Salmonella test kits – “Greatest thing since sliced bread”

Last weekend we tried the Salmonella (Paratyphoid) home test kit for the first time. It’s really easy to use and you have a result in 10 minutes.

We did a combined sample test on our loft and it came out negative (phew…! 🙂 ). Doing this regularly will help to minimise “shooting in the dark”. It’s better to know what’s wrong and treat accordingly.

The kits are available locally from Medpet and it’s very economical.

Impressed.

Updated “SUPER” list

Read my original article http://www.grovelofts.co.za/2017/11/03/super-vs-super/

Below is my updated list based on GPU results up to 2018. A few new entries in there…

TOP 15 UNIONRINGNOYEARLETTERSLOFTNAME
102457514 TRPF CORRIE NAUDE & SON
8724614 GPU OOA AND J&P LOFTS
7562816 GPU ERIC.VOS !
71296615 GPU G DE NECKER /J GOMES
72457314 TRPF CORRIE NAUDE & SON
7713412 GPU GERMISHUIZEN EN BARNES
61162413 GPU GROVE HOKKE
61301614 GPU TIELIE KOTZE
61349015 GPU ANDRIES SMALL
61470112 WPU GROVE HOKKE
5987812 GPU GROVE HOKKE
51156313 GPU ANNANDALE H
51169214 GPU R V D MERWE
51706114 TRPF GYS LOUW GPU
51507312 GPU JACO FAUL
51342415 GPU ANDRIES SMALL
510415 GPU OOA AND J&P LOFTS
5467416 GPU P.D. DROTSKIE
5619114 GPU OOA AND J&P LOFTS
5613513 GPU GROVE HOKKE
5899612 GPU KITCHENBRAND LOFTS EAST
5466116 GPU P.D. DROTSKIE
51308715 GPU JOHN FIELD
5262415 GPU KITCHENBRAND LOFTS EAST
51197212 GPU JACO V. D. WESTHUISEN
51212815 GPU RONNIE HUEBSCH TEAM B
51986815 TRPD HP ANNANDALE
51655613 GPU S DOWD
5313216 GPU JOHN FIELD
5141317 GPU TEAM STIMELA

SUMO middle distance aces

2018 GPU best old bird middle distance

2016 SANPO gold medal winner middle distance (‘GPU hen’ – 5x winner)

2013 GPU 3rd best old bird middle distance (also best old bird overall union 2014!). Winner

2014 GPU 2nd best bird middle distance (old and young birds combined). 2x winner

BCRPC SAMDPR auction

Boksburg Combined R.P.C. is hosting a SAMDPR Auction on this Saturday, 2 March 2019 at their clubhouse, Du Plessis Road, Boksburg.

Viewing from 10:00, Auction at 11:00

Contact Jaco Faul for more info at 072 574 1988

Various top birds on auction. Triple J lofts, Hardy Krueger (on R40 000 plus already) etc.

Top local blood also on auction. Like my pick below… she made my “Super” list a while ago. Not often you get this quality in the market. She scored in the union as follows: 2, 4, 5, 11, 14, 18, 34, 36, 47, 66, 69

See the original article http://www.grovelofts.co.za/2017/11/03/super-vs-super/

5x TOP 15 UNION!! SUPER! Donated by 2018 Union and combine champion Jaco Faul

Middle and long

Two of our bankers of 2018.

Cock on the left is a SUMO – full brother GPU hen – he raced exceptionally well on the middle distance races and ended best bird club and union middle distance.

The hen is a Tom Lock / Putterie / Clausing that raced superbly on the long distance races. We stopped racing her when she was still in the top 3 best birds union long distance due to the risk of losing her – not worth it. She finished as 6th best long distance pigeon in the union.