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In China, everything is about youth and the son kneels for his parents

 

 

China has a great tradition, its civilization is older than ours. They have much to offer in the spiritual realm, which has inspired the West.

The three major Eastern philosophical currents: Buddhism, the most important, but also Taoism and Confucianism are closely linked. These are particularly tolerant lifestyles in which people are at the heart of the process. Buddhism creates a strong and closed community with respect for each other.

 

Important is pietism, it is about obeying the parents in all circumstances.  When you were weak and vulnerable, your parents protected you and, therefore, once they become weak and vulnerable, you must always be prepared to do the same for them.  They use the term “milk money”, which indicates that children, in return, must provide parents with financial support for the breast milk that they have previously received…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Scene from the Song Dynasty where a son kneels for his parents.

The concept of shame is important.  Every Chinese person learns very early to behave in society, not to harm anyone and not to defame the family name. Two typical characteristics of their conviction are the worship of ancestors and faith in karma, destiny.  In the house incense shall always be burned in front of a small altar, for the spirits of the ancestors; they must be cared for properly, or disease and destruction await.

 

There are Four Noble Truths:

1 Life consists of suffering. 2 Suffering is caused by desire. 3 Ending of suffering can be attained by eliminating all desire. 4 The Nobel Eightfold Path leads to the redemption of suffering.

The Noble Eightfold Path

 

1 right speech-2 right view-3 right resolve-4 right conduct-5 right livelihood-6 right effort-7 right mindfulness-8 right meditative absorption or union. Religion comes from the Latin “religare”, translated “which connects”. From a social point of view, we must not underestimate this, because we all want to be “there”, secured in the community. Our Western “religious” communities offer many advantages: health care, education and childcare, leisure and entertainment in general. The community often links norms and values to these provisions, and this had to be taken into account, at the risk of exclusion or punishment. Freedom of opinion was limited and instead a mysterious god was put forward.

In the Western world, several movements are set in motion according to the revelations of God himself to man, in which groups of people are forced to interpret them and to begin to judge -in the name of God- good and evil.

The problems start here. The clergy, as they call this group of people, acted as a representative of the supreme being and dissected old writings of revelations and recommendations and drew conclusions that could no longer be questioned. The people were particularly afraid of God…

Each person has his own analysis and belief in his or her deepest being, but in religion we often think together as a whole and the one who does not participate is isolated.

Buddhists are much more flexible in this (religious) field, because they are tolerant in thought and especially recommend mutual social respect. Michel van Lint speaks Chinese by his marriage and therefore knows the culture thoroughly. He received great recognition as an CFI ambassador at the Dortmund fair.

After his decision to quit the active sport, this was a well-deserved reward for his life’s work that classifies him both Belgian and internationally in the gallery of the greats of pigeon sport. He’s a highly respected personality in pigeon sport in the Far East. Especially in the last year, when he was already 84, he focused on the combined method without antibiotics and was able to show good results:

8 Youngsters listed at the CFW Walloon Long Distance Race Club.

2 hens that (8 and 9 times out of 10 possible flights) won national prizes in the PIPA ranking.

230 prices on domestic flights (average of 26 prices per flight).

A second national against 20,000 pigeons from Montluçon.

Partly by his information, Comed was able to develop a special Chinese care system, adapted to their game and specific challenges.  This game is very simple and transparent.

It’s all about the young pigeon. He is quickly trained to participate in competitions that involve a lot (of money). By the end of the season, 90% of these young pigeons were removed from the scene because they were no longer good. Of the remaining elite a generation is cultivated for the next season. This is a very direct and honest logic with a special approach in terms of care.

Therefore, Comed responded with a customised Chinese system.

It concerns Lysocur Forte and, above all, MyobolThey have the same effects as Curol and Winmix together, but the accents are different.

In our Chinese system, Myobol ensures fast development.

 

 

We can only conclude that with Myobol, the chick is weaned a week earlier, because it is developing very quickly. A rich muscle mass and skin oil on the primary pens of the plumage are immediately noticed. To eat independently in an earlier phase is a crucial factor and has a great advantage. When feeding crop milk, infections are inevitably transmitted by the parents.  They already have a very developed immune system, while young pigeons are still developing their own system.  Given the package that is included from birth and used day after day, it is always possible to have a temporary immunity gap.

On the one hand, Lysocur Forte is a complete supplement (vitamins, amino acids, prebiotics, etc.) and on the other hand it plays a major role in the defence against diseases.

