2018 NBRC Convention in Burbank, California Aug. 30 thru Sept. 1 Hosted by CSRA

2018 NBRC Convention hosted by CSRA ( California State Roller Assoc.) Host club 1st contact Joe Bracken 661-917-0505. 2nd Contact Willie Wright 661-478-2399 · DATES: Thursday, August 30 – Saturday night, September 01, 2018 · Hotel information below: National Birmingham Roller Club (NBRC) 2018 Convention Start date: 8/30/18 End date: 9/2/18 Last day to book:…

NBRC Bulletin Deliveries

One of the most common complaints from NBRC members that seems to appear on internet roller forums, email groups, and chat rooms, has to do with a few members complaining that they have not received their Bulletin on time. There are a number of reasons for this. By providing the members with more information about…

Mangile’s Pigeon Pages

Mangile’s Pigeon Pages Pigeon Genetics Newsletter Issue #67 July 1973, pages 27-29. WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE “DIRTY” COLORATION? by: Robert J. Mangile      When one observes a flock of Homing Pigeons it is evident that some of the blue pigeons are of a much more  “dirty” appearing coloration (not “smoky”) as compared to…

What is A Breed? by Cliff Ball

What is a breed? To put the question more precisely, what are the necessary conditions that enable us to say with conviction, “this group of animals constitutes a distinct breed?” A useful definition of “breed” is that a breed is a group of domesticated animals that are similar enough (usually by appearance, production, or origin)…

Birmingham Roller Breed/Performance Standard

For several decades the breeding and flying of the Birmingham Roller has had no real written breed or performance standard beyond personal opinions described in various pigeon journals, letters between fanciers, communications on internet sites, and the individual opinions of judges during competitions. As a result, controversy and confusion have dominated the fancy. Operating primarily…