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Champions Reveal Their Untold Secrets by Victor Vansalen (Racing Pigeons)
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Text is clean and in excellent/like new condition. Binding is tight and secure. Please Note: Minimal

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Condition: Very Good : Split the cost with friends
A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: Text is clean and in excellent/like new condition. Binding is tight and secure. Please Note: Minimal wear/Minor handling marks - slight creasing and rubbing to dustcover; hairline tear on head of spine & dust jacket; corners are slightly bumped; and small stains along the edge of text block.
Subject: Pigeon Breeding, Racing, Feeding & Health Language: English
Topic: Pigeons Country of Manufacture: Belgium
Special Attributes: Updated English Version, Illustrated Format: Hardcover
Publication Year: 1997 ISBN:


Champions Reveal Their Untold Secrets!

By Victor Vansalen

Hermans International Publications

1997 Updated English Version

ISBN 90-73663-07-5

Hardback copy with dust cover

528 Pages of Top Tips for the Pigeon Fancier

Binding is tight and secure; the content is clean, unmarked and in excellent/like new condition

All pages are glossy & clean with some color photographs

Please Note: Minimal wear/Minor handling marks - Slight creasing and rubbing to dustcover; hairline tear on the head of spine & dust jacket (pls. see 3rd pic); corners are slightly bumped; and fore-edges of text block have small stains.

A brilliant book, a pigeon fancier must have....

With secrets and need to know information, from some of the worlds, best pigeon fanciers, including: Wim Muller, Roger Desmet Matthijs, Bernard Deweerdt, Victor Fabry, Jan Hermans, Silvere Toye, Jos Thone, Gaby Vandenabeele, Peter Van den Eijinden, Geert Van Hove, Hans Eijerkamp ..........

Below are samples of the sub-titles of the contents:

1.     Warnings

2.     The word from the champions: a good loft is essential

3.     Loft heating

4.     Winter breeding: a risky business

5.     Vitamins: sense or  nonsense?

6.     Mysterious amino acids: natures muscle builders

7.     Electrolytes: myth or illusion?

8.     Antibiotics: friend or foe

9.     Head disease: a nightmare

10.     A discussion about ‘doping’ with the famous vet, Dr Norbert Peters

11.     Health, fitness, form

12.     In Mecca of long distance racing: talking to Luci & Antoon van der Wergen in Steenbergen

13.     Maurice Casaert from Nechin, great ambitions of a small fancier in Wallonia

14.     The SECRET RECIPE of Marc Roosens, the phenomenon from leernes

15.     Small but tough: Albert Derwa from Herent; Super-Specialist with young pigeons

16.     Record holder, champion of simplicity and of lesbian hens: Eugene Pochet from Wasuel (Quaregnon)

17.     The skills of top flyers Gaby Vandenabeele from Dentergem

18.     Rhapsody in blue by the superior semi long distance champion Louis Deleus

19.     The world famous sprint kings Karel & Tom Hufkens from Geel (The Kempen)

20.     Looking for wing qualities & the true function of the breast muscles

21.     The Herbots Brothers: golden apples from the fruit region

22.     From “the girl from Ipanema” to paradise in Afsnee

23.     The Jan Hermans – Rob Hoekstra partnership, alias the Dutch Connection, owners of Europe’s finest long distance racing pigeons.

24.     Coenzyme Q10, the magic potion for the power station of the pigeon?

25.     Do mysterious signs in the wing & eye betray valuable characteristics?

26.     The principle of the Faraday cage is used by many champions

27.     Revelations of Jos Thone & Wllems-Thone, the great new talent in overnight long distance racing

28.     High class ‘above classification’; Corneel & Gerared Koopman (NL)

29.     The mystery of the Meuse valley: in conversation with Jan Theelen and the brothers Andre Piet Kuypers.








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