Youngsters 001/16

Release site: Wissembourg Date: 13/08/2016 Number of fanciers: 27 Number of pigeons: 1.393 Category: RV/Younsters Result: 112/75 prizes Places: 1st, 2nd, 3th,4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th ff.

Thoughts on breed and breeding…

Ten years ago, I said good-bye to the international long distance competition around Barcelona and decided to focus solely on the German program. Constant top prizes on the serious flights from 400 km upwards are in the centre of attention. Naturally, not every decision with regards to breed led to […]

Flights discontinued

Dear sports fan, following a brilliant start into season 2016, a malicious virus put an end to my pigeon’s triumph after just 6 races. A successful continuation of the flights cannot be guaranteed and therefore season 2016 is finished for the elder pigeons. I hope you all stay unaffected from […]

Flight 004/2016

Release site: Chaumont Date: 28/05/2016 Number of fanciers: 32 Number of pigeons: 1.029 Category: RV/Old Pigeons Result: 59/27 prizes Places: 1st, 7th, 8th, ff.

Flight 002/2016

Release site: Luneville Date: 14/05/2016 Number of fanciers: 33 Number of pigeons: 1.250 Category: RV/Old Pigeons Result: 77/31 prizes Places: 4th, 5th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 22nd 23rd, ff.

Flight 001/2016

Release site: Saverne Date: 07/05/2016 Number of fanciers: 35 Number of pigeons: 1.542 Category: RV/Old Pigeons Result: 88/53 prizes Places: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 10th, 12th, 12th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, ff.

The legacy of Karel Schellens: Heinz Meier/Rahden

The entrepreneur Heinz Meier (†) led a big foundry for road and pipe bedding. Starting in his early youth, he was an enthused pigeon breeder; starting 1991, he became fascinated by the Schellens pigeons. On December 15th 1991, 100 racing pigeons of Karel Schellens (†) have been sold at auction. […]