Below an overview of the 10 most expensive pigeons in the Season Finale
Daughter Harry - Jan Hooymans - 17,000 EURO - Taiwan
Son New Laureaat - Batenburg-Van de Merwe - 14,400 EURO - India
Son Golden Prince - PIPA Elite Center - 14,200 EURO - China
Daughter Kleine Jade - Jelle Jellema - 14,000 EURO - United Kingdom
Son New Harry - Jan Hooymans - 12,600 EURO - Taiwan
Son Salvador X Nestzus Boxster - PIPA Elite Center - 12,400 EURO - Germany
Son Porsche 911 - PIPA Elite Center - 12,000 EURO - USA
Son Lloyd - Batenburg-Van de Merwe - 11,000 EURO - Germany
Daughter Said In Spun Silver - Mike Ganus - 8,400 EURO - Kuwait
Son Golden Prince - Samuel Lofts - 8,000 EURO - Romania
Below an overview of the highest averages per fancier:
PIPA Elite Center - 4 pigeons - 11,650 EURO / youngster
Jan Hooymans - 9 pigeons - 6,611 EURO / pigeon
Mike Ganus - 5 pigeons - 6,480 EURO / youngster
Batenburg-Van de Merwe - 11 pigeons - 4,909 EURO / youngster
Jelle Jellema - 9 pigeons - 4,033 EURO / youngster
The 284 pigeons were sold to the following countries:
Belgium (54), Taiwan (50), China (39), Japan (17), Germany (16), The Netherlands (14), USA (13), Qatar (12), United Kingdom (10), France (8) , India (7), Kuwait (6), Philippines (6), Romania (6), Poland (4), Egypt (3), Hungary (2), Argentina (2), Switzerland (2), Pakistan (2) , Slovakia (2), Sweden (1), Turkey (1), Canada (1), Morocco (1), Mexico (1), Portugal (1), Trinidad & Tobago (1), South Africa (1), Ireland (1).
This puts an end to the most successful auction season ever at PIPA. We wish to thank all buyers & sellers for their confidence in PIPA in the past season and in recent years. We continue to work hard to keep the quality of the pigeons offered at the highest level.
The first auction in the new season will be the auction of the winners of the Victoria Falls World Challange Pigeon Race, the final will take place July 19 in Zimbabwe. This auction starts on 26 August.