When the care with these two products is continued during the races, the muscular strength increases steadily, the young pigeons become stronger and can – without falling back – make flights of up to 500 to 600 km.

The Chinese pigeon sport is well served, but also the Western, because Myobol is an ideal muscle building agent, in all circumstances, for the young as well as the yearlings and the old.

 

      Western and Eastern systems require the use of Roni and Fertibol during breeding.

      Sanitary care during the year with Stopmite  against parasites and Clean Oral in drinking and bath water.

It’s up to the fancier to analyze the difference.

Next, the doses of Myobol, Lysocur Forte, Roni and Stopmite: 1 tablespoon per kilo of food per day.

Give 1 tablespoon per kilo of Fertibol during breeding.

Comedol or Curol can be used as an additional adhesive if desired.

Clean Oral: 2 ml on 2 litres of drinking water per day (never in combination with apple vinegar).

These remedies must be administered daily.

It is preferable to reduce the daily dose by half instead of giving it every other day.

You can also prepare these substances for a whole week when they are stored in a plastic bucket, closed with a lid.

 

 

 

 

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About star psychiatrists, the East and the West

The mental health of our society is significantly deteriorating.

Every year in Belgium, there are almost 1.000 suicides.

“NRC Handelsblad” interviewed three Belgian psychiatrists Dirk De Wachter, Damian Denys and Paul Verhaeghe about their profession and their enormous popularity in the Netherlands, where they attract crowded rooms, especially among young people.

There is an unseen shortage of psychiatrists, and thus there is considerable interest in this kind of analysis of the mind, which they perform in the form of a sermon, warning and consolation.

 

 

 

The Flemish psychiatrists are clear: There is a ‘crisis in meaning’ among the population. Too much attention to ego and success derives from the real source of meaning: The other.

They say that deep happiness, real sense, never comes from yourself, but from connection to and happiness of others around you”. “Put the smartphone away and look at each other in the eye,” says Dr De Wachter. Dr Denys believes that war is needed to achieve an attitude change, to let people abandon their individualism and their narcissistic aspirations for unattainable ideals. We have more and more ZZP’ers (=lone self-employed people). By being flexible, they strive for personal success, often without connectedness. That leaves traces in heart and reason. They want solutions to this, but unfortunately, life means suffering, and we must accept it more. We must replace this constant pursuit of perfection with the quest for acceptance.But at this time there are only winners and losers. The average is gone. What does the winner gain from his trophy if his efforts have led him to lose his wife and his children are alienated from him?The social fabric, which we need to give meaning to life, has diminished. We need to look for higher common goals such as, e.g. the climate, which can bring us closer together. Pigeon sport certainly has a connecting factor. The cooperative association with animals in a sporting context not only teaches to keep the mind sharp, but there is also collegiality and healthy competition. There are also, of course, disputes and envy. The passion for pigeon sport is experienced internationally, including Facebook and Instagram, and that broadens the mind. It is an environment where you can reset after every season: You go to the championship celebrations, to the fairs. The competitions must be organized. The encounters are a healthy mix of connectedness through a very complex but also exciting sport. You are making new plans etc…, learn from your setbacks and the evolution in your game from the advancing insight. You are enjoying the results of your pigeons with another. You are dreaming, the illusion and the relativization.

Comed, as a developer and producer, also knew a significant evolution. We have been continuously evolving for several decades and have renewed continually, both through the adaptation of existing products and the development of new ones. The offer has, therefore, become very extensive. We are currently investigating whether we can simplify this by merging certain products.  Our higher common goal is to take part in pigeon sport on a fundamental basis, without squandering the precious antibiotics that protect our body and members in times of need.
We want to do this excellent task together with everyone who is very keen on pigeon sport and public health. Every fancier who wants to be part of this mission is welcome to work with our team to make every possible improvement. Any information or suggestion from the grassroots is very welcome.

For example, we want to replace the elaborate user scheme, which attempted over the years to include all variables, by a simple system with only two options.
Below is a brief description:

 

BASIS

 The classic Western system  with, since years, at the basis the very reliable couple

   Curol fuel, defence against disease

   Winmix  total supplement

We cannot, however, overlook the massive rise in Chinese pigeon sport.

 

 

That is where the emphasis is entirely put on the young pigeon competition. That’s why Comed developed a pair of products equivalent to Curol and Winmix with the focus on rapid development (of the muscles) and particularly in the outcome on the youngsters (Chinese system). It concerns Myobol and Lysocur Forte.

