Auction weekend ends at 227,650 EURO total, Jan Hooymans (NL) 3,362 EURO / pigeon, Pieter Veenstra (NL) 1,881 EURO / pigeon

These auctions ended on Sunday 11 October: Jan Hooymans (NL), Luc De Laere (BE), Geoff & Catherine Cooper (UK), Anders Bo Brøbech (DK), Mark Walker (UK) & Pieter Veenstra (NL).

Jan Hooymans (NL) - 13 pigeons - 3,362 EURO / pigeon
In this auction of Jan Hooymans it was again a feast with children of Harry Junior and Beauty Harry. The auction did not start with that, because we started with a brother of Brenda. The 1st National Argenton 2020. Brother Brenda was sold to China for an amount of 3,000 EURO. Harry Junior and Beauty Harry's children were sold for EUR 8,200 and EUR 8,000 respectively. Their new owners are both from Taiwan. The remaining 11 pigeons move to Taiwan (6), the Netherlands (2), China (1), Germany (1) and Poland (1).

Luc De Laere (BE) - 16 pigeons - 1,184 EURO / pigeon
Magic words in the De Laere tribe are of course old stock bear Tieke and all her wonderful descendants. One of them is Little Prince with three first prizes and today at number one in Luc's auction. A sought-after pigeon that was sold to Japan for 2,000 EURO. Together with the 15 youngsters, Luc's auction brought in 18,950 EURO. The buyers come from the following countries: Belgium (6), Germany (3), Taiwan (3), China (2) and Japan (2).

Geoff & Catherine Cooper (UK) - 18 pigeons - 1,292 EURO / pigeon
With Farmer George and Wollongong in the ranks, we were looking forward to the auction of Geoff and Catherine. They had paired both international winners against each other and put the two cocks in an exclusive auction. The '101 and' 102 performed excellently and were sold for 4,600 EURO and 1,600 EURO. A wonderful asset to buyers from Ireland and Taiwan. The 18 youngsters yielded a total of 23,250 EURO. The pigeons look forward to their new owners in the following countries: Taiwan (6), United States (3), Ireland (2), Romania (2), Belgium (1), China (1), Great Britain (1), Kuwait (1) and the Netherlands (1).

Anders Bo Brøbech (DK) - 21 pigeons - 1,086 EURO / pigeon
A beautiful one from Anders filled with a number of National winners, 1st prize winners and proven breeders. The Danish top racer Anders Bo Brøbech is one of the trendsetters of the Northern European pigeon sport and provided a great selection. The most expensive pigeon in his auction was the Super Janssen 817, a light mealy cock with a great appearance. His new buyer will no doubt be pleased with this reinforcement. The new buyer is from the United States and paid EUR 3,200. The second most expensive pigeon was the Aarden 220, a descendant of the famous Jan Aarden lines. Aarden 220 has already proven to have the right breeding value and can now try that in Germany with its new owner. He paid 2,600 EURO for him. In total, the auction raised EUR 22,800. The buyers come from: Austria (7), Belgium (4), France (2), Germany (1), Denmark (1), Iraq (1), Japan (1), Philippines (1), Taiwan (1), United States (1) and South Africa (1).

Mark Walker (UK) - 113 pigeons - 786 EURO / pigeon
At PIPA Mark offered his unique Van Reeth collection for auction; a top class auction of the kind of pigeons that caused a furore worldwide on pure speed. Most attention was paid to Grandson Pitbull 171. Bred from a son of the famous Pitbull coupled with a hen inbred to Kittel. This blue cock moves to China for 5,000 EURO. Most of the attention for Mark Walker's pigeons came from Belgium, 27 of them are moving there. The other buyers come from the following countries: China (22), Germany (14), Great Britain (9), France (6), Slovakia (6), Bangladesh (4), Netherlands (4), Hungary (3), Mexico (3), Qatar (3), Taiwan (3), United States (3), South Africa (2), India (1), Kuwait (1), Philippines (1) and Poland (1).

Pieter Veenstra (NL) - 16 pigeons - 1,881 EURO / pigeon
In the Return Flojo special, the Veenstra family kicked off with Flojo's Legacy. A young hen from the father of Return Flojo x a daughter of Return Flojo. Most of the attention for this hen came from Great Britain, who bought her for 3,400 EURO. For the same amount, the first youngster, offered online, from Hurricane was also sold. Hurricane was paired to a daughter of Armando x Return Flojo. The most expensive pigeon in the auction was born from a son of Armando x Return Flojo coupled to a full sister of Esmee. It was sold to a Chinese enthusiast for EUR 4,800. In total, the auction raised EUR 30,100. The buyers come from: Germany (4), The Netherlands (3), Morocco (2), China (1), Great Britain (1), Kuwait (1), Malta (1), Philippines (1), Poland (1 ) and Turkey (1).