This is a new photo of 'Hannibal'. Still going strong at 11 years old!!
Yesterday saw the race from Creil that concluded the eight race short distance program of the Combine Union de Baronie with 850 competing members. Result:- 1st Ace Loft !! with 4th,7th,9th & 11th Ace pigeons against 5-6000 entires per race. This was not an easy start to the season due to the holdovers.. losses..rain..headwinds in virtually every race. So now its on to the middle and long National NPO races. Yesterday saw the Creil race take place a distance of 330km to Nieuwendijk. After an 08.00 liberation into a brisk North East headwind a tough competitive contest took place. Club [...]
This is a real 'Super Hen' bred from another 'Super Hen'. Her father wasn't too bad either!!
Look at the birds in the morning then lunch and talking about pigeons in the afternoon. Most winners of the big prestigious races not only on the Continent but all over the World usually have some 'Kleinen' in thier breeding. I dont think this will change anytime soon as Gaby has a stronger team now than he ever has.
During the last few years we have been selecting and introducing some new bloodlines that will form part of our immediate breeding plans. Some are up and coming bloodlines and others are tried and tested lines that have stood the test of time with honour and are winning better now than they ever did. As usual only multi performance lines from families of great performers are selected. No room for 'One Hit Wonders' 'Lady Luck' is a top class young hen bought at the Dirk Leekens ~Jan Hermans clearance sale last Autumn. She is down from the original Karel Schellens [...]