Now representing over 30 clubs both in the UK & Europe, as well as overseas, this new website enables both club officials and fanciers to keep up to date with what is happening both within the Border Convention as it oversees and administers the hobby, in addition to news and show results from all the member clubs.
Working together with other Border websites, the aim of all is to both promote - and safeguard the hobby of breeding and showing Border Canaries.
This Site is to showcase the member Clubs that make up the Border Convention, if any Club can suggest ways the site can be improved please contact the Secretary.
"A very sincere welcome to the Border Convention
I hope you enjoy your visit to our site,and I do hope you find it a useful resource to support your interest in the Border Canary."
Ronnie Sillitoe - Chairman
Wishing a speedy get well to my good friend Wyndham Williams, Wyndham has been in hospital all over Christmas really very ill. At one stage it was not looking too good for him but in the last two days the doctors have said he is starting to respond to treatment, and is slightly better, so some good news for him and his family. Wishing you all the best in your recovery Wyndham.
All the best from Phil and Sylvia Dewland.
We would like to send our Best Wishes to Robbie Bennett who unfortunately been admitted to hospital with leukaemia.
We send our Best Wishes and a speedy recovery to Reg Eagles who has been admitted to hospital
Avian influenza H5N8
Highly pathogenic #Avian influenza (H5N8) has been confirmed on a commercial duck breeding premises near Attleborough, Breckland, Norfolk.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 has been found in backyard chickens near Hawes, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire. 3km and 10km temporary control zones and a 10km Temporary Movement Restriction Zone are now in place. More information available on GOV.UK: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu
Highly pathogenic (H5N8) avian influenza has been confirmed in backyard poultry near Gillingham, North Dorset, Dorset
H5N8 avian influenza in birds from a farm on the island of Sanday in Orkney, Scotland now confirmed as highly pathogenic
Dennis Norton a Past President and former committee member who was nearly 94 passed away peacefully in the care home where he had been since November last year.
Our condolences to his family and friends
The Journal will be going to press shortly if you have not yet paid your subscription please pay it before the 15th December,due to increased costs only subscribers that have paid will receive a copy.
There will be three issues January, April, and September for a subscription of £15.00 UK and N.I, £25.00 for Eire and Europe, £30 for the rest of the world, to be paid by 30th November 2020,
Because of increased costs only subscribers paying by this date will receive a copy.
Subscriptions to be sent to the New Treasurer: -
Richard Thorley, 12, Park Avenue Hucknall, Notts. NG15 6LQ Tel - 07730 794922.
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Bernard (Bunny) Lince
We regret to inform you of the passing of Bunny Lince
Our condolences go to his family and friends
Avian influenza H5N8
Be prepared for new housing measures coming in on 14 December 2020 and consider how you can house your birds. You could make use of garden sheds, barns or even your garage if there is enough natural light and ventilation. If you cannot house, you must put measures in place to prevent contact with wild birds - for example by using netting. See our biosecurity guidance: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/.../biosecurity...
Avian influenza H5N8 Northallerton
Avian influenza H5N8 (pathogenicity to be confirmed) has been found in rearing turkeys at a premises near Northallerton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. 3km and 10km temporary control zones are now in place. More information is available on GOV.UK at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu