English Articles 2016
There are quite a few things I can't stand. Waiting is one of them.
Whether it's in a traffic jam or at the dentist, I find it a waste of time.
The ‘flock’ as well
May 28th 2016. In the province of Antwerp Belgium were the following races:
- 3 Races from Quievrain 120 km. Old, yearlings, youngsters.
- 3 Races from Noyon 220 km. Old, yearlings, youngsters.
- Two races from Souppes 380 km. Old and yearlings.
- Two races from Bourges 500 km. Old and yearlings NATIONAL
- Two races from Limoges 620 km. Old and yearlings NATIONAL.
Sometimes so strange
September 9th 2016.
Last Saturday we in Belgium had our last Middle Distance race from Souppes, about 380 km. I finished another very successful season with 1st prize
What you need to know (3) August 29th
It seems as if one pigeon disease is slowly disappearing, while another is coming up. Canker is far less a problem than it used to be, despite alarming noises you could hear for many years.
Food for thought 2 (august 23rd)
There was a report about a real super pigeon on a Belgian website. It had such great performances that I was much surprised that the bird was still in Europe
Misconceptions and blunders
Misconceptions and blunders Medical issues you better leave up the vet. At least if he is a man that is specialized in pigeons. Because indeed, own initiative has often led to even bigger problems than were already there.
See what I mean? (August 2nd 2016).
Did you read my previous article? That true story? This story is a kind of follow up.
A true story
I know, dear reader, the story below may sound unbelievable, but it is true. Or maybe about
2016: What a year
Never ever before did I hear fanciers complain so much as this year.
Strains, names and eyes
When somebody in Holland or Belgium races outstanding the result is that foreigners who are after good birds get interested in the pigeons of such a man.
About Dutchmen, Belgians and others
I do not know how many foreign pigeonfanciers have visited me throughout the years but it must be close to a thousand.
See what I mean?
In my previous article I again emphasized how naive many fanciers are.
Good to know (4)
OBVIOUS AS WELL
Preferably, always wear the same clothes when you work among the pigeons, and wear a cap.
a must or a waste?
In the Belgian pigeon magazine �De Duif� was a report on Mr. van Beers. He was described as the best of Germany in 2015.
The mystery of the yellow peril.
Never ever will I forget the problems I that I faced when raising babies long way back. The name of the problem was canker, trichomoniasis. And I can tell you: It was not a little problem.