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Monthly Archives: July 2010

DE RAUW SABLONS ARE HERE

The three hens, Cleopatra. Miss Beautifull and Miss Nele arrived this week and i like all three. They are still young birds that has moulted up to there 6th pen. They were in closed lofts all the time and show no decent body development. We moved them to the avary lofts so that they can [...]

AGAIN DE KLAK AND DE ZUTTER

This past weekends racing was from Beaufort West (450 km).In the yearling event it was again the De Klaks from the “222” x “Axholme” lines and De Zutters from the lines of the “Wondere Dunky” that flew in the first 5% prizes against 374 pigeons. In the open event 384 pigeons was entered and here [...]

NO NEED FOR MUTIES

It is a fact that many fanciers world wide and especially in South Africa cannot race without the use of extreme antibiotics and performance enhancing muties. After doing the same for many years, i refused to give my pigeons these substances the last 3 years. The first year was havoc. Last year it was much [...]

AGAIN THE DE KLAKS

STORMY WINDS,LOW SPEED, BUT STILL IT`S THE DE KLAKS OF THE 222 AND AXHOLME LINES THAT DROP IN FRONT. THIS WEEKENDS YEARLING EVENT OVER 387KM SAW 427 BIRDS BEING ENTERED AND MEMBERS WERE WARNED; BAD CONDITIONS!!!!! .AT 979 MPM IT WAS AGAIN A YOUNGSTER FROM THE CHAMPION PAIR “JARRAD” AND “LOVELY LADY” LANDING FIRST. ONE [...]

DE KLAK WINS

New records hit the South African weather last week when the coldest night in 50 years was recorded. We spend some time on warming our loft and it paid dividents by scoring a number of pigeons in the 5 and 10 percent prizes. My friend Louis Vermeulen that races from the warmest loft , took [...]