15/12/2012 - Those who had already seen some of the announcements of their public auctions in Brussels were probably surprised about certain passages. Such as the blue coloured cock of ’46 (four years old), has not yet won a single prize but it will be ready for the long distance races by next season etc.
08/12/2012 - What if you were to ask a Belgian fancier more or less familiar with the big champions at national level (in the long distance competition), who he thinks is the most successful and most regular pigeon fancier in the years after the war? In other words: who are the big champions in Belgium and consequently the world champions of this time?
20/01/2011 - We are writing about ‘April 1910’, the birth month of the late pigeon celebrity Andre Vanbruaene from Lauwe! Today we are 100 years… a ‘century’ later… the ‘Vanbruaene star’ is still shining just as brightly in the pigeon sky.
26/12/2010 - My pigeons, says Vanbruaene, are given honey with lemon for two days by the homecoming, with each pigeon being generously fed in its box. There is a drinking pot hanging on every box and each box contains a dish of food.
20/12/2010 - The entire history of my success from Barcelona has its origin which begins and ends with the "Zwarte Chateauroux" from Daniel Labeeuw. He won the first national and I won the second with "De Stier".
12/12/2010 - This story, dear readers, begins with the first footsteps of the twentieth century in the region of Heusden, near Ghent. Two West-Flemish farm children from Rekkem and Lauwe have established themselves near the valley of the Schelde.
14/12/2010 - The story began on the homestead by the youngest brother from father. There was a castle next to it in Rekkem where André and his comrades used to catch a wild rabbit and sell it for extra pocket money.