Chappie had another good weekend winning 1st in Race I and 2nd in Race II from Marydale 530km.
TUINROETE 16/133 won 2nd in Race I with a speed of 1289mpm. She is the nestmate of 16/134, so far winner of two races in 2017. Chappie bought both their parents, ZA 15/22665 (KROMME x MARIEKE JUNIOR) and ZA 14/00397 from Bertus. This pair is currently Chappie's best breeding pair. Three of their 4 children are 1st prize winners and 16/133's best position to date is the 2nd place from Marydale.
TUINROETE 16/241 won Race II from Marydale. Chappie also bought both parents from Bertus. The father of 241 is "490", a son of WITTEBUIK 790 x LITTLE BLUE. In 2016 "491", the nestmate brother of "490", was Chappie's best breeder. The mother of 241 is 63257, bred by Bertus (WITPEN CONDOR x DAUGTER CORN FLAKES) and was an equal double Fed winner in the Kalahari Pigeon Federation for Deon du Toit.
Chappie is having an excellent season. The current club championship points in the MOSSEL BAY Pigeon Club:
1. Chappie Gertenbach 535 points
2. Danie Barnard 479 points
3. Faunty Gillmer 470 points
1. Faunty Gillmer 499 points
2. Chappie Gertenbach 486 points
3. Danie Stander 451 points
Pitcure of WITTENBUIK 790, grandsire of 16/241. "490" and another full brother "00437", excellent breeder for Bertus.