PIPA will be staying in China for three weeks starting on 14 November, to visit a few important clients and to attend two pigeon exhibitions. We will publish an update with a brief report and a few pictures every one or two days.
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.