- Peter Colijn holding our great racing hen NL15-1810846 yesterday having just won the seasons opener… She is a product of the very best lines available crossed together..’New Dream Couple’ of Leo Heremans with a daughter of ‘Hannibal’ our top breeding son of Van Dyck’s legendry ‘Kannibal’ and a daughter of the Rik Hermans Super Hen ‘Ranomi’…
Saturday 8th April 2017 saw the start of the 2017 season in Brabant , Netherlands. Our old bird team have looked in great condition over the Autumn and Winter months and we were very pleased with the team performance on the first race yesterday. We scored 16 prizes from 33 entries with many very early positions. We also managed to score early with our nominated pigeons, so its also a good start in the Championship table.
Club 420 birds…1st,5th,6th,19th,22nd,25th,33rd etc
Altena & Raamsdonksveer 1596 birds…4th,.13th,14th,46th,52nd
Union de Baronie 4270 birds…21st,38th,39th,111th,124th,158th
Our first bird was blue hen NL15-1810846 to win 1st Club against 420 entries This hen was also the winner of 4th Ace Pigeon Natour Union de Baronie last season with some very consistent results such as 6th Combine Asse Zellik 3,098 birds, 1st club,4th Combine Quievrain against 3,627 birds also scoring from Criel twice earlier in the season having also won as a youngster.
She was bred from MAX from one of our new younger breeders who has now bred seven first prize winners with three different hens. We have only ever raced 5 direct children from Max in total with all five scoring and three individuals winning first prizes in three seasons. Max was bred by Leo Heremans from his renowned Nieuwe Rossi x Eenoogtje (New Dream Couple) that have without doubt been onc of Europe’s principle breeding couples of the last few seasons. All of the direct children we have owned from this couple have bred multiple winners.
Dam of NL15-1810846 is BONTJE 191 a young hen bred from our famous breeder HANNIBAL (Son Kannibaal) when he was coupled with a direct daughter of Rik Hermans super hen RANOMI via Stuart Fawcett.
Our second bird was NL15-1810813 a two year old checker cock taht also scored from Creil and Sezanne last season and was also a winner of 19th Combine Quievrain 4,000 birds , being bred from our good racing cock ‘4616’ a winner of many top prizes bred from CHICO (Hannibal x Genie) when he was coupled to ASTRID bred by Leo Heremans direct from his FAVORIET COUPLE. Dam of NL15-1810813 is 14-663 another good racing hen for us being bred from a son of Peter van de Merwe’s famous PIKEUR when paired to NL12-111 a half sister to our good cock MIKE winner of 1st Ace Pigeon Union de Baronie Middle Distance 2013 with the bloodline of Super 8,Dutch Master, Super Champ Orlando and King.
Our third bird was NL14-1168708 winner of 24th NPO St Just 5,838 birds and 83rd NPO Nanteuil 7,620 birds last season as a two year old. As a yearling he won 1st Club, 2nd Fed, 14th Combine and 65th NPO against 9,912 birds ,1st Club,1st Fed,4th Combine and 16th NPO against 6.704 birds and 66th NPO Roye 14,164 birds plus 23rd Combine Quivrain 4,818 birds having also scored twice as a youngster. He is bred from ‘Max’ a son of ‘Nieuwe Rossi’ and ‘Eenoog’ (New Dream Couple) of Leo Heremans when paired to ‘Stella’ a daughter of ‘Drum’ x ‘Gerrie’.
Our fourth bird was GB16V48638 also a winner of 28th Combine Morlincourt 2,263 birds last season. He was bred from Max with Astrid a daughter of the FAVORIET COUPLE of Leo Heremans.