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The Practical Rollerman Blog

Welcome to "The Practical Rollerman" blog, a growing treasure trove of knowledge and expertise for Birmingham Roller pigeon enthusiasts. With well over 30 years of experience in this captivating hobby, I am excited to share my journey and help you enjoy the hobby to its fullest.

Through my extensive involvement, I've gained invaluable insights into the care, training, and breeding of these remarkable birds. I'll share practical tips, personal experiences, knowledge, and even failures to guide you on your roller pigeon journey. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned fancier, this blog caters to all levels of expertise.

From maintaining optimal loft conditions to selective breeding and training techniques, I'll cover a wide range of topics. Harnessing the capabilities of artificial intelligence, specifically ChatGPT, I efficiently explore various topics and swiftly update the blog with fresh content. This modern approach enhances my productivity, ensuring that both the roller pigeon community and visitors to the site benefit from timely and informative articles.

Join the community and let's elevate our collective experience as we strive for excellence in the world of Birmingham Roller pigeons. Welcome to "The Practical Rollerman" blog, where passion, knowledge, and camaraderie unite for the love of roller pigeons!


  • When Non-Performing Adults Produce High-Performing Offspring

    05/14/24 By Tony Chavarria

    In the world of Birmingham Roller pigeons and other selectively bred animals, an interesting phenomenon often observed is that adult offspring, which do not meet the performance standards themselves, can still produce offspring that exhibit the desired traits. This aspect of breeding highlights...

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  • When Offspring Are Not As Good As Their Parents

    05/13/24 By Tony Chavarria

    Unraveling the Genetics and Commonalities of Breeding Stock Observing carefully the fascinating world of Birmingham Roller pigeons, enthusiasts and breeders will often lament their best will so often let them down when bred. This is a phenomenon that is not confined to pigeons as it is all too...

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  • The Importance of Apple Cider Vinegar and pH Levels for Pigeon Health

    05/16/23 By Tony Chavarria

    The Importance of Apple Cider Vinegar and pH Levels for Pigeon Health

    Introduction: Maintaining proper pH levels is crucial for the health and well-being of pigeons. pH balance, which refers to the level of acidity or alkalinity, plays a vital role in their digestive system. In this article, we will explore why proper pH levels are important for pigeons and how...

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  • Breeding Quality Birmingham Roller Pigeons: Striking the Balance Between Qualitative and Quantitative Standards

    05/16/23 By Tony Chavarria

    Breeding Quality Birmingham Roller Pigeons: Striking the Balance Between Qualitative and Quantitative Standards

    Introduction: Breeding Birmingham Roller pigeons has captivated enthusiasts and breeders worldwide. These remarkable birds are renowned for their mesmerizing backward somersaults, resembling spinning balls. To achieve success in breeding rollers, it is crucial to understand and harmonize the...

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  • Breeding Blue Grizzle Roller Pigeons

    05/11/23 By Tony Chavarria

    Breeding Blue Grizzle Roller Pigeons

    Introduction: Blue grizzle feather patterns in roller pigeons have long captured the attention of pigeon fanciers. By using the grizzle gene and breeding it onto blue bar roller pigeons, we can achieve the desired classic blue grizzle markings. In this brief guide, we will explore the process...

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  • Breeding Almond Pigeons: How Genetic Factors Create the Most Striking Coloration in Pigeons!

    03/08/23 By Tony Chavarria

    Breeding Almond Pigeons: How Genetic Factors Create the Most Striking Coloration in Pigeons!

    Welcome to our article on the genetics behind almond pigeons! If you're a pigeon enthusiast, you may have heard of these beautiful birds and their distinctive coloration. Almond pigeons are known for their pale, creamy-colored bodies and darker-colored wing and tail feathers, which create a...

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  • Ruby Booster Powder

    12/13/22 By Tony Chavarria

    Ruby Booster Powder

    I am sure every one of us has heard "you are what you eat" at some point and it is absolutely right.Nothing is more important than balanced nutrition when it comes to maintaining good health. Let me be very clear that the importance of balanced nutrition remains the same across all living...

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