 

 

 

The development of the racing pigeon must be done quickly, without any hesitation or downfall of any kind and this from 0 to 600 km. China has become such a valuable player that we can now successfully offer a perfect solution to their specific problems. This solution also fits wonderfully in our western game with the young pigeon, a lot of attention to the defence against young pigeon disease.

One can conclude that with Myobol, the chick is significantly weaned earlier (about six days!)! An affluent muscle mass and the skin oil on the pins of the early feathered fall immediately upon.

To eat independently in a previous phase is a crucial factor and has a significant advantage. When feeding the crop milk, infections are inevitably transmitted by the parents. They already have a highly developed immune system, while the youngsters are still developing their system. Given the package that is included from birth and used day after day, it is always possible to have a temporary immunity gap. Myobol  produces young pigeons, which immediately show their full potential, which you did not suspect they had!

      Lysocur Forte was transformed into a complete supplement (vitamins, amino acids, prebiotics, etc.) and on the other hand, it plays a major role in the defence against disease.

 

Besides, these two products can still provide strength and recovery in all disciplines (yearlings and old ones).

 

                                            BREEDING –  AND FLYING SEASON

Important during both breeding and competition are

Fertibol fertility, eggs and skeleton; 

Roni plays a role in the resistance to diseases (bowel).

 

                                                                  SANITARY

 

The best standard sanitary care throughout the year:

Stopmite parasites (healthy and odor-free air in the loft);

Clean Oral clean water bowls.

 

Schematic summary:

 

 

  • In both systems  –  you administer daily (all products) during the whole period on the feed (1 tablespoon/kg).

  • In the Chinese method, additional oil (Comedol or Allium ) must be added, enough to allow the powders to stick.

  • Clean Oral always goes through the drinking water as well as the bath water (1-5 ml/litre).

  • The water-soluble products Roni, Lysocur can alsobe administerd through the drinking water separately  (1 tablespoon/kg).

WHER CAN I BUY IT!
Pigeon and bird enthusiasts have seen a huge increase in the supply of all kinds of care products in recent years, which often have only a limited shelf life in terms of food, making it difficult for the stores to manage their stocks in a more understandable way.

Comed likes to work with the stores, but if they do not all have Comed products in stock, you can always order them directly from Comed in urgent cases.

You can also come and collect directly. Shipping both in Belgium, and to European and non-European countries can even be free from a certain purchase amount.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ketones?  We are concerned…

 

Recently, the press came up with the sensational story of the spectacular increase of sports performance through the use of admitted ketones.

Immediately the question raised if this could also be meaningful for use in sports performance of pigeon racing?

Here’s my analysis:

Ketones are remarkably efficient supplements for top athletes in case of firm performance. (up to 15% more power!) It is all about BHB (beta-Hydroxybutyrate) a body’s energetic emergency fuel, especially for the brain (according to the list of banned substances no doping!), which the body produces from fats as a result of extreme performance and/or fasting when carbs (glycogen) are entirely consumed.

The controversial product is called HVMN and is only available in the USA.

The producer has patented this substance very cleverly and thus owns the exclusive distribution.

However, parallel sales channels towards Europe would exist. https://hvmn.com/blog/exogenous-ketones/beta-hydroxybutyrate-or-bhb-all-you-need-to-know

 

In practice, they are suitable for very heavy sports (cyclists) and should ideally be combined with special (starvation) diets. In time, their use “might” even have all kinds of favourable properties, but Flemish professors doubt this.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5902005/

We are asking ourselves whether the attitude of the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) is not ambiguous in this respect?
Although it concerns a body’s nutrient created in extreme cases.
What is the difference with the banned blood doping, where one injects its blood cells with its enriched blood (e.g. when staying at extreme heights)??

 

In the scientific literature, we have not found any fundamental research regarding the release of ketones in exhaustion scenarios of birds and certainly not about possible effects of ketones on sports performance of pigeons.

Ketones take effect in the human body 20 minutes after intake and need to be administered three times a day as they are consumed quickly. If we assume that they work in pigeons, this can only be done outside the races, and they can contribute little to a performance that takes place several hours to days after the intake.

What is more, why would 15% extra energy from fat-purified ketones (a type of carbohydrate) still benefit when the pigeon can extract 342% more power from fats than from carbohydrates, without having to be in extreme hunger mode? (See fig. 2 below)

The pigeon complements its energy battery, in a comfortable and unseen way in nature, with ATP (adenosine triphosphate). This occurs exceptionally efficiently via sugar metabolism, lipid metabolism and protein metabolism. Pigeons have two types of muscles, namely the red ones for very prolonged action and white ones for short and fast efforts.

