18/02/2020 - In 2012 Mike went to Sun City for the first time for the South Africa Million Dollar Final race. After seeing the conditions of the weather, hot & humid, along with dominating head winds, he knew it took a different type of racing pigeon to win this race.
18/02/2020 - Christiane and Arsène from Westkerke are a very likeable couple, and their pigeon family happens to be one of Belgium's top performing breeds. Their pigeons have been very successful in recent years, and 2019 was no different.
17/02/2020 - Jelle Roziers is known worldwide for the great results he achieves with his young pigeons. In this video he explains his system that is based on 'common sense' and 'keep it simple' as Jelle summarizes it.
15/02/2020 - And he was once again world class in 2019, winning 3 provincial first prizes in the extreme long distance, a title of best extreme long distance pigeon of Belgium across 3 international races, and a title of Belgium's best pigeon in Perpignan across two seasons, 2018 & 2019. The Meirlaen family is renowned for their many victories, ace pigeon titles and championship titles, often at national and even international level!
15/02/2020 - Stef Bals was once more one of the leading names in Brabant 2000 in his favourite two competitions, the sprint and middle distance. The ace pigeon championship middle distance and the spectacular closing race from Pont St. Maxence are telling examples.
14/02/2020 - Established in a real pigeon area from France, the Team CFTT truly holds the upper hand in a combine bringing together several thousands of pigeons each week. In 2017 and in 2019, they were crowned as 1st General Champion CALC, one of the biggest combine from France.
14/02/2020 - The 'Flying Doc' from Normandy was in the spotlights last year once again thanks to a successful racing season, in the same level than the previous years. It was worth to pay a visit to one of the most consistent French lofts of the last few years.
13/02/2020 - Eddy Noël and Ivan Willockx were already coöperating when they decided to start racing together in 2016. Each year the results continued to improve with a remarkable 2019 season as the provisional highlight.
13/02/2020 - The following auctions came to a close on Sunday 9th and Monday 10th of February: Shaun McDonough (UK), Frans Bungeneers (BE), Dean Pallatt (UK), Rutz & Sons (DE), Hardy Krüger (DE), BDS-team (BE), Veuve-Delbruyère (BE), Chris Debacker (BE) & Embregts-Theunis (NL).
12/02/2020 - In 2017, 'Best Kittel' gave an international dimension to this racing loft, one year before 'Junior' came to prove this success story won't be a flash. In 2019, 'Daniel' and the whole family gave a legendary twist for this new sensation of the sprint races in Belgium.
11/02/2020 - As most of you know, the world famous sprint pigeon 'Avril' (BE03-5071209) of Jos Then from As died in November 2019. Her 'in memoriam' reads like an incredible list of achievements in the sprint and the breeding loft.
11/02/2020 - The pigeon auction of Kurt & Raf Platteeuw, involving their entire old birds' collection from 2017 and older, takes place from Monday 16th of March until Sunday 29th of March 2020. The catalogue can be downloaded here, and it will be available at the PIPA stand at next weekend's Fugare expo as well!
09/02/2020 - The national Bourges race in august is traditionnaly one of the most expected races off the whole season as it gathers the biggest amount of pigeons sent in a single national race. With the young birds also flying on national level for the first time. In 2019, there were no less than 45.865 to be released.
08/02/2020 - With a 1st Nat. Narbonne YLs, a 1st & 5th best yearling of Belgium in the long distance across 3 races, and a 5th + 11th Nat. Ace Pigeon long distance & extreme long distance YLs KBDB to their name, Team BDS did a tremendous job in the harsh conditions of 2019, as one of Belgium's leading names in the long distance.
07/02/2020 - On January 11, 2020 the final of the fourth edition of the Pattaya International One Loft Race took place. Nikolaas Gyselbrecht, CEO of Pigeon Paradise, had the honor and pleasure of spending time in the company of the owner of the Pattaya International One Loft Race, Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont.
07/02/2020 - For forty years the McDonough father and son have developed their family of outstanding pigeons. In that time, they have won hundreds of first prizes from 120 km to 800 km, with only the very best multiple winners allowed into the breeding loft.
07/02/2020 - Every year, the 4th of February is "World Cancer Day", an international day to raise public awareness on cancer. On Sunday 22nd of March, a group of PIPA employees will be running 2 x 100km in two groups of four.