The golden bloodline of Albert Marcelis has really excelled in the loft of Eric Berckmoes, the pupil that continued the life's work of his master with great dedication. Eric has decided to auction his best old birds, which means a collection of high quality pigeons is now available for sale.
On 23 October, pigeon fanciers in South Africa were startled by a new legislation published in the Government Gazette prohibiting the breeding, trading and racing of pigeons in South Africa. After a lot of lobbying behind the screens, the government decided to exempt pigeon racing from this prohibition.
Final result PIPA ranking: Best old bird with 6 prizes in the Belgian national races. The available national, zonal and provincial results of Bourges I, Châteauroux I, Poitiers, Montluçon, Guéret I, Argenton I, La Souterraine I, Bourges II, Châteauroux II, Argenton II, Tours, La Souterraine II and Guéret II were taken into account for this ranking.