HOWIE, 2011 AU-11-SLI-1315 COCK

A son of our foundation cock, Howie flew nine races in 2011 young bird series for Gap View Loft in the Central Jersey Combine. His best performance was 16th club vs. 244 birds, 41st combine vs. 2804 birds 100 mile race. His dam is a direct daughter of the famous Bleus Le Mans cock bred and flown by Wout Spierings. This is a very stout, beautiful cock who has proven to be a great breeder. He has sired, along with multiple combine diploma birds, two registered AU Ace Pigeon YB, including Combine Champion Y.B. in 2012. In the 2015 AU Convention Race final two daughters placed 28th and 68th North Section. In 2017 a son was 3rd GSLC Combine Champion OB. And what a personality! He definitely thinks he is master of his universe! Visit us at

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Name: Howie
Year: 2011
Sex: cock
Id Band: AU-11-SLI-1315
2nd Band: ----
Status: 2017 GSLC Auction
Color: blue bar
Eye: White/Red
Leg: ----
Markings: ----
Family: Spierings x Hofkens x Janssen
Last Owner: Larry Bell, Nampa Idaho


Year S Band Id Name Description
2006 c AU-06-SLI-6678 Tangent
SLI-6678 and his siblings were 16 x first drop during the 2006 YB season. They had 11 equal or actual 1st Combines. All flew 366 miles as young birds. Tangent has produced multiple combine diploma winners when mated to different hens. A medium sized cock with top conformation, muscling, feathering and a tight one pin tail. Rated 11.5* by Freddie Rivera, his highest rating. A super racer, breeder and our foundation cock! Visit us at

Year S Band Id Name Description
2008 h AU-08-GFL-1079 Misty Bleus
A direct daughter of the Bleus Le Mans, winner of a/o 5th Nat'l vs 99,104 old birds at 350 miles. A very beautiful, well built hen that is perfectly proportioned and a wonderful combination, in all aspects, of her illustrious parentage. Dam to multiple combine winners. She definitely puts her stamp on her offspring. Visit us at


Year S Band Id Name Description
2012 c AU-12-SLI-2505 Dillon
Dillon, a grandson of our foundation cock 6678, was 2012 Champion Young Bird Great Salt Lake Combine and was awarded Registered AU Ace for the 2012 YB season. He is a medium-small cock that is buoyant and well balanced with a strong back, one pin tail and really good feathering. He has fiery orange eyes. His full sister, SLI-2518, was combine 1st place and AU Ace winner as well. In the breeding loft, Dillon is proving to be as good a breeder as he was a racer. Sire to 6th Combine Champ YB in 2016. Visit us at
2013 c AU-13-SLI-3455 3455
1st drop, 1st to loft on 2 out of 5 races flown. 140m, 170m, 200m, 260m, 300m. Very consistent in the 2103 YB series. Flown 170m, 200m, 259m, 307m 259m, 307m, 200m in the 2014 OB series.
2013 h AU-13-SLI-3467 3467
Flown 140m, 170m, 200m, 260m, 170m, 200m in 2013 YB series. Flown 170m, 200m, 259m, 307m, 259m, 307m, 200m in 2014 OB series.
2014 h AU-14-SLI-4462 Christie
Flown in the Golden Spike Futurity by Ken Christopher through the whole series. Came home late the second day on a tough head wind race that only had three day birds. Full sister to 2505, 2518, and 4448. All were super racers in the GSLC as YB. Christie is a small, typey hen with perfect balance, muscle structure and feather quality. Her personality sealed the deal to put her in the stock loft.
2014 h AU-14-SLI-4448 Samantha
Samantha follows in the footsteps of her illustrious siblings and is a beautiful daughter of our best producing pair. She was our first bird home on two of the first five races in the 2014 YB season. Sam was leading in Champion YB points in the GSLC Combine after 5 races. On a 50 mile midweek training toss from 60 miles, she and four of her loft mates failed to return. Six weeks later 4448 showed up. Even after missing the last four races of the season, she was 16th Champion YB of the GSLC. Samantha came home with a severely injured wing from her first OB race in 2015 and was immediately held. Samantha was a small-medium hen with great balance, muscle, feathering and wing. Died as a result of injuries during 2015 OB season.
2015 h AU-15-SLI-5634
28th place on final AU Convention Race
2015 c AU-15-SLI-5635
68th place final AU Convention Race. Donated by Ken Christopher to a club in Texas. Purchased by Bud Williams. I sent Bud an original pedigree.
2016 c AU-16-SLI-6363 6363
Flown out to 335m as YB. 8th GSLC Combine Champion YB.
2016 u AU-17-SLI-632
2016 u AU-17-SLI-633
2017 u AU-17-SLI-652

