Annick Goeteyn: The Superstar with Vandenabeele Pigeons as the Foundation!

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Hey pigeon racing enthusiasts, brace yourselves for an unbelievable tale! Annick Goeteyn has truly revolutionized the sport of pigeon racing. We're talking about four of her pigeons ranking among the top 23 in the world in 2023! Yes, you heard it right: world-class! Not 1, Note 2, Note 3, but...

Navigating the Sport: The Art of Selection in the World of Pigeon Racing

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With an overwhelming passion and a wealth of experience, I, Jan de Wijs, invite you to dive into the fascinating world of pigeon enthusiasts. With over 40 years of experience under my belt, I can confidently say that there's not a single aspect of this sport that hasn't challenged me....

The Aerial Athletes: Unlocking the Secrets of a Racing Pigeon's 500 KM race

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A Deep Dive into the Physical Wonders and Sensory Superpowers That Make Racing Pigeons Unbeatable in the Sky…  Hey there, flying aficionados! Jan de Wijs here, and guess what? Today we're diving into something that has fascinated me for decades—what exactly goes on inside a racing pigeon during a 500...

The Phenomenon “Harry”: The Best One-Day Long Distance Pigeon Ever from All of the Netherlands!

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Discover "Harry": The Best One-Day Long Distance Pigeon of the Netherlands and a World Phenomenon! In 2009, the sensational "Harry," a two-year-old male pigeon, was entered four times in the one-day-long distance races ranging between 500 and 700 km by Jan Hooymans from Kerkdriel. In his very first challenge from...

Unleash Your Racing Pigeons' True Potential: The Ultimate Guide to One Loft Races!

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Sending your precious pigeons to a thrilling one loft race is an art form, my fellow racing pigeon aficionados! As a seasoned enthusiast who has soaked in the wisdom of countless races and engaged in spirited discussions with my well-experienced compatriots, I've got a treasure trove of insights to supercharge...

Emiel Denys: Conquering the Skies - A Pigeon Racing Legend's Tale

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Ladies and gentlemen, fellow racing pigeon enthusiasts, gather 'round because we're about to dive headfirst into the incredible world of Emiel Denys, a true legend in the marathon of pigeon racing! 🏁🐦 Emiel Denys, hailing from Tielt, Belgium, is a name that echoes not only throughout his homeland but also...

Anders Says: Essential Winter Care for Racing Pigeons

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As the chill of winter sets in, racing pigeon enthusiasts like Anders face unique challenges in keeping their feathered athletes in top form. In this insightful blog, we delve into Anders' tried and tested methods for ensuring the well-being of racing pigeons during the coldest months. From loft preparations to...

The Smart Choice for Racing Pigeon Enthusiasts: Why www.racingpigeonexpert.com Excels

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In the world of racing pigeon competitions, finding a reliable source to purchase top-quality pigeons is essential. For many, this process can be daunting, with concerns about opaque bidding processes and the origin of the pigeons. All too often, it is not clear who is actually selling the pigeons. Fortunately,...

It's Party Time in North Carolina: The Tar Heel Classic One- Loft Race is Coming!

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Dear pigeon enthusiasts and avid racers from around the world, it's time to spread your wings and let your enthusiasm run wild because the construction of the Tar Heel Classic One-Loft Race in beautiful North Carolina, United States, is in full swing and promises to be a sensational event! We...

The Glorious World of De Klak Pigeons and Anders Brobech

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Anders Brobech, the proud owner of possibly the largest and finest collection of Jos van Limpt, alias De Klak pigeons in the world, deserves all the praise and recognition for his incredible dedication and commitment to this special breed of pigeons. A whopping 33 direct De Klak pigeons were acquired...

The Madness of Online Pigeon Auctions: Why Prices Are Skyrocketing

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The intriguing world of pigeon racing, where passion and prestige converge, is a fascinating spectacle of races, champions, and increasingly online auctions that yield more and more almost unbelievable amounts. In addition to the aspects of this niche already discussed, there is a topic that requires deeper exploration: the possibility...

How is it Possible? Pigeon Ring Cloning with a 20 Euro Ali Express device

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Astonishing news for pigeon enthusiasts around the world! Can you believe that the technology to clone pigeon rings is now available for as little as 20 euros? This is exactly what happened in a recent discovery by the French Pigeon Sports Federation (FCF). The FCF was conducting reliability tests on...

Flying Dynasties: How Peter Theunis and His Champion Pigeons Dominated Dutch Pigeon Racing for Years

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Embregts-Theunis, a prominent name in Dutch pigeon racing, has built an impressive track record over the years. The driving force behind this success is Peter Theunis, a respected and beloved pigeon fancier, who has received recognition not just in the Netherlands but also internationally for his extraordinary achievements in pigeon...

Wings Beneath the Clouds: My Story as a Pigeon Enthusiast in the Shadow of Birds of Prey

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My life revolves around pigeon racing. I share this story with you because I know many of you share the same passion and face the same challenges. My love for pigeons is more than a hobby; it's a lifelong commitment, a deep connection with these magnificent animals. However, this passion...

Pigeon Racing: A Family Tradition

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This sport has a rich history that spans continents and generations. For some families, it's more than just a hobby; it's a cherished tradition... For many people, the idea of racing conjures images of sleek sports cars, thoroughbred racehorses, or marathon runners. However, there exists a passionate community dedicating their...

The Unstoppable Force of Alwin Petrie and the Phenomenal Hen Gigi

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Hello pigeon enthusiasts! Today, I have a special treat for you all: an in-depth look into one of the titans of Dutch pigeon racing, Alwin Petrie. This man is nothing short of a living legend, whose achievements in both speed and one-day long-distance, competitions are truly awe-inspiring. Let's dive into...