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Vanoppen-Luyten - 1st Provincial Nevers 2.346 yearlings (fastest of 3.658)


Last weekend Vanoppen-Luyten went fully to the top provincial from Nevers with "Nevina" - winning of 2.346 yearlings - and fastest of all 3.658 pigeons from Limburg!

"Nevina" had not the best preparation when she came home wounded from Châteauroux like her nestsister "Schella". They were put in the aviary for 10 days to recover. She was trained with the youngsters, 2 times race from Momignies (123 km) before she was sent to Nevers - arriving as the first in the whole province - fantastic!

Before this season she has performed:
95/270 Momignies - 40/221 Soissons - 54/1.448 Melun - 99/722 Toury

"Nevina" is (half-)sister to "Falcona", "Babette" and "Schella" - tophens - see "Falcona":

"Falcona":
5th / 2.360 Gien PROV
6th / 2.389 Troyes PROV
60th / 14.145 Bourges NAT
23rd / 15.780 La Chatre NAT
29th / 6.351 Gien PROV
15th / 4.106 Toury I-PROV
112nd / 8.874 Chateauroux S-NAT
8th / 317 Soissons
9th / 310 Soissons
6th / 108 Soissons
126th / 6.778 Bourges
82nd / 2.877 Gien
50th / 1.614 Salbris
58th / 1.883 Toury
87th / 1.911 Montlucon
102nd / 2.057 Moulins
27th / 438 Chateauroux
26th / 311 Toury
42nd / 642 Toury
65th / 1.177 Soissons
141st / 3.523 Bourges
327th / 5.231 Gien
22nd / 343 Toury
(won 23 x in 10% without doubles)

Other toppers right now on the racing loft are:

"Fientje":
24th / 22.875 Montlucon 2012
11th / 8.624 Chateauroux 2012
8th / 2.185 Gien 2012
81st / 5.912 Argenton 2012

"Bella Donna":
33rd / 17.865 Montlucon 2012
28th / 5.491 Montlucon 2012
14th / 2.331 Moulins 2011
30th / 2.914 Bourges 2012

"Wilma":
15th / 3.696 Argenton 2012
45th / 5.491 Montlucon 2012

"New Claudia":
6th / 2.877 Gien 2012
41st / 17.865 Montlucon 2012
13th / 3.399 Toury 2011
6th / 1.233 Nanteuil 2011
45th / 3.696 Argenton 2012
94th / 5.491 Montlucon 2012
107th / 8.874 Chateauroux 2012

"Kaatje":
2009-2012:
3rd / 1.614 Salbris
53rd / 15.780 La Chatre
12th / 2.877 Gien
6th / 1.418 Melun
11th / 2.057 Moulins
6th / 1.117 Soissons
2nd / 311 Toury
27th / 4.106 Toury
17th / 1.383 Nanteuil
81st / 5.231 Gien
25th / 1.499 Bourges
34th / 1.694 Toury

As we wrote earlier this year their 2012-season has been fantastic - see results this year until July 7th 2012:

22 x 1st (incl. doubles) i.e.:
1st fastest of 5.423 Melun West&Midden Limburg (1st / 1.448 Fed. yearlings)
1st / 2.134 Toury Interprovinciaal old pigeons PCF (1st / 1.406 Club old pigeons)
1st fastest of 3.658 Nevers Limburg (1é/2.346 PROV Nevers yearlings)
1st fastest of 916 Momignies (1é/570 yearlings Club)
1st / 573 Chateauroux yearlings Club
1st / 429 Argenton yearlings Club
1st / 419 Montlucon yearlings Club
1st / 270 Montlucon old pigeons Club
1st / 221 Soissons yearlings Club
1st / 183 Gien old pigeons Club, etc.…

HAFO Results 2012 (without doubles):
07/07/2012 Toury (385 km) club 61 old pigeons
1-2 (2/2 pigeons)

07/07/2012 Nevers (463 km) provinciaal: 2346 yearlings
1-41-63-72-88-101-107-146-149-174-179-180-181-183-193-237-239-275-305-436-552-554-557-... (23/32)

07/07/2012 Nevers (463 km) provinciaal: 1312 old pigeons
31-33-125-144-171-175-198-199-271-274-275-... (11/13)

30/06/2012 Argenton (553 km) C.F.W: 5912 Yearlings
21-81-118-235-259-290-300-340-442-472-584-590-594-644-765-766-767-772-965-1057-1150-1185-1208-1324-1519-... (25/33)

30/06/2012 Argenton (553 km) C.F.W. 3696 old pigeons
10-15-45-80-208-233-314-460-652-1006-... (10/13)

