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Tam Blair - Castleview Lofts

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Part One 64 Old Birds - Auction Starts 15th November - Ends 25th November

Part One 29 Young Birds - Auction Starts 22th November - Ends 2nd December 

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Tam's birds & bloodlines have also contributed to the success of many lofts in the UK (50% or 100%) incl

The results below are either 100% or 50% Blair x GWP Macaloneys
Fantastic Breeding Cock Man O War sire of
4x1st from up to 5,818 birds
2x2nd from up to 3,531 birds
4th from 1,328 birds
5th from 2,564 birds
6th from 2,899 birds
14th from 1,792 birds
Brother to Warlord g.sire of
1st South Texas Combine
3x1st Braunfells Club Texas,
2x1st from upto 1,272 birds
2nd from 4,842 birds
2x4th from upto 5,371 birds
6th from 952 birds
7th from 4,506 birds
11th from 1,186 birds
12th from 2,177 birds
2x14th from upto 4,950 birds
2x15th from upto 3,845 birds
31st from 2,211 birds
Bolt Lightning dam of
2x1st from upto 1,272 birds
2nd from 4,842 birds
2x4th from upto 5,371b
5th from 952 birds
2x7th from 4,506 birds
10th from 4,617 birds
12th from 2,177 birds
13th from 1,282 birds
3x14th from upto 4,950b
Reliable 44 dam of
2x4th from upto 7,428 birds
2x15th from upto 5,475 birds
16th from 5,475 birds
17th from 5,193 birds
Maid Of Honour
2x2nd from up to 4,617 birds,
5th from 1,618 birds
14th from 1,618 birds
16th from 1,618 birds
23rd from 1,770 birds

Bred from 100% T Blair Heremans - Ceusters
Man O War,
Warlord,
Bridesmaid 2nd National
Ellie 1st National Hens, 5th Open National, & Jane, Natalia, Blawe Dream, Ronaldo all children of Chieftan x Blue Thunder who are responsible for generations of top birds.

Danny Henderson, Dundee
1st Fed, 1st, 15th, 16th, 17th Open Grampian Combine Wakefield 2017,
4th Fed, 2x7th Fed, 8th Fed Tow Law,
9th Fed Ridsdale
1st Fed 860b, 2nd Fed 860b, 5th Fed 557b, 6th Fed 557b, 2x8th from upto 786b, 14th Fed 713b, 19th Fed, 21st Comb.

Alan McGonigal, Stenhousemuir many Club, Section & Feds with this bloodline incl
2nd Section, Nat 2018

Tony Mc Ginn 1st Lanarkshire Fed 961b 2018
E Jones & G.son 1st Glasgow Fed 1,272b 2018
R Young Ayrshire 1st, 2nd, 5th 175b, 1st, 2nd 585b, 15th, 16th 2,618b, 1st Fed 986b, 1st 223b
G. Mckenzie, Broxburn 1st Club, 1st Central Fed, 1st Central N/West Amal
Wilson & Dtr & Wells 6th, 7th, 21st Fed 1,105b, 6th Fed 1,500+b Houghton Fed
Mark Dorran, Winchburgh Central Fed, 1st, 2nd Fed 2018, 1st Central N/West Amal
P Mc Collouck, Ireland, 1st Club 240b 2018
Brian Foulis & Gill, Ireland, 1st Dundonald, 1st Eastdown Combine, 17th N/Sect, 23rd Nat Skibbareen 254 miles 1,279b in 2018.
1st Club Dundedin, Dunmanaway 243 miles, 3rd Sect D 1,083b, 4th Open NIPA Dunaway 5 Bird £450
15th Open NIPA Dunmanaway 243 miles 5,272b in 2018
7th Open Eastdown Combine Thurles 155 miles 3,050b in 2018
12th Open Eastdown Combine 121 miles 3,500b in 2018
J Hynd & Son, Cowdenbeath 1st Nat Hens, 2nd Open Nat 6,000+, 32nd Nat 2017
Ogilvie Lofts, Stirling 1st Section, 2nd SNRPC Open Nat 285mls, 17 in the first 89 Open Nat in a headwind 691b in 2017,
46th Open SNFC Nat Peterburgh 305 miles in 2017

