P. Swindell Sale 2 – Lot 05

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Start auction £60.00 26-Nov-2022 18:00:00

Description

Pigeon Partners are very pleased to bring to market an exciting final and total clearance sale for top Irish distance racer Paul Swindell.

As many may know, Paul has suffered major health problems since 2019. Indeed, throughout 2019 he was really struggling to get anything done with his birds, being unable to train or prepare them for races properly. This made his 3rd National INFC Lamballe winning hen Sunset Lady such a special hen, she had a few up Ireland races and was flown open hole around the loft – this was all the preparation she and his other entries to the Friendship national got. Sunset Lady is a full sister to Paul’s 2013 4th Friendship National winning Cock, Extreme Heat. Sunset Lady’s nest-mate was found early on the second morning of the Friendship national, by a member of the public, dead on a beach outside Dundalk, just 20 miles from home, the victim of a Peregrine Falcon attack. We will never know what position he would have taken. There are Brothers, sisters and children of these 2 top birds in this sale.

Paul’s realisation that his health was irrevocably damaged focused his mind. His dalliance with sprint pigeons was over, just not having the energy to do that kind of racing was obvious.

In 2020 he realised he would not physically be able to endure the daily requirements to perform within the intense 3-week French racing programme. He needed the season to be longer and more spread out if he was going to be able to do any kind of racing and show performances befitting his colony – He was going to fly the Internationals. To this end he bred a race team for 2022 International racing, in his opinion it is the best team of distance birds he has ever owned. All these birds are for sale.

He had spent many hours and substantial investment in procuring the grandchildren of 6 x 1st International Barcelona winners, he visited with Jelle Jellema who introduced him to Jan Morsink, a very close friend of Jelle and someone who is regarded as having the very best colony of Jellema pigeons outside Jelle himself. Jelle kindly selected birds for him. These birds and their children are in this sale.

He bred a special team in 2020 of stock birds to be the future of his stock loft, when hopefully his health had improved. These are for sale.

He has tried to battle on but this has now proved impossible and he has had to face the reality that all his birds must go. His dreams of flying the Internationals into Ireland are gone.

However, the near 50 years of knowledge and breeding expertise are there in this wonderful collection of birds.

Selective breeding over the years has allowed Paul to develop his own family of birds. Their breeding is for one purpose. To be able to fly across the sea in the toughest of conditions. His birds are pigeons with hearts as big as a lion’s, and the determination to get home no matter how tough the conditions.

This is why he very seldom fails to clock birds from the French and channel races. In fact, from 2009 to 2018 apart from the 2012 Kings Cup, Paul has successfully clocked in every French national race he has competed in. 27 races, with only 1 lapse.

In 2018 Paul sent to 3 races from France ;
Race 1: St. Allouestre 466miles (751 kms) – successfully clocked 1 from 6 (17% return), only 72 birds out of 2,827 returned (2.5% return).
Race 2: Le Mans 515 miles (831 kms) – successfully clocked 5 pigeons. the 1st 3 on the second morning to become the first birds in the 40 year history of the BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC National. 5 out of 24 (21 % return) – no one else clocked a bird into Ireland from this race.
Race 3: Lamballe 434 miles (699 kms) – he clocked 2 from 4 birds sent (50% return), the overall race return was under 10%. He also bred the parents of the 8th and 9th Open National prize winning birds of Bernard Smyth.

In total Paul sent 34 birds to 3 French races and clocked 8 of them (23.5% return), the best from all fanciers on the island of Ireland.

In 2014 Paul was the only fancier in Northern Ireland to clock in all 3 French races.

Paul has always favoured looking for the results of hens from tough races for breeding stock. To this end he traces his own family back to 4 exceptional hens.

Reims Girl owned and raced by Jim Donaldson (Peterhead Scotland), she is the furthest flying SNFC gold medal winner – 3 times Reims 620 miles, twice Tours 707 miles. Paul purchased 2 sons and 2 daughters of Reims girl. All of the Donaldson birds that Paul bought have bred winners for Paul and everyone he has sold young too. Old Scottish blood (Geddes and Cattryse).

