02/07/2013 - The PIPA auction season has just come to an end and it was again a memorable season, in which nearly all records were broken. This is thanks to the fanciers that continue to offer high quality pigeons, and to the increasing number of potential buyers, who have confidence in PIPA.
08/02/2013 - From the 29th of November 2012 till the 2nd of December 2012 the National Days took place in Tirgu Mures, a quite big city with 160,000 inhabitants situated northeast of the Romanian capital Bucresti (Bucharest).
09/12/2012 - Today and tomorrow the total auction (all birds up to and including 2009, with 2 pairs in BIS) of Etienne Meirlaen is ending. Below we have published some of the best pigeons in the auction.
08/10/2012 - Just like last year, a PIPA auction will be held in Denmark. This year again two fanciers will sell some quality birds: Batenburg-van de Merwe (Holland) offer 10 young birds including 2 youngsters from national winners and Flanders Collection (Belgium) offers 14 young birds including 2 grandchildren of Bak 17.
19/09/2012 - The best old birds and yearlings over all national middle distance races 2012 have been calculated. These are the winners: Lefebre Yvonne from Zulte (6 and 5 prizes) and Gevaert-Van Schoorisse from Ronse (4 prizes). The ranking is based on the national and zonal results per 20.
18/09/2012 - The best European ace pigeon (with three prizes) over all international races in 2012 belongs to Paulssen P & Son from Roosteren (Holland). The German fanciers Elenz-Haag from Trier finished second and the Belgian fancier Jean-Marc Jacquemain from Trooz settled for third.
14/09/2012 - Ulrich Lemmens from Balen owns the best young birds in Belgium over three and four national races (based on national and zonal results per 10). The best pigeon over three national races for young birds is 'William'; the best young bird over four races is 'Young Freddy'.
10/09/2012 - Gaston Van de Wouwer from Berlaar has the best young bird of 2012 from Bourges, Argenton and La Souterraine in his lofts. He is also owner of the third best with three prizes; the second best is a pigeon that belongs to Jespers-Vanderwegen from Holsbeek.
09/09/2012 - The best old birds from Belgium over all one-day long distance races of 2012 belong to Erik Limbourg from Brussegem (5 prizes), Gino Clicque from Wevelgem (4 prizes) and Wilson Dekens from Zingem (3 prizes). The ranking is based on the national and zonal results per 20.
09/09/2012 - The best yearlings over all Belgian national long distance races of 2012 can be found in the lofts of Erik Limbourg from Brussegem (3 prizes) and Jos Van Olmen from Broechem (2 prizes). The classification is based on the prizes per 10.
08/09/2012 - Jean-Marc Jacquemain from Trooz (3 prizes) and Etienne Devos from Deerlijk (2 prizes) are the owners of the best Belgian pigeons over all seven international races of 2012 (including Bordeaux). The ranking is based on the available prizes per 20.
08/08/2012 - Although the submission of results at the Bruges Barcelonaclub is still allowed, it is more than clear that this year's title of Primus Inter Pares, or the best Barcelona bird between 2008 and 2012, will go to Jos Cleeren from Zepperen (Limburg, BE)!
17/07/2012 - Many fanciers are busy trying to win championships and to get good results in the different national races. At the same time the production of the PIPA collectors second edition has started. The participating fanciers are enthousiastic: “this is a unique way of promoting your loft.”
12/07/2012 - Danny Van Dyck from Putte (Belgium) has won the one loft race in Mira (Portugal). His pigeon arrived about a minute earlier than the second and third pigeon. The top 3 had a big lead of over 30 minutes over their first pursuers.