19/12/2014 - 2014 will surly go down as one to remember here at Kingsmead School the project has had its most successful year ever both in and out of the classroom, there have been new arrivals to the project both of the feather variety and also with the addition to the team of students that look after the pigeons.
14/11/2014 - As a fancier we are susceptible to new ideas and innovations in pigeon racing. It is by chance that we stumbled across a product that dozens of fanciers were already talking about. This product called Wonder Pigeon was invented in Italy and its formula is patented worldwide.
04/11/2014 - Aged 28, Bart Verdeyen is part of the younger generation in pigeon racing. Together with his father Francis, he is mostly known for his eye-catching performance in the Barcelona race from 2010, when he won the 1st National with Black Shadow. This pigeon, along with Claire, 2nd National Barcelona 2011, will be put up for auction.
13/07/2014 - Portuguese pigeon fancier Helder Galveia is proud of his hobby. That is why he wanted to show people who are unfamiliar with racing pigeons what his hobby actually is. He therefore made a video on how pigeons are raced in the Algarve, the southermost region of Portugal where Mr. Galveia lives.
29/06/2014 - The season has well and truly started at Kingsmead School. The past few months alterations were made to the loft for the start of the 2014 racing season. Some of Kingsmead's students got pigeons of their own and new sponsors became part of the Kingsmead School Project.
16/06/2014 - The new website 'Flying back to nature' was created, to educate schoolchildren of the benefits of nature and to introduce them to the world of pigeons. A second website, 'Secret messages', tells of the impact of racing pigeons during the two World Wars.
28/05/2014 - In the past few years PIPA has been bringing you live coverage of the Belgian national and international races. Our website provides you with the latest race updates every single weekend. How do we do that? You can find out here!
06/03/2014 - This video shows the famous Belgian pigeon fancier Rudi De Saer (Ruiselede, BE) elaborating on his history in pigeon racing and introducing the three national winners which are housed in his breeding loft.
20/02/2014 - From 13 to 16 February 2014 (nearly) all PIPA agents stayed in Belgium to visit the PIPA offices and attend Belgium's biggest pigeon exhibition Fugare in Kortrijk. Each agent present was asked to present himself in front of the camera.
10/02/2014 - The partnership L,B&J Geerinckx (Wommelgem, BE) have some high-quality birds in their lofts. In this video, Bart Geerinckx presents some of the best birds they have: Blue Lagoon, Acy, Just Wait, Luc and Miss Magic.
06/02/2014 - LDHA is the gene that stands for a lactate dehydrogenase enzyme in racing pigeons. This is an enzyme that is responsible for the recycling of lactate (into pyruvate) in the muscles. Pyruvate can be burned again by muscle fibres.