Willem De Bruijn Oud-Reeuwijkseweg 15 (NL) One of the leading fanciers in Europe, Willem De Bruijn, an incredible fancier with super pigeons. Every year since 1987 Willem has achieved results at the highest level in his own loft, 2021 saw highlights such as 1st, 9th, 10th etc Peronne 5,075 b (fastest 40,438 b), 5th, 6th 10th etc Quievrain 5,981 b, 9th, 10th,11th etc Pontoise 5,203 b, 8th, 9th, 13th etc Duffel 4,696 b, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th etc Lennik 4,239 b, 3rd, 6th, 38th, 39th Fontenay 12,591 b, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 10th, 12th, 13th [...]
This is a page from our upcoming Blackpool auction featuring Jan and Rik Hermans super hen 'Athena' that I thought might be an interesting read on our website...
Today was the La Souterraine National in Belgium. The birds were liberated into a north east wind which means its on the head for most fanciers especially in the Antwerp Union which are the longest fliers. It also meant the birds had to work hard every meter of the way home and this was reflected in the winners velocities of well below 1200 meters per minute. Rik Hermans was not working so hard today as he was watching the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa however he had put the work into the preparation of the team for this race and [...]
‘The Duif Chronicles Online’[email protected] WIM DE TROY ~1st National Argenton 9,847 Old Birds Berlaar – We saw a nice piece of wing work in Berlaar! Father Wim and son Steven De Troy recorded the second national victory of this season on their list of results. Earlier in their careers, they already won 1st Nat. La Souterraine 2016, 1st Nat. Montlucon 2019, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Nat. Argenton 2020, 1st Nat. Limoges 2021 and now 1st Nat. Argenton 2021. With a pigeon timed at 14.52.00 h for a distance of 547,512 km and at a speed of 1238,71 mpm they won 1st [...]
‘The Duif Chronicles Online’...at www.syndicatelofts.com Danny Van Dyck ~ 1st Provincial, 2nd National Chateauroux 7,674 Yearlings Pulle – The Kanon, Kogeltje and Den 11 are world famous pigeons. Their breeder Danny (Van Dyck) achieved world fame as a 1st, 4th and 5th Nat. Ace pigeon small middle distance youngsters, and their descendants are responsible for worldwide success. In recent years Danny has taken the necessary steps to race further distances, however, the best pigeons undoubtedly remained at the small middle distance. In 2021 however Danny changed the target permanently: "I think these flights are more fun, there is more tension and [...]