WARNING! IF YOU SUSPECT THAT YOU HAVE ROTAVIRUS OR PMV YOU SHOULD PHONE YOUR VETERINARY ADVISOR IMMEDIATELY FOR ADVICE. YOU SHOULD THEN CALL YOUR SCF AND CLUB OFFICIALS FOR ADVICE AND/OR ASSISTANCE. PRACTICE HIGH STANDARD BIO SECURITY MEASURES BOTH PERSONALLY AND ESPECIALLY AROUND YOUR LOFTS AT ALL TIMES.
POSSIBLE ROTAVIRUS IN THE SCF - MUST READ
LATEST UPDATE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE ANRPB
NSW DPI Communication RE: Rotavirus Pigeon mortality investigation work instruction.pdf
Vet Colin Walker has issued a Statement through Melbourne Vet Clinic, click on the link below thenclick where it says "CLICK HERE" for the Statement.
NEW UPDATE 23.3.17
SPECIAL NOTICE 6th Feb 2017
Currently the SCF have been advised that ROTAVIRUS has infected numerous lofts in the Central Cumberland Federation and has increased to extreme numbers, these numbers were confirmed by Vet Mark White. At the SCF AGM the SCF Committee cautioned SCF Members as to the SCF recommendations put in place late last year.
Caution should be practised with regards LOFT BIO SECURITY, VOLUNTARY LOCK DOWN and NO TRANSFER OF BIRDS or EVENTS THAT INCLUDE NUMBERS OF PIGEONS AND MEMBERS IN THE SAME AREAS, eg Breeders Plates, Auctions, Races, etc. These are Voluntary measures as of today, 19th Dec, 2016 and could change without notice.ALL SCF SECRETARIES and the SCF Committee have had ample information for the SCF Membership to keep a current handle on any information that comes to hand. This information sharing is active and on-going and up-dated often.
It is vitality important that the SCF Secretaries are in contact with their CLUB MEMBERS and with detailed information that is current due to the nature of this VIRUS now in NSW.
Also from the SCF AGM, the SCF Committee has made no commitment with regards Racing in 2017 and will be guided at all times by Professional Advice.
The SCF Committee has the welfare of both SCF Members and their birds to consider and as such have convened a SPECIAL MEETING for the 8th APRIL, 2017 at the FRAT 1PM Sunken Lounge.
WARNING! The SCF Committee asks that you attend this meeting on a VOLUNTARY BASIS ONLY. The SCF Committee has no control over the BIO SECURITY MEASURES between SCF MEMBERS or the venue. This MEETING can postponed at any time.
If you require information, if you need to issues to be addressed, if you need to ask a question please email me : firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need to call me : 0479 003232.