09/10/2016 - Pigeon fanciers Bart and Nance Van Oeckel sold their entire collection of old birds, yearlings and youngsters in late 2014 when they moved to their new location in Oud-Turnhout. However, one pigeon was not allowed to leave the team: breeding bird F16.
06/02/2016 - The pigeons of Bart & Nance were only transferred to their new loft in mid-April, since it was still under construction. As a result they had quite a difficult start to the season. Their pigeons gradually started to show their potential towards the end of the season, eventually winning a national second prize from Issoudun against 11,972 pigeons.
10/10/2014 - Bart and Nance Van Oeckel can be described as highly ambitious top class pigeon fanciers running a collection of top quality birds. The Diamond loft from Oud-Turnhout has an established reputation at national level.
02/10/2014 - The best old and young racers of Bart and Nance Van Oeckel (Oud-Turnhout, BE) are still being auctioned on PIPA till 12 October. Those of you who wish more information on the diamonds that are offered in this sale can now download and browse through the catalogue.
26/08/2014 - Bart and Nance achieved a great result from Bourges II, before winning no less than 3 top 25 national prizes with the yearlings from Châteauroux, as well as a top 100 prize with the young birds. The pigeons from Oud-Turnhout are in great shape.
17/04/2014 - This dream team is a great combination that has everything in place. They have managed to achieve outstanding results with a team of top-quality pigeon. Bart and Nance have already been highly successful and their ambition is to maintain their level of performance or to try and do even better. Let’s take a look at what the future has in store for them.
10/01/2014 - Gisteren moesten we u het trieste nieuws melden van de duivendiefstal bij Sylvere Toye. Deze nacht kregen Bart & Nance Van Oeckel bezoek van dieven. Ze gingen er aan de haal met enkele waardevolle kwekers.
13/09/2013 - These are the top performances from Belgium in the weekend of 07/09/2013 and 08/09/2013. These are the last Top Performances Belgium of the 2013 racing season. We would like to thank all the fanciers who sent in their results this season!
11/09/2013 - Bart & Nance van Oeckel have been dominating the provincial classics in 2013, with first prizes from Salbris and Châteauroux and now a first prize from Argenton (10 August) in the yearling category. This is already their third provincial victory this season.
06/07/2012 - Just two weeks after winning 1st provincial Chateauroux old birds Bart and Nance have done it again: they have won a provincial win from Montluçon with yearlings, as well as a 2nd prize provincial old birds.
01/09/2011 - Bart and Nance didn’t only clock the 1° national La Souterraine by the old birds, but caused a real spectacle, with pigeons in the 4° + 5° place and no less than 6 pigeons by the 35° prize national!
04/09/2011 - Zaterdag 3 september was het voor de familie Van Oeckel, net als voor alle andere Belgen, een zwoele dag én avond. Voor de Van Oeckels was het er evenwel eentje met een speciaal Belgisch gekleurd tintje...