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.
03/11/2019 - The young birds of Gerard and Bas Verkerk have been racing the natour competition in recent years, and with great success. For 2019 however, the first and second round were trained for the young birds' races.
31/07/2019 - The first one day long distance race in The Netherlands took place on Saturday 25th of May. We saw Gerard and Bas Verkerk set the tone for the upcoming NPO one day long distance races, claiming a 1st NPO Blois of 15,362 pigeons.
17/12/2018 - As always, the pigeons come into prominence when the national ace pigeon titles in the different competitions are being announced. And 2018 is no exception, with racing bird Enchanted claiming a top three in three different Olympiad categories. Gas and Gerard have added a grand total of 12 top 10 ace pigeon titles to their palmares.