Ten years has flown by since this photo was taken in Spring Hills, Florida. We won 9th Open Flamingo International One Loft Race, 2003 with GB03C53555 a really super little checker hen..she flew over 11 hours on the wing from 350 miles into a headwind winning $9000 pools and prize money. We still have her here in our breeding loft and her daughter bred an Irish RPRA award winner in 2011. Her sire was Joep (Son Hercules x Dtr.Mattens & Sissi)raced by Mike Ganus and Luc Van der Weijst in Alphen, South Holland and was the winner of ~ 1st [...]
This is 'Propere Rik' sitting his first round of eggs. He took some time to settle into his new loft as he had very definite ideas about which nest box he wanted. Fortunately he had no problem with this beautiful hen 'Alicia'. She is a daughter of Gerard and Bas Verkerks super racer and breeder 'Bulldozer' when he was paired to a daughter of 'Olympic Sponge Bob' x 'Cinderella'.
The results of the NPO National Championships were released last week and we were very happy to achieve 14th National Ace Middle Distance of the Netherlands with "Lewis' NL08-3857218. This cock has raced well from the very start as a youngster and has a very decent record of results: *9th NPO Sezanne 18.733 b *45th NPO Creil 14.323 b *96th NPO Sens 19.395 b *116th NPO Creil 11.056 b *167th NPO Pithiviers 11.790 b *162nd NPO Chateauroux 6.717 b *1st Sezanne 324 b ~ 1st Fed 1296 b ~ 6th Combine 4376 b *1st Creil 293 [...]