Team Performances from the bloodlines of this super loft include
Tim Rodwell purchased a bird GB13A06870 in Blackpool from Tam and it went on to be a top producing hen when paired to different cocks. She is dam of 15x1st Club, 8 x 1st Fed, 1st Kent Amal, 5th, 13th, 14th, 24th, 37th, 42nd Open Nat. She is also g.dam of 1st Open BICC nat Le Mans 3,500b, 16th, 37th Nat BICC Falaise.
One dtr alone has won 1st Club, 1st Fed by 30ypm, 1st Kent Amal into a headwind, 384th Nat Poitiers, 1st Bromley 2 Bird Club, 42nd Open Le Mans, 24th Open Nat Guernsey BICC, 1st Section, 5th Open Nat FC Guernsey (flew 8 channel races as a yearling)
A nest pair, 92655 & 92654 from GB13A06870 have also been very successful
92655 (in only 3 races) won 3 x 1st Club, 3x 1st Fed & the first bird bred from her won 1st Nat BICC Le Mans 3,500b.
92654 won 3 x 2nd Club, 2 x 2nd Fed, 3rd Fed, 37th Nat BICC Poitiers

Especially successful have been Ogilvie Lofts as the results below show. These have been mainly achieved in 2018 with birds 100% or 50% from this bloodline. Tam is extremely grateful to Duncan & Tom from Ogilvie Lofts who have allowed him to house his birds at Ogilvie Lofts and have cared for the birds especially when Tam has been in hospital and when his health has been particularly poor.

Scottish National Flying Club Peterburgh 619 birds 285 miles
1st Sect, 2nd Nat, 2nd Sect, 3rd Nat, 4th Sect, 10th Nat, 8th Sect, 21st Nat,
12th Sect, 38th Nat, 17th Sect, 52nd Nat, 22nd Sect, 71st Nat 2017.

Old Birds 2018
1,2,3,4 Club 284 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,7,9,10,11,12,13,19,20,22,24,25,26,27 Sect 648 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,24,25,27,30,31,32,33 Fed 1,429 birds 71 miles

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2,4,5 Club 329 birds
3,6,5,6,9,10,11,13 Section 834 birds
4,9,16,23,34,36,40 Federation 99mls
2,4,5 Club 301 birds
3,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15th Section 817 birds
4,9,16,23,34,36,40th Fed 1,816 birds 142 miles
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Boness Open Race 91 miles 780 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6 Open.
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1,2,3,5 Club 267 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,25th Section 800 birds

1,2,3,4,10,11,12,13,16,17,18,20,21,22,29,30,31,32,33,34,36,39th Federation 1,581 birds 166 miles
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1,2,3,4 Club 284 birds
1,4,5,8,9,11,12,13,14,18, Section 785 birds
1,6,7,21,22,25,26,27,28,35,38 Federation 1,545 birds 194 miles
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North West Open Newark ,
1,2,3,4 Club 221 birds
2,4,5,6,8,13,14,15,16,18,19,22,23,25,26,27,28,31 North Section
2,4,5,6,8,13,14,17,18,19,20,21,22,26,30,31,32,35,39 Open 1,131birds 242 miles
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2,3,4,5 Club 139 birds
2,3,5,9,10,11,19,20,21 Section
3,4,6,12,14,15,31,32,36 Federation 592 birds 265 miles
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Scottish National Flying Club Buckingham 306 miles
1st Federation
2,3,9,10, 23rd Section D 382 birds
51,85,193,196,304th Open National 3,576 birds
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1,2,3,4 Club 101 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6,9 Section 370 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6,14th Federation 691 birds 166 miles
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Scottish National Flying Club Maidstone 384 miles
3rd & 34th Section D
69th & 223rd Open National 3,001 birds
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2,3,13, 28th Federation 305 birds 357 miles
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Scottish National Flying Club Ypres 2,541 birds 458 miles
2nd & 9th Section 292 birds
37th & 120th Open National.
2nd & 7th Open Scottish Central Combine
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1,2,3,4 Club 147 birds
11,12,13,14,17,20,21,22,23,24 Section 952 birds
12,13,14,15,18,21,22,23,24 Federation 1,609 birds 71 miles
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1,2,3,4 Club 168 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,15,16,20,21,22,26 Section, 781 birds
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,15,16,21,22,23,27 Federation 1,276 birds 99 miles
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1,2,3,4 Club 176 birds
3,4,5,6,7,8,16,17,18,19,22,29 Section 736 birds
3,4,5,6,7,8,23,24,25,26,29,38 Fed, 1,129 birds 123 miles
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1st Club
2nd Section 228 birds
2nd Federation 423 birds 148 miles
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1,2,3,4 Club
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, Section
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 North West Open 126 birds - 9 on drop from only 10 entered
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Total Of 164 Federation Positions won in 2018 
2 X 2nd Sect & 2 X 3rd Sect Scottish National Flying Club 2018

