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The premier organisation for pigeon racing in the UK

Today pigeon racing is a sport for the whole family in a highly social environment. It combines animal husbandry with the natural desire for competition. Electronic Timing Systems and One Loft Races have brought this popular sport into the 21st Century. Find out more…

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Contacting the RPRA

Under the current circumstances, a number of staff are working from home and a couple are on furlough. The way you contact us has therefore changed.  Below is an updated list of contacts. It is best to use e-mail if you can, and to call only if you cannot e-mail. In any case, please do […]

Avian Influenza Updates

As of the 15th May the restrictions relating to Avian Influenza and channel racing are lifted. The following is taken from the DEFRA website: ‘All poultry and bird gatherings, including pigeon gatherings organised for races from mainland Europe, will also be permitted, provided organisers notify the Animal and Plant Health Agency at least seven days […]

EU Animal Health Regulations – Channel Racing

Within our previous update we outlined the importance that the EU position was communicated to the relevant member states and the relevant customs authorities.   The current position is that there is still not an agreed process to allow the smooth entry into France. We are working with Defra and a contact in France, who in […]