05/09/2021 - The fanciers from Reeuwijk strike once again...Gerard and Bas Verkerk take the victory from Brive (803km). An impressive result, showing the class this colony possesses with the 1st-2nd-4th NPO, as well as 1st-2nd-4th-11th-18th fastest of 2,687 p. from Afdeling 5 and 6.
09/12/2020 - In the prestigious national WHZB/TBOTB competition, every winner except for one (in the marathon category) was related to the Verkerk family. We have never seen a single family dominate the national ace pigeon championship like this year.
25/09/2020 - They had a terrific early season and they also excelled in their favourite competition, the one day long distance, with for instance a great result in Vierzon. And the team continued to excel this year, culminating in a fantastic late season both with the old and young birds.
28/07/2020 - They have been outstanding from the first week of the season, with several early finishes and high prize percentages. The first highlight of the season so far is their double victory NPO in Vierzon. The Verkerk breed is proving its worth in the one day long distance once again.
05/05/2020 - "For me it is important that these pigeons can have a long life": Gerard & Bas Verkerk (NL) show their 'retirement home'. In this loft they keep the pigeons that are not fertile anymore and achieved a lot for them.
13/12/2019 - Besides their great results at home, the Verkerk pigeons have shown their enormous potential in other lofts as well. And the breeding abilities of their best breeders has once again resulted in an impressive list of references.