Complimentary they extract in an extremely fast way ATP from the creatine phosphate present in the white muscles for the reflexes (however, maximum up to 10 seconds: takeoff, landing, guiding, etc.).

The efficiency of their entire mobility machine in the field of ATP-production varies according to whether there is much (aerobic) or little (anaerobic) oxygen available.

The pigeon can also convert all these energy sources (whose value on the packaging is usually expressed in calories) very smoothly at all times to send the final product, ATP, to its muscle battery.

Finally, let’s not forget that the ketones, like most butyrate derivatives, have a horrible taste…

Conclusion
Comed keeps a close eye on these mechanisms.
Don’t get carried away in all sorts of hypes.
Like no other company in the pigeon sector, Comed is permanently committed to the health of the pigeons and optimizing their performance.

You administer Comed products during the season:

  1. Because of their beneficial effect on immunity and resistance and thus play a role in preventing disease due to increased risks inherent to the game:

These risks are:

-The pressure for basketing,
-The stress due to the widowhood,
-The stress caused by the natural set,
-Enriched food, but without which one cannot compete for the prices!

This includes the extra proteins and extra calcium both resulting from the breeding as well as from the races.

  1. For the sake of releasing the force to deliver performance based on:

-The urge (Grit) and
-The available energy.

The Comed products developed based on these criteria are Compound, Myobol, Load Caps and Load Pull, Tempo 60, Roni, Hemoglobal, Stopmite, Lysocur Forte.

They influence directly or indirectly these biochemical and physiological processes.

This is also the reason why users of Comed products also remark effect after a few days.

Comedol and Curol: Suppliers of ATP, especially for the red muscles.

Load Caps or Load Pull: Extra ATP for the larger distances.

Masses of carbohydrates (starch) are present In the cereals; thus, they do not have to be added additionally.

Myobol for massive flights to combine with Hydracom Recup and -Amino to ensure good muscle-growth.

Compound against fatigue (Krebs cycle).

Tempo 60 desire to fly, grit.

Roni neutralization of the loss of the protective acid function caused by enriched nutrition.

Hemoglobal contains iron for the production of haemoglobin responsible for the oxygen uptake.

Stopmite against parasites that cause anaemia, which reduces oxygen uptake.

Also, take advantage of the race packages at sale now.

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FOOD SUPPLEMENTS … who can still see the forest for the trees …

 

 

Herman Dillen is meanwhile 94 years old and each month, he invariably drives from Lanaken to Hoeselt for a cup of coffee and a chat about “the old days”.

I could still crawl under the kitchen table, when Herman and his colleague Thomas Peeters (father of veterinarian Norbert) from As, both representatives of Versele, came to visit us because my dad Dries Jorissen was one of the first dealers in Limburg for the fodder of the renowned company from Deinze.

After my graduation as a pharmacist, he occasionally took me to his good friends in Germany, where he had marketed the pigeon fodder for Versele.

Herman felt like a fish in the water in Germany and he was very much appreciated.

He had (and still has) a clear and powerful voice and the business conversations usually ended up with a glass of “Lager” where the friendship was celebrated many times with loud German Folk songs …

After the reunification of Germany, the first pigeon fair took place in Kassel and we also drove in that direction.

I was immediately impressed by the enormous interests that were at stake in the International Pigeon sport.

Discussion topics were e.g. the feed, the lofts, transportation, clocks, etc… and some great Belgian brands of pigeon products (Fabry, Colombine, De Reiger Colman…).

In addition, I became acquainted with the emerging phenomenon of opportunistic herbal quacks, who sold stories to the good-faith fanciers, the one even more doubtful than the other.

There was/will be benefited from the ignorant lover with a lack of knowledge of things and his illusionary urge to always win.

Comed was then just present on the Belgian market with products such as “Edele olie” (Precious oil), Tempo 60 and Cometose

The following year the company launched itself on the German market in the belief that our expertise and scientific basis could make up for a lot.

And then the ball started rolling…

Herman was also the founder of the idea to get a pigeon village off the ground in Belgium, where fanciers from all over the world could buy a house with a loft, to participate in the Belgian competition.

Together with the late Pros Roosen, we prospected many possible locations (even Bokrijk was a possibility) for our ambitious plan of 100 of such houses.

