Ledesma Loft have two new jewels-2006:
After three years of work, we have test the grandsons of the
"Bayo Casablanca" Supercrack and have made crossings to obtain hands
perfect birds and infallible in the races. This year 2006 after the
arduous work to start up the "Derby International Arona-Tenerife"
ONE-LOFT-RACE, litle time we have for us pigeons. Despite we were
decided to race some birds from 1º Provintial from Fuerteventura. We
have only raced 6 times from Fuerteventura & Lanzarote islands because
we decided to stop for send this birds to the long distance races,
despite these races has cancelled. Results:
In 6 weeks/races with a reduced team of racers, we have obtained
Two grandsons from "Bayo Casablanca" Supercrack win 1º prize/1000
3 x Las Palmas 130 Km y 2 x Fuerteventuras 230
Km y 280 Km.
3 x Las Palmas 130 Km, 2 x Fuerteventuras
230 Km y 280 Km. y Cabo Juby 380 Km.
184380-03 ( Inbreeding
match with two sons from Bayo Casablanca )
3 x Las Palmas 130 Km y 1 x Fuerteventuras 280
3 x Las Palmas 130 Km, 2 x Fuerteventuras 230
Km y 280 Km. y Cabo Juby 380 Km.
2 x Las Palmas 130 Km y 1 x Fuerteventura 280
5 x Las Palmas 130 Km.
Unequivocally, Canary Island Breeding Station has achieved the
ultimate in the sport of Pigeon Racing.
C.I.B.S. Canary Islands Breeding Station started as a breeding centre
for racing pigeons in 2003 officially in both the Canary Islands. We
aim exclusively in breeding youngsters with specific qualities for
long distance racing (500-800 kms) and overnight long distance racing
Islands Breeding Station (CIBS) is the next chapter in the book of
Jose Ledesma whose desire to reach the summit of Pigeon Racing, began
many years ago. Curiosity gave way to desire and finally acquired
knowledge, in his quest to create a family of outstanding pigeons. The
achievements of Jose in his specialized breeding program has resulted
in special birds, those with the characteristics of extreme
intelligence, refined musculature and skeletal makeup, desire,
instinct and homing ability. Canary Islands have about 2000 racing
Years of Breeding Intellect
Jose developed his long distance pigeons, his birds moved to the top
of the racing charts culminating in a World Record over the sea
by “Bayo Casablanca” a 2000 bird. “Bayo” is the only pigeon to fly
1064 km (661 miles) over the sea. This foundation cock won 1st
place in the Casablanca race and is now used exclusively in the newly
organized CIBS. It was decided in 2003 to continue the selective
breeding program founded by Jose Leedesma and that in turn has
resulted in the CIBS.
Criteria our Breeders have to meet.
decided to offer some of our birds to racing pigeon fanciers world
wide. In order to provide and maintain the same excellent quality in
the pigeons we are offering for sale, we decided that our breeders
must meet a certain criteria in order to be a part of our breeding
program. At a minimum, our breeders must have flown 550 km (342 miles)
over the sea. They must demonstrate the qualities listed above and
they must produce offspring with excellent racing capabilities.
maintains 40 breeding pigeons. Our foundation birds are Bayo, holder
of a World Record for over the sea flight, three winners from SAFI 850
km (528 miles), the only lone bird from the Island Tan-Tan 550 km (342
miles). All of our breeders have won at least one long distance-over
the sea race. Their first generation offspring are offered for sale.
For second generation offspring, their grand parents must have won two,
long distance-over the sea races.
order to obtain and maintain the specific qualities for long distance and
night racing, our pigeons have to meet
the following criteria:
intelligence and orientation
muscle quality and volume
speed and the talent to be competitive at long distance racing, meeting
our specific goals for racing over the sea.
Our C.I.B.S. breeding
center goals are to achieve the following objectives:
Breeding youngsters with the specific qualities
for long distance and over night racing.
order to achieve
these specific qualities our breeders have
the following criteria in order to earn a place in the breeding
a minimum they
must have earned race points on our races over the sea from Africa,
a distance of 550 km (340 miles).
they must be
children from these long distance over the sea winners
we only have 40 breeding birds. The pedigree of our
breeders contain the following:
World record over the sea, 1º prize Casablanca 1064 Km.
Winners 1º prizes from SAFI 850 Km.
Insular from Tan-Tan 550 Km.
youngsters from these
children or grandchildren
from long distance 1º prize SAFI 850, CASABLANCA 1064 Km. winners
are offered for sale
1st generation youngstersat a minimum, have
a sire or dam who has won 1
long distance over the sea race.
2nd generation youngstersat a minimum, have
a grandsire or grand-dam who has won 2 long
distance over the sea races.