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(22/12/2012) The Cattrysse brothers (Moere, BE) as recorded in 1951 – Part III

I would like to discuss a topic that I think is essential in our extensive report about the two brothers, which we conclude today: the quality of their breed.

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(15/12/2012) The Cattrysse brothers (Moere, BE) as recorded in 1951 - Part II

Those who had already seen some of the announcements of their public auctions in Brussels were probably surprised about certain passages. Such as the blue coloured cock of ’46 (four years old), has not yet won a single prize but it will be ready for the long distance races by next season etc.

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(08/12/2012) The Cattrysse brothers (Moere, BE) as recorded in 1951 - Part I

What if you were to ask a Belgian fancier more or less familiar with the big champions at national level (in the long distance competition), who he thinks is the most successful and most regular pigeon fancier in the years after the war? In other words: who are the big champions in Belgium and consequently the world champions of this time?

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(04/02/2011) Style furniture from Lauwe "Nature" - Part 6

My pigeons, says Vanbruaene, are given honey with lemon for two days by the homecoming, with each pigeon being generously fed in its box. There is a drinking pot hanging on every box and each box contains a dish of food.

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(03/02/2011) Style furniture from Lauwe "den Elektriek" - Part 5

The current stock maker is den Elektriek. I have four breeding cocks from him breeding. They are "The Marathon", "The St. Vincent", "The Notaris" and "The Baron".

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(31/01/2011) Stijlmeubelen uit Lauwe "El Torero" - Deel 8 & slot

We hebben met de eigenaar gesproken van De Stier, De Jonge Stier, De Luik, duiven van het soort dat de naam Stierenras meekreeg. Dat is allemaal lang geleden wuift André Vanbruaene weg.

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(30/01/2011) Style furniture from Lauwe "The Stier pedigree" - Part 4

After a few years Uncle Geroom stopped farming. André Vanbruaene helped him start up a furniture business in Kuurne which he would run with the growing boys.

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(26/01/2011) Stijlmeubelen uit Lauwe "L'amateur parle" - Deel 7

Na zovele nationale overwinnngen, na alle successen op de fond, is mijn schoonste herinnering deze van mijn eerste international Barcelona. Dat is het mooiste wat ik in mijn schone jaren beleefd heb. Toen sliep ik in geen acht dagen.

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(20/01/2011) Patrick Delrue-Vanbruaene - Lauwe (BE) … allowed the Vanbruaene-star shine again in the jubilee year ‘100 year Andre Vanbruaene’!

We are writing about ‘April 1910’, the birth month of the late pigeon celebrity Andre Vanbruaene from Lauwe! Today we are 100 years… a ‘century’ later… the ‘Vanbruaene star’ is still shining just as brightly in the pigeon sky.

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(21/12/2010) Style furniture from Lauwe "Stichelbaut via Labeeuw" - Part 3

The entire history of my success from Barcelona has its origin which begins and ends with the "Zwarte Chateauroux" from Daniel Labeeuw. He won the first national and I won the second with "De Stier".

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(15/12/2010) Style furniture from Lauwe "The Louis" - Part 2

The story began on the homestead by the youngest brother from father. There was a castle next to it in Rekkem where André and his comrades used to catch a wild rabbit and sell it for extra pocket money.

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(13/12/2010) Style furniture from Lauwe "De Vlaschaard" - Part 1

This story, dear readers, begins with the first footsteps of the twentieth century in the region of Heusden, near Ghent. Two West-Flemish farm children from Rekkem and Lauwe have established themselves near the valley of the Schelde.

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(28/03/2008) Vanbruaene André, "A Legend"

In spring of 1999 we said farewell to André Vanbruaene, one of the all time great men in the pigeon sport.