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“Hope Springs Eternal”!

For a bit of fun in the Autumn Rik Hermans and I decided to enter a few birds in this years Algarve Golden Race. Pedigrees do not win races however healthy birds with good winning DNA does and who knows? we might get lucky! Its the hope of breeding something good that makes us love this great sport. Here are some pairs to hopefully breed some candidates...  Ulysses x Lady Law Pharoah x Lucky Seven Yuri x Norma Jean

2023-03-17T12:36:45+00:00March 17th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Inbred Thomas 6 Cock GFL21-63…

I was first alerted to the Romario bloodline of the German fancier  Hans-Jörg Hallmann by the fantatstic series of articles by Henk Simonsz  'Ace Four Forever' that we translated and published on the Duif Chronicles site around five years ago. It fascinated me not only because of the super results being achieved by this line but also the origin was based on the Ace Four bloodline of Ad Schaerlaeckens and of course that means the incredible Mattens and Sissi. The sire of Sissi was Picanol the first Champion that Gaby Vandenabeele bred from his base breeder the Kleinen. As the [...]

2023-02-01T10:22:10+00:00February 1st, 2023|News|1 Comment

BE22-5089952 Last Limburg…

I really love the old Lucky Luke and Milton bloodline of Dirk Leekens and have had some really top breeders with birds from this origin. In particular Nitro and Tango a hen we bred from Atomic and was recently returned to our breeding loft. These original bloodlines are getting rarer as the originals are over 35 years old, however we are delighted to introduce this beautiful grizzle hen 'Last Limburg'from Bosmans Leekens bred to perfection for Nitro and Atomic to retain as best as possible these golden lines that are still winning at every level. 'Last Limburg' was the last [...]

2023-01-30T16:15:50+00:00January 30th, 2023|News|0 Comments

The Golden Duif Collection, Blackpool Auction 2023…

Gerard Koopman Ermerveen (NL) The Koopman pigeon has for decades been world famous and respected for power and quality, achieving top results at home and abroad at the highest level. In 2020 in the UK Duif we sold a lot present by Gerrad to German Fancier Martin Steffi, in 2022 this young hen bred 1st Open ALGARVE GOLDEN OLR winning 200,000 euro. 2022 results include In 2021 3rd National Champion Marathon NPO, again among the very best with a rarely seen dominance such as: 1-2-4-5-8-10-12-18-24-26-27th NPO Sens 4,995 b. (with 20 minutes lead), 2-4-6-7-8-14-16-19-22-24-28-29-30th NPO Sourdun 5,502 b., 2-3-5-6-7th NPO [...]

2023-01-15T12:07:49+00:00December 16th, 2022|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments


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