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01/07/2022

We had a weekend with two national race, Issoudun (505km) and Tulle (657km). For Tulle the birds had to stay 6 (!) nights in the basket because of the bad weather at the place of release. For Issoudun the birds were only released after 3 nights in the basket. On both races we had again several early birds. At the end of this article you can also read about the great comeback of “Maété(BE21-6138246) on Melun (310km)!

Blog
24/06/2022

Last Saturday was a difficult racing day in Belgium. Extremely high temperatures and bad air quality had a slow return of the pigeons as a result. Even on the short distance races the birds had difficulties to return. We made the decision not to enter birds on the national Argenton (555km). Instead we kept our racing cocks at home and we sent our racing hens to the middle distance race Melun (310km).

Blog
05/06/2022

Our birds were again outstanding yesterday! After careful consideration, we decided not to enter our Bourges team on the national Argenton race because of the bad weather forecast (predicted scattered thunder storms). Instead we sent them to the Melun race and we split them over two federation (Bourges team of the week before + our middle distance team). It was a very tough race (first bird had velocity of 1,256 m/min) with high temperatures and head winds from start till end. It was the perfect scenery for our birds to show their class.

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01/06/2022

We had a record result on the middle distance race Melun (310km) last weekend! We had the kind of result that will be difficult to improve in the future. On their way home, the birds had to deal in France with moderate headwinds from the North. In Belgium the wind changed to strong sidewinds from the Northwest to Northnorthwest. In the category old birds + yearlings we won the 7 first (!) prize against 1,160 old birds. In the category yearlings we won the 13 (!) first prizes against 670 birds. On top of that we had also had the fastest bird of the whole release against +7,000 birds with a lead of three minutes on the second bird. Our prize percentage was also breathtaking, no less than 57 of our 59 entered birds won a prize. What a race this was for us!

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31/05/2022

Last weekend we had the first national race of the season, Bourges (479km). More than 57,000 birds were released on Saturday morning. In France the birds had to deal with moderate headwinds from the North. In Belgium the wind changed to strong sidewinds from the Northwest to Northnorthwest. Our birds did a great job on this first big clash of the season. On top of that all our birds returned from the race, we had no losses!

Blog
29/05/2022

It was Super Saturday at the Vercammen loft yesterday. We had outstanding results, on our two races Melun (310km) and Bourges (479km).

Blog
27/05/2022

The national racing season will start coming weekend with the famous national Bourges (485km) race. Our birds flew last weekend their final preparation race for this important period.

Blog
17/05/2022

Past weekend we sent our birds to the Sermaises (362km) race. The birds had to stay two nights in the basket. The first half of the race the birds had to deal with head winds, the second half the wind direction changed and there was a tail wind for the pigeons. We started with the 1° prize against 1,838 birds!

Blog
11/05/2022

In previous article you could already read about our top result on the Melun (310km) race last Saturday. On Sunday we also sent some birds to the Noyon (208km) race. It was a tough race with strong headwinds from start till end. It was a beautiful race and our birds were able to show their qualities on this flight.

Blog
10/05/2022

Last weekend our birds flew the first middle distance race of the season, Melun (310km). The start of the middle distance season is always exciting. We are very confident about the quality of our racing team. But you always have to wait and see how the birds will perform, how their condition is with the national races being around the corner. Our birds performed very well on this Melun race. We are looking with great anticipation to their performances of the coming weeks and months.

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01/05/2022

Today was the last race before the start of the middle distance season. We sent our birds to the Noyon (208km) race. It was beautiful race with calm head winds and a temperature of about 12°C.

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24/04/2022

Our top hen BE20-6166100 started the 2022 racing season as she ended the season before, in style! Today she won on her first race of the season 1° Quievrain (104km) against 413 birds, with an impressive lead on the number two in the race. It was a beautiful race with strong headwinds.

Blog
26/12/2021

We have updated the breeding references of our two basic birds "Mustang"(BE14-6175237) and "Elektro"(BE08-6174630).

Blog
13/10/2021

The Vercammen birds have already proven many times to be not only successful on the classic races but also on the One Loft Races. This time the exceptional performance was to be found in in the Algarve Great Derby One Loft Race (Portugal).

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10/09/2021

We had again a super racing weekend! On the provincial Melun (310km) race we had the 1° and 3° against more than 6,000 pigeons! It was a very difficult race with headwinds from start till end. On top of that the birds had to deal with strong fog and dark weather the last 60-70 kilometers on their way back home. Also in the category old birds we started with the 2° and 3° Provincial Melun.

Blog
02/09/2021

Our pigeons have been performing on a very high level this season. Already from the month of April they were to be found in the head of the race, no matter how the weather circumstances were. Our young birds continued these great performances of our old birds. This weekend we sent our youngsters to the middle distance race Melun (310km). It was a very tough race with scattered rain showers and strong head winds from start till end. Our young birds were phenomenal on this Melun (310km) race. According to some people this is THE result of the year in Belgian pigeon racing. We are very proud to have such a talented group of youngsters.

