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Ivo Renders (Geel, BE) becomes a top level player in the national longer middle distance solely thanks to stock breeders Fernand and Sproetje

Ivo Renders from Geel (BE) basically dominated the national longer middle distance competition over the past three seasons. His secret? Stock breeders Fernand (BE10-6358318) and Sproetje (BE09-6086881), which have bred several top class birds, together and with other partners.

4x top 8 in 3 seasons in the national championships

Ivo Renders has been the man to beat for many fanciers from in and around the area in recent seasons. He switched over to the longer middle distance only in 2010, and yet he was able to claim four national top 8 prizes in the national championships over the past three years:

4th National champion KBDB longer middle distance yearlings 2017
4th National champion KBDB longer middle distance yearlings 2016
5th National champion KBDB longer middle distance yearlings 2015
3rd National champion KBDB longer middle distance yearlings 2014

His secret weapons: Fernand and Sproetje

Fernand is the number one stock breeder for Ivo Renders. Here is a look at the best results of his descendants:

1st National Zone Bourges van 5,666 pigeons (6e Nationaal 24.019 pigeons)
2nd National Chateauroux - 2,108 pigeons
2nd and 8th Provincial Blois
5th, 11th, 13th, 16th, ...  National
At least 13 first prizes

Stock dam Sproetje, 1st Interprovincial Blois, has bred many talented descendants as well:

1st Best Yearling PIPA rankings 2017 (7 national races)
1st, 2nd, 5th Provincial (including a 2nd National)
2nd, 3rd, 5th, 8th, 8th, 11th and 18th PIPA rankings 2016-2017   
5th, 9th and 10th National Zone
7th Interprovincial Vierzon - 4,639 pigeons
At least 13 first prizes

These are her best two youngsters:

  • Jonge William: sire of Golden William (2nd National Chateauroux), Prinses William (co-winner of 4th National Champion Longer Middle Distance KBDB 2016) and Insanity William (co-winner of 8th National Champion Longer Middle Distance KBDB 2017)
  • Dubbele Semi: the sire of Eef, 1st Best Yearling PIPA rankings 2017 (6 national races)

And the list of references for both pigeons goes on and on. Click here for a detailed look at the pigeon breed of Ivo Renders and other descendants of Fernand and Sproetje.