News and Updates
Apr-24-2017
MONDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

WE HAVE 210 BIRDS IN THE LOFT AND 180 OUT FLYING 130 UP FOR ABOUT 45 MIN. THE HEALTH THIS YEAR HAS BEEN SUPER!! BUT YOU NEVER LET YOUR GAURD DOWN NEVER WITH THESE ONE LOFT BIRDS. THE WEATHER HERE HAS BEEN NOT GOOD A LOT OF WIND AND RAIN THE LAST 3 WEEKS THE BIRDS HAVE BEEN OUT AT LEAST 4-5 DAYS A WEEK. WHEN THE WINDS BLOWING 40-50 THEY STAY IN AND RELAX. WE HAVE 349 SIGNED UP AND 210 IN THE LOFT SO THAT'S 139 BIRDS THAT ARE SUPPOSE TO COME IN!! SO I HAVE OPENED THE DATE TILL MAY 5TH AND THAT'S THE LAST DAY TO GET YOUR BIRDS HERE. OTHER THEN THAT THINGS COULDN'T BE BETTER WELL IF THE SUN WOULD COME OUT!! HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT WEEK!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Apr-16-2017
EASTER DAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

JUST A QUICK NOTE WANT TO WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY EASTER!! THIS DAY HAS ALWAYS BEEN A BIG DAY FOR ME AND MY FAMILY. OK WE HAVE 178 BIRDS IN THE LOFT 135 FLYING SUPER AND THE LAST GROUP IS TRAPED TRAINNED AND READY TO MOVE TO BIG LOFT!! BIRDS ARE IN GREAT HEALTH AND HOLDING YOU THE BREEDERS HAVE MADE MY JOB SO FAR EASY LET'S KEEP ARE FINGERS CROSSED. I AM HOPEING THAT WE FILL UP THIS YEAR WE HAVE 325 BIRDS SIGNED UP AND 178 BIRDS IN THE LOFT WITH 2 WEEKS LEFT TO SHIP!! THE BIG GROUP OF 90 HAS BEEN OUT FOR ABOUT 35-40 MIN BEFORE THEY START COMING DOWN,TILL NEXT TIME HAVE A WONDERFUL EASTER SUNDAY WITH ALL YOUR FAMILY'S!!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Apr-09-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

THRE IS 144 BIRDS IN THE LOFT AND THINGS ARE GOING GOOD!! ONLY MAJOR PROBLEM THIS YEAR HAS BEEN HAWKS AND A LOT OF WIND. THIS YEAR IT SEEMS LIKE THE WIND HAS BLEW EVERY DAY AND ITS BEEN 20-50 MPH, I HAVE HAD THE BIRDS OUT EARLY AND THEY ARE GROUPED UP IN A BIG GROUPS NOW AND DOING GOOD. I HAVE LET THEM OUT IN SOME WIND BECAUSE IF I DIDN'T THEY WOULD HAVE NOT WENT OUT ALL WEEK. THE BREEDERS THAT HAVEN'T SENT YOU HAVE 3 WEEKS TO GET ME BIRDS MY LAST DAY WILL BE THE WEEK OF THE 28TH!! OTHER THEN THAT IT LOOKS LIKE A VERY NICE DAY  TODAY!!NO WIND AND THE SUN IS OUT. I HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR DAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S. THANKS MARK PNWC

Mar-26-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

WE ARE UP TO 136 BIRDS IN THE LOFT AND 86 OUT FLYING!! HEALTH IS HOLDING GREAT NO PROBLEMS AND THE BIRDS ARE COMING ON NICE. THE 1ST GROUP IS UP AND FLYING FOR ABOUT 20-25 MIN AND THE 2ND GROUP IS UP ABOUT 10 MIN, THE 3RD GROUP IS TRAPPING GREAT AND THERE READY TO GO TO THE BIG LOFT. ALL BIRDS ARE CHIPPED AND I HAVE TO GET THEM ALL IN THE COMPUTER SO I CAN SHOW YOU ALL THERE HERE AND IT'S MAKES THINGS SO EASY FOR ME. I EXPECT A BIG MONTH IN APRIL I HAVE 317 SIGNED UP BIRDS SO PLEASE GET THEM TO ME APRIL 30TH IS THE DEAD LINE THIS YEAR!! LIVING IN IDAHO IS A CHALLENGE TO GET BREEDERS TO COME TO THE LAST RACE SO I AM PUTTING THIS OUT THERE TO SEE WHAT YOU ALL THINK?? IF I WOULD DO 10 TOP PIGEONS IN A LIVE AUCTION WOULD THAT BRING YOU TO THE LAST RACE?? I WOULD LIKE SOME FEED BACK FROM YOU ALL!! AND MY WIFE PUTS ON A KILLER LUNCH ON THE LAST RACE!!! I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A SUPER DAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S THANKS MARK PNWC

