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pigeon racing

A pigeon race

QUETTA: The domestic pigeon, once used as a means of sending and receiving messages between armies and empires, is now primarily trained for marathons. In Balochistan, different clubs organize a…

Against pigeon racing

Prominent lawyer Michael Mansfield QC argued a PETA campaign against pigeon racing. Less than a quarter of pigeons that enter originally South Africa's Million Dollar Pigeon Race (SAMDPR) complete series, according to animal charity.…

Is Pigeon Racing cruel?

Animal rights activists have called on the Queen to drop her long-standing support for pigeon racing, accusing the sport of "a culture of ... willful cruelty to birds."According to a secret investigation by Peta (People for the Ethical…

Pigeon racing at the time

Most of the amateurs were laborers who earned only a reasonable monthly salary. With the exception of a doctor, dentist and teacher, most amateurs had to save money to indulge their passion for pigeon racing. Prize money has been kept to…