The Duif Chronicles

DE SMEYTER-RESTIAEN – 1st Nat. St. Vincent 3080 old birds…

‘The Duif Chronicles Online’...at www.syndicatelofts.com DE SMEYTER-RESTIAEN – 1st Nat. St. Vincent 3080 old birds Melden is a village in the southwest of East Flanders and part of the city of Oudenaarde. The village is best known for the Koppenberg. When you talk about the long distance, Melden is mentioned in the same breath with the name Joost De Smeyter or the partnership De Smeyter-Restiaen. Last weekend a pigeon of theis partnership won the 1st National Saint-Vincent at 21.56.48 h (17/07) for a distance of 876.266 km and at 999.39 m against 3,080 pigeons. It was the first of the [...]

2021-07-22T11:47:33+01:00July 22nd, 2021|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

Linda Eykens ~ 1st Provincial Melun Limburg 3,120 Yearlings -fastest of 8,441 pigeons

‘The Duif Chronicles Online’ ...at www.syndicatelofts.com Linda Eykens ~ 1st Provincial Melun Limburg 3,120 Yearlings -fastest of 8,441 pigeons Linkhout – Despite being a little scared and with a wait and see what the weather gods had in store approach Melun was liberated on Saturday morning at 7.15 am in good weather and windless. Women who practice the pigeon sport are rare but stand their ground well. In Linkhout, near Lummen, Linda Eykens (61) one of those rare ‘white ravens’ has an enormous passion for the pigeon game. "I grew up among the pigeons and succeeded Dad after his death," she [...]

2021-07-19T13:22:29+01:00July 19th, 2021|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

Jelle De Bock…1st & 2nd Provincial Issoudun East Flanders 1,993 Old Birds…

‘The Duif Chronicles Online’ ...at www.syndicatelofts.com Jelle De Bock...1st & 2nd Provincial Issoudun East Flanders 1,993 Old Birds A few weeks ago I ended my article about Jelle De Bock with the prophetic words that we are going to hear a lot from this loft, and that was proven correct! After 1st and 3rd Provincial Montoire against 5,093 yearlings it is again top prizes there in Kluisbergen. This weekend Jelle wins with his first 2 nominated 1st and 2nd Provincial against 1,993 old birds. His "Super Marcel" BE19-4169639 was the fastest old bird. This chequered hen came home at 14:10h [...]

2021-07-19T09:38:56+01:00July 19th, 2021|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

Robert Ben aka Le Phénomène – 1st International Barcelona 16.595 pigeons!

‘The Duif Chronicles Online’ ...at www.syndicatelofts.com Robert Ben aka Le Phénomène –  1st International Barcelona 16.595 pigeons! It was still early Thursday morning when the alarm went off. Before daybreak and the dew we got in the car for a drive to Calais. Calais is located on the Strait of Calais within sight of the English coast and is therefore the main port on the mainland for passenger transport with Great Britain. Add to that the tunnel under the channel from Calais to Dover, which is more than 50 km long, of which 37.9 km under the sea, and it [...]

2021-07-18T10:52:56+01:00July 18th, 2021|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

Henk and Nicole De Weerd and Eric Berkmoes 1st Sermaises 1133 old birds…

‘The Duif Chronicles Online’...at www.syndicatelofts.com THE UNION ANTWERP REPORT... Henk and Nicole De Weerd and Eric Berkmoes 1st Sermaises 1133 old birds... Henk and Nicole De Weerd and Eric Berckmoes are having a very strong season. The latest success is not only winning 1st Sermaises 1133 old birds but also the fastest of the entire release of 7194 birds (3165 old and 4029 youngsters)! Moreover, it is the third time this season that they have the fastest Union Antwerp pigeon, after 1st Melun 2454 old birds on May 2nd and 1st Sermaises 2666 old birds on May 23rd. In addition [...]

2021-07-15T10:12:07+01:00July 15th, 2021|News, The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments
Go to Top