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(07/10/2019) Jan Hooymans explains his strategy: testing all pigeons in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK

Jan Hooymans explains in the following video how he came up with the idea to test his pigeons in different lofts and how this contributes to his breeding strategy.

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(16/09/2019) Team Hooymans UK (Salford, UK) wins the Midlands National Flying Club young bird race from Carentan 2019

The final race of the season for the Midlands National Flying Club took place on the 14th of September from Carentan in France. A total of 201 members entered 1947 young birds which were liberated at 9:30am into a light east north east wind. The forecast was for good visibility up to the French coast and throughout the English channel.

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(29/05/2019) Top performances The Netherlands 25/05/2019 - 26/05/2019

These are the top performances from The Netherlands in the weekend of 25/05/2019 and 26/05/2019.

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(27/05/2019) Team Hooymans NL (Wijk en Aalburg, NL) bursts out of the starting blocks with victories, top prizes and high prize percentages

They claimed two first prizes in the region from Bierges and Lessines, along with several other top prizes, and they were outstanding again on 18th of May, finishing in second and third place of 11,709 pigeons in the teletext race from Sezanne.

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(03/05/2019) PIPA, world famous auction house for pigeons (VIDEO)

PIPA developed into one of the most important auction houses from all over the world. In this video you get to know the PIPA company better. You will also hear some great pigeon champions talk about their collaboration with PIPA.

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(02/04/2019) Auctions closing on Sunday and Monday have a total revenue of 529,100 euro

A total of 223 pigeons were sold on Sunday and Monday across 11 different auctions, with a total revenue of 529,100 euro. This resulted in an average sale price of 2373 euro/bird.

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(16/03/2019) Team Hooymans ready to compete for European glory!

As of 2019, direct Hooyman pigeons will be facing opponents in different competitions across Europe: besides the team's private racing loft of Jan Hooymans, we will also see the launch of a "Team Hooymans NL" racing loft in The Netherlands, led by Christian van de Wetering from Wijk en Aalburg.

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(05/02/2019) Team De Jaeger auction has 881,000 euro revenue – 1st Int. Barcelona 254,000 euro – 2nd Nat. Bourges 104,000 euro - Jan Hooymans 6,400 euro average

Two auctions closed last Sunday: Team De Jaeger sold their best birds in auction (2011-2017), and there was also a minor auction of Jan Hooymans. The two auctions raised 952.350 euro in total, with an average of 3,132 euro/bird. Zondag eindigden 2 veilingen. De eerste was de veiling van de beste duiven van Team De Jaeger (2011-2017) en we eindigden met een kleine veiling van Jan Hooymans. ...

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(29/12/2018) Most-read articles of 2018: Golden Algarve, Newcastle Disease, the famous Nadine & Harry and the KBDB General Meeting (part 1)

It has become an annual tradition for PIPA to bring you an overview of the ten most-read articles (all languages included) of the past year, right before the start of the new year. We do not take into account the race pages, the club pages or the rankings. We take a look at places six through ten!

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(03/12/2018) Auction weekend closes with 460,000 euro – Batenburg-Van de Merwe 3,915 euro/pigeon - Jan Hooymans 3,225 euro/pigeon

8 different auctions closed last Sunday, raising 461,625 euro in total for 161 pigeons, with an average of 2,867 euro/pigeon.

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(20/11/2018) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) has two new aces in his breeding loft: New Harry and Harry Junior

Youngsters and grandchildren of New Harry and Harry Junior show their breeding potential again in 2018, both in their home loft and in other lofts.

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(10/10/2018) The 2018 racing of Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) - an ode to the sensational Harry

Harry drew out his last breath in August, and his descendants paid homage to this fantastic pigeon, delivering some fantastic results over the course of the 2018 season. We zoom in on some of the most remarkable results.

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(01/09/2018) Ending auctions: Maurice Hasendockx, Crehan & O’Conner and Derek Rooney

Three auctions will end on Sunday 2 September, starting at 12:00: Maurice Hasendockx, Crehan & O’Conner and Derek Rooney.

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(15/08/2018) The most renowned pigeon in The Netherlands, Harry of Jan Hooymans, is no longer with us

He was praised across the globe for his fantastic results, and he was even more famed for his enormous breeding qualities: NL07-2007621, also known as Harry, has died. Diagnosed with a tumor, Jan Hooymans was forced to put one of his favourite pigeons to sleep last week.

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(30/06/2018) John Crehan (Salford, UK) wins first Three Counties Combine from Carentan with a direct Jan Hooymans pigeon

Adding another fantastic result to his already spectacular season, John Crehan of Salford wins first Three Counties Combine against 3,887 pigeons and 442 competing lofts. The winner was yet another of his direct Jan Hooymans’ pigeons.

