TH AND TAIL ARE ALL IN AND LOOKING SUPER!! THE NEXT FEW DAYS WE ARE REDOING MY TRAP IN THE PAST I ALWAYS MISS BIRDS LIKE 15-20 AND IT DRIVES ME CRAZY LIKE IT DRIVES YOU CRAZY AS WELL. WHEN I TRAIN IT DOESN'T SEEM TO DO THAT BECAUSE I DO SMALL GROUPS AND DON'T HAVE 100-200 TRYING TO TRAP THROUGH A 6 HOLE TRAP. THE WEATHER HERE HAS BEEN SUPER HOT WE NEVER GET THESE 10-14 DAYS OF OVER 100 BUT WE ARE!! THE LAST FEW DAY'S WE HAVE HAD A BREAK IT'S ONLY BEEN 92-95 BUT STARTING TODAY FOR THE NEXT 3 DAYS IT'S GOING TO BE OVER 105. I WILL START TRAINING NEXT WEEK AND HOPE TO HAVE THE 100 MILE TOSS AT THE END OF AUG!! I WILL GET BACK TO EVERY SUNDAY UPDATES FROM HERE OUT NOW THINGS HAVE SLOWED DOWN AROUND HERE, I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT WEEK!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Jun-25-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

THINGS ARE GOING GREAT HERE AT THE LOFT!! BIRDS ARE MOLTING TAIL AND WINGS ARE COMING IN GREAT. THEY GET OUT EVERY MORNING EARLY BECAUSE IT'S BEEN VERY HOT HERE THE LAST WEEK OR SO. I DON'T MAKE THEM FLY BUT A BIG GROUP GET'S UP AND FLY'S FOR SOME TIME, I WILL START PUSHING THEM IN ABOUT 3-4 WEEKS TO HAVE THEM READY WHEN TRAINING STARTS. HEALTH THIS YEAR MIGHT HAVE BEEN OUR BEST YEAR SO FAR VERY HAPPY WITH YOU THE BREEDERS FOR SENDING NICE HEALTHY BIRDS THIS YEAR AND ME FOR KEEPING THEM THAT WAY. NEXT WEEK IN THE HIGH 90'S TO 100 SO I WILL LET THE BIRDS OUT IF THE MORNING'S AREN'T HOT WE COULD HAVE 80 DEGREES AT 6:AM SOME MORNING WHEN IT GET SUPER HOT HERE. OTHER THEN THAT WE ARE PLUGGING A LONG WAITING FOR THE TIME TO GO DOWN THE ROAD AND HAVE A SUPER YEAR!! I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT DAY!!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Jun-18-2017
FATHER'S DAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING

WANT TO WISH ALL YOU FATHER'S A HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!! MY 2ND FATHER'S DAY WITH MY 1ST GRANDSON AND MIGHT GET MY 1ST GRANDDAUGHTER TODAY ALSO LET'S HOPE!!! WELL THE BIRDS COULDN'T BE BETTER AT THIS POINT THERE MOLTING GOOD WINGS ARE COMING IN AND HEALTH IS GREAT. I LET THEM OUT EVERY DAY BUT DON'T MAKE THEM FLY BUT THERE IS A HUGH GROUP THAT GET'S UP AND FLIES FOR ABOUT 40 MIN, WEATHER HERE HAS BEEN UP AND DOWN BUT STARTING NEXT WEEK IT SHOULD STAY AROUND THAT 80-90 MARK AND THAT'S FINE THE BIRDS LOVE TO HANG OUT IN THE SUN SHINE. I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT FATHERS DAY!!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Jun-11-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

THE WEATHER HERE HAS DROPPED 40 DEGREES AND ITS 51 RIGHT NOW WITH THE WIND BLOWING GOOD. BIRDS HAVE BEEN OUT ALMOST EVERYDAY SINCE PULLING THE 10TH, HEALTH HAS BEEN GOOD REALLY NO PROBLEM AT ALL THEY ARE ALL FLYING BUT THE LATE ONE ABOUT 25 BIRDS GOING FROM SHOP TO LANDING BOARD BUT THEY WILL BE UP WITH THE REST SOON!! I AM WATCHING THEM CLOSE WITH HIGH 90'S LAST WEEK AND NOW 35-40 WITH RAIN AND WIND YOU NEVER KNOW. BIRDS ARE MOLTING HEAVY AND FLYING AS GOOD AS I CAN EXPECT THEM TO RIGHT NOW BUT THEY WILL BE READY IN ABOUT 4-5 WEEKS TO START DOWN THE ROAD!! I HAVE PUT THEM THROUGH THE TRAILER A FEW TIMES WITH WATER JUST TO GET THEM READY TO WHAT'S COMING. I WANT TO THANK ALL THE BREEDERS FOR SUPPORTING MY RACE THIS YEAR AND I HOPE MANY MORE YEARS TO COME!!! I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A SUPER SUNDAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S.

THANKS MARK PNWC

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