On May 14, 2012 Louis Van Loon, the world-renowned pigeon fancier passed away in Poppel Belgium at the age of 89. The strain which Van Loon developed during his longstanding career always guaranteed success, even the greatest pigeon fanciers came to Poppel for top-quality birds.
Many fanciers in North America own their success to Mr. Van Loon and his wonderful birds. He will sadly be missed.
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