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British Pigeons Racing for New Homes in China


Offbeat  (tags: pigeons, racing, British, China, contest, UK )

Giana
- 374 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
For Wyncroft Girl, her finest sporting moment came when she beat a field of more than 45,000 competitors in the largest contest of its kind in the UK.



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GGmaSheila D. (163)
Monday August 19, 2013, 12:49 am
Interesting. Don't know an awful lot about pigeon racing. Noted with thanks.
 

back soon (394)
Monday August 19, 2013, 1:28 am
People usually think of the pigeon as being an unwelcome guest in towns, but most of us are unaware that pigeons are big business. Pigeon racing kills majority of birds and I think must be banned.
Thank you dear Giana!

 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Monday August 19, 2013, 7:46 am
We need a petition to ban these deadly races. Most Pigeons don't make it. Thx Giana
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Monday August 19, 2013, 12:07 pm
dzięki
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Monday August 19, 2013, 12:08 pm
Not a pigeon racing enthusiest, just an anti-Chinese pigeon sideline enthusist.
 

Muriel Servaege (45)
Monday August 19, 2013, 2:23 pm
Pigeons always come back to the place where they were born, which means I really feel sorry for those that've been bought by Chinese people.
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Monday August 19, 2013, 2:32 pm
Against pigeon racing, and selling birds to China is not a good idea, their animal welfare record doesn't rate very high. Has anybody asked pigeons if they wanted to indulge in long distance flights.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Monday August 19, 2013, 3:48 pm
We have happy pigeons on our apartment complex lawns. There are fountains with little creek like beds of water. I contrast them with the pigeons seeking food in the parking lot of next door Frys store. Karma?
 

Birgit W. (144)
Monday August 19, 2013, 4:13 pm
Noted.
 

marie Taylor clarke (166)
Monday August 19, 2013, 4:37 pm
If they make it they will probably be killed and eaten I am against Chinese having anything to do with birds animals in fact anything that moves
 

Tatiana T. (96)
Monday August 19, 2013, 8:05 pm
Teeribly cruel so called "sport" that must be banned everywhere. Leave these angels alone for Godīs sake.

http://action.peta.org.uk/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=5&ea.campaign.id=18689
 

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday August 20, 2013, 4:52 am
I agree with Natasha.
 

Winn Adams (191)
Tuesday August 20, 2013, 7:11 am
OMG
 
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