Sectors - Pigeons
Farmers Weekly
Cape Town fanciers 1st and 2nd

Albert Lingenfelder and André Mills have again made their mark, this time in the inaugural Western Cape Classic, says Thomas Smit.
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Birdy and her remarkable mates

We’ve written a good deal about the world’s best One-Day Loft racer, but very little has been said about its breeding mates, notes Thomas Smit.
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The top 2015 SAPIR results

The Hot Spot series and the final of this invitational have been concluded, enabling a few fortunate fanciers to impress their bank managers,says Thomas Smit.
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A touch of Kaasboer class

The recent success of GJT Lofts is largely due to a very special bloodline.
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Birdy’s top genealogy

The Birdy family is among the biggest money spinners in One-Day Loft competitions in South Africa and elsewhere, says Thomas Smit.
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The birds flock in for the big race

The 20th SA Million Dollar Pigeon Race, due to be held early next year, is once again attracting top-rate entrants from around the world, says Thomas Smit.
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Pigeon racing back in the day

When I first took an interest in pigeon racing in 1968, the number of wealthy pigeon fanciers on South African soil could be counted on the fingers of one hand.
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Beneke Lofts

The multiple award-winning father-and-sons team at Beneke Lofts discusses their partnership and champion racing pigeon lines with Thomas Smit.
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Talking to pigeon fancier Deon du Toit

Deon’s first racing season in the Kalahari Pigeon Federation was in 2014, and his birds led from the start, writes Thomas Smit.
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Charles Carlson Jnr’s pigeons auction

Top racing pigeons were on offer at Charles Carlson Jnr’s auction at the end of April. It’s not often that a collection of such excellence becomes available at a single sale, says Thomas Smit.
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