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'Blue Klamperke'
'AU.ARPU.2014.84159 
 blue bar cock
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Born and Bred at our lofts
Sire 'Blue Street 
Dam 'Geschelpt Klamperke


'Jonge Geschelpt' AU.ARPU.2014.84160
blue check hen
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Sire 'Blue Street 
Dam 'Geschelpt Klamperke


'Geschelpt Klamperke'  Belg. 2005.6450508.
blue check hen
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Born and Bred at the lofts of the Janssen Brothers,  Arendonk Belgium
'Aire Klamperke' AU.ARPU.2014.84151
blue check hen
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Sire 'Blue Street 
Dam 'Geschelpt Klamperke


'September Girl' NL.2012.5202215
blue check hen
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct Daughter of:
Sire 'Charles  Dam 'Schoonblauw
'Chantilly 52' NL..2011.5016752
blue check hen
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct Daughter of:
Sire 'Kapotborstbeen
Dam 'Chantillyke 
'New Lowieke' NL.2013.1956734
blue check hen
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct Daughter of:
Sire 'Winterjonge 650
Dam 'Klein Voske
'Super Vosse' AU.SKY.2010.389
red check cock
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct Son of: 
Sire 'Geschelpt.6507071
Dam 'Vos.6478434
'Blue Street' AU.VIK.2011.5882
Blue Bar cock
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct Son of:
Sire 'Super Vosse
Dam 'School Street
'Bow Shock' AU.ARPU.2014.84153
blue bar cock
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Sire 'Jonge Geert 
Dam 'Chantilly 52


'September Prinses' DV.2013.06362.193
blue check hen
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct Daughter of:
Sire 'Luxe Blauwen
Dam 'Jonge Septemberke
'Blue 22' AU.ARPU.2013.50722
Blue Bar cock
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct Son of:
Sire 'Blue Street'
Dam 'Chantilly 52'
​In 2009 we began building our colony of 100% Janssen of Arendonk Racing Pigeons ... We began with a 1/2 brother and 1/2 sister  bred from two 'Original Janssens of Arendonk.  We continued to build our Janssen colony by adding a few more each year. Since then we have imported eight from Europe.  One 'Original born and bred at lofts of the Janssen Brothers.  Seven whose Sire and Dam were born and bred at Arendonk / and Two whose four Grand Parents were born and bred at Arendonk. Our purpose was to bring in a wide base which included as many as the champion Janssen bloodlines as possible. Thus when we selected the foundation to build our colony it was with much thought and strategic planning. The Original Janssens from Arendonk are already very inbred, so we wanted to be very careful  keep the genetics from getting even closer. We are currently entering our 6th year of breeding this wonderful family.  Our main goal is to compete with a strain of pure Janssens.  Through this process we relocated and lost a couple of years of racing. Coupled with the time it took to build a family we launched our racing program in Young Birds of 2014.  In 2015 we will begin our first year of 'Old Bird' Racing with our 100% Janssen pigeons.  Old Bird short and middle distance racing (100 thru 400 miles) is our true love.
Every pigeon pictured below is 100% Janssen Brothers of Arendonk.   
​They are pure and uninterrupted dating back to 1886 when the Janssen Legacy began.
'Vosse Shock'
IHU.S.2014.22326
red check cock
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct son of : 
Sire 'Schuwen Vos
Dam 'Schoon Geschelpt Lic
'Jonge Vosse' 
AU.ARPU.2014.84167
red check cock
100% Janssen of Arendonk
Direct son of:
Sire 'Super Vosse
Dam ' 'September Girl
Midnight Blue
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Janssen Brothers Arendonk ... the legend continues
Midnight Blue
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Janssen Brothers Arendonk ... the legend continues
  In 2014 Young Bird competition we flew only four races with our Young Janssens (we fly natural..no dark or light systems).  Blue Klamperke flew well and will be racing as a 2015 yearling.  (Old Bird Racing 100 through 400 miles is our true love)
   Blue Klamperke placed 9th, 85 pigeons, 20 lofts, 100 miles (top 11%) /... 44th, 755 pigeons, 33 lofts, 150 miles (top 6%) /... 62nd, 593 pigeons, 27 lofts, 100 miles. (top 11%) 
   Blue Klamperke is a direct son of our 'Blue Street and 'Geschelpt Klamperke.
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​ World wide only a few 'Original Janssens remain,   Geschelpt Klamperke   is one of them !  She is a phenomenal pigeon in every way.  The quality of her offspring is very evident.  There is no gene pool more prolific then the Janssens !
  At the Janssen Brothers final auction in April of 2012, 20 lots brought in $590,000 USD. At the final auction the Sire to Geschelpt Klamperke sold for $41,500, the Dam sold for $17,000, and her full brother sold for: $36,000.The total was  $94,500,00 USD. She is one of a kind, breeding  and treasured here at Midnight Blue Racing Lofts. Geschelpt Klamperke is 10 years old in this picture, she handles and has the vitality of a three year old pigeon. She is simply the BEST !
​  Jonge Geschelpt was set aside for stock at the ripe old age of 4 weeks. As a young pigeon she was robust and full of vigor. She has all the traits of the prototype within the Janssen strain.  She is loaded with every quality that I could ever ask for in a breeding hen. She is a spitting image of her Dam Geschelpt Klamperke. We knew immediately she would be a breeder for us.
  We entered her into two shows this winter.  In the Viking Show she placed 2nd in Young Hens.  In the Mid-Minnesota Show she placed 1st in Young hens. It was gratifying when well qualified and seasoned judges also esteemed her to be a fine specimen.