30/06/2012 Toury (385 km) P.C.F. 1397 old pigeons
47-117 (2/2)

23/06/2012 Toury (385 km) P.C.F. 1427 old pigeons
30-67-269-475 (4/4)

23/06/2012 Toury (385 km)P.C.F. 1872 Yearlings
57-178-... (2/3)

23/06/2012 Montlucon (544 km) C.F.W. 4424 Yearlings
97-123-130-141-220-247-271-323-333-407-411-573-575-592-593-652-920-1095-1193-1408-... (20/23)

23/06/2012 Montlucon (544 km) C&O 5492 old pigeons
28-41-45-55-94-105-184-192-206-... (9/12)

17/06/2012 Montlucon (544 km) provinciaal 1911 old pigeons
7-8-47-87-171-364-474-... (9/12)

17/06/2012 Montlucon (544 km) provinciaal 1923 Yearlings
3-10-19-35-36-37-50-68-98-99-133-173-302-304-360-383-434-465-... (18/39)

09/06/2012 Chateauroux 523 km) Provinciaal 8874 old pigeons
107-112-119-203-210-303-541-734-735-752-1329-1784-1826-... (13/16)

09/06/2012 Chateauroux (523 km) Provinciaal 8624 Yearlings
11-14-89-103-117-223-226-228-306-313-366-573-913-1029-1040-1051-1192-1273-1280-1342-1553-1722-1920-2152-... (24/40)

02/06/2012 Gien (405 km) Provinciaal 2877 old pigeons
6-12-33-76-82-106-... (6/8)

02/06/2012 Gien (405 km) Provinciaal 2185 Yearlings
8-17-19-23-33-34-41-51-60-69-70-81-104-119-120-145-175-274-302-321-336-351-511-... (23/37)

26/05/2012 Bourges (473 km) Club 507 old pigeons
5-8-9-10-17-55-71-106-157-161-... (10/12)

19/05/2012 Gien (405 km) Provinciaal 6872 old pigeons
97-192 (2/2)

12/05/2012 Toury (386 km) Provinciaal 2134 old pigeons
1-65 (2/2)

12/05/2012 Melun (310 km) West-Limburg 1418 old pigeons
3-6-10-31-46-54-77-78-112-134-183-227-300-301-311-... (15/17)

12/05/2012 Melun 310 km) West-limburg 1448 Yearlings
1-8-9-24-50-51-52-54-55-56-57-63-82-97-114-127-130-131-155-164-215-239-296-298-299-... (25/53)

The foundation:
The basic pigeons come from the previous tandem with Irène Beelen from Mehaigne. Basic strains there were mainly Houben JLN, Engels J & J, Schellens and G. Verbruggen.
Later these birds were crossed with D. Van Dijck (Kannibaal line), direct and indirect Houben JLN (Pinnochio line), Engels J & J (De 231 line), Jaco Dewinter (6 children of 6th Nat Ace "Siddhartha"), G. Koopman (Kleine Dirk Line) and recently the best of Geerinckx LBJ, Gaston Van De Wouwer and Leo Heremans.

The system:
Until 2011: total widowhood, since 2012: hens on sliding doors.
These hens are not coupled and have no nest for the season. This is to avoid too much interest in the nest and interest in coupling. The cocks and hens sit next door to each other and hear the calling all day, so they feel no lust to couple up with each other. The hens train only on Monday (2 hours), Tuesday (2.5 hours) and Wednesday (3 hours). The hard training keep them in shape and to acquire the basic condition and ensures that the hens retain their appetite. The hens are every week on the middle distance. A hen may get rest for a week - well they then have to race Momignies for 123 km. On Thursday afternoon during the lunch break of Patrick, the hens get 30 minutes together with their cock and then they are separated again and moved to the aviary. From there they are basket without seeing their mate. This has the advantage that they eat well before basketing and that they are calm with basketed.

Medicine:
The pigeons will "be cured" with products from the vet before the season to clean them all up. Then - if possible - they will get nothing more for the rest of the racing season. They are only treated if the vet and the combination find it necessary.
Hens are not very easy to stress so they can in principle fly for several weeks without any medicine.
To avoid getting any diseases from the basket they get a natural "antibiotic" with oregano when they arrive home. No treatment against cancer is given the whole season.
The breeders are not given anything too - for 5 years they have not got anything against canker.
The pigeons are vaccinated frequently: every year against paramyxo, smallpox, herpes and paratyphoid. This gives the birds a solid base so that no medicine - or at least a minimum - is necessary the whole season.

We are excited about these good results - and send our best wishes for the rest of the season!

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