2014 will surly go down as one to remember here at Kingsmead School the project has had its most successful year ever both in and out of the classroom, there have been new arrivals to the project both of the feather variety and also with the addition to the team of students that look after the pigeons.
The PIPA IATP (International All Time Pigeon) ranking is a yearly ranking organised by PIPA, dedicated to the first nominated bird on the 6 international long distance races, Pau, Barcelona, St. Vincent, Marseille, Narbonne and Perpignan.
Several classifications in the national championship, several pigeons classified for the next Olympiad, titles of Champion in various championships at regional, provincial or interprovincial level, this Brabant based loft is always on top of the bill and will continue to be on the first page of the pigeon media! But in 2014, the season will be forever considered as the best of their entire career! Let us introduce you to this father and son partnership based in Pecrot!
The pigeon family of Joël Verschoot has confirmed its status as one of this country’s leading long distance lofts by winning the titles of 8th Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance old birds KBDB and 9th nat. champion long distance old birds KBDB in 2014.
The experienced fanciers of Team BDS are auctioning a varied collection of pigeons, consisting of such super class racing birds as Karin, Inteelt Stier and Daughter Gueret, three top quality birds. Some other renowned pigeons include two impressive granddaughters of Aske, as well as a sister of Blue Lola. The cherry on the cake is a group of six young birds from his best breeders, which makes this an exceptional high quality auction.
Pigeon fanciers from around the world have really been looking forward to the release of the PIPA Collectors Edition III. You might remember the incredible images of Chinese copies being handed out at the Lang Fang pigeon exhibition. Today we bring you the English version of our latest edition!
On Monday the 15th of December 2014, 5 new auctions started. The Jewels of the Sky auction will end on Sunday the 28th of December 2014. The other 4 auctions will all end on Saturday the 27th of December 2014. On Tuesday the 16th of December, the auction of Freialdenhofen will start as well.
An article on avian evolution published in "Science" discloses that pigeons and flamingoes are closer related than flamingoes and pelicans. The new analysis sheds light on the evolutionary relationship of major groups of birds, showing which groups are closely or distantly related to each other.
On Saturday the 13th of December the auction of Nico van Noordenne, R & X Verstraete, Hardy Krüger and International Winners will end. The auctions of H.P. Esser, N & E Didden and Dirk Van Den Bulck will end on Sunday the 14th of December.
Dirk Van den Bulck has won an impressive number of championship and ace pigeon titles in recent seasons, and not only in his own loft. Other fanciers from all over the world have benefited from the exceptional speed of the Van den Bulck pigeon breed as well.