09/05/2020 - Esmee is one of the most iconic hens of The Netherlands the last decade. Father & son Elzinga explain how good she really was and how her grandson Prince Esmee took over from her after Esmee died.
09/05/2020 - Joël Verschoot claimed a title of 1st Allround Champion in the Entente Belge and 12th Nat. Champion long distance YLs KBDB in the very first racing season since his online auction (involving all old birds from 2016 and older). It feels as if he has never really been gone!
09/05/2020 - I have the impression that fanciers are usually quick to describe their pigeons as super class breeders, hidden gem or something along those lines, especially in adverts. It is true that a number of pigeons have gained status over the years.
07/05/2020 - Michel Verweij and Peter De Haan decided in 2002 to engage in co-breeding. Just like Milos, also their friendship was born. In the years that followed, Milos turned out to be a top breeder and they both joined forces.
06/05/2020 - Wout Spierings has managed to deliver in the one day long distance, his favourite competition, for quite a number of years now. This is mainly thanks to a collection of very strong one day long distance birds that have produced great results across many generations, both in national and international competitions.
05/05/2020 - "For me it is important that these pigeons can have a long life": Gerard & Bas Verkerk (NL) show their 'retirement home'. In this loft they keep the pigeons that are not fertile anymore and achieved a lot for them.
05/05/2020 - Geoff Armand and Richard Hulley from Victoria Falls visited some of the top performers in the UK together with their UK shipping agent Pieter Oberholster. This was to introduce fanciers to the Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race which is an annual yearling race scheduled for August 14th this year.
25/04/2020 - The golden Rocco dynasty was impossible to beat in 2019. Robin claimed a 1st Nat. Libourne YLs, as well as a title of 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance and extreme long distance YLs KBDB. And a full brother of his sire, Robby, was 7th Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance KBDB 2019 this season. This is a family of race winners and ace pigeons!
25/04/2020 - It was a historic day for the Kamerhuis Brothers in 2019. They managed to break a 62 year old speed record with racing bird Caballero. This one year old beat more than 12,000 opponents that day.
25/04/2020 - For sure one of the very best One Loft race breeders in the world is 11-years old Wolverine, star producer for Mike Ganus. Many of the 2020 best Million Dollar performers are indeed related to this original Norman cock! A Wolverine Special is in auction PIPA, closing tomorrow Sundy April 26th.
25/04/2020 - Nutrition can be an important factor when trying to anticipate a delayed racing season. We turned to nutrition expert Eddy Noël, who gave us a few ideas on how to cope with the current crisis.
23/04/2020 - John developed a passion for pigeon racing at an early age, and keeping pigeons has been a recurring theme throughout his life. Although he was particularly interested in the extreme long distance, which sometimes clashed with the ideas of his father Hubert.
22/04/2020 - The entire pigeon family of DVV Pigeons in their previous formation was auctioned off in December 2017, and Johan & Rudi, who had agreed to continue racing together, decided to obtain some of their own pigeons. The reason was simple: they wanted to make a fresh start with the right tools.
22/04/2020 - After his old birds' sale in late 2012 (minus the pigeons from 2012), Norbert Ally started from scratch with a breeding team comprising direct descendants of the greatest Ally stars. A group of descendants of the outstanding breeding dam Federa Beauty proved particularly important during his comeback.