Articles 2019 English
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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
Hard questions (October 3rd)
-Youngsters should be trained early
-You have to have to train them often.
-They should travel on their own first
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
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
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
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.
When champions from Holland and Belgium open foreign pigeon magazines they are surprised to read about all the medicine and supplements that are promoted.
Update on results (14/6)
In the previous article you could read about my results in 2019. ALL RACES were published and you can see in ALL races the results were super, in fact unbelievable.
JUNE 15th Race from Melun
With yearlings we started with 1st and 6th prize. Again the first to have 4 pigeons.
With old birds a fancier that lives at the short end, 40 kms shorter, we started with 2nd, 9th, 11th, 12th from 614 old birds. Again we were the first to have 4, and even 5, 6, 7, 8 pigeons.
In so/called Oeverkopeling ( Interprovincial) we
Who races better? (3/6)
As most fanciers will know I race in Belgium.
Results have been fantastic every year but 2019 beats all.
The percentage of prizes is unique !! It looked as if we only had good birds. Many fanciers say ‘no one else in Belgium did better.’
The loft, the fancier and the pigeon (17/5)
When someone buys pigeons from a champion you sometimes hear ´you should buy the handler as well.` What do they mean?