One of the most striking achievements in the history of pigeon racing in Belgium came from Luc Vermeerbergen and Roby Wilms, whose young birds’ team has been achieving great results season after season. The number one highlight in their career was the race from Chateauroux on 6 September 2015, in which they won an impressive 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th national against 10,442 pigeons. They also had the fastest of 12,429 pigeons overall. They are now selling their best youngsters on PIPA for the fourth consecutive year, and this year’s auction will also include their four prize winners from Chateauroux. We also bring you several descendants of stock sire ‘Lucky Luc’, the invaluable bloodlines of national ace pigeon ‘National Wonder’, the best of Leo Heremans and the best racing birds in the national team of Vermeerbergen-Wilms. This is an auction with nothing but top quality racing pigeons with international origins.
The national classics in Belgium are almost always won by renowned pigeon lofts. There is huge competition in Belgium, which makes it very difficult for a racing bird to claim victory. The ones that manage to take the win are without exception related to a number of invaluable bloodlines. PIPA asked a number of top fanciers including Ally, Vermassen,Geerinckx, De Saer, and Van Rompaey to offer for sale direct youngsters and brothers/sisters of their national winners. The result is a select group of highly talented pigeons.
The legacy of Gaston Van De Wouwer quickly started to spread across the world after his impressive PIPA auction. The Dutch Arnold Van Zwam was one step ahead of the others and he paid a visit to Van De Wouwer in Berlaar just when he was at the height of his career. It enabled Arnold to obtain a unique collection of direct Van De Wouwer pigeons. These were top quality birds all directly related to the renowned Kaasboer. A select group of some of the most renowned direct Van De Wouwer pigeons will now be sold exclusively on PIPA. The pigeons on offer in this auction were directly acquired from Gaston van de Wouwer as eggs by Arnold van Zwam. Hence the Dutch rings.