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18/08/2021

It has been a tough racing season with constantly changing weather circumstances. Many birds are tired but our birds keep pushing! Last weekend our old bird team won again an exceptional result on the national Argenton (555km) race. It was a difficult race where the first arrivals had an average velocity of 1200-1250 m/min. We started with 1°, 2°, 4°, 7° and 10° National zone Argenton (555km) against 1,615 pigeons. On the national level we started with 5° and 15° National against 9,851 pigeons!

Blog
18/08/2021

Our young birds team was outstanding this weekend. We started later than other years with our youngsters because of the bad weather circumstances. We had very few losses, the only disadvantage was that the birds were not ready to participate to the national races. We are very pleased about the general quality of these young birds, we are convinced that there are many talented birds amongst them. We sent our young birds team to the Sermaises (362km) race.

Blog
12/08/2021

It was the last weekend of the season where we could enter birds for four different races. The races were again very fast with a strong wind blowing from the Southwest. Our pigeons prefer tougher weather circumstances. We have however been working the last years in the breeding loft on a family of birds that can win in both difficult and easy circumstances. We can be again very satisfied about the results. Three different birds won a first prize!

Blog
06/08/2021

In the previous article you could already read an extensive report about the national races Tulle (657km) and Bourges (472km). In this article you can read more about the young birds races of last weekend. We sent our entire team of racing to two different races for young birds. The races were fast with a rather strong wind blowing from the West to Southwest. Our pigeons prefer tougher weather circumstances. Nevertheless our birds were again outstanding. It is really a joy to have such a talented team of racers.

Blog
04/08/2021

We had another busy racing weekend with no less than four (!) races planned. We sent our entire team of racing pigeons to the different races. The races were fast with a strong wind blowing from the West. Our pigeons prefer tougher weather circumstances. Nevertheless our birds were again outstanding, like they have been all season long. It is really a joy to have such a talented team of racers. They are so all-round!

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27/07/2021

It was a calm racing weekend for us and the birds. The short distance races were cancelled. The provincial race Fay-aux-Loges (402km) was normally scheduled on Saturday. Because of the predicted bad weather, we decided to keep our birds at home. However, at the very last moment the board of the KBDB Antwerp decided to released the birds on Friday. The weather on Friday was much better but also tougher for the pigeons: strong headwinds and a temperature that rose till 27°C.

Blog
25/07/2021

In the previous article you could ready about our super results on the national Chateauroux (526km). The same day we had two other races, Sermaises (362km) and Noyon (208km). On those flights our pigeons also performed very well. The birds for Sermaises (362km) had to stay in the basket for two nights. To the Noyon (208km) race we sent our team of young birds. The two races were tough with headwinds from start till end and a temperature that rose till 25°C.

Blog
22/07/2021

Our first nominated pigeon "Mustang Queen"(BE19-6016108) did it again. She excelled on the national Chateauroux (526km) race. "Mustang Queen"(BE19-6016108) won last weekend 1° Provincial Chateauroux (526km) / 1° National zone Chateauroux (526km) / 6° National Chateauroux (526km) against 7,099 pigeons! She was the 1° fastest in National Zone B2 against 2,650 birds! It was a very tough race: three nights of basket + strong headwinds and hot weather on the way back home. Also the rest of our racing team did a great job.

Blog
18/07/2021

Goosebumps! Our first nominated pigeon "Mustang Queen"(BE19-6016108) did it again. She excelled on the national Chateauroux (526km) race.

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15/07/2021

The birds had to stay in the basket for three nights on the national Issoudun (505km) race. It was a beautiful race with many top birds in front! Our super pigeon “Mustang Disney”(BE19-6016042) excelled again. We had again 5 birds in the national top 100 and a very high prize percentage. After the bad weather of the last week, our youngsters could finally participate to their first official race of the season, Noyon (208km)! It was a very satisfying start of the young birds season for us.

Blog
11/07/2021

Our superstar “Mustang Disney”(BE19-6016042) flew another top prize on the national Issoudun (505km) race today! The birds had to stay in the basket for three nights.

Blog
22/06/2021

The weather circumstances for racing pigeons are tough for already several weeks. Also this weekend the birds had to be persistent to find their way back home. The birds had to deal with turning winds (mainly head winds). The weather was also changing during the day from rainy till sunny. It was not an easy task for the birds. This kind of races is perfect for our pigeons to make the difference. They excelled again. We sent birds to the middle distance race Melun (310km) and the national race Argenton (555km). In this article we will discuss our results on the Melun (310km) race.

Blog
22/06/2021

The weather circumstances for racing pigeons are tough for already several weeks. Also this weekend the birds had to be persistent to find their way back home. The birds had to deal with turning winds (mainly head winds). The weather was also changing during the day from rainy till sunny. It was not an easy task for the birds. This kind of races is perfect for our pigeons to make the difference. They excelled again. We sent birds to the middle distance race Melun (310km) and the national race Argenton (555km). In this article we will discuss our results on the Argenton (552km) race.

Blog
18/06/2021

We had another successful racing weekend at our loft. For the third weekend in a row the weather circumstances were tough. The pigeons had to deal with summer temperatures and sidewinds. On top of that the birds had to fly in cloudy weather. Especially this last factor had as a result that some races were difficult. We sent birds to Sermaises (362km), the semi-national race La Chatre (544km) and the national race Limoges (672km).