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Vouchers (30-12-2019)

In wintertime most pigeon clubs organise an auction in which fanciers can bid on vouchers

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They may also visit you (27-12-2019)

Absolutely crazy’, fanciers said in the 90-ies when a National winner from Sint Vincent was sold for 65,000 guilders (appr. 25.000 euros in today’s currency).  Those were the years that very expensive pigeons were sold to Japanese.

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Ten commandments (22-12-2019)

Preparing the young bird races: 10 commandments

Breeding

To be successful you need good birds in the first place. The moment you mate your breeders is of vital importance. Those birds should be in top condition then.

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At this time (12-12-2019)

December 7th 2019. In Belgie 90% of the fanciers have mated their birds. Or even more. In the Netherlands it is the opposite. Very few have started the breeding season. Why this difference?

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Light and dark (25-11-19)

I’ve been enjoying the last few days. It feels like spring. However, there wasn’t anything happening in the pigeon loft. The pigeons weren’t reacting to the pleasant temperatures. Why weren’t the cocks excited, cooing and calling the hens?

 

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Do not do it (15-11-19)

Do I ever get nasty mails? No, in fact not, at least; so far. Are there any articles of which I regret I have ever written them? Here I must admit there are.

 

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Some q and a (30-10)

 

Of course I am not a man who knows everything about pigeons. But sometimes I get questions that I dare to answer.

 

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Really the best? (oct 28)

My 18-732 became 3rd NATIONAL Ace KBDB yrl. Middle distance in 2019. (Maegh).

Does this also mean she (it is a hen) is the 3rd best of ALL Belgium indeed?

 

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About self destruction and medication (oct 25th)

Sometimes you need to protect fanciers against themselves. It happens too often that fanciers themselves are responsible for their own fall. And in many cases money is to blame. I will give some examples. They truly happened, only the names are fake.

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Who races better than Ad Schaerlaeckens (6-10)

That is what a pigeon magazine said in the summer of 2019. Every year my results are fantastic but 2019 was outstanding. The percentage of prizes that were won is unique

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Hard questions (October 3rd)

-Youngsters should be trained early

-You have to have to train them often.

-They should travel on their own first

 

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Condtioning Pavlof response (23/8)

“How come your youngsters come in so fast, and why do you never show your hens to the widowers on shipping day?” a club mate asked me once

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What do we know about pigeons (30/7)

Every year the eggs of the racers are sold before the season. This year I have a hen that performs unbelievably

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What do we know about pigeons (23/07)

Every year the eggs of the racers are sold before the season.

This year I have a hen that performs unbelievably. It is my 18-732 that won 4 firsts in Antwerpen

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Louis Stabel and son. All round champions Holland

Unfortunately the future of our sport does not look good. Every year there are fewer fanciers and fewer clubs. And consequently fewer birds in the races.

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