07/02/2020 - There is no other way of putting it: this pigeon loft does have enormous potential in the extreme long distance. You can easily tell from their long list of achievements in recent seasons.
06/02/2020 - The Fugare pigeon racing fair takes place in Kortrijk next weekend; this event is traditionally the unofficial start of the upcoming racing season. Jos Thoné will be attending as well, offering potential buyers the chance to take a look at the pigeons that are currently available for sale on PIPA.
06/02/2020 - The breeding phenomenon Esmee is still one of the main pillars in the pigeon breed of Tjeerd and Jouke Elzinga. Thanks to a number of joint breedings with pigeons of Jan Hooymans (Harry and New Harry) and the PEC (Porsche 911), these two fanciers are almost guaranteed to have a reliable group of breeders in their team. Their descendants will be ready to deliver in the near future.
05/02/2020 - Every season, Frans Bungeneers receives an extensive list of references in his mailbox. Meanwhile, his own racing team is getting up to speed again after the pigeon theft. They scored some excellent results in ... Barcelona!
04/02/2020 - The following pigeon auctions came to a close on Sunday 2nd of February: Jeroen & Stijn Rans (BE), Verweij-De Haan (NL), Jan Hooymans (NL), Scheele Brothers (BE), Rudi De Saer (BE), Liliane Demely (BE), Klaas & Rik Van Dorp (NL), Jewels of the sky Hyper Exclusive, Carlo Gyselbrecht (BE) & Mark Gilbert (UK).
03/02/2020 - A lot of provincial and national winners and ace pigeons are bred out of pigeons of Chris Debacker. Not only at his own loft, also other fanciers such as Luc Deprez, Anthony Maes, Rik Cools and Roger & Jurgen Vervaeke gained success on the national level.
01/02/2020 - PIPA and the Beijing Pioneer Club, the leading derby race in China, have been working closely together since 2014. Earlier this year, PIPA got involved in a partnership for the charity fund that was raised by Pioneer Club.
01/02/2020 - In the last several years, the Rans Brothers from Wijgmaal have been impossible to ignore in the national and international extreme long distance competition. Their national victories from Pau and Perpignan (2017), as well as their marvelous international first prize from Barcelona (2019) have turned them into true marathon specialists.
01/02/2020 - Pigeon racing can be amazing. Just ask Jaap and Adriaan Scheele from Terneuzen. In our earlier reports from 2018 and 2019, and again in this article from 2020, we have talked about their terrific generation of young birds from 2017.
31/01/2020 - The breeding loft of Carlo Gyselbrecht is based on the bloodlines of André Vanbruaene. When Carlo and his father got 2 eggs from the Old Laureaat, this turned out te be a golden opportunity...
31/01/2020 - Jeroen & Stijn Rans present you their basebreeder: “The Barcelonaduivin”. She was the best international Barcelona pigeon over 6 years and is mother to a.o. “Frans” (1st Nat. Perpignan) and great grandmother of “Jef” (1st. Int. Barcelona 2019). An impressive breeder!
31/01/2020 - One of the best breeding hens of her generation is without doubt 't Goedje of Rudi De Saer. She laid the foundation for multiple generations of talented birds. This is quite a magnificent dynasty indeed, a bloodline that continues to produce talented new generations.
30/01/2020 - Last year, a "mysterious" lung disease showed up in and around the city of Wuhan, in the province of Hubei, China. Research showed that the disease was caused by the then unknown coronavirus.
26/01/2020 - Klaas & Rik van Dorp were off to a flying start in 2019, with a title of 1st not nominated championship sprint in Rayon Central (Province 5). However, the sad passing of Klaas in June cast a dark shadow over this combination.
24/01/2020 - Shaun McDonough races already more than 20 years pigeons with his dad, but when his father felt that it became too much to cope with, they decided to do a total auction on PIPA. In this video Shaun presents his two main pigeons: Magic Pie & The Ultimate.
19/01/2020 - The name of Houfflijn will always be associated with superstar Geronimo. The Geronimo dynasty has turned the Houfflijn family into an internationally renowned name, with major successes in the long distance and extreme long distance. And the success story continued in 2019.