15/11/2018 - The Flanders Collection from Liedekerke, led by Bruno Van Den Brande and Yannick De Ridder, have clearly left their mark on the international competition in recent years. Fanciers from across the globe have visited their loft to obtain pigeons of some of Belgium's signature bloodlines.
04/01/2017 - Three seasons ago Flanders Collection purchased some top quality pigeons of the Dirk Van Den Bulck breed, and the 2016 season showed once again that this was a successful initiative. As in previous years, the van Den Bulck breed was responsible for numerous national ace pigeon titles in the sprint and the shorter middle distance.
14/11/2015 - Yannick Deridder and Bruno Vandenbrande can be genuinely proud of their achievements in their home loft, having won 37 pure first prizes. Even more remarkable is the fact that no less than eight national top prizes in other lofts have been won with descendants from their own breeding loft. It shows once again that the pigeons from Liedekerke are invaluable breeders.
26/07/2015 - Winning national top results with a small basket seems to have become very difficult in modern day pigeon racing. And yet, that is what Yannick Deridder and Bruno Van den Brande, better known as the Flanders Collection, have been doing.
04/07/2015 - Bruno Van den Brande and Yannick Deridder, also known as the Flanders Collection, are known for their superior collection of De Rauw-Sablon pigeons. They managed to get their hands on an a additional group of valuable pigeons last year, bringing the ace pigeon dynasty of Dirk Van den Bulck, the sprint champion from Grobbendonk, to Liedekerke.
24/08/2014 - The pigeons of De Rauw-Sablon have performed really well again in 2014. Their origins can be found in Erik Limbourg’s international winner from Perpignan, the 2nd and 4th National Ace Pigeon Extreme Long Distance KBDB 2014 of F & J Vandenheede, and many others.
01/06/2014 - Flanders Collection, or Deridder-Van den Brande, achieved much success in this weekend's first national race of this season. They basketed 5 old birds for Bourges I, 4 of which won a top 10 prize at club level. According to the preliminary results, they will win the 2nd Nat. Zone B1.
30/05/2014 - Flanders Collection is widely known as the most important De Rauw-Sablon collection, and the value of this collection will further increase in the near future. Frans Sablon has come to Liedekerke to create a new generation based on his old breed, to guarantee the continuity of his bloodline.
18/12/2013 - Bruno Van den Brande and Yannick Deridder founded the Flanders Collection a few years ago aiming to safeguard the superior bloodlines of De Rauw-Sablon and Aelbrecht. They were right to do so, because these bloodlines have had a significant impact on our sport at national level again this season.
19/03/2013 - The 25 year old Yannick has put his studies on hold to dedicate more time to his passion: the breeding and racing of top class pigeons with exceptional origins. He has managed to compose a breeding loft of exceptional value together with his 40 year old companion Bruno, who runs the family business “Living de Abdij”.
31/12/2012 - At the end of every year we publish an overview of the most read articles (including the translations) on our website. For 2012 we split the list in two: yesterday we published number ten to six, today we present you with the top five.
05/11/2012 - Bruno Vandenbrande and Yannick Deridder: good, better, best ... Flanders Collection. These two fanciers are young and ambitious. Their only goal is to make it to the top, not only at national but also at international level.
16/03/2012 - “Flanders Collection”, a capital name, but deserves a word of explanation. What is Flanders Collection? What does Flanders Collection stand for? What is their aim? And in particular, what do they have under their roof? What you can now read in the text will make all these things clear.