The viewing day for the Batenburg-VD Merwe pigeons, which are currently sold in auction, has been permanently cancelled due to prevention measures being taken for avian flu. The viewing day was scheduled to take place on Saturday the 29th of November in Strijen.
Dirk Van Den Bulck surprised many by winning the national championship and the title of 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon Sprint Young Birds KBDB. His titles were not a surprise as such, given his excellent achievements over the years, but his pigeons turned many heads by dominating the competition with an astonishingly low coefficient.
Helmut and Alfons Klaas have won nearly every important One Loft Race worldwide, either with pigeons they bred themselves or with descendants that were bred by other fanciers. No other pigeon family has been so successful in the major international competitions. We would like to know why that is.