Barcelona Duiven owned and raced by Jelle Outhuijse (Took, Netherlands) – this great hen was 36th National Ruffec 2002, 77th national St. Vincent 2003, 133rd Barcelona 2004, 219th Barcelona 2005, 350th National Perpignan 2005 and 144th National Barcelona 2006. 5 times in International races and on each occasion in the national results. St. Vincent 730 miles, Perpignan 805 miles, Barcelona 864 miles. Paul bought 2 daughters of Barcelona Duiven, they both bred top racers and breeders. She would have both Hagen Brothers and Martha Van Geel lines in her breeding.

Sophie owned and raced by Dave Goddard (Reading England), she achieved 8th National Barcelona, 12th National Barcelona 719 miles, 24th National Palamos, 120th National Palamos 688 miles – 4 times from Spain into the UK in the Prize money. Paul purchased 3 sons of Sophie all have produced national winners.

Portavogie Lass owned and raced by Palmer and Young (Portavogie N. Ireland) – a legend in Irish channel racing. She was the only bird home in 3 days from the Dinard old bird derby and a winner of the Millar Gold cup. She was the only bird home out of an entry of over 5,000 birds from all racing organisations in Ireland. She flew 15 hours on the wing from 450 miles in horrendous conditions. Paul acquired as many children and grandchildren of Portavogie Lass as he could, they are all through the back breeding of his most successful birds. Portavogie Lass typifies all that is good about Irish channel racing pigeons. Sheer guts and bravery to face the toughest conditions to get home when 5,000 others couldn’t – a truly remarkable pigeon. She would have Billy Walkingshaw blood in her lineage.

Paul won ;

2nd Open Quimper, 444 miles with Queen of the Rain, a granddaughter of Sophie and Barcelona Duiven,

4th Open Quimper, 444 miles with Extreme Heat. a grandson of Barcelona Duiven and a G/G/G/ G/son of Portavogie Lass,

10th Open Quimper, 444 miles with a Granddaughter of Reims Girl

All but 1 of Pauls 2018 prize winning birds have at least one of these 4 birds in their Lineage.
Le Mans Queen – 1st Irish region BICC Le Mans was a G/child of Extreme Heat and Queen of the Rain, King of Le Mans 2nd Irish region G/son of Sophie, (record breakers)

Paul has also introduced many other bloodlines from the UK, Ireland and Europe, over the years. The vast majority of these have failed as soon as they are raced across the Irish sea

His foundation breeding cocks, Broken Wing, a grandson of Portavogie Lass and g/sire of Extreme Heat. In his own right Extreme Heat is responsible for over 20 x 1st prize winners.

Blue Paul, a Grandson of a Geoff Hunt cock when paired to an Irish bloodline hen. Blue Paul is sire to Tough Lady, 4th national Quimper 2014 and Le Mans Prince, 3rd Irish region BICC Le Mans 2018, he is also Grandsire to 62nd open Kings cup 2018.

The 3 sons of Sophie – Mr. Goddard (sire of Queen of the Rain), Muscleman and Lemon Eyes – All 3 are responsible for national winners for Paul and other fanciers in Ireland. Including Mr. Goddard’s granddaughter Brenda Anne for Martin Graham in the NIPA St. Malo old bird national – being the only bird home in section B from 60 members who sent 218 birds – only 10 birds home in the race, 422 members sent 1,535 birds. Brenda Anne finished 7th national. Flying 474 miles.

Children of all these birds are in this sale. Mr. Goddard and Lemon Eyes are also in the sale both birds are 2010 born, but both are still fertile. Each will be free with one of their daughters.

All of his national winners, his stock birds and young birds bred for stock are now up for sale. The only birds that will not be sold are the cocks that are not consistently filling eggs and hens that have stopped laying or are laying sporadically – unfortunately this includes The Dutchess, Joan and No Surprise.

For sale: (Some of the principle birds in the sale)

Extreme Heat – 4th National winner and Sire and G.Sire to over 20 x 1st prize winners in channel races free with a daughter of his.

Tough Lady – 4th national winner & Dam of 62nd open Kings cup 2018 and many other French and channel prize winning pigeons.

Genie – Dam of Queen of Le Mans and a Daughter of Extreme Heat when paired to Queen of the Rain

King of Le Mans – Only the 2nd pigeon in 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC National race Le Mans 2018 516 miles

Prince of Le Mans – just the 3rd pigeon in 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC national race from Le Mans 2018 516 miles

Black Knight 4th pigeon in 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC national race from Le Mans 2018 516 miles. Son of Mr. Goddard.

