So far Leon is enjoying an excellent start to the 2019-racing season. This past Saturday he won the union in the OPEN race and was 3rd union in the YEARLING race.
7 pigeons arrived together at the loft and were clocked in 4 seconds!!!
CLUB: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,14,21,22,23,24, etc.
WESTELIKE POSDUIF UNIE: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,14, etc 1505mpm against 516 pigeons.
Leon’s first three pigeons as well the seventh pigeon were bred by Bertus. A short summary of their breeding:
- 1st union: ZA 17/50488 – 00437 (Wittenbuik 790 x Little Blue) and 29096 (Jonge Rudy x Marieke Junior). Last year 50488 was 2nd union Jamestown 377km 1336mpm 711 pigeons.
- 2nd union: ZA 17/49832 – MAX (full brother MOLLEKE of Rik Cools) and 00423 (Goue Kleinen x 1994). Last year 49832 was 3rd NWPV Derby Victoria West 510km 1248 mpm 1198 pigeons.
- 3rd union: ZA 17/50427 - 00437 (Wittenbuik 790 x Little Blue) and 29096 (Jonge Rudy x Marieke Junior). Last year 50427 was 2nd NWPV Combine Victoria West 510km 1241 mpm 1305 pigeons.
- 7th union: ZA 17/49847 – SCAR (Golden Eye x Mooie Bliksem) and 06722 (granddaughter 45891 and Wittenbuik 306)
CLUB: 3,4,8,10,11,12,13,15,18,19, etc.
WESTELIKE POSDUIF UNIE: 3,4,8,10,11,12,13,23, etc 1514mpm 527 pigeons.
Five of Leon’s firs 8 pigeons were bred by Bertus.
- 8th union: ZA 18/108152 – DAVE (Wittenbuik 790 x Little Blue) and 3500 (Scar x Zus Golden Eye)
- 10th union: ZA 18/108232 – BLIKSEM 77 (Jonge Bliksem x 74416) x ANJE (Bliksem 34 x daughter Wittenbuik 790)
- 12th union: ZA 18/108020 – CARTER x 00535
- 13th union: ZA 18/108177 – BLIKSEM 58 x 29235 (Kromme x Dogter Golden Eye)
- 23rd union: ZA 18/108215 – 22743 (Goue Kleinen x 43339) and LADY EXCLUSIVE (Bakleigat Bliksem x Lisa)
Picture of Bertus with JONGE RUDY, grandfather of ZA 17/50488, Leon’s union winner from Reddersburg. The other two pictures are of MARIEKE JUNIOR (grandmother 50488) and 00437 (father 50488).