Mar-12-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

WE HAVE 85 BIRDS IN THE LOFT AND 38 OUT FLYING BIRDS ARE IN GREAT HEALTH!! THE 2ND GROUP OF 47 ALL BUT 6 ARE TRAP TRAINED AND DOING SUPER. THE BIRDS ARE ALL CHIPED I HAVE TO GET THEM IN TO THE SYSTEM AND WILL HAVE LIVE UPDATES IN A FEW WEEKS,THE WEATHER HERE IS BETTER STAYING AROUND 50-55 DEGRESS SOME RAIN AND SOME SUN AND WIND ALWAYS WIND. REMEMBER TO VACCINATE 2 WEEKS BEFORE SHIPPING TO ME I KNOW THIS REALLY WORKS SO PLEASE DO SO, WELL THATS ALL THAT'S GOING ON FOR NOW I HAVE UNLOAD 4 PALLETS OF FEED THIS AFTERNOON THAT WILL BE FUN!! HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S THANKS MARK PNWC

Mar-05-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

I HAVE RECEIVED 62 HEALTHY BIRDS AND THE 1ST GROUP OF 38 HAVE BEEN OUT PLAYING AND LEARNING HOW TO FLY AND LAND ALWAYS FUN TO WATCH THEM TRY TO LAND ON LANDING BOARD. THE 2ND GROUP IS TRAPED TRAINED AND WAITING TO GO IN TO THE BIG LOFT SO THEY CAN GO OUT SIDE, OTHER THEN THAT THINGS ARE GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. WE HAVE 274 BIRDS SIGNED UP BUT THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE THAT I KNOW ARE SENDING BIRDS SO PLEASE SIGN UP HOW MANY YOU WILL BE SENDING. I PURCHASED ENOUGH FEED AND VACCINES FOR 500 BIRDS THIS YEAR SHOULD BE FINE I HOPE!! IT'S RAINING AND TRYING TO SNOW AS I WRITE THIS LETTER BIRDS ARE ON THE LANDING BOARD TAKING A BATH AND ENJOYING A WET DAY, WINTER IS CLOSE TO BEING OVER AND THAT'S JUST FINE WITH ME!! I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT DAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S. THANKS MARK PNWC

Feb-26-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

SORRY I DIDNT SEND OUT LAST SUNDAY WAS IN VEGAS WORKING HARD WITH THE GALS BIRDS!! THIS HAS BEEN A BUSY YEAR WITH THE GALA BIRDS ITS LIKE DOING TWO OLR IN ONE YEAR BIRDS ALL YEAR.I GOT TO MEET A FEW NEW PEOPLE AND TALK TO SOME PEOPLE IN PERSON THAT I ONLY TALK ON THE PHONE WITH AND THAT WAS NICE, VEGAS IS ALWAYS FUN BUT AFTER 3 DAYS ITS TIME TO GET HOME AND BACK TO A DIFFERNT PIGEON MODE THE ONE LOFT BIRDS. WE HAVE 38 HEALTHY BIRDS IN THE LOFT AND THERE DOING GREAT!! I WILL TAKE BIRDS ONLY TILL THE END OF APRIL THIS YEAR TRYING NOT TO TAKE BIRDS WHEN ITS VERY HOT. I PICKED UP A FEW NEW BREEDERS IN VEGAS THAT WAS NICE AND HOPEING TO FILL UP AGIAN THIS YEAR. AS I HAVE SAID MADE SOME CHANGES FOR THE BETTER IF YOUR NOT ALWAYS LOOKING TO GET BETTER IN THIS SPORT IT PASSES YOU BY!! MY GOAL IS NOT TO HAVE OVER 500 BIRDS THE BREEDERS THAT ARE OVER 1000 BIRDS  MY HAT IS OFF TO YOU!!! I ALSO WANT TO REMIND ALL BREEDERS PLEASE VACCINATE AND SEND YOUR BIRDS AT THE 40-45 DAY MARK THAT IS A GOOD AGE. ALSO THIS YEAR OUR LAST RACE WILL BE 365 MILES MIGHT BE THE LONGEST LAST RACE IN OLR THIS YEARS AND ITS GOING TO TAKE SUPER BIRDS AND GREAT SHAPE TO BE HOME ON THE DAY WEATHER PERMITTING!! THESE BIRDS WILL HAVE TO FLY OVER 8000 ELEVATION ON THERE WAY HOME ALL MOUNTAINS NOT FLAT LAND!! WELL I AM OFF TO CLEAN PENS BEFORE CHURCH I HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A SUPER WEEK!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Feb-05-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