Constable 999, Sire of Never Give Up – the longest flying living pigeon in Ireland at 762 miles -= — recently sold to Japan free with a daughter of his.

Dream Lady – GB 14 L 02733. The dam of Never Give Up, the longest flying living pigeon in Ireland @ 762 miles which was recently sold to Japan. The G.Dtr. is Queen of the Rain, the double
G/G/G Grand Dam is Sophie, the G/G Grand Dam is Reims Girl. The G/G/ Grand Dam is Barcelona Duiven. She was bred to produce the dream and she delivered !

Blue Paul: Sire of Tough Lady (4th National) & Prince of Le Mans – Just the 3rd pigeon in the 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC National race. (Le Mans 2018) free with a daughter of his.

Mr. Goddard: Son of Sophie, Sire of Queen of the Rain, Grand Sire of Brenda Anne, G. Grand Sire of Queen of Le Mans, & 5 of Diamonds (10th national St. Malo 2016 and also a 3 times France bird) are just some of the accolades of this Cock. Free with a daughter of his

Lemon Eyes: Son of Sophie and Sire of many, many birds to fly France when paired to 7 different hens. Free with a daughter of his.

As well as the above birds. There are children and grandchildren of the principle stock cocks and hens including Red Bull and Queen of the Rain. There are also several birds especially bred for Paul in late 2017 by many of the top International flyers in the UK including Lee & Kevin Buddle, Simon Knowles, Steve Rhodes, etc.

This is the end of an era and no one that is serious about flying distance birds from the continent into UK or Ireland can afford to miss this.

Full details are available on www.pigeonpartners.com

 

 

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Lot 5:

 

Ring No: GB 20 P 44514

 

Colour: Dk Chq Tip

 

Sex: Cock

 

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This is another superb 2020 Cock. Again, he has not been bred from as Paul only took young from some of his oldest birds in 2021.

 

His sire is “Extreme Heat” winner of 4th Nat INFC Friendship national Quimper 444 miles (708kms) 2013. He is also sire to a.o. 98th Nat Bude 16, 31st Nat Penzance 16, 104th Nat Penzance 112th Nat Penzance 289 miles (465kms). He is also g/sire to Le Mans Queen 1st Irish region BICC Nat Le Mans 516 miles the 1st bird in the 40 year history of the BICC to be clocked into Ireland in race-time from a BICC national race. “Extreme Heat” is also full brother to “Sunset Lady” winner of 3rd Nat INFC Friendship National Quimper 428miles 2019. Extreme heat is bred down from the Walkingshaw lines of Portavogie Lass when crossed with Dutch blood from Jelle Outhuijse.

His sire is “ Policeman 999” sire of “Sunset Lady” and “Extreme Heat”. His sire is “Broken Wing” who is a son of “Broken Wing” bred by Malachy Maguire and purchased by Paul at the INFC sale back in 2010 and what a legacy he has produced as well as being G/sire to “Sunset Lady” and “Extreme Heat” he is sire to a.o. 11th Nat INFC Kings cup. His breeding is steeped in performance. His sire was always stock being bred from 2 legends of Irish distance racing Maguire’s “Home Alone” and Palmer & Young’s Portavogie Lass” both 1st open winners from France when they were the only bird of the day. His dam is “Newry Queen” winner of 1st Nat Picauville bred and raced by Malachy Maguire she was winner of 1st Nat Picauville 2009 and is a son of “Home Alone” Sadly “Broken Wing” is no longer with us as his injuries from young when he sustained the break to his wing left him with terrible arthritis in his latter years to which he succumbed earlier this year.

 

His dam is “The Dutchess” again a very important purchase by Paul in forming his family of birds acquired from Jelle Outhuijse from Took North Holland, she is a daughter of “Barcelona Duiven” bred and raced by Jelle Outuijse, winner of 36th Nat Ruffec 02, 77th Nat St. Vincent 03, 131st Barcelona 04, 219th Barcelona 05, 350th Perpignan 05, 144th Barcelona 06, flew Barcelona in 2007 but returned hurt and was retired to the stock loft. She is ½ sister to “Dutch Queen” dam of “Queen of the Rain” winner of 2nd Nat Quimper 2012 & winner of the prestigous BHW Gillian Scott memorial trophy for the best performance by a hen over 400 miles from the UK & Ireland.

