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Kastle Pigeon Performance Advantage has arrived!

After many months of fine tuning, we have Performance Advantage in stock. When your birds are training, racing or otherwise performing, they are developing and using muscle mass and their systems are under great stress. Performance Advantage uses organic minerals, antioxidants, enzymes and other natural ingredients to aid in building muscle and endurance through enhanced nutrition absorption and mineral balance. A very special enzyme ingredient helps your bird increase the nutrition they get from their feed and metabolizes their energy to help maximize their intake and output. When seconds count, you want every advantage you can get! Performance Advantage targets the added nutrient and metabolic demands for endurance, strength and feather quality of racing and performance birds. Additionally, Performance Advantage promotes optimum immunity...

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Immunity is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Below is an article (published with permission) from Frank McLaughlin on the subject of using a pigeon's own immunity systems to defeat the pathogens it encounters. The indiscriminate use of antibiotics have created pigeons with the inability to cope on their own and has the potential to create mutations of bacteria that may be impossible to treat with antibiotics when it becomes necessary.  I'm a believer in this philosophy of natural immune defense which is why I use (and now sell) these products at Kastle Pigeon. In addition to natural solutions for nutrition supplementation, Frank offers many other solutions and practices that can help you get your entire loft and birds in a position to win naturally. I couldn't have...

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The Pigeon Photographer featured by the University of Kentucky

Despite being "christened" by one of my birds during our interview, writer Whitney Harder with videographer Jenny Wells kept smiling and put together a very nice package on The Pigeon Photographer. I'm flattered and grateful to have another chance to show how beautiful the pigeon can be. "LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 18, 2016) — Most folks at the University of Kentucky know David Stephenson as a multimedia instructor and the Kentucky Kernel's photojournalism adviser. People across Kentucky and media organizations across the nation know him as an award-winning photojournalist. But his nearly 17,000 social media fans know him as something else entirely - "The Pigeon Photographer." "Usually whenever I talk about the pigeon photographer or the pigeons in general, people raise an eyebrow and cock...

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The Struggle is Real

I always single-toss my young birds, which takes quite a bit of time. When I get bored training my birds, I start to notice the little things around me. But I guess calling something "little" depends on your perspective. Sometimes the little things aren't so small. I noticed the little down pigeon feather slowly, methodically creeping along the asphalt at my feet. A closer look revealed an ant was at the wheel. Naturally, I decided to document the epic struggle of Ant Vs. Feather. I have no idea where he was going or why he wanted that feather. But to see that ant so determined and so driven gave me a moment of entertainment - and perspective. Watch till the end to...

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