On Monday the 24th of November 2014, 6 new auctions started. All these auctions will end on the 7th of December, except for the auction of Loft Verhestraeten and Sakis Minovgioudis. Those 2 auctions will end on Saturday the 6th of December 2014.
Gert had already won the title of national youth champion KBDB in 2013, and he has been able to win this title a second time in 2014, winning both the national youth championship KBDB and the national youth criterium KBDB.
Luc Vermeerbergen and Robby Wilms have won two of a total of six national young birds’ races in Antwerp. You might as well call them Mister 33%. Their most successful pigeon was national ace pigeon National Wonder, winner of a 5th national ace pigeon longer middle distance young birds 2014 and two PIPA rankings.
The Dutch long distance combination of Batenburg-van de Merwe will be selling some young birds from their best breeders from 19 to 30 November. Hugo and Anita agree that there is no better way to assess the value of a pigeon than a check by hand, and that is why they will organise a viewing day on Saturday the 29th of November to exhibit all pigeons on auction.
As his auction is coming up, Sébastien Casaert has decided to organize an exhibition so that the potential buyers can have the opportunity to handle his pigeons. It will take place on Saturday 13th of December from 10am until 3pm!
Nico Van Muylder and Eddy Noël agreed to join forces two years ago, and judging by their achievements over the past two years, it has been quite a successful cooperation: they were 1st Nat. Zone Argenton I 2014, 1st Nat. Zone Bourges II 2013, 1st Nat. Zone Issoudun 2013, 1st Prov. Argenton II 2014, 1st Prov. Argenton I 2014, 1st Prov. Issoudun 2013, 1st Prov. Nevers 2013, 1st Prov. Châteauroux II 2013, 2nd Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB longer middle distance young birds 2014, 6th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB longer middle distance yearlings 2013, …
Over the last few years, one colony came quickly to our mind when you talk about the long distance competition: the one of Noé De Coster. In 2014, Noé showed once again he was managing a top loft, winning week after week top performances in the hardest races of the calendar.
Most fanciers are now familiar with the concept of PIPA: only racing birds or breeders of the highest quality are given a place in our online auctions. To further highlight our focus on quality we will bring you an impressive ace pigeon collection: the 2nd, 4th and 5th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Longer Middle Distance Young Birds 2014 will soon be sold in auction.
The fact that FUGARE has become an internationally known event has been proven more than once. During the most recent edition the organisation welcomed about 8,000 visitors, which is an increase of 37.5% in comparison to the first fair in 2011. The fifth edition of FUGARE has therefore already been planned, more specifically on 14 and 15 February 2015 in Kortrijk Xpo in Belgium. (Save the date!)