WELL THE WEATHER HAS WARMED UP AND IT'S ABOUT TIME!! WE RECEIVED 2 BIRDS LAST WEEK AND THE LOFT IS ALL READY TO GO THIS YEAR, I BUILT ANOTHER 8X8 PEN FOR THE NEW BIRDS COMING IN I BELIEVE THIS WILL GIVE THEM A BIG START THE 1ST 10 DAYS IN THE LOFT. WE HAVE ROOM FOR 650 BIRDS BUT WOULD LIKE TO STAY AT 500 BIRDS THAT'S A GREAT NUMBER TO MANAGE. I ORDRERD IN 600 DOES OF VACCINES THIS YEAR JUST IN CASE YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO SHOW UP, AS EVERYONE KNOW'S SOUTH AFRICA WAS CANCELD TILL THIS WEDESDAY I WAS EXCITED I FEEL LIKE US ALL I HAD A PRETTY GOOD ONE THERE WE WILL SEE HOW GOOD IT IS ON WEDESDAY!! AGAIN I WISH ALL OF THE BREEDERS THE BEST OF LUCK ON THE RACE HOPE ONE OF US WIN'S IT. BACT TO THE OLR PLEASE VACCINATE YOUR BIRDS A FEW WEEKS BEFORE YOU SHIP THEM SO I CAN BOOSTER THEM ON ARRIVAL. I WAS LOOKING AT MY ADD IN THE DIGEST AND I OVER LOOKED THE ROUGH DRAFT AND IT DOESN'T SHOW THE LAST RACE 365 MILES OR THEY DID I DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED. THE 365 MILE RACE WILL PAY OUT $51,000 BASED ON 300 PAYED BIRDS. PLEASE WHEN YOU SHIP BIRDS DON'T HAVE ME SIGN FOR THEM THE POST OFFICE KNOWS TO PUT IN MY SHOP,THEY KNOW IT'S THAT TIME A YEAR AGAIN.VEGAS IS IN 12 DAYS WOW THAT WENT BY FAST SEE YOU THERE!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Jan-22-2017
SUNDAY UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

WE ARE TWO WEEKS FROM PIGEONS COMING IN!! THIS WINTER HAS BEEN A REAL BAD ONE THE MOST SNOW AND COLD SINCE EVER!! I HAVE BEEN TAKING CARE OF THE GALA BIRDS AND THEY THINK THEY HAVE DIED BECAUSE OF THE COLD ALMOST 2WEEKS OF MINUS WEATHER.THEY WERE OUT ON THE LANDING BOARD FOR THE 1ST TIME SINCE ARRIVING IN NOV,AND THEY ENJOYED A SUNNING DAY HERE IN IDAHO. WHEN PEOPLE DO A ONE LOFT RACE THINGS HAPPEN THATS OUT OF OUR CONTROL AND WE NEVER KNOW WHY!! BUT WHEN SOME  HANDLERS PUT OTHER DOWN THEY DESERVE WHAT THEY GET!! WE ALL DO OUR BEST TO MAKE YOU BREEDERS HAPPY SO IF YOU THINK YOUR THE BEST DAM HANDLER OUT THERE KEEP IT TO YOUR SELF!! I HOPE VEGAS IS WARM BECAUSE I NEED A LITTLE RR BEFORE THE BIRDS START COMING IN AND THEN ITS ALL WORK TILL OCTOBER. HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY WITH YOUR FAMILY'S AND HOPE TO SEE YOU IN VEGAS!! THANKS MARK PNWC

Jan-06-2017
VERY COLD

GOOD MORNING BREEDERS

 

WELL I HAD A SERVICE CALL AT 2 AM THIS MORNING AND IT ONLY -25 OUTSIDE NOT TO BAD!! MOST OF YOU HAVE PAIRED UP AND GETTING READY FOR ANOTHER YEAR OF RACES,I HAVENT PAIRED UP YET 1ST TIME IN THE LAST 15 YEARS THAT HAS HAPPENED. ITS BEEN VERY COLD AND WE HAVE SET RECORDS WITH SNOW HERE THIS YEAR AND ITS ALL BEEN THE LAST 4 WEEKS THAT THIS HAS HAPPENED, I WANT YOU ALL TO KNOW THAT THIS YEAR WAS A VERY BAD YEAR FOR PNWC YOU CAN GO BACK 4-5 YEARS AND SEE MY % IN LOSSES AND SEE I WAS VERY GOOD TILL THIS YEAR!!WE ARE PAST THAT AND ITS A NEW YEAR AND READY TO START TAKING BIRDS, WE HAVE MADE A FEW CHANGES IN THE RACE BUT ALL FOR THE BEST FOR THE BREEDRS. I HOPE TO FILL UP AGAIN THIS YEAR SO WE CAN HAVE A GREAT RACE YEAR AND FIND THE VERY BEST BIRDS OUT THERE, I WILL KICK THE LAST RACE OUT TO 365-370 MILES IT WILL BE A GOOD CHALLENGE BECAUSE ITS ALL MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS ONE OF THE HARDEST COURSES AROUND FOR YB. I HOPE YOU ALL HAD A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!! HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL IN VEGAS IN 6 WEEKS!!

THANKS MARK PNWC

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