Young Birds 2023 Loft News

Young Birds Auction 2023

November 1st, 2023

The auction of the 2023 Young Birds took place on our dedicated auction website during October. The results will be published in due course.  

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Post Final Race Update 22/09/23

September 22nd, 2023

Good evening, The birds just kept on coming, with another 107 birds arriving today. It just proves what health and condition they were sent in, to keep working for 36 hours, and most definitely more […]

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Final Race 2023

September 21st, 2023

The Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles 898 yards). The 377 birds were liberated at 7:40am into sunshine, with a light SSW headwind moderate on route. They cleared excellently online. Birds not […]

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Final Race Marking

September 20th, 2023

Good evening, Well, that’s the birds on the way to the final race, Alnwick. Many thanks to the marking team – Trevor Booth & John Roper, Robin Turner and Graham Cliff who came to every […]

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Final Race news

September 19th, 2023

Good afternoon, We will be marking tomorrow afternoon and racing on Thursday from Alnwick for the Grand Final. It will be a testing race, flying 235 miles with a moderate head wind all the way, […]

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Update 17/09/23

September 17th, 2023

The birds at flight around the lofts – will push them each day where I can. Just back in before the heavy rain arrives. Having studied the weather forecast, I can see we’ll have a […]

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Video update 15/09/23

September 15th, 2023

A little look at the One Loft birds this evening – as you can see they look in great feather and sharp. It’s most probably my last trainer for the RPRA one loft race after […]

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Update 15/09/23 and Final Race news

September 15th, 2023

Good Morning The final race will be delayed until the weather is suitable to race from Alnwick, so it looks like Tuesday onwards, or later. The birds are in great feather and will be fine […]

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Update 13/09/23

September 13th, 2023

Good Evening Keeping an eye on the weather for Sunday. If it looks a no go, will delay and have the final the first day that’s good weather-wise – the birds will always come first. […]

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