Thursday, January 13, 2011

I'm just going to call a top

Chinese Spend Big On Belgian Racing Pigeons
At euro156,000 ($ 205,000) for barely a pound of feathers and lightning-fast fowl, Blue Prince has a one-way ticket to pampered retirement and lifelong breeding in China, which these days has become a predictable destination for topflight birds.

Exactly the price it would be if it were an equal weight of gold. But I suppose the pigeon is potentially a productive asset . . .

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