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Information about pigeon fancier Vanoppen-Luyten

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(24/07/2018) Limburgse vlucht voor Kom op tegen Kanker brengt verzendingen ietsje dichter bij elkaar

Op zaterdag 28 juli vindt in de Limburg de provinciale vlucht uit Sourdun ten voordele van Kom op tegen Kanker plaats. De duiven zullen de nacht van donderdag op vrijdag doorbrengen in de loods van de Limburgse Verzending.

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(27/06/2018) Vanoppen-Luyten Combination (Herk-de-Stad, BE) victorious in provincial race from Gien two weeks in a row

Patrick Vanoppen (52) and Carlo Luyten (54) have been racing as a combination in Herk-de-Stad since 2009. Their double provincial first prize from Gien shows that they have a strong group of breeders at their disposal.

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(29/11/2017) Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-de-Stad, BE) developed a triple A pigeon breed that is particularly tough to beat in the national races

The Vanoppen-Luyten combination has grown used to winning national and provincial first prizes and ace pigeon titles. These can be mostly attributed to super class hen Diamantje (BE04-8037130), whose descendants have been setting new benchmarks in the national races.

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(27/11/2017) Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-de-Stad, BE) possesses a golden breed thanks to the crossings of their Kannibaal x Diamantje lines

The Vanoppen-Luyten partnership managed to become one of Belgium's best longer middle distance lofts after achieving numerous splendid results throughout the years. That high performance level can be ascribed to one sole family of birds: the crossing of Dirk Van Dyck's Kannibaal bloodlines with those of stock breeder Diamantje.

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(12/09/2017) Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-De-Stad, BE): winnen en laten winnen

We hadden het eerder dit seizoen al over merknamen in de duivensport. De tandem Vanoppen-Luyten is er een schoolvoorbeeld van. Er worden successen behaald op zowel het eigen hok als menig andere hokken in binnen- en buitenland.

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(06/08/2016) Bourges II 2016 | National winner Belgium old birds: Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-de-Stad)

The National winner Belgium from Bourges II in the category "old birds" is Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-de-Stad). The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 13:06:56 CEST after a race of 473.13 km, achieving an average velocity of 1404.22 m/min.

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(15/11/2013) Stevige dwangsom doet de KBDB het klassement 'Nationale Asduif Kleine Halve Fond Jaarlingen' opschorten

Afgelopen maandag stuurde de KBDB een persmededeling de wereld in dat wegens een hangende juridische procedure het klassement Nationale Asduif Kleine Halve Fond Jaarlingen en de prijsuitreiking van dit kampioenschap op de Nationale Dagen komend weekend worden geschorst.

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(21/08/2013) Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-de-Stad, BE) win first national Issoudon against 5,708 old birds

The Vanoppen-Luyten partnership has been working hard this season. It is hard to tell when a pigeon loft is in a good shape but is clear that the fanciers from Herk-de-Stad set the bar high. Exactly one week after their national win from Argenton II in the yearlings' category they can celebrate again. This time they took the win from Issoudon.

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(19/08/2013) Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-de-Stad, BE) win first national Argenton II against 6,801 yearlings

The Vanoppen-Luyten partnership has had a splendid season, with, for instance, a third national from Bourges I. Last weekend’s national winner Lady Argentina BE12-5157432 was the fastest yearling as she completed 553km with a velocity of 1307 m/min.

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(17/08/2013) Issoudun 2013 | National winner Belgium Old birds: Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk De Stad)

The national winner Belgium from Issoudun in the category "old birds" is Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk De Stad).The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 14:19:44 CEST after a race of 499.647 km, achieving an average velocity of 1562.7 m/min.

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(10/08/2013) Argenton II 2013 | National winner Belgium Yearlings: Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-De-Stad)

The national winner Belgium from Argenton II in the category "yearlings" is Vanoppen-Luyten (Herk-De-Stad).The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 14:22:58 CEST after a race of 552.904 km, achieving an average velocity of 1307.2 m/min.

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(05/07/2012) Top performances Belgium 29/06/2012 - 03/07/2012 - Regional races

Weather conditions were excellent this weekend, resulting in a pretty smooth race course with velocities of about 1700 m/min. A few fanciers distinguished themselves from others in this weekend’s races.

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(27/06/2012) Top performances Belgium 22/06/2012 - 26/06/2012 - Regional races

Last weekend gave us many (inter)provincial races like Montluçon, Montrichard and Tours. Thanks to a strong southwest wind there were a lot of nice performances.

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(22/06/2012) Top performances Belgium 17/06/2012 - National races

After spending another night in the basket, the pigeons for the national races from Montluçon and Cahors were finally released on Sunday. Both national races ran a smooth course, allowing the following lofts to outperform the rest of the participants:

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(25/06/2011) Na sterke seizoenstart nu een glansprestatie van Vanoppen-Luyten uit Herk-de-Stad op de nationale vlucht uit La Chatre op 18 juni 2011

Goed bloed verloochent niet. Ondanks het feit dat afgelopen winter vrijwel alle toppers of naar het kweekhok verhuisden of via Pipa geveild werden presteren de duiven nog steeds sterk in Herk-de-Stad.

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(17/09/2010) Vanoppen-Luyten - Herk-de-Stad (BE) win provincial competition from Gueret in Limburg 2010

The last grand middle distance race was a tough one for the most eastern Flemish province due to the set ENE-wind.

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(29/05/2008) Vanoppen P. & N, Herk-de-Stad

31-05-08 Toury 385km 1.549 oude: 17, 27, 28, 44, 53, 60, 72, 76, 90, 94, 109,168,169,284, 300,350,436, 437, 514 (20/28) = 71%