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Articles 2020 (English)

The day after (16-07-2020)

Sunday, June 28. Yesterday was for many "the flight of all flights"; National Bourges.

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Uprecedented (12-07-2011)

When the racing season 2018 was finished many fellow fanciers said: ‘2018 was so fantastic, you will never experience such a race again.’ ‘You’ is me and my loft manager Roger.

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Additionally (10-07-2020)

"On top of the article about you I will write: "At Middle Distance the best loft in Belgium in 2019’, reporter Luc said when he was writing the report that was recently published in pigeon magazine De Duif.

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Ad Schaerlaeckens, the best of Belgium? (under construction)

(A report in pigeon magazine De Duif by Luc v d Plas). "Under construction!!!!!"

Rijkevorsel. Who were the best middle distance racers in Belgium in 2019? In my opinion, there is not even a question mark behind that. This was the Belgian-Dutch combination Maegh-AS.

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Fancier's questions (May 11th)

Below some questions from fellow fanciers. I did my best to answer them correctly and maybe some of them are also interesting for you.

 

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Pigeons with a story (2) (May 9th)

There are such pigeons that remain etched into the deepest caverns of your memory.

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Pigeons with a story (1) (12-04-2020)

The dream of every fancier is to have pigeons that perform as young and as old, upwind and downwind, from short distance to 1,100 kilometres

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World on fire (28-03-2020)

Now that the world is on fire, pigeon sport is also affected. Of course it is ‘only’ pigeon sport and we have no other choice than to accept it.

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More details (10-03-2020)

Such a year you will never get again, fanciers said when the 2018 season was ended. After the last season (2019) they did not know what to say. The small team was in super shape, from the first to the very last race.

 

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My 12 commandments (25-02-2020)

When some colleagues make a report on a champion, they sometimes have them list a dozen things that the champion considers vital to his success.

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Paper tiger (04-02-2020)

When, how and who started it? Hmm. Don’t know. I’m talking about making pedigrees, “the sacred pedigree,” that seems to go with every pigeon to-day, as the Eifel Tower goes with Paris

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Once again (03-02-2020)

 More than once, I have tried to put the meaning of pedigrees in the right perspective. A super bird does not guarantee that its parents will ever give another super

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Breed smarter (03-02-20200)

At this time of year, a million or more youngsters will soon be banded in the Netherlands and Belgium. How many of them will be lost before the young bird season begins?

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The psyche of humans and pigeons (24-01-2020)

Since the back surgery was expensive and risky as well I was supposed to have a talk with a shrink. I was shocked when I saw her

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Again light and dark (05-01-2020)

It was in the early 1990s that the pigeon sport gained a new dimension. We had to deal with a new kind of pigeon enthusiast, the so-called young bird specialist

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