18/12/2015 - As an increasing number of top lofts are trying to predict the level of performance and the value of their breed through genetic testing, the influence of this LDHA gene only becomes more and more apparent.
13/07/2015 - In the past week, 50,000 pigeons were liberated in Valencia (Spain) for the second national long distance race in Portugal. It is the second long distance race this year. Tough races since racing from central Spain is very hard because of the orography and high temperatures.
20/05/2015 - The Derycke-Schieman partnership has a strain of pigeons which is dominated by the noble Gaby Vandenabeele bloodlines. Last year, the partnership won the only national young bird race in Holland with a 100% Vandenabeele called Gabriëla. She won the race from Gien against 17536 birds in Sector 1.
09/02/2015 - After having tested a lot of parentages by DNA, we thought it would be nice to publish some statistics of how many parentages were tested as correct parents or not. We have included 1241 recent parentage tests and 3617 samples for this evaluation, meaning we can make some very nice conclusions in general for racing pigeon breeding.
20/01/2015 - Koen Minderhoud had a glorious season last year. The greater part of his success was thanks to De Geeloger which won 2 NPO races and a 1st Provincial. According to Koen, this racer is his best pigeon ever. In this video, Koen presents De Geeloger and its parents and talks about his strain build-up.