 

His dam is “The Dutchess” again a very important purchase by Paul in forming his family of birds acquired from Jelle Outhuijse from Took North Holland, she is a daughter of “Barcelona Duiven” bred and raced by Jelle Outuijse, winner of 36th Nat Ruffec 02, 77th Nat St. Vincent 03, 131st Barcelona 04, 219th Barcelona 05, 350th Perpignan 05, 144th Barcelona 06, flew Barcelona in 2007 but returned hurt and was retired to the stock loft. She is ½ sister to “Dutch Queen” dam of “Queen of the Rain” winner of 2nd Nat Quimper 2012 & winner of the prestigous BHW Gillian Scott memorial trophy for the best performance by a hen over 400 miles from the UK & Ireland.

“Dutchess is dam to a.o “Extreme Heat” winner of 4th Nat INFC Friendship national Quimper 444 miles (708kms) 2013. He is also sire to a.o. 98th Nat Bude 16, 31st Nat Penzance 16, 104th Nat Penzance 112th Nat Penzance 289 miles (465kms). He is also g/sire to Le Mans Queen 1st Irish region BICC Nat Le Mans 516 miles the 1st bird in the 40 year history of the BICC to be clocked into Ireland in race-time from a BICC national race. “Extreme Heat” is also full brother to “Sunset Lady” winner of 3rd Nat INFC Friendship National Quimper 428miles 2019.

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roxy £350.00 2022-12-10 18:30:35
manny2022 £320.00 2022-12-10 18:29:50
roxy £310.00 2022-12-10 18:23:20
manny2022 £300.00 2022-12-10 18:24:24
manny2022 £280.00 2022-12-10 18:22:34
roxy £270.00 2022-12-10 17:40:09
clarkey50 £250.00 2022-12-10 17:09:37
roxy £250.00 2022-12-10 17:38:56
roxy £210.00 2022-12-10 16:33:20
clarkey50 £200.00 2022-12-06 11:05:55
paul-brown £160.00 2022-12-02 20:33:44
anonymous £150.00 2022-11-28 23:21:51
paul-brown £140.00 2022-12-02 20:32:18
paul-brown £120.00 2022-12-01 17:33:06
paul-brown £100.00 2022-12-01 17:29:49
superlung £80.00 2022-11-26 21:14:58
Start auction £60.00 26-Nov-2022 18:00:00

Description

Pigeon Partners are very pleased to bring to market an exciting final and total clearance sale for top Irish distance racer Paul Swindell.

As many may know, Paul has suffered major health problems since 2019. Indeed, throughout 2019 he was really struggling to get anything done with his birds, being unable to train or prepare them for races properly. This made his 3rd National INFC Lamballe winning hen Sunset Lady such a special hen, she had a few up Ireland races and was flown open hole around the loft – this was all the preparation she and his other entries to the Friendship national got. Sunset Lady is a full sister to Paul’s 2013 4th Friendship National winning Cock, Extreme Heat. Sunset Lady’s nest-mate was found early on the second morning of the Friendship national, by a member of the public, dead on a beach outside Dundalk, just 20 miles from home, the victim of a Peregrine Falcon attack. We will never know what position he would have taken. There are Brothers, sisters and children of these 2 top birds in this sale.

Paul’s realisation that his health was irrevocably damaged focused his mind. His dalliance with sprint pigeons was over, just not having the energy to do that kind of racing was obvious.

In 2020 he realised he would not physically be able to endure the daily requirements to perform within the intense 3-week French racing programme. He needed the season to be longer and more spread out if he was going to be able to do any kind of racing and show performances befitting his colony – He was going to fly the Internationals. To this end he bred a race team for 2022 International racing, in his opinion it is the best team of distance birds he has ever owned. All these birds are for sale.

He had spent many hours and substantial investment in procuring the grandchildren of 6 x 1st International Barcelona winners, he visited with Jelle Jellema who introduced him to Jan Morsink, a very close friend of Jelle and someone who is regarded as having the very best colony of Jellema pigeons outside Jelle himself. Jelle kindly selected birds for him. These birds and their children are in this sale.

