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Monthly Archives: July 2011

”222” DE KLAK ON TOP IN NATAL

NOT ONLY DID OUR FAMOUS ”222” DE KLAK FAMILY WIN RACES FOR FANCIERS FROM CAPE TO CAIRO,THEY ALSO STILL SCORE ON TOP IN ”BANANA” COUNTRY-NATAL AS REPORTED BY ROD HUTTON ,MEMBER OF THE KWAZULU NATAL RACING PIGEON COMBINE, ONE OF HIS BIRDS,305/09 RACED 2ND FROM ERMELO-412 KM-1440 PIGEONS.THIS PIGEON IS A CROSS BETWEEN ROD’S FAMILY [...]

HEADWINDS FROM DRIE SUSTERS

IT IS STARTING TO WARM UP AND IT SEEMS AS IF THE YEARLY AUGUST WINDS ARE STARTING A BIT EARLIER THIS YEAR LIKE WE EXPERIENCED TODAY WITH OUR RACES FROM DRIE SUSTERS. WINDS OF 20 TO 35 KM PER HOUR WAS ON THE CARDS AND WE COULD SEE THAT THE BIRDS WORKED REALLY  HARD TODAY. [...]

TAILWIND FROM CRADOCK

NOT SO BAD .CRADOCK SHOWED US SOME MERCY AND GAVE US A TAILWIND AND A FAST VELOCITY- WE HAD TO LEAVE EARLIER FROM WORK AS THE NEWS SPREAD THAT THE CLUBS CLOSER TO RACEPOINT CLOCKED EARLY. AGAIN IT WAS THE VERY RELIABLE LOU WOUTERS AND THE KOOPMANS  LINE FROM ”SON DRUM” THAT BROUGHT THE EXCITEMENT–” [...]

IT’S A DOUBLE!!!!!

MY MIND WAS CORRECT WHEN I SUSPECTED A SLIGHT BREATHING PROBLEM IN OUR RACE TEAM. A FOUR DAY(SATERDAY,SUNDAY,MONDAY,TUESDAY) TREATMENT WITH ”OXYGEN POWDER” FOLLOWED UP WITH” RACEMAX” AND ”SUPER FUEL”(WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY)  DID THE NECCESARY. MANY OF THE BIRDS WAS ON THERE FIRST RACE AND RETURNED VERY WELL IN A SPEED OF 1225MM. IT WAS GOOD PIGEON WEATHER WITH [...]

CRADOCK COLD AS USUAL

RACING FROM CRADOCK PROVED ONCE AGAIN TO BE TOUGHT WITH MINUS  TEMPERATURES AT NIGHT FOR THE BIRDS TO TRAVEL IN AND  VERY COLD WEATHER FOR THE PIGEONS TO RACE IN DURING THE DAY.SPEED WAS 1160 MM .THE YEARLINGS DID NOT PERFORM UP TO STANDARD,BUT THE OPEN EVENT BROUGHT SOME HAPPINESS . HEREWITH THE RESULTS; CRADOCK 1 YEARLINGS 387KM;  [...]