18/01/2020 - The in-house pigeon family that Martin developed over the years is mainly based around three stock breeders: Rainman, Levi and New Rainman. These were then crossbred to some of the best marathon bloodlines he could find in The Netherlands and Belgium, and this led to the creation of a breed that competes with the best of the best in international marathon races.
28/12/2019 - From 6 till 19 January 2020, PIPA organizes the sale of all pigeons up to and including 2017 from Martin De Poorter. Martin is known as one of the best lofts in the Netherlands on the international races. Here you can already go through the catalog.
27/12/2012 - Martin de Poorter from Sluis in Zeeland is undoubtedly a great champion! When he sold all of his old birds from 2009 and before (except for the youngsters) in 2010 we wondered how long it would take him to win top prizes again. 2012 was the first season at a new location and it proved a very successful year!
21/07/2012 - In The Netherlands, the national from St. Vincent 2012 was won by the 34 year old fancier from Zeeland. Martin is not an unknown fancier: he is six times winner of district races in all disciplines, except for the ZLU/overnight race. This is yet another success for the accomplished fancier Martin De Poorter from Sluis.
06/06/2012 - The first Saturday of June 2012 will be known for its terrific flying weather. The sky above France was painted blue, there were only a few clouds hanging high above Belgian soil early that morning, after which Belgium had good weather and lots of sunshine. The wind came blowing from the east-northeast.