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.
13/12/2019 - Besides their great results at home, the Verkerk pigeons have shown their enormous potential in other lofts as well. And the breeding abilities of their best breeders has once again resulted in an impressive list of references.
03/11/2019 - The young birds of Gerard and Bas Verkerk have been racing the natour competition in recent years, and with great success. For 2019 however, the first and second round were trained for the young birds' races.
31/07/2019 - The first one day long distance race in The Netherlands took place on Saturday 25th of May. We saw Gerard and Bas Verkerk set the tone for the upcoming NPO one day long distance races, claiming a 1st NPO Blois of 15,362 pigeons.
17/12/2018 - As always, the pigeons come into prominence when the national ace pigeon titles in the different competitions are being announced. And 2018 is no exception, with racing bird Enchanted claiming a top three in three different Olympiad categories. Gas and Gerard have added a grand total of 12 top 10 ace pigeon titles to their palmares.
28/09/2018 - The pigeons of Gerard and Bas Verkerk claimed one top result after another again in 2018, including impressive overall results at national and provincial level. They had numerous early arrivals in the natour competition both with the old and the young birds, and super class bird Enchanted is one of the main favourites for the upcoming Olympiad this winter. In other words, the Verkerk pigeon breed was yet again overwhelmingly strong.
28/06/2018 - Gerard and Bas Verkerk pretty much dominated the NPO race from Sezanne last Saturday. They won a 1st, 2nd and 3rd of 13,268 pigeons, taking the entire podium. And on top of that, they had 12 pigeons in the top 20.