King Bee and Queen Bee (bred by Taveirne-Rigole in 2004) are nest mates which we purchased in 2004, they are inbred to the World Famous King Barcelona 1 (4547562-92) the best Barcelona Flyer in Pigeon History. The sire to King Bee and Queen Bee is Brother King Barcelona 1 and the dam is Daughter King Barcelona 1 (King Barcelona 1 when paired to Roger Florizoone’s Blue Witpen daughter off Oude Molenaar and Sister Witneus). In their first breeding season in 2005 both this pair produced top class pigeons for us.
King Bee when paired to The Witneus Hen produced Destiny, winner (as a yearling) of 1st club, 1st section C & 51st open, 4th club, 4th section C & 22nd Open NWCC both from Yelverton, 3rd Club, 4th Section & 7th Open NWCC Messac 410 miles plus other performances.
Queen Bee when paired to The Dax Cock produced Darkie, winner (as a yearling) of 37th Section L & 66th Open NFC St Nazaire 477 miles and 7th Club, 8th Section and 24th Open NWCC Messac 410 miles.
The Witeneus Hen
The Witeneus Hen was bred by Taveirne-Rigole in 2004, she is inbred to Roger Florizoone’s Witneus ( 3152165-90). She is bred from an inbred son of Witneus when paired to a daughter of Vlaamse Leeuw ( a grand daughter of Witneus). The Witneus Hen’s pedigree is exemplary being bred from the very best of Roger Florizoone distance lines and in her first year of breeding for us when paired to King Bee she produced Destiny (see King Bee above for full details).
De Dax Cock
De Dax Cock was bred by Taveirne-Rigole in 2004. His sire De Dax won prizes as follows 2 provincial prizes, 10 national prizes and 6 international prizes at Dax, Perpignan, Pau, Bordeaux, Limoges, Montauban, Brive, Narbonne and Chateauroux inc. 27th, 43rd, 223rd National Dax, 45th, 46th International Dax. His Dam is a Daughter of Sarima winner of 1st International Barcelona Hens 6,419 birds, 3rd International Barcelona 28,017 birds both in 1999, 39th National Barcelona 7,047 birds in 1997 and 58th National Barcelona 6,290 birds in 1998. The Dax cock was paired to Queen Bee in 2005 and produced Blackie (see Queen Bee above for details).