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Auction weekend ends; TJ&J Elzinga (NL) 3,686 EURO / pigeon, Team van Oss (NL) 3,220 EURO / pigeon, Batenburg vd Merwe (NL) 3,218 EURO / pigeon

The following auctions ended on Sunday 25 April: Team Van Oss (NL), De Jonghe / Porrez / Callens (BE), Comb. Elzinga (NL), Alpdag Brothers (TR), Batenburg-vd Merwe (NL) & April auction.

Team Van Oss (NL) - 10 pigeons - 3,220 EURO / pigeon
Coincidence or not, only pigeons with white eyes in the Team van Oss auction. They kicked off with a very special one. Namely a full sister to New Bliksem from Gaby Vandenabeele. She lived up to it in the auction and was sold as the most expensive for 13,200 EURO. The other pigeons, all born in 2020, also did very well. The pigeons from Kyann x Diny were the most popular. The two scratches that arose from a joint breeding with Team van Oss and Mevr. Snellen ended at an amount of 3,800 EURO and 3,600 EURO. In total, the auction raised 32,200 EURO.

De Jonghe / Porrez / Callens (BE) - 10 pigeons - 1,135 EURO / pigeon
An auction with a lot of quality for the longest distances. Including a child of the 1st nat Perpignan and two children of the 1st Ace pigeon Barcelona over 2 years. The latter did the best of the 10 with 2,200 EURO and 2,100 EURO. Together with the eight other youngsters, she collected an amount of 11,350 EURO.

Comb. Elzinga (NL) - 7 pigeons - 3,686 EURO / pigeon
One of the leaders of the Tjeerd & Jouke Elzinga colony is Esmee's grandchild Prince Esmee, who won 2x 1st NPO in 2 weeks, namely 1st NPO & 1st Nat. S4 Sens 8,762 p. and 1st NPO Morlincourt 8,939 p. (2nd Nat. S4 11,506 p.). Today, among others, Prince Esmee took center stage in an auction of seven pigeons. Prince Esmee's brother, sister and son did very well;

Brother Prince Esmee - 6,000 EURO
Sister Prince Esmee - 5,600 EURO
Son Prince Esmee - 4,800 EURO

Alpdag Brothers (TR) - 12 pigeons - 1,192 EURO / pigeon
In the unparalleled collection of breeding pearls of the Alpdag brothers, pigeons of the Geerinckx breed occupy a prominent position. Breeders who often already achieve great breeding performances and almost all of them stem from the very best of the champion team from Wommelgem. It was Geerinckx Special 010 that got the most attention from the buyers. Today he finished at 1,700 EURO. His father is a son of Wittekop Sylvester and his mother is a daughter of the Gladiator. The Alpdag brothers' auction raised a total of EUR 14,300.

April auction - 49 pigeons - 1,831 EURO / pigeon
In the April auction a number of 49 pigeons that unfortunately were not paid for in the past period. For the buyers, this meant that they could take a second chance today. The 49 pigeons in the April auction were sold for a total amount of 89,725 EURO. The pigeons that caught the eye today were;

Brother Kelly x Kimi 212 - 8,800 EURO
New Wilma 094 - 6,600 EURO
Daughter Golden Prince 269 - 6,000 EURO


Batenburg-van de Merwe (NL) - 44 pigeons - 3,218 EURO / pigeon
141,600 EURO for 44 pigeons from Batenburg-van de Merwe. A beautiful result that is only possible if you have a lot of class. That class consists of a phenomenal group of winners on the longest distances and preferably from Barcelona. The following pigeons were sold as the most expensive;

Son Jef -16,000 EURO
Son New Laureaat - 11,600 EURO
Son New Laureaat - 11,600 EURO
Son New Laureaat - 8,600 EURO
Daughter Special One - 6,000 EURO
Inbred Jef - 5,800 EURO
Daughter Jef - 5,600 EURO
Son Lloyd - 5,000 EURO