Finally, it was not a pigeon village but the World Pigeon Center (opened in 1999 together with Jos Thoné) a one loft race with the challenge, participation in the entire Belgian league…

Unfortunately, this project did not come off the ground, as some of the essential issues were overlooked. We were not yet sufficiently familiar with the given.

Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose…

Meanwhile, son Philippe successfully gave the WPC a new destination as Office centre, Congress and banquet hall.

Furthermore, within a few months, it will form a unit together with the adjacent building that COMED is furnishing as new production hall.

Our production capacity requires a thorough adjustment of the original space in the buildings, especially in the height.

In its research history, Comed developed many different products and in its 46th anniversary continues to constantly refine and modify its range of products. Each for their own target group.

We believe that this is a strong and stable basis for the future of our company.

The advantage is that through our range we have an arsenal of possibilities, to tackle almost every health problem that the fanciers have to deal with, adequately, naturally and safely, without the use of antibiotics.

Setting up a helpdesk for our customers is the next goal to give expert and quick advice or to respond questions.

Under the influence of European regulations, the Government makes a clear difference between nutrition (supplements) and medicines for pigeons.

They don’t want medical properties to be attributed to nutritional supplements.

Even though certain nutritional supplements are undeniably preventive and curative against most dreaded pathogens (coccidiosis, E. coli, Salmonella, herpes, etc.), however, the Government prohibits any mention of this on labelling or advertising…

The FASFC has therefore issued an “indicative” list of words as being allowed to explain the functioning of foodstuffs without therefore being a strict directive.

Names of organs may not be used, although the word “bowel Conditioner” (which Comed introduces on the market) is not a problem.

The Pigeon sport is an outstanding environment for bacteria, fungi and viruses, for which medicines are developed and one forgets the alternative solutions that Mother Nature can also provide.

From its inception, Comed has focused on this “grey zone” to specialise in a positive and serious way in this kind of complex natural methods.

In fact, these resources are therefore also called “nutraceuticals“, which are foods that sometimes have clear curative potential.

It is not a simple discipline, but it does offer an opportunity to tackle the over-consumption of antibiotics.

A team of four pharmacists is on hand to provide you expert advice on this form of treatment, namely health through the diet.

A care system with Comed products does not have to be complicated at all…

You can start with 2 products and expand them at your own insight and budget.

Don’t hesitate to contact us or give us a personal visit.

The coffee is ready…

 

 

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Lysocur Forte 3.0

 

After 40 years of tirelessly research to find the golden grail of the care for racing pigeons, we establish, with great pleasure and against all expectations, that the list of potentially active substances we encounter keeps extending.

In the search for the connection between disease and nutrition -the professional area of Comed- we increasingly come to the conclusion that the paths of medicine and nutrition combine.

The legislator proposes, as a rule of the game, that there must be a clear separation between foodstuffs and medicines when selling.

We have to deal with both concepts very carefully, and the consumer must not be misled.

Thus the food industry bears an important responsibility regarding public health.

We cannot fail to see that the food industry is deliberately making millions of victims, and in which economic interests often stand in the way of healthy food.

Look around you and determine how many people are struggling with overweight.

85% of diabetics are overweight, and the disease is taking epidemic proportions.

1 million Belgians and 1.2 million Dutchmen suffer from diabetes.

1 in 3 adults gets diabetes!!

Do they put the finger on the problem?

From childhood, the taste buds are skilfully manipulated, and once they run wild, their owners have adopted life-long dangerous food habits, opposite a very slender-line-culture is running:

Behind both opposing currents, there is a billion-dollar industry. ..

The famous Greek physician Hippocrates presented more than 2000 years ago in his writings: “De alimento” on nutrition: ” In food excellent medication, in food bad medication, bad and good relatively. ”

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hippocrates.

You could interpret this as food can make you healthy, and food can make you sick; the effect may vary by case.

Fortunately, our pigeon-feeding industry offers top quality, and we have a wide range of good food.

It is up to the fancier to bet this right.

Here, too, it often goes wrong.

During the breeding and the competition period, a lot of protein and a lot of calcium (grit) are naturally fed.

This is inherent in the pigeon racing sport, they really need to perform, it’s not a matter of.

However, both day-to-day habits diminish, each in their own way, the acid in the intestine which is crucial and also a protection against infections…

This means that the fancier must permanently struggle against infections, which he causes unconsciously.