   Aire Klamperke is a full sister to Jonge Geschelpt. She had a nice race for us placing 59th place against 593 pigeons, and 27 lofts, on the 100 mile course. (That put her in the top 10%). She also is a super nice handling pigeon, with superior muscle and feather quality. She was 5th place at the Viking show, and 2nd place at the Mid-Minnesota show (second only to her sister Jonge Geschelpt.
   'Aire Klamperke is a direct daughter of our 'Blue Street and 'Geschelpt Klamperke.
Chantilly 52 was brought in from the PIPA auction in 2012. She is a very smooth and sleek handling hen. All four of her Grand Parents were born and bred at the lofts of the Brothers. She was bred at the famous lofts of Herman Beverdam, and is about as well bred a Janssen as you will find in existence today.
   Chantilly 52 is tight muscles and very hyper in the loft.  It took almost two years for her to calm down, but once she did we were indeed blessed with a real gem !  This year she will be mated to one of our very best in Super vosse..........this should prove to be a great pair for us. 
  Super Vosse was our first Vosse (red)Janssen. Both of his parents were born and bred at the lofts of the Brothers of Arendonk.. His Bloodlines can be traced back to 1919 when the very first Vosse (red's) were introduced to the Janssen Brothers Lofts.
  He is one tough pigeon, and is as strong of a pigeon that you will ever handle. He is a true Stud. He sired our 
 'Blue Street' below who we consider the foundational cock in our lofts. Now at five years of age there still is no cock in our lofts that can challenge him for territory..  He carries both the red and blue color genes, and can also throw both patterns of check and bar  So it is always a surprise as to what what he might breed.
'Bow Shock' is our on our race team and flew very consistently for us in three races.  He is a real beauty and stands out in our lofts.  He is the last of our 'Geeloger Jef Line'. Geeloger Jef was unfortunately injured last season and is no longer with us.  
   We were torn between stocking or racing him. He is our last representitive of the 'Geeloger Jef bloodline.  However we will allow him to race him as a yearling in 2015.  We think he is going to prove our decision correct.
'New Lowieke' was named after her Great Grand Sire 'Lowieke. Lowieke was an Original Janssen from the Janssen Brothers lofts bred in 1996. Jan Van De Pasch acquired Lowieke and was rewarded with the greatest modern day Janssen Brothers Breeder in all of Europe. this included (among many others) 1st WHZB 1998 and 1st WHZB Ace pigeon.  Lowieke  also streamed through the Blood Lines of the 2014 South Africa Million Dollar Race winner.
   2015 will be our first year breeding from 'New Lowieke' She will be paired with our Bow Shock. They make a perfect match. She has the silkiest feathering of all our Janssens, her eye is as orange as the morning sun !
   'Blue Street' is one of the earliest Janssens bred here at Midnight Blue Lofts.  He's the son of Super Vosse, and he inherited the great strength and stature of his father. He breeds pure gold, and is the chosen mate for our treasure 'Geschelpt Klamperke'. There offspring exemplify the Janssen type that we have been searching for.  Smart, bold, strong, fast, and full of vigor. We were very pleased with their children in 2014 Young Birds. 
   It's easy to see why the Janssen strain was so dominant, and still is today after more than a century of breeding.  'Blue Street is our #1 Breeder here at Midnight Blue Lofts.