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(18/06/2018) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) victorious both in the NPO one day long distance race from Gien and in Asse-Zellik last weekend

Jan Hooymans scored a two out of two this weekend: he took the win in the NPO one day long distance race from Gien with a son of Sister Harry, against 4,581 pigeons. And he was victorious again in Asse-Zellik, this time with a son of Harry Junior.

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(03/04/2018) Auction weekend ends with 290,000 EURO – Bender 36,500 EURO, Poulidor 20,000 EURO, Daughter Yelena 12,000 EURO

Today, the 1st of April, was the closing day of 8 different auctions. It was a very successful auction weekend, with an average sale price of just over 2,960 EURO/pigeon. We briefly take you through each of the auctions.

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(31/03/2018) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) chases his One Loft Race ambitions with Carnival Wonder

It is no secret that Jan Hooymans is doing everything he can to reach his ambitions in one loft racing. He recently obtained the best pigeon ever to have competed in the Carnival One Loft Race in South Africa: Carnival Wonder DV03391-16-17. This pigeon is another invaluable addition to his already impressive OLR breeding lofts in Kerkdriel.

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(26/01/2018) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) aims for the top in one loft races worldwide with Birdy descendants

Jan Hooymans saw his chance to obtain OLR champion Birdy in the total auction of Mark Kitchenbrand. This racing hen is generally considered to be the best OLR pigeon of all times, and Jan Hooymans is determined to reach new heights with the help of Birdy's descendants.

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(12/12/2017) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) sees Harry Junior as the successor for his legendary breeder Harry

Jan Hooymans has found a promising successor for his current stock breeder Harry: breeding bird Harry Junior. He was still in his first year as a breeder when he bred four talented and very successful youngsters, two of which have won a highly coveted teletext prizes. Those are some remarkable results indeed; he is well on his way to following in the footsteps of his illustrious sire Harry and ...

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(21/10/2017) John Crehan (Manchester, UK) and his Hooymans' superstars

John Crehan is now into his fourth full season of racing the Jan Hooymans' pigeons which are closely selected for him by the ace fancier from Kerkdriel. Each year, pigeons sent by Jan to John perform exceptionally and this last season has been no different.

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(18/07/2017) Jan Hooymans (Kerdriel, NL) wins 1st NPO Bourges and obtains top class hen Yolanthe in much debated weekend

The unsurpassed Harry bloodline of Jan Hooymans has been victorious in the NPO race from Bourges against 4,814 pigeons: the one year old racing cock Baron Harry claimed victory and was almost victorious in the Northern Union as well against 14,322 pigeons. The pigeon that beat him was Yolanthe, winner of two first prizes. She was promptly transferred to the Hooymans breeding lofts.

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(30/06/2017) Bloodline Harry of Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) shows its potential again in 2017

Jan Hooymans is letting his Harry bloodline shine thanks to a meticulously planned breeding strategy. We are only ten weeks into the season and the descendants of the world famous Harry have been winning top prizes one after another, and not just for Jan Hooymans. The Harry bloodline has excelled in many other lofts as well.

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(09/03/2017) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) earns international fame with his Harry dynasty

Jan Hooymans had a pigeon he most recent final of the SAMPDR that was based on the Harry dynasty. The dam of this bronze medal winner, Jeanette, is a sister of Harry, who put the Jan Hooymans team on the map once again.

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(20/01/2017) John Crehan (Salford, UK) has two pigeons representing the UK at the Olympiad in Brussels

After another successful season in 2016, John Crehan had two pigeons qualify for the UK Olympiad team in Brussels. Both bred by Jan Hooymans and raced by John, Olympic Jan qualified for the yearling class whilst Olympic Janette will be in the young bird class.

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(16/01/2017) Hooymans pigeons climb up the ace pigeon ranks as Million Dollar Race final approaches

The 4th Hot Spot Car Race of the South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race took place on 8th January, a race of 309km into a headwind. A group of 3,100 pigeons were released, and the fastest bird completed the race in five hours with a velocity of barely 60 km/h. It was in this particularly demanding race that Team Hooymans claimed a preliminary title of 1st Ace Pigeon Grand Average.

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(05/11/2016) Another successful season for John Crehan (Salford, UK) and his Jan Hooymans' family of pigeons

John Crehan of Salford first started racing Jan Hooymans' family of pigeons in 2014 with great success. The following years have seen the two fanciers further their collaboration resulting in incredible race results and an excellent season in 2016.

