Kobe & Kato Herbots from Velm with their super breeder "Geof" who continues to put toppers on the world
31 Oct 2022
Raf Herbots lives in Velm, Limburg, with his family, playing under the name Kobe and Kato Herbots, they ensure fantastic top results at national level, both at home and elsewhere. Kobe, who graduated as a veterinarian, follows in his father's footsteps and together they run the colony. With them, the goal has always been to find a bloodline against which several other lines can be crossed and which can shine especially on national flights and preferably several times. Thanks to the discovery of super breeder “Geof” they are now sitting on roses for years to come.
The overview of the 2022 season thanks to the line of “Geof”
( flown by Kobe and Kato Herbots, Van Den Abbeel – Van Paescchen and Dirk Cloetens )
1st Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters St.Truiden “192/22” Daughter Geof
2nd National Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters ( 2 KBDB races ) “Ace Geof”
3rd National Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters ( 4 KBDB races ) “Black Kato”
3rd Provincial Argenton 3,065 youngsters ( 28th National 22,869 youngsters ) “Black Kato”
3rd I.Prov Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance youngsters Liège – Haspengouw “192/22” Daughter Geof
4th National Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters KBDB “Black Kato”
4th Provincial Argenton 5,661 youngsters ( 18th National 22,869 youngsters ) “Ace Geof”
7th Brabant Union Orléans 2,496 young “Black Kato”
7th Provincial Argenton 1,453 youngsters ( 99th National 13,393 youngsters ) “Black Kato”
8th National Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters KBDB “Ace Geof”
11th National Ace Pigeon All Round youngsters KBDB “Ace Geof”
24th Provincial Bourges 3,555 youngsters ( 181st National 23,846 youngsters ) “Black Kato”
38th National Bourges 23,847 young pigeons “Ace Geof”
72nd Provincial Orléans 7,093 youngsters “Ace Geof”
94th National Chateauroux 17,081 youngsters “192/22” Daughter Geof
A short overview of what achievements have come from this bloodline so far
1 World Best Pigeon All Round Belgium 2019
1 Nat Olympiad bird Cat.B Belgium 2020
4 Nat Olympiad bird Cat.D Belgium 2020
6 Nat Ace GMD young birds KBDB 2020
1st National La Souterraine 14.315 young birds
1st Semi National Montlucon 8.334b
1st I.Prov Montlucon 2.412b ( 3th National 23.960d )
1st Provincial Fay Aux Loges 2.330b ( fastest from 5.460 birds )
1st Bourges 730b ( 16th National 18.710b )
13th National Chateauroux 20.789 young birds
24th Provincial Bourges 3.555d ( 181th National 23.846 young birds )
24th Provincial Chateauroux 3.525 young birds
28th National Tulle 3.064b
31th Provincial Bourges 6.538 young birds
40th National Bourges 23.191b
69th National Bourges 23.854b
BE 16-2146541 “Geof”
This is a cock that came about thanks to the strategy of this colony. Performing first and then breeding, the best pigeons were always coupled here after the season with the best breeders and that's how "Geof" was created. His father won a 6th National Bourges against 36,307 youngsters and his mother is a daughter of “Super One” who won 44th National Argenton against 19,303 pigeons (she is also a daughter of super breeder Gaston Jr from Bart & Nance Van Oeckel) who was coupled to “F16”, the ancestor of Bart & Nance Van Oeckel.
At the moment there is an internet auction with the very best pigeons related to superstar “Geof” with the topper of the auction of course new super crack “Ace Geof” which ends on November 3rd at 2 pm
“BE 22-2124009” Ace Geof (bred by Kobe and Kato Herbots)
( flown at Van Den Abbeel – Van Paesschen )
2nd National Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters ( 2 KBDB races )
8th National Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters KBDB
11th National Ace Pigeon All Round youngsters KBDB
Races in 2 National races 4th Provincial Argenton 5,661 youngsters ( 18th National 22,869 youngsters ) and 38th National Bourges 23,847 youngsters.
“Geof” was coupled here to a daughter of stock father “Yvan” ( Herbots Jo & Raf ) who was then coupled to “Inteelt New Nationaal 1” ( Vader x Daughter). “New National 1” won 1st National Limoges 10,554 pigeons from B & N Van Oeckel.
BE 22-2118120 “Black Princess”
Full sister of super breeder "Magic Dries" at the Dirk Cloetens house
He is the father of several top pigeons in 2 years, both in the middle distance and extreme middle distance. The best pigeon that has been bred from it so far is “Black Kato” who became 4th National Ace Pigeon Extreme Middle Distance Youngsters KBDB 2022
This "Black Princess" is a daughter of "Superke F16", this is the mother of Geof and a direct daughter of "F16" from B & N Van Oeckel
Special Inbreeding to stock cock “Geof”
For the auction Raf bred 2 special children from Geof coupled to his own mother. You can't get any closer to the source.
BE 22-2118087 “Special Geof 087” and BE 22-2118098 “Special Geof 098”
2 more children of super cock “Geof”
BE 22-2118077 “Sun Geof 077”
A son of stock cock "Geof" coupled to a proven top racer "F-Sunny" from who herself flew 3x TOP 20 National and is a daughter of "F16" from B & N Van Oeckel. Making the same cross between F16 and Geof again may be the new key to success for next year.
BE 22-2118083 “Brother Super Geof”
Full brother of “Super Geof” who himself became 6th National Ace Pigeon longer middle distance youngsters KBDB 2020 and became father of 1st National La Souterraine 14,315 youngsters in 2021. Racing and breeding, they can do it all.
Here “Geof” was coupled to top hen “Queen Victoria” from Schroyen – Henderix. She herself won several heads in the middle distance and sprint against 1,000 pigeons and more.