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Update - Intake for 2021 2020-10-08

    We have passed the halfway stage of this year’s intake. Despite the difficulty in finding flights for the pigeons we have so far received 2984 birds since the 15th of July. Progress during quarantine has been pleasing with most groups performing well. Here is a summary of the birds;

     

    Shipment

    Birds Received

    Mortalities in Quarantine

    %

    Europe 1

    256

    2

    0.8%

    Europe 2

    472

    1

    0.2%

    Europe 3

    920

    2

    0.2%

    USA 1

    175

    23

    13.1%

    USA 2

    209

    0

    0.0%

    Kuwait 1

    338

    15

    4.4%

    Kuwait 2

    279

    6

    2.2%

    South Africa 1

    196

    0

    0.0%

    Zimbabwe

    139

    0

    0.0%

    TOTAL

    2984

    49

    1.6%

     

    We still have the following intakes to receive; 3 Kuwait, 2 USA, 3 Europe, 3 South Africa, 1 Thailand and some smaller shipments from other countries.

    The last intake for pigeons to the Dutch Quarantine and Veterinary Services will close on Friday 6th November. Please make arrangements through your respective agents to send birds.

    Here are the agent contacts- https://www.victoriafallswcpr.com/agents.php

    Best Regards,

    The Victoria Falls Team