Untill 1978 Johny Jonckers raced together with his father on the short distance races. After his father died Johny began to race on his own. Johny decided to start with material of high quality. In the early eighties Johny bought direct pigeons from Verstraete Raoul & Xavier, Oostakker and from the famous Janssen Bros, Arendonk.
In 1985 Johny bought a grandson from the "De As" from Verbruggen Gommaire, Scherpenheuvel. Afterwards Johny went back to buy two sons from the "De 020" from Gommaire.
In 1987 Johny went to visit Wouters Lou from 's Gravenwezel where he bought some direct Wouters pigeons from his famous flying hens.
Afterwards Johny Jonckers bought some direct Houben pigeons from Houben Jef, Luc & Nadia, Itegem.
Also with the direct Engels-pigeons from Jos and Jules Engels, Putte he suceeded very well.
Here under you can find some information about the basic breeders from Jonckers Johny & Yves, Drieslinter.
1. De Vooruit 2299549/1991, 9th national ace pigeon middle long distance KBDB 1994
He won 11 times first prizes on middle long distance races.
"De Vooruit" is not only a champion racer, he also became an ace breeder with children, grandchildren and grandgrandchildren who won several first prizes on the middle long distance races.
Pedigree "De Vooruit":
Father: "De Witpen" As 2119817/88
A direct son from the "De As" from Gommaire Verbruggen, Scherpenheuvel.
Mother: "Zus La Souterainne", a direct daughter from "De Lou Wouters"
2. DEN ARTIEST 2034383/1993
2nd national ace pigeon middle long distance KBDB 1994
"Den Artiest" is a very good breeder. He is the grandfather of the "808", 2nd national Bourges 2000 against .... old birds.
Pedigree "Den Artiest"
Father: "De Jonge Artiest", a direct Houben pigeon from the "Hiro" with the "Jonge Artiest Duivin" from Houben.
Mother: "Kletskop duivin", a direct Verbruggen pigeon from the "020" with a sister "Kletskop" from Verbruggen.
An ace breeder.
Moeder: "Blauwe Kletskop duivin"
A daughter from the "020" from Gommaire Verbruggen with a sister from the "Kletskop" from Gommaire Verbruggen