Birds trained 8/10, 8/11, 8/12, 8/13, 8/14, 8/15, 8/16, 8/17, 8/19, 8/20, 8/21 off 8/22 Trained 8/23, 8/24, and 8/25 Birds out to 40M.
I have 4 results of on the TIPES One Loft Portal. I am not happy that the birds are not staying together. The 8/21 toss was probably their best, but should be better. They will go there a third time on Thursday then longer on Friday. Monday's toss I lost 7 birds. The birds headed north as far as Mickey could see with his binoculars. This area has been tough on the birds the last 3 years for some reason. Click Training button above to view saved tosses. Live Clocking still not working, working with Tim to resolve. I have some birds that are not showing up on the toss that are here, I have 3 figured out and have to solve the rest.
The Green button above will take you to the portal page shown above. To view the results of a toss, click on the toss number you want to view listed under Trainingdata. Example Toss 11 by the red dot shown above
On Saturday the birds had a great toss from Twin Cities, but they clocked so fast, the traps missed 20+ birds. 59 birds in the first 20 seconds is excellant. This was by far the birds best toss to date. We will continue on. They have beat the driver back the last 2 tosses. I have had a few injuries, disappointing. Things are on schedule and still working with Tim on the Live Clocking Link. Thanks Mike
The toss yesterday was a tough one. My trainer called me and said the birds wouldn't leave the release site for over 10 minutes, which they haven't done since the begining tosses. A small group of about 10 broke from the group and headed home prettly quickly and the group includes a white one. The first drop was 8 birds and Larry Rose's white one was in the group. The birds will be sitting today and the nexr 2 days because of the opening of dove season and continuing through Monday the holiday. They will get 60M toss Tuesday. Mike
Good news "Live Clocking is now working. Click "red" Button above It been a few days since I last reported. The birds were trained on Tuesday, off Wednesday, lightning in the area when I was catching them. Trained Thursday50M and going Friday70M and Sunday 85M. This last stretch of training has been tough on the results, but the birds that are present show no ill effects. Have had some losses and injuries. I have a 11 birds injuried in the last week and a half. Some of the losses have been birds near the top of the results. The Hot Spot series is about to start, this is optional for the breeders. See above documents (Rules & entry form) for details. I need commitment before release of the birds for Hotspot #1 which is planned for the 16th or 17th. List of birds will be posted.
Money must be paid before shpping night of Hotspot #2, the following week. Commitments can be sent to be by email, text or phone. The best way is email or text, I can receive them throughout the day, but phone calls after 5pm daily. PH# 209-814-7002 If you have any questions contact me.
Another note on the tipes portal under the trainingdata past the list of tosses, there is a link called "training top 10" This is a ranking of the birds based on clocking position, kind of gives you an idea how your bird compares to the loft mates. I think it uses the last 10 saved tosses. See below by the blue dot. Thanks Mike
The birds completed the 85 and 100M tosses in really fine shape. The birds show no effects of the tosses. Sunday's 150M toss is the first leg for the entries that are entered in the hot spot series. Thanks for the support. Mike
Everything is winding down, and the excitement is starting to build. The birds completed the 150M toss is fine shape. The birds were trained 40M today (the last 3 birds (210, 21811, Jauhal RC) were in the loft when I got home, so I scanned them in) and the remaining schedule is Thursday 40M and Race#2 is Sunday from 200M Redding, CA. Next week they will be trained 40M Tuesday and Thursday and the FINAL on SUNDAY the 30th. You can send your entries and pools now, if you can not be present on the race weekend. Above is the Itinerary for the shipping time and Dinner time and the schedule for Sunday. If you can please RSVP, that would be helpful, so we can prepare properly.The entry sheet and pool sheet is also above. Please make all checks payable to Mike Gonigan. I also will be able to take credit cards on race weekend for entry fees and pools. I can say, I have gone through some troubles and frustration, but it is still very enjoyable to see the remaining entries come into form and see the nice drops on these longer tosses. Other notes: The 9/16 toss and the upcoming toss are entered as races in the system, to see the 9/16 race it is listed under Races: just above the saved training tosses. See star below. Also, if you are having trouble in Live clocking not seeing the current toss, need to use your refresh botton on your browser, each browser may function slightly different. Thanks Mike