   Blue 22 is a son of 'School Street' and a Grand son of Super Vosse. This is the strength of our Stud line. We've had other Janssen cocks for breeding purposes, but none have matched the quality and presence of this line. Below is our very latest import 'Shock Vosse' and it certainly appears that he will be a super addition, and a nice introduction into our present Stud Line of the above mentioned)
   Blue 22 will be mated to our 'September Prinses' in 2015. This will be to introduce the speed of the modern day Janssen 'Prinses Line into the older Vosse Line.
   'Vosse Shock' He is our very latest import, bred from two 'Original Janssens directly from the Brothers. Vosse Shock was brought in for the purpose of expanding our Vosse line. When we received him we knew we had something very special right away. As you can see from the picture he is powerful, smart, and beautiful In his pedigree is the great 'De Klamper, De Beul, and Vos Van of 99 !!. 
   We are excited to introduce the prolific bloodlines of 'Vosse Shock' into our existing awesome Janssen Colony. Our goal is to keep the Janssen line pure and competiti0n 'Vosse Shock' will be a vital part of that process.
    'September Girl' is bred directly from two 'Original Janssens from the Brothers. She is a 'pearl-eyed beauty.  She is double line bred to the World Famous 'Prinses of 2003.  Prinses is without a doubt the most prolific Janssen breeder in the 21st Century!
   The pedigree of Prinses is just loaded with champion after champion pigeons bred down from the Brothers.  
This is a short, compact muscle-bound hen.  She is the female version of our 'Super Vosse'  A powerful pigeon in the hand, and a fierce hen on her nest and babies.  She has a very bold head for a hen, and can easily be mistaken for a cock bird at first appearance. 

   Introducing 'September Prinses' She will be breeding for the first time in 2015 and will be paired to our 'Blue 22. She has speed written all over her. She is a direct daughter of two 'Original Janssens born at the Brothers Lofts in Arendonk Belgium
    In her pedigree you will find, 'Septemberman, Dochter Prinses, De Prinses, Klamper, Blauw Wittikske, Beul, and many more of the Janssen greats !
   September Prinses has the 'Shield of Armor' feather quality, and is as smart as a whip in the lofts.  She adds another dimension to our already awesome colony !  

In 2014 we raced only 4 Young Bird Races with 9 pigeons. Five were 100% Janssens ... The Janssens scored quite well    
9th / 20 lofts / 85 pigeons  **  31st / 21 lofts / 441 pigeons  **  44th / 33 lofts / 755 pigeons  **  57th / 27 lofts / 593 pigeons
Midnight Blue Lofts presents the very finest selection of
100% Janssen of Arendonk Legendary Racing Pigeons
America's #1 Source of this World Renowned Strain
   In 2014 we only raised two Vosse offspring. Jonge Vosse was a perfect Red Checker that was a very consistent racer for us.  He has the pure strength and personality of his Sire 'Super Vosse.  
    The Janssen Brothers kept and raced so very few of the Vosse pigeons, that when we breed a nice one we are always tempted to stock them, because they are so rare in 2015.
   Now that we have added 'Vosse Shock  (above) to our colony, we are more at ease with racing and testing our few and rare Reds. We have strong expectations for Jonge Vosse on the Yearling Race team.

   Pale Vosse is a magnificent young cock currently on our Old Bird race team. He is a bit larger than most of our Janssens, but every extra ounce is power packed with muscle, and strength.  In our racing loft he is our most dominant male.  He takes after his Sire 'Super Vosse in every way. 
   This season we are going to cross him unto a magnificent hen we purchased from Ron Deslaursies, 'Canadian Mist..Who was lost on a smash 300 mile race only to find herself 900 miles from home in Northern Canada.  After 3 weeks she navigated her way back home, and a year later placed 2nd in the 600 mile Race of the Twin City concourse !!
Geschelpt Klamperke
Blue Klamperke
Jonge Geschelpt
Aire Klamperke
Vosse Shock
New Lowieke
Bow Shock
Blue Street
September Girl
Super Vosse
Chantilly 52
Jonge Vosse
September Prinses
Blue 22
Pale Vosse
Check out the Janssen Brothers final auction on our 'Janssen Import' page !