Full Siblings

Year S Band Id Name Description
2012 u AU-12-SLI-2531

Half Siblings by Sire

Year S Band Id Name Description
2007 c AU-07-SLI-7007 007
A son of our foundation cock, Tangent 6678, 007 was flown out to all stations up to 350 miles as a YB. Top 10.5% combine results. Many of his siblings had equal success racing in adverse conditions. He is a beautiful, longer cast full medium sized cock that is very buoyant, has great muscling, a great wing and feathering and a one pin tail. A great breeding cock! Sire to a.o. 2nd Combine Champion Y.B. in 2012. Visit us at
2010 c AU-10-DWI-1415 Rex
A son of our foundation cock, Tangent 6678, Rex is a magnificent cock that is a product of mating half brother to half sister. Both parents are proven racers and producers of winners. Rex has great balance and muscle, has a very strong back and tight vents, and a one pin tail. He has an excellent wing and feathering to compliment his outstanding conformation. He has everything it takes to be successful in the breeding loft. Visit us at
2012 h AU-13-SLI-3457 3457
First drop in 4 of the 5 races flown. 140m, 170m, 200m, 170m, 200m. Fourth champion YB in 2013 series. 4th best OB in 2014. Flown 170m, 200m, 259m, 307m, 259m, 307m, 200m in 2014 OB series.
2012 h AU-13-SLI-3458 3458
1st drop in 2 out 6 races. 140m, 170m, 200m, 300m, 200m in 2013 YB series. 1st bird home 2nd 200. Flown 170m, 200m, 259m, 307m, 259m, 307m, 200m in 2014 OB series.
2013 h AU-13-SLI-3469 3469
1st drop on all 3 YB races flown. 140m, 170m, 200m. Best rated individual effort in 2013 YB series. Placed 20th in Combine Championship YB points when only flown in 3 races. Full sister, SLI-3457, was 4th Champion YB the same year. Flown 170m, 200m, 259m, 259m, 307m, 200m in the 2014 OB series in which she struggled with molting issues.
2014 h AU-14-SLI-4458 4458
4458 is a product of our foundation cock (6678) mated to his great granddaughter. Handled by Ken Christopher in the Golden Spike Futurity, she was a later hatched bird that struggled due to molting issues. She was shipped to the final 325 and came home a week late with a gash across her chest and crop. A medium-small hen, long middle distance wing, good balance, very good feathering and a tight one pin tail.
2015 c AU-15-SLI-5805 5805
This is a late hatch pigeon. He is line bred to the Time Machine cock of Ganus Family Loft, a Mother x Son mating. Balanced, well muscled, excellent feathering, one pin tail and, overall, perfect in the hand. Visit us at
2016 h AU-16-SLI-6351 6351
1st to loft 300m YB, 28th GSLC Combine Champion YB
2016 c AU-16-SLI-6371 "6371"
Pulled from the YB team due to an injury to his keel. Medium sized, well balanced young cock with an excellent throat and feathering and a tight, one pin tail. 6371 is line bred to his sire, Tangent 6678. Sire to 2nd Combine 300m 2017 YB, 32nd place final 350m Apple Cup OLR 2018. Visit us at
2017 u AU-17-SLI-630
2017 u AU-17-SLI-650
2017 u AU-17-SLI-651

Half Siblings by Dam

Year S Band Id Name Description
2010 c AU-10-SLI-1046 Clever Bleus
Upper medium powder blue cock. Very powerful with a strong back and a one pin tail.
2009 h AU-09-DEISHER-992 Clever's Misty
Medium sized hen. Very well balanced, one pin tail.
2012 c AU-13-SLI-3451
Flown 140m, 170m, 200m, 260m, 170m, 300m in 2013 YB series. 1st to loft on 300m, 9th combine.

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