DATE: 6 October 2018
CONDITIONS: Tough with headwind and very hot; certain areas on route up to 38 Degrees Celsius.
PPL 17/2810, a hen bred by Bertus and sold as a youngster to Johan de Clercq, won the race by 5 minutes against 1021 pigeons. Speed 1056mpm.
The breeding of 2810:
FATHER: "77" - son of BLIKSEM 16734 x 40147 (daughter WITTENBUIK 370). "77" is a full brother of POCKET POWER, winner of two Combines in 2015 against 5252 and 6208 pigeons. "77" is also a winner. He won 1st club (3 minutes) and 6th Pretoria Combine Richmond 760km 1136mpm 1406 pigeons.
MOTHER: ZA 16/29248 - a beautiful hen and one of Bertus's favourites. She is a daughter of 22722 (SON KROMME x DOGTER GOLDEN EYE) and 00537 (CARTER x DOGTER MISS AMSTERDAM).
2810 has many of Bertus's best breeders is her pedigree like WITPEN WITTENBUIK SA, GABY HEN, WITTENBUIK 370, WITTENBUIK 306, SON BLIKSEM (BAKLEIGAT BLIKSEM), GOLDEN EYE, JONGE CONDOR, DOGTER BLAUWE BLIKSEM, ETC.
Photos of "77" and 29248.