Nico van den Hurk – Oss


Nico van Hurk got “European pigeonfame” by winning the 1st National Narbonne, 1st International Narbonne yearlings & 1st International Narbonne hens in 2017 ! But let’s not forget that Nico belongs to the best marathonfanciers in Brabant since decades: he already won many first prices in Brabant on the program flights. Later when he specialized on the National NPO Marathon flights and with even more success on the international ZLU flights with morning release, fanciers in Holland got much respect for the super results of Nico who has only a small number of birds to race. Nico’s pigeons originate from Jan Theelen, Jeroen van Heumen, Arjan Beens & Anton van Oort (Gebr. Jacobs x Fam. Hendriks).


Highlights of Nico van den Hurk in recent years:

1st International Narbonne yearlings & 1st International Narbonne hens

1st National Narbonne ZLU & 1 National Narbonne hens ZLU

1st National Pau ZLU hens

2 National Pau ZLU

2 International Pau hens

4 National Pau ZLU

4 International Pau

6 National St Vincent ZLU

10 National St Vincent ZLU



In 2017, the year that STERRE has won the 1st International Narbonne, Nico also won these titles:

2 National Champion NPO Marathon

2 National Championship Top Pigeons Meerdaagse Fondspiegel

5 Grootmeester Spoor der Kampioenen

1st, 6th and 7th Ace Marathon Dpt Brabant NPO

15th National Ace ZLU


Best results recently:

280, 391, 444, 911 National Pau 4.255

32, 573, 992 National Agen ZLU 5.480 (3, 45, 100, 171 dpt 3 NPO Oost-Brabant 686 pigeons)

513, 806 National Perpignan 3.354

173, 226, 646 National Narbonne 6.725 (10, 15, 50 dpt 3 NPO Oost Brabant 608 pigeons)

75, 427, 670 National Bordeaux 10.638 (17, 170, 281 dpt 3 Oost Brabant NPO 2.862 pigeons)

139, 374 National Dax 4.113 (30, 85 dpt 3 NPO Oost Brabant 1.018 pigeons)


And let’s not forget that the pigeons of Nico van de Hurk perform great on the One Loft Races worldwide !

8th in the Final Bangkok OLR

11th in the Final Krakus OLR

13th in the Final Krakus OLR

…and in 2017 in the Final OLR Krakus: 8, 16, 67 !!


And the most prestigeous result with Nico van de Hurk’s pigeons is at the Taiwan Summer North Sea Races, the hardest races in the world !!! STERRE, originally of Nico van de Hurk (sold to Batenburg-van de Merwe/PEC is now one of the top breedinghens in Hugo’s loft!) is the grandmother of the 1st Taiwan Ace of the 6 races over sea in Taiwan! This extremely hard edition in ’19 was a battle of the strongest and bravest pigeons as only 85 from more than 4.400 entries made it to the final. The TW19-278759 (a grandson of STERRE) became the ultimate winner of the competition with a coefficient never seen in more than 20 years!

Another fantastic reference with pigeons from Nico van den Hurk is the following one: Nico’s “614” is the father to the 14-3447982 (R. Ruijs), the winner of:

1 NPO St Vincent ’18

3 Nat St Vincent ’18

6 NPO St Vincent ’17

23 Nat St Vincent ’17

56 Nat Dax ’18


In his *** STERRE(N) PARADE *** auction, Nico van den Hurk offers a selective group of 11 pigeons – mainly built around STERRE and her family ! A truly nice auction from a very modest topfancier who keeps only a small number of pigeons, but…. who races very hard on the extreme long distance flights since many years!! 

Note: the sex of the pigeons is considered correct by Nico van den Hurk, but is not 100% guaranteed.

For more information about the pigeons in this auction please contact NICO VAN DEN HURK.

Tel: (+31) (0) 611 285 600






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