Over almost 40 years Comed is engaged with smart supplements, and meanwhile, the fancier knew how to appreciate them.

A striking example of this is Fertibol an acidic source of calcium.

More and more fanciers replace the acid neutralising grit by Fertibol.

In turn, Roni compensates the disadvantage of protein-rich food.

Meanwhile, Comed has given the appraised airways product Lysocur Forte an extensive upgrade. Its field of application on the airways was extended to the intestine.

It has actually become a total remedy that treats abovementioned nutritional disadvantages and is therefore enriched with specific supplements.

Due to its solubility in water, it meets the legitimate demand of many fanciers who would like to administer through drinking water.

It was a chore to get all this in a bottle, i.e. to solve in the water…

Our classic primary care is mainly administered through the feed, adhered to by oil: Curol, Comedol, Stopmite etc…

However, the disadvantage is that when a pigeon is in less shape (poorly digested, one or another germ incubates), it often eats less and drinks more.

The support they need is logically best through the drink.

Especially the specific problems with the youngsters, always involve their growth.

To develop an adult body, they really get everything out of their diet during their first year of life.

At the slightest hitch they are in trouble, because they have hardly any reserves.

That is normal, nature has provided it so, but that implies -certainly during the competition- that no valuable time can be lost if something is wrong.

An immediate intervention is needed, and it should be effective right away, which is more obvious via drinking water.

The renewed Lysocur Forte can be perfectly combined with Curol and both complement each other in case of serious problems.

Lysocur Forte 1 L will be sold at €29 incl.

 

 

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Times change …

 

I have known Michel Vanlint for a very long time. He has a keen observation capacity, and I shared with him the quest for the ideal care of pigeons. The Lost Son was very well informed both of the medication and the natural remedies, that made our conversations uncommonly captivating.

At the time, the antibiotics were still very popular, despite the resistance problem, against which I always warned and what intrigued him, not to say without which pigeon sport seemed impossible. As a pharmacist and trader in antibiotics, I had, unlike Michel and many others, made my choice long ago and pleaded against their use in sport in general and especially against blind cures in particular. Many times I was scornfully displaced in medical circles with the remark “what you propose can’t be realised”.

 

Twelve years ago, he came to visit me, accompanied by the fancier Willem de Bruyn, who still was unknown to me. Willem was a refreshing appearance with an open character and his scientific insights immediately made him a captivating visitor to our house. It was an acquaintance between two men both born in 1949 and who were allowed to experience as adolescents “The Golden Sixties” with next to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, also the grandmaster Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan released in 1964 “Times They are changing”, after putting a final hold on the Vietnam War with some sentences in “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZ9drv78dCQ, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1Y51haF_80. Far too late, but more than right he recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature. In May 1968, when the youth managed to tear themselves away from the establishment, we ended up in college.

 

 

Willem was very interested in a new approach, and after our first meeting on the antibiotic-free approach, he totally agreed. “I was looking for this conversation for a long time” so he let me know a few days later. Many more conversations followed. As a dentist, Willem was completely fed up with the antibiotic cures. He also found that it could not be possible that whoever had the most powerful antibiotics with the widest spectrum would have the best results. The approach was radically changed, no turning back.

To Michel, it was more difficult to let go his tried and tested medical system with which he was at the top for years. I want to put the impressive record of achievements to the picture.

Then we slightly started to go separate ways, even though with mutual respect for each other’s system. Michel has meanwhile completed his rich competitive career but remains a passionate lover of the sport. The content of our conversations remained, he renewed his interest in the COMED METHOD and supports us with his experienced observations when enhancing the products.

Since his new approach, Willem has been able to look back on an unprecedented, uninterrupted series of victories. I can conclude that this historic first visit by Michel and Willem has in any way laid a stone in our river, which has changed its course completely.

The approach of Comed starts to get more followers. Therefore, I am very grateful to both iconic fanciers and convinced that in the long run, the pigeon sport will be the big winner.

 

Times they are changing:

Come gather ’round people
Wherever you roam
And admit that the waters
Around you have grown
And accept it that soon
You’ll be drenched to the bone.
If your time to you
Is worth savin’
Then you better start swimmin’
Or you’ll sink like a stone
For the times they are a-changin’.
Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won’t come again
And don’t speak too soon
For the wheel’s still in spin
And there’s no tellin’ who
That it’s namin’.
For the loser now
Will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin’.
Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don’t stand in the doorway
Don’t block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
There’s a battle outside
And it is ragin’.
It’ll soon…