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New Family of Horemans, Pictures of Pigeons and Eyes

Over the last several year, I have purchased a number of the finest pigeons from the loft of Ed Lorenz. In case there is anyone out there that hasn’t heard of Ed’s accomplishments, he has been one of the top fanciers in the United States for many years now.

To read a little more about these pigeons, I would encourage you to take a look at the article entitled When One Family Isn’t Enough, Part I. In that article, I think you will find an interesting history of the Horemans family, as well as some information about the inbreeding that has gone into these pigeons.

Eyesign Picture of the Base Horemans

I have posted a total of eight eyes (see below). Although there are several lines in Ed Lorenz’s Horemans family, I focused primarily on what he calls the Blue Line. The Blue Line was founded around three of the best pigeon Ed ever raced: 1192 (multiple combine winner, 16 time diploma winner), 737 (combine winner, 7 time diploma winner in seven races) and 1207 (‘93 Summer Classic average speed winner). The father to 1207 was the brother to 1192. When paired with 1207, 1192 produced the super breeder 7730. When paired with 1207, 7730 produced my Foundation pair! 737 has had a significant impact on this family as well, as he contributed the yellow eyes! The first six pictures are all inbred pigeons from the Blue line, and they now form the base pigeons for my loft. These pigeons are all inbred or double inbred.

Inbred Foundation Cock
The Inbred Foundation Cock
A.K.A. “Mr. Ed”

 

Foundation Hen
The Foundation Hen
A.K.A. “The White Flight Hen”

 

Pit Bull

 

Pit Bull

The Pit Bull

 

299 Cock The 299 Cock

 

Golden Hen
The Golden Hen

 

Double Inbred Hen
Double Inbred Hen
A.K.A “The Park Rat”

These last two pigeons are key pigeons from the Silver Line, which was founded around the super breeder “Fenomeno” (98 FVC 611), who along with his son, the FVC Snowbird Classic winner “The Real Secret,” now resides in Mexico. Silver Streak has already produced two 400-mile winners.

Quicksilver Hen
Quicksilver Hen

The Quicksilver Hen

 

Silver Streak
Silver Streak

Silver Streak

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