Information about pigeon fancier Derwa-Luxem


(21/12/2016) Albert Derwa (Herent, BE) again very successful in 2016

If we were to dedicate an article to the most renowned pigeon lofts in Belgium that manage to deliver season after season, Albert and Francine Derwa-Luxem should not be left out. 2016 saw the racing birds of Derwa do what they do best: winning races!


(26/08/2015) The young birds of Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE) appear to be in great shape

The old birds have had a fantastic season in the national longer middle distance races, including two provincial first prizes and a victory in the zone. It seems a new generation of racing birds is now ready to take over, since the young birds' team of Derwa-Luxem has been quite successful in the sprint competition in recent weeks!


(14/07/2015) De '88' van Derwa–Luxem (Herent, BE) wint opnieuw de provinciale palm

Vorige week kon u het relaas al lezen van de zonale en provinciale zege van de '88' van Albert Derwa. 2 weken na dit exploot wint de blauwe duivin opnieuw provinciaal, ditmaal tegen 1.110 oude duiven.


(18/03/2015) Albert Derwa (Herent, BE) had an outstanding 2014 season

The Derwa-Luxem combination, which consists of Albert Derwa and his wife Francine, have had an outstanding 2014 season, winning no less than 17 first prizes and three provincial victories!


(19/01/2015) Albert Derwa's super class breeder Paulien has passed

The outstanding breeding hen Paulien passed away last week in the lofts of Albert & Francine Derwa-Luxem from Herent. She was indeed a world class breeding pigeon, having bred numerous highly successful descendants, both in her home loft and for many other fanciers.


(30/05/2014) Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE) zit in bloedvorm na 2e provinciale zege op rij

Vorige week was er de superuitslag en provinciale zege uit Vierzon, deze week pakte Albert Derwa uit met een dubbelslag op de provinciale Blois. Tegen 1.711 oude duiven pakken Albert en Francine uit met de 1e en 2e plaats.


(24/05/2014) Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE) shows early form with a provincial win from Vierzon

Albert Derwa-Luxem is a household name in international pigeon racing. The descendants of his breeding hen Paulien have performed really well both at home and in other fanciers’ lofts, and his provincial winner from Vierzon originates from that same Paulien bloodline as well.

Race Report

(06/05/2014) Top performances Belgium 03/05/2014 - 04/05/2014

These are the top performances from Belgium in the weekend of 03/05/2014 and 04/05/2014.


(07/01/2014) No words to describe the achievements of Albert and Francine Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE)

Sometimes words like “the best, invaluable, invincible, matchless” are used too easily to describe the achievements of certain fanciers or pigeons.


(29/08/2013) Should the Derwa-Luxem partnership (Herent, BE) consider changing its name after their national win from Issoudun?

That new name would be Derwa-Luxem-Paulien, simply because the introduction of their hen Paulien has proved invaluable for this partnership.

Race2 blog

(17/08/2013) Issoudun 2013 | National winner Belgium Youngsters: Derwa-Luxem (Herent)

The national winner Belgium from Issoudun in the category "youngsters" is Derwa-Luxem (Herent).The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 14:05:04 CEST after a race of 482.665 km, achieving an average velocity of 1582.16 m/min.


(01/07/2013) Paulien from Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE) is a phenomenal breeder!

Last weekend Albert Derwa won a first zonal and first provincial from Gueret under the name of Derwa-Luxem. Winner of these two prizes was the one year old hen Pricilla BE12-2080130, a daughter of Paulien, the undisputed stock dam in the loft of Derwa-Luxem.


(31/12/2012) Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE): a deluxe pigeon family!

The town of Herent is about 20 km away from Brussels and it is the home base of Albert and Francine Derwa-Luxem, the combination that has been performing very well in recent years. Season after season they manage to compete with the best fanciers in Belgium with a small number of pigeons, in the sprint and the grand middle distance.


(06/11/2011) Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE) now officially declared 1° National Champion Yearlings 2011

In the middle of the season Albert and Francine Derwa-Luxem already had a record coefficient to their name for the ‘National Championship Yearlings’… and the fact that they have won this title is certainly no surprise, rather more a confirmation of what everyone presumed!


(27/09/2011) Albert Derwa-Luxem (Herent, BE) simply ‘outstanding’ in 2011!

The colony of Albert and Francine Derwa-Luxem belong undeniably in 2011 to the most laureate of our country. The closing nationals more than proved this with double provincial victory from La Souterraine and 2 x 2° Prov from Gueret!


(14/06/2011) Albert Derwa-Luxem, Herent… nu reeds topkandidaat voor de titel van ‘Nationaal Kampioen Jaarlingen KBDB’?

Dat Albert Derwa met zijn broertjes ‘Primo’ en ‘De Zoon’ momenteel 2 van de grootste supercracks van ons land rijk is, werd overal reeds uitvoerig beschreven. Dit weekend ontbonden ze nog eens hun duivels op de semi-nationale Chateauroux!


(04/05/2011) Albert Derwa-Luxem, Herent lukt unicum! Drie weken op rij de 1° prijs bij oude en jaarlingen met dezelfde 2 zonen van ‘Paulien’!

Dat ‘Berreke’ Derwa met zijn wonderduivin ‘Paulien’ een goudklompje in huis heeft, is reeds genoegzaam bekend. Het vliegseizoen 2011 is pas een handvol weken oud, en opnieuw houden de afstammelingen van ‘Paulien’ het wedstrijdgebeuren in hun greep…


(06/02/2010) Albert Derwa, De ‘tovenaar’ uit Herent (BE)

Herent een rustig dorpje in Vlaams-Brabant, vlakbij Leuven… gelegen op de verbindingslijn Leuven-Mechelen… heeft een rijke geschiedenis.

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