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Bert & André Leideman Exceptional series of results at the start of the season

Bert & André Leideman Exceptional series of results at the start of the season   13.5 Arlon (329 km) 16.036 b. :  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, etc. (150/96) 06.5 Tongeren (214 km) 5416 b. : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, etc. (158/94) 29.4 Venlo (137 km) 17.325 b. : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, etc. (150/100)   Collendoorn.  Last Saturday, the provisional result list from Arlon in Sector 10 already gave us an indication, and when of all results where finalized [...]

2023-05-17T11:49:19+01:00May 17th, 2023|News, The Duif Chronicles|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

The Golden Duif Collection Blackpool 2022…

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 [...]

2022-01-06T12:25:38+00:00January 5th, 2022|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

Rik Hermans and Kleine Jan….

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 [...]

2021-08-28T19:03:59+01:00August 28th, 2021|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments


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