Pigeon & loft
Pigeons, with training, did just as well as humans in a study testing their ability to distinguish cancerous from healthy breast tissue samples.
The American Dream stands for a world in which anyone willing to work hard can make it to the top, regardless of nationality or origin. The downside of this American Dream is depicted in the movie "The American Dream". It goes without saying that Raf and Kurt Platteeuw have been living their American Dream.
Hermann Schlief and Martin Stiens from Oelde in Germany are no newcomers to the sport. They had been keeping pigeons at a very early age but they then spent several years without a pigeon collection. Hermann Schlief (76) is the uncle of Martin Stiens, which at the age of 49 can be considered a relatively young fancier. The two agreed to make a comeback in 2005/2006.
Today, Tuesday 24. November, 2 new auctions started. Both auctions will end on Saturday December 5th and Sunday December 6th.
For the first time in history, fanciers from the European mainland will be able to participate in the one loft race of the (UK) Royal Pigeon Racing Association. The organisation has 100 spaces available. Fanciers from the European mainland can enter up to and including 7 December. After that date, the remaining spaces will be offered to UK entrants on the reserve list.
This PIPA-ranking lists the best birds from Brive. The available national, zonal and provincial results of Brive 2013, 2014 & 2015 were taken into account for this ranking.