13/07/2015 - In the past week, 50,000 pigeons were liberated in Valencia (Spain) for the second national long distance race in Portugal. It is the second long distance race this year. Tough races since racing from central Spain is very hard because of the orography and high temperatures.
20/05/2015 - The Derycke-Schieman partnership has a strain of pigeons which is dominated by the noble Gaby Vandenabeele bloodlines. Last year, the partnership won the only national young bird race in Holland with a 100% Vandenabeele called Gabriëla. She won the race from Gien against 17536 birds in Sector 1.
20/01/2015 - Koen Minderhoud had a glorious season last year. The greater part of his success was thanks to De Geeloger which won 2 NPO races and a 1st Provincial. According to Koen, this racer is his best pigeon ever. In this video, Koen presents De Geeloger and its parents and talks about his strain build-up.
22/04/2013 - Nikolaas Gyselbrecht of PIPA Elite Center (PEC) presents "Bender", 1st National Ace Pigeon Great Middle Distance KBDB 2012. This pigeon is put up for auction in the PEC auction in May, as well as two of Bender's children.
08/11/2012 - The total auction of Hubert De Ceuninck (Nieuwpoort, BE) has just started. Reason enough for Günter Prange, the world famous fancier from the German town of Meppen, to pay a visit to his friend to talk about their friendship and their careers as fanciers.
03/05/2012 - Now that the total auction of the last Janssen birds is coming up, PIPA asked Hans Eijerkamp to testify about his experience with the input of Janssen pigeons. In the 1960s, Hans Eijerkamp visited the Janssen Brothers for the first time. In this short movie, he tells us about that visit, his experience with the Janssen birds as a pigeon fancier and his personal experience with the Janssen Brothers.
03/03/2012 - As usual there was also a viewing day this year, on the 6th of February, at Gerard Koopman's in Ermerveen (the Netherlands). To give those who couldn’t be there an idea of how such a viewing day is like, we have made a short film for you.