Aviculture involves the keeping and breeding of birds. Our club fosters and promotes the culture that forms around this. Aviculture is generally focused on not only the raising and breeding of birds, but also on preserving avian habitat. Members are encouraged to develop this awareness through the sharing of knowledge and opinions, guest speakers and articles in our monthly newsletters.
Meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday each month,
7:15pm for 7:30pm start,
at the Conference Room, PCYC,
Park Road, East Nowra.
Benefits of Membership with us.....
Our monthly meetings incorporate discussions, talks and informative lectures on a variety of bird and related topics. Including guest speakers, a raffle draw, with great prizes, including birds, a lucky door prize and finishing with a free supper and a chance for a friendly chat with other bird keepers and members. Excursions are held to aviaries or to organised venues.
Books, DVD's & Magazines are free to borrow.
With up to date information about birds, their care, hints and tips. A "for sale & wanted" section.
Berry Street Seed & Produce 10% on bird supplies and Jervis Bay Feeds 10% discount on special products. Just present your membership card.
New members joining fee $15.00 to cover the cost of badge. Junior membership $15.00 & gives a free cap & badge on joining. Annual membership of $25.00 single or $30.00 for family. Pro ra-ta on joining the year.
NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS!!!!!!
THE PCYC HAS BEEN IN TOUCH WITH US THAT AS MEMBERS WHO ATTEND OUR MEETINGS REGULARLY OR IRREGULARLY ARE ALL REQUIRED TO FILL IN A MEMBERSHIP FORM SO THAT ALL ARE ABLE TO ATTEND MEETINGS AND ENTER THE PREMISES. NO MONEY IS REQUIRED TO BE PAID BY ANY MEMBER. WHAT IS REQUIRED BY ALL MEMBERS IS TO ACCOMPANY EACH FORM IS A COLOURED ( MUST BE COLOURED) COPY OF YOUR PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CARD. COPIES OF ID’S MUST BE RETURNED FOR THE AUGUST MEETING. IF THIS REQUEST IS NOT ADHERED TO YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO ENTER THE BUILDING. I HAVE HAD MANY TALKS WITH THE PCYC HEIRACHY AND THEY HAVE WAIVED THE MEMBERSHIP FEES TO HELP US OUT.
2018 Monthly Speakers
Shoalhaven Avicultural Society Inc.
Guest Speakers for 2019
January, Tuesday 8th. Rick Bailey: Neophemas
February, Tuesday 12th. Bruce Hockley: Trip to Africa.
March, Tuesday 12th. Jim Gill Vet. TBA
April, Tuesday 9th. Bird Sale Discussions
May, Tuesday 14th.Bill Boyd, Swift Parrots, Golden Shoulder Parrots
June, Tuesday 11th. