Feeling very proud and humble by my little pigeons. 9 tough ones to fly Griffith 800 miles on 2nd and 3rd day to Rockhampton placing 3rd Club , clock bird being 9th Open, again many thanks to Dan Curry and Kevin Temperley for taking them. Major records broken including 800 miles in race time , and lots birds home . Welfare of our birds first and foremost.
meet "Wanda" runner up from Wilcannia to Rockhampton 716 miles 1150 km . Great returns for Rocky Premier Club . Special thanks to Dan Curry, for looking after our little champions and transporting them.
Father is Deweerdt Cock from Mark Elderidge and Mother is Deweerdt hen from Colin Walker down off George Vella National winner
The Blue Chequer Hen below "Ella Bella" is the new pride of Mount Jackson lofts and in 2015 won the 705 mile, [1128 km] race. She has become the champion and new record holder for Rockhampton arriving home 07.40am on day two of the race, and rang up the velocity of 1251 m/m., the quickest velocity for 700 miles in Rockhampton’s history, she was 1 hour and 48 minutes in front of second place. Her sire is Van Custen bred out of Kev and Jan Pearson birds and Dam is straight Heremen from Steve Pradella birds, both parents have been great performers for Mount Jackson lofts in the last two years.
Condo Girl 700 mile Hen 2013 , 4th club / combine , only 7 birds home on 2nd day . Sire also flew 700 miles and was 5th club / combine and is Wickham x SVR Janssen flown and clocked in two years of racing. Father of Sire is Hussie a double club winner RRPC 200 and 400 miles . Dam of Condo Girl is Koopman x Brisbane blood. Dam Father is Imported Koopman Cock "Find the Hope" who is grand sire to many club and combine winners. Dam Mother Is Ian Howard Hen that is a daughter of Ian Howard Innisfail official winner 845 miles .