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SOME PAST PERFORMANCES BY TAM BLAIR;
1st & 2nd Open Scottish National Flying Club Hens Maidstone 387mls 2013
1st Open Scottish National Flying Club Hens Maidstone 387 Mls 2012
1st Open Scottish National Flying Club Maidstone 387mls 2013
1st Open Scottish Central Combine Falaise 530 mls.
1st Open Scottish Central Combine Clermont 538mls
1st Open Scottish Central Combine Yearlig Derby 288mls
1st & 2nd Open Scottish Central 3Bird Club Ashford 397mls
2nd Open Scottish National Flying Club Falaise 538mls 2nd Open Scottish National Flying Club Maidstone 387mls
5th Open Scottish National Flying Club Maidstone 387mls 10th Open Scottish National Flying Club Reimes 582mls
1st East Section S. National Falaise 538mls 1st East Section S. National Maidstone 387mls 1st Region, D. Scottish National Flying Club Maidstone 387mls
1st Region, D. Scottish National Flying Club Reims 582 mls 1st Region, D. Scottish National Flying Club Clermont 538 mls
1st Region, D. Scottish National Flying Club Falaise 530mls
1st Region, D. Scottish National Flying Club Maidstone 387mls
WINNER OF SCOTTISH NATIONAL FLYING CLUB GOLD AWARD
WINNER OF SCOTTISH NATIONAL FLYING CLUB SILVER AWARD
SCOTTISH HOMING UNION CENTENERY MEDAL WINNER
3 X SCOTTISH NATIONAL ACE PIGEON AWARDS 0 - 300 MLS
2 X SCOTTISH NATIONAL ACE YOUNG BIRDS AWARDS 14 SEASONS X NORTH WEST FEDERATION CHAMPION LOFT POINTS IN 17 SEASONS AND RUNNER UP TWICE.

SOME RESULTS AND FEDERATION W0N BY TAM BLAIR

1st & 2nd 6,291 birds
1st - 4,855.b 1st. 2nd.3rd. 4th.5th. 6th.7th. 8th. 9th. 4,016 birds
1st - 3,620 birds
1st & 2nd 3,446 birds
1st & 2nd 3,395 birds
1st - 3,346 birds
1st  -3,299 birds
1st - 3,280 birds
1st - 3,268 birds
1st - 3,371 birds
1st - 3,268 birds
1st - 3,153 birds
1st - 3,122 birds
1st - 2,718 birds
1st - 2,703 birds
1st - 2,609 birds
1st - 2nd  2,592 birds
1st - 2,535 birds
1st - 2,500 birds
1st - 5th, 6th, 7th 2,452 birds
1st - 2nd, 3rd,  4th 2,428 birds
1st - 2nd, 3rd, 4th. 2,271 birds
1st - 2nd - 2,245 birds
1st - 2,217 birds
1st - 2nd, 5th - 2,200 birds
1st - 2,189 birds
1st - 2nd, 3rd, 4th - 2,170b
1st - 2nd. 3rd. 4th.5th.6th 2,109 birds
1st - 2nd. 2,071 birds
1st - 2,068 birds
1st  -2nd.4th. 2,012 birds
1st - 2nd. 3rd. 5th.7th.8th 1,983 birds
1st - 2nd. 3rd. 4th. 6th. 7th. 8th. 9th 1,837 birds
1st - 1,825 birds
1st - 1,804 birds
1st - 1,771 birds
1st - 2nd.3rd. 7th.8th. 9th.10th.11th.13th. 14.16th. 17th.18th. 1,675 birds
1st - 3rd. 4th. 1,648 birds
1st - 2nd.8th.9th.10th. 1,634 birds
1st - 2nd.3rd. 1,400 birds
1st - 2nd.3rd.4th.8th.10th. 1,428 birds
1st - 1,275 birds
1st - 1,254 birds
1st - 1,231 birds
1st - 1,228 birds
1st - 1,200 birds
1st - 1,198 birds
1st - 1,181 birds
1st - 1,118 birds
1st - 1,071 birds
1st - 1,067 birds
1st - 1,064 birds
1st - 1,052 birds
1st, 2nd, 5th, 8th, 9th 1,048 birds
Below are some Scottish National Flying Club Open Positions
1st, 1st (h), 2nd, 2nd, 2nd, 5th, 10th
18th ,22nd, 23rd, 28th, 37th, 38th
58th, 58th, 61st, 63rd, 64th, 64th
67th, 72nd, 77th, 79th, 84th, 86th
90th, 93rd, 93rd, 93rd, 101st, 102nd
129th, 140th, 143rd, 147th,  152nd
152nd, 155th, 158th, 162nd, 192nd
196th, 207th, 228th, 244th, 261st, 263rd, 272nd, 281st, 288th, 298th from 345miles - 582 Miles.

 

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