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Jespers – Vanderwegen from Holsbeek with their “Kleine Dirk” dynasty

13 Feb 2022

The Jespers – Vanderwegen colony lives in the Flemish Brabant municipality of Holsbeek. Herman & Johny have been forming this tandem for several years and always with success. Over the years they were first specialists with the youngsters and afterwards they also focused on old and yearlings. A colony that, thanks to a few golden breeding lines, can show good performances both here and elsewhere.

Here was 1st National La Souterrraine won in 2014 with “Nadetta” against 9,204 yearlings, in 2015 1st National Ace pigeon extreme middle distance youngsters KBDB with “Super Ricka” and in 2019 1st National Montlucon with “Justin” against 14,104 pigeons and fastest of 23,971 pigeons .

They are only related to stock father "Kleine Dirk", a cock that they were able to acquire in 2003 through Dirk Van Dijck. He quickly grew into a top breeder and is also a grandson of "Den Bourges", a brother of the world famous "Kannibaal".

Afterwards they searched across the border at Ad Schaerlaeckens for crossing material that went great together. Now in the current racing and breeding loft, several top pigeons are related to this crossing and they ensure top racers in the 3rd and 4th generation.

To make it complete, they visited Gaby Vandenabeele in 2010 and brought home several children of “Rudy” who all became toppers in the breeding loft.

“Rene” – “Remy” – “Ronaldo” … the breeding loft was top notch and ready to shine.

BE 18-2010046 “Justin”1st National Montlucon 14,108b, fastest of 23,971 pigeons

The cross between again “Remy Cop” (double grandson Rudy van Gaby Vandenabeele) x “Lucky Mama” direct Dirk Van Dijck and daughter of topper Lucky Luc.

In the current auction there are a full brother and sister of "Justin" present

BE 21-2074250 “Lucky Justin” N°1 in auction

BE 21-2074251 “Lucky Justine” N°2 in auction

Best breeder and pure inbred to “Kleine Dirk”BE 12-2035722 Arthur

In 2012, this young topper won 1st National (z) Argenton against 6,630 pigeons, the signal for Herman and Johny to refer this clapper to the breeding loft. He is a pure inbred to stock father Kleine Dirk and in the meantime has already become father of 10 x TOP 100 National and grandfather of 1st Provincial Salbris 3,350 pigeons.

Also in this auction a top son of “Arthur” who was coupled to 1st NATIONAL LA SOUTERRAINE WINNARES “NADETTA”

BE 21-2074259 “King Arthur” N°3 in auction

BE 20-2020038
1st National (z) Chateauroux ’20 3.333 youngsters

Also in 2020 the youngsters were brilliant and they won 1st National (z) Chateauroux youngsters, the father is inbred to stock father "Kleine Dirk" who was coupled to "Mandy" (daughter top couple 30 x Marina) who is a full sister from 5 x TOP 20 National and is also a full sister of “Arthur”.

BE 21-2074249 “Mad Max” N°4 in auction
BE 21-2074248 “Maxima” N°5 in auction

Last grandchild of stock father “Kleine Dirk”

For this auction they wanted to breed something special and they are auctioning the last grandchild of stock father "Kleine Dirk".Father is “Remy” ( Son Rudy Gaby Vandenabeele )Super breeder and father of “Floriane” 1st National (z) La Souterraine 960p and 1st Provincial Argenton 360p and she is in turn mother of 9th National Ace bird extreme middle distance yearlings KBDB 2019

“Remy” is also grandfather of “Justin” 1st National Montlucon 14.108pMother is "Lily", daughter of stock sire Kleine Dirk who was coupled to daughter Figo 1st National Bourges of A & H Reynaert.

“Lily” is grandmother of super hen “Blue Million” by D & N Van Avondt, which we introduce to you below.

BE 21-2074246 “Dirky 246” N°6 in auction is therefore a real pearl in this auction.

Top references

Danny & Nick Van Avondt with his super line “Blue Million”

As mentioned above, “Lily” is grandmother of “Blue Million”, this top hen won 3 x TOP 50 National ( 14 Nat La Souterraine 16,613p, 32 Nat Chateauroux 14,955p and 49 Nat Argenton 11,503p ) and 1st Provincial Salbris 3,122p
Her brother in turn became the father of “Million Janne” 2021064-20, she won 17 Nat Argenton 21,282b, 22 S.Nat Vierzon 6,544p, and furthermore 5 x TOP 100 National (z). Talk about super class.

Peter Bours from Averbode with his wonder hen “PJ”

The National Champion from Averbode knows what top pigeons are, super hen “PJ” has an impressive record and her mother is 50% Jespers Vanderwegen. This is a granddaughter of "Mirage" (son Kleine Dirk) who won 3rd National Bourges 30,748b and 3rd National Argenton 22,442 youngsters.

Loft Bommerez has a top breeding hen “Tina Turner”

In Heverlee in Brabant there is top hen "Tina Turner", she is a daughter of "Pedro" who is mother of super hen "Octomove" 2027708/2019. She won 3 x TOP 85 National, 35th National Chateauroux 7,009b, 37th National Argenton 9,847b and 84th National La Souterraine 3,118b.

These references have proven that these pigeons can also turn out fantastic elsewhere.

Buelens Kim