He bred a special team in 2020 of stock birds to be the future of his stock loft, when hopefully his health had improved. These are for sale.

He has tried to battle on but this has now proved impossible and he has had to face the reality that all his birds must go. His dreams of flying the Internationals into Ireland are gone.

However, the near 50 years of knowledge and breeding expertise are there in this wonderful collection of birds.

Selective breeding over the years has allowed Paul to develop his own family of birds. Their breeding is for one purpose. To be able to fly across the sea in the toughest of conditions. His birds are pigeons with hearts as big as a lion’s, and the determination to get home no matter how tough the conditions.

This is why he very seldom fails to clock birds from the French and channel races. In fact, from 2009 to 2018 apart from the 2012 Kings Cup, Paul has successfully clocked in every French national race he has competed in. 27 races, with only 1 lapse.

In 2018 Paul sent to 3 races from France ;
Race 1: St. Allouestre 466miles (751 kms) – successfully clocked 1 from 6 (17% return), only 72 birds out of 2,827 returned (2.5% return).
Race 2: Le Mans 515 miles (831 kms) – successfully clocked 5 pigeons. the 1st 3 on the second morning to become the first birds in the 40 year history of the BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC National. 5 out of 24 (21 % return) – no one else clocked a bird into Ireland from this race.
Race 3: Lamballe 434 miles (699 kms) – he clocked 2 from 4 birds sent (50% return), the overall race return was under 10%. He also bred the parents of the 8th and 9th Open National prize winning birds of Bernard Smyth.

In total Paul sent 34 birds to 3 French races and clocked 8 of them (23.5% return), the best from all fanciers on the island of Ireland.

In 2014 Paul was the only fancier in Northern Ireland to clock in all 3 French races.

Paul has always favoured looking for the results of hens from tough races for breeding stock. To this end he traces his own family back to 4 exceptional hens.

Reims Girl owned and raced by Jim Donaldson (Peterhead Scotland), she is the furthest flying SNFC gold medal winner – 3 times Reims 620 miles, twice Tours 707 miles. Paul purchased 2 sons and 2 daughters of Reims girl. All of the Donaldson birds that Paul bought have bred winners for Paul and everyone he has sold young too. Old Scottish blood (Geddes and Cattryse).

Barcelona Duiven owned and raced by Jelle Outhuijse (Took, Netherlands) – this great hen was 36th National Ruffec 2002, 77th national St. Vincent 2003, 133rd Barcelona 2004, 219th Barcelona 2005, 350th National Perpignan 2005 and 144th National Barcelona 2006. 5 times in International races and on each occasion in the national results. St. Vincent 730 miles, Perpignan 805 miles, Barcelona 864 miles. Paul bought 2 daughters of Barcelona Duiven, they both bred top racers and breeders. She would have both Hagen Brothers and Martha Van Geel lines in her breeding.

Sophie owned and raced by Dave Goddard (Reading England), she achieved 8th National Barcelona, 12th National Barcelona 719 miles, 24th National Palamos, 120th National Palamos 688 miles – 4 times from Spain into the UK in the Prize money. Paul purchased 3 sons of Sophie all have produced national winners.

Portavogie Lass owned and raced by Palmer and Young (Portavogie N. Ireland) – a legend in Irish channel racing. She was the only bird home in 3 days from the Dinard old bird derby and a winner of the Millar Gold cup. She was the only bird home out of an entry of over 5,000 birds from all racing organisations in Ireland. She flew 15 hours on the wing from 450 miles in horrendous conditions. Paul acquired as many children and grandchildren of Portavogie Lass as he could, they are all through the back breeding of his most successful birds. Portavogie Lass typifies all that is good about Irish channel racing pigeons. Sheer guts and bravery to face the toughest conditions to get home when 5,000 others couldn’t – a truly remarkable pigeon. She would have Billy Walkingshaw blood in her lineage.

Paul won ;

2nd Open Quimper, 444 miles with Queen of the Rain, a granddaughter of Sophie and Barcelona Duiven,

4th Open Quimper, 444 miles with Extreme Heat. a grandson of Barcelona Duiven and a G/G/G/ G/son of Portavogie Lass,

10th Open Quimper, 444 miles with a Granddaughter of Reims Girl

All but 1 of Pauls 2018 prize winning birds have at least one of these 4 birds in their Lineage.
Le Mans Queen – 1st Irish region BICC Le Mans was a G/child of Extreme Heat and Queen of the Rain, King of Le Mans 2nd Irish region G/son of Sophie, (record breakers)

Paul has also introduced many other bloodlines from the UK, Ireland and Europe, over the years. The vast majority of these have failed as soon as they are raced across the Irish sea

His foundation breeding cocks, Broken Wing, a grandson of Portavogie Lass and g/sire of Extreme Heat. In his own right Extreme Heat is responsible for over 20 x 1st prize winners.

Blue Paul, a Grandson of a Geoff Hunt cock when paired to an Irish bloodline hen. Blue Paul is sire to Tough Lady, 4th national Quimper 2014 and Le Mans Prince, 3rd Irish region BICC Le Mans 2018, he is also Grandsire to 62nd open Kings cup 2018.

The 3 sons of Sophie – Mr. Goddard (sire of Queen of the Rain), Muscleman and Lemon Eyes – All 3 are responsible for national winners for Paul and other fanciers in Ireland. Including Mr. Goddard’s granddaughter Brenda Anne for Martin Graham in the NIPA St. Malo old bird national – being the only bird home in section B from 60 members who sent 218 birds – only 10 birds home in the race, 422 members sent 1,535 birds. Brenda Anne finished 7th national. Flying 474 miles.

Children of all these birds are in this sale. Mr. Goddard and Lemon Eyes are also in the sale both birds are 2010 born, but both are still fertile. Each will be free with one of their daughters.

All of his national winners, his stock birds and young birds bred for stock are now up for sale. The only birds that will not be sold are the cocks that are not consistently filling eggs and hens that have stopped laying or are laying sporadically – unfortunately this includes The Dutchess, Joan and No Surprise.

For sale: (Some of the principle birds in the sale)

Extreme Heat – 4th National winner and Sire and G.Sire to over 20 x 1st prize winners in channel races free with a daughter of his.

Tough Lady – 4th national winner & Dam of 62nd open Kings cup 2018 and many other French and channel prize winning pigeons.

Genie – Dam of Queen of Le Mans and a Daughter of Extreme Heat when paired to Queen of the Rain

King of Le Mans – Only the 2nd pigeon in 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC National race Le Mans 2018 516 miles

Prince of Le Mans – just the 3rd pigeon in 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC national race from Le Mans 2018 516 miles

Black Knight 4th pigeon in 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC national race from Le Mans 2018 516 miles. Son of Mr. Goddard.

Constable 999, Sire of Never Give Up – the longest flying living pigeon in Ireland at 762 miles -= — recently sold to Japan free with a daughter of his.

Dream Lady – GB 14 L 02733. The dam of Never Give Up, the longest flying living pigeon in Ireland @ 762 miles which was recently sold to Japan. The G.Dtr. is Queen of the Rain, the double
G/G/G Grand Dam is Sophie, the G/G Grand Dam is Reims Girl. The G/G/ Grand Dam is Barcelona Duiven. She was bred to produce the dream and she delivered !

Blue Paul: Sire of Tough Lady (4th National) & Prince of Le Mans – Just the 3rd pigeon in the 40 year history of BICC to be clocked in race time into Ireland from a BICC National race. (Le Mans 2018) free with a daughter of his.

Mr. Goddard: Son of Sophie, Sire of Queen of the Rain, Grand Sire of Brenda Anne, G. Grand Sire of Queen of Le Mans, & 5 of Diamonds (10th national St. Malo 2016 and also a 3 times France bird) are just some of the accolades of this Cock. Free with a daughter of his

Lemon Eyes: Son of Sophie and Sire of many, many birds to fly France when paired to 7 different hens. Free with a daughter of his.

As well as the above birds. There are children and grandchildren of the principle stock cocks and hens including Red Bull and Queen of the Rain. There are also several birds especially bred for Paul in late 2017 by many of the top International flyers in the UK including Lee & Kevin Buddle, Simon Knowles, Steve Rhodes, etc.

This is the end of an era and no one that is serious about flying distance birds from the continent into UK or Ireland can afford to miss this.

Full details are available on www.pigeonpartners.com