Taree - 12th May, 2018

Birds not Liberated. Liberation scheduled at 10:00am

Latest information On ROTA Virus to NCF Members

25th January 2018


27Th August


19th July


27th June




6th June




9th May.




Press Release RSPCA 5th May 2017




28th April




7th April








2nd April




28th March




 2nd March




 17th February


 This link also confirms an outbreak in Queensland










 6th February




 30th January


 Update from Colin Walker


  Update from Colin Walker. 30th Jandocx.pdf


 25th January.


 Latest release from ANRPB.


 Includes a request for $20 to $25 levy on all Australian Pigeon keepers




 24th January


 Virus outbreak confirmed in Sydney.


 An outbreak of the virus in the Sydney Metropolitan area has been confirmed by Dr Mark White a link to his posting below






Below is the link to Colin Walker's latest release.








 Below is a link to an email sent by Vet Rob Marshall




 Copy of email from Rob Marshall.pdf




9th January 2017.


 Members of the NCF executive are involved in on going discussions with the ANRPB and VETS Rob Marshall and Colin Walker in an effort to get the most accurate information. It will not be posted here unless its is verified as accurate:


 170106 ANRPB Press Release 6 Jan 2017 - Reo-virus.pdf


 In an attempt to provide as much information to members as possible the links below is information provided by Dr Rob Marshall. It is not the role of the executive to endorse products mentioned in the articles. NCF members can make their own decisions on the use of medications.


 Disease Outbreak Instructions Page 1 pdf


 Disease Outbreak Instructions Page 2 pdf


 Disease Outbreak Instructions Page 3 pdf




5th January 2017


 The NCF will not be conducting any more Breeders plate sales for the racing season 2017. The young birds bred in the Riverina and surrounding regions for the sale will not be coming to the Hunter.


 These decisions are being made by the NCF executive after discussions with Vets Rob Marshall and Colin Walker. We are also discussing the situation with the Australian National Racing Pigeon Board (ANRPB). Below is the link to their latest Press release.




170104 ANRPB Press Release 4 Jan 2017 - Reo-virus.pdf




The next Federation meeting will be the second stage of the AGM Lake Macquarie Clubrooms. 1st Tuesday in February.




20th December 2016




Report on NCF Response to the Adenovirus Outbreak




In response to concerns about reports of the spread of the Adenovirus into NSW, the Executive of the NCF called an extraordinary meeting of members. The meeting was held at the Lake macquarie clubrooms 9am 18th December.




Outcome of meeting




It is recommended that NCF members refrain from transporting pigeons in and out of the Hunter region until we can get a clearer picture of the situation. We are not making it mandatory to shut down but some members who have received birds from outside the region are choosing to do so.




Excerpts from the articles by Dr Rob Marshall were read out particularly the symptoms.




the link below directs you to these articles.








Members are encouraged to read these articles and make themselves familiar with the symptoms.




If you have any concerns contact Tony Davis or Stan Rippon.




Next Federation Meeting




Next Federation Meeting is the 2nd part of the AGM It's to be held at the Lake Macquarie Clubrooms on the 1st Tuesday evening of February. 




Agenda items must be forwarded to the secretary prior to the meeting




Agenda part 1 2016 Adamstown.pdf




Proposed schedules below




2017 North proposed Fed TF - Copy.pdf




2017 North proposed Fed PE - Copy.pdf




2017 North proposed Fed TC.pdf