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(12/10/2016) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) and many other (inter)national top lofts reap the benefits from the Harry dynasty

Jan Hooymans has a collection of exceptional breeding pigeons, including not only Harry but also several brothers, sisters, youngsters and grandchildren of Het Fenomeen. The number of prize winners that have been bred from the Harry dynasty continues to grow season after season both at home and abroad, and 2016 was no exception.

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(04/05/2016) Team Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) brings top breeder Beauty Harry back to its old breeding loft

In the end of 2013 Team GPS (Elshout, NL) reinforced their breeding loft with a cock from the line of Harry of Team Hooymans. In no more than two years' time Beauty Harry, as he was called by Team GPS, has bred numerous highly successful descendants. This pigeon had such an impressive list of references that Team Hooymans eventually decided to get him back.

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(17/02/2016) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) and many other fanciers reap the benefits of super class pair Jonge Bliksem x Dirkje

Jan Hooymans has created an unparalleled breeding loft based on his super class pair Jonge Bliksem x Dirkje, two pigeons of the Harry dynasty. The descendants of this pair have shown their value repeatedly both in Kerkdiel and in other lofts at home and abroad.

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(08/08/2015) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) closes a successful one day long distance season with a 1st and 2nd NU from Argenton

Jan Hooymans had already won a first prize NPO this season in the race from Bourges. He has now won an additional first and second prize in the final one day long distance race of the season, the NU race from Argenton, which means 2015 has been an excellent one day long distance season for him.

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(30/06/2015) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) takes gold in NPO Bourges

The national victory from Chateauroux in Belgium was won by Rick Hermans, while Gerard Koopman claimed a 1st NPO Souppes. Apparently, the bloodline of Harry continues to win prizes at international level, and grandmaster Jan Hooymans did not want to stay behind: his pigeon Alyda was the fastest of 4,842 pigeons in the NPO Bourges, bringing home another win for the pigeon family from Kerkdriel.

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(19/03/2015) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) did great in other lofts in 2014

Jan Hooymans is a particularly ambitious fancier. The now well known and highly successful pairing of the superior bloodlines of Koopman’s Kleine Dirk and Vandenabeele’s Bliksem have given him the renowned Harry NL07-2007621, and the parents of Harry have bred several more outstanding descendants. These pigeons have been really successful in one loft races, while having won quite a few prizes ...

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(06/01/2014) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) miał wspaniały sezon

Zdobywanie nagród 'teletextowych' (przyp. tłumacza: W Holandii z lotów prowincjalnych pierwszych 10 konkursów jest prezentowanych w telegazecie) stało się ważnym celem dla wielu holenderskich hodowców. Niektórym wystarczy jedna taka nagroda w sezonie. Jednak Jan Hooymans z Kerkdriel wygrał kilka takich nagród w przeciągu ostatnich lat. Jaki jest jego klucz do sukcesu? Wybitna para rozpłodowa.

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(18/09/2013) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) is writing history by winning 1 & 3 in the Final of Balkanik Fair Play Race

It was a very strong final, a real final with the first 2 pigeons reaching the velocity of 957 mpm, after flying a distance of 500 km, from East to West, from Ukraine. Released at 7.45 in the morning the first two pigeons arrived at 16.27, Jan Hooymans winning the first price and Reijnen Loft the second.

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(14/08/2013) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) wins first, third and fourth NPO Bergerac

There seems to be no end to the impressive list of NPO wins in Kieldrecht. The closing race of the old birds’ season from Bergerac resulted in a first, third and fourth.

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(13/02/2013) Sky Chen feat. Jan Hooymans: a unique combination of top quality

The two fanciers are well known and well respected in the world of pigeon fancying. They both have a top class collection. The two most important birds of the two fanciers are Chanel No5 and Harry. This is a unique pair that was bred in line, for instance to Kleine Dirk.

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(27/07/2012) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL) winner of 1st NPO Chateauroux against 5,620 birds

The top class pair Jonge Bliksem x Dirkje has bred another NPO winner from Chateauroux. Jan Hooymans and loft manager Piet Broeders were of course very happy with this victory. The winning pigeon was Alexica, a full sister of Harry.

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(16/06/2011) Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel – NL) shined with 1st-6th-9th-13rd-15th NPO Bourges

‘As usual’ miracle loft Jan Hooymans showed what they were worth in the NPO Bourges by winning and nestling 5 pigeons in the top 15 against 7.356 pigeons… a renewed triumph march for perhaps teh best breeding couple in Holland at the moment; ‘Jonge Bliksem’ x ‘Dirkje’.

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(16/01/2010) Spectacle in Thorn! Most expensive youngster ever sold!

Friday evening the 15th of January in the auction room Oad Thoear in Thorn (NL) a new world record established. The auction took place of 57 youngsters from Jan Hooymans from Kerkdriel.