Welcome to the Canadian Racing Pigeon Union site
This site was designed to serve our members, as well, to inform the general public about our wonderful hobby. For moreinformation about our hobby, click on “Our Sport” in the top menu. Please click on “Our Sport” in the top menu to find out information on “How to care for lost birds”.
Canadian Racing Pigeon Union (519) 842-9771 or (866) 652-5704
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CRPU MEMBERS
The CRPU now has a full Board of Directors for the duration of the 2017 year. We welcome our new board members Chris Watson of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and Jeff Hall of Rines Creek, Nova Scotia. We look forward to working with our new board members as we promote this great sport.
We have received notice from our supplier the Paratyphoid vaccine cost will increase by 15% effective January 1, 2017. Currently $168+tax the new price will be $196+tax
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR BAND SECRETARY SENDS IN THE BAND LIST FOR THE LOST BIRD DATA BASE
The lost bird search has now been launched. If you find a bird that is not listed in our data base please call the office and Denise will be happy to locate the owner. We currently have 2015/2016 band list in our data base. Thanks to all our members who respond to these lost birds. The lost birds are important to us and we want to help all lost birds get back home to their lofts. We have had some issues with members checking out their own birds to find their is errors. Please call the office and let us know if you become aware of any errors.
Check out our online store for all you pigeon supplies. If you need supplies you can contact Denise at the office. 519-842-9771 or place your order on line.
If anyone is interested in placing an advertisement on our website please contact Sue Wiltshire at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will place your ad for you on our webpage.
Thanks to all the members who continue to promote this sport with social pages such as facebook allowing members to share this great sport. Please remember to keep good sportsmanship at all times. We want the public to know our members adhere to the principles and practises set forth by the Canadian Racing Pigeon Union. Thanks to all our members who support this organization.
MEMBERSHIP PRICES : INDIVIDUAL $50.00 FAMILY $75.00.
The race result page is now ready for posting. Please upload your results and we will get them posted for you.
Come fly with us!
Thank you for visiting our website. We are honoured that you have taken the time to check us out. We are a union dedicated to promoting the sport of racing pigeons. Are you interested in finding out how you can be a part of this great sport. We can help you get started by linking you with a local club within your community. Do you enjoy taking care of animals? Do you enjoy friendly competition? Do you want a hobby that the whole family can take part in? This could be just the hobby for you. Pigeons are one of the most underrated species. Some interesting facts are:
- The stock markets of the world used racing pigeons until 1966 to get the news of the day trading from one city to another.
- Today racing pigeons are used in humanitarian efforts to fly blood out of the deepest jungles in Africa to be tested for the aids virus.
- That Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II alongside her love for horses and corgi dogs she also races pigeons from the Royal Lofts at Sandringham.
- That racing pigeons have been known to fly 700 miles in a single day.
- That many major world armies still retain their racing pigeon flocks.
If any of these have triggered an interest, please do not hesitate to contact us and we would be glad to assist in helping you to begin. Our members are the best and they would love to share this great sport with you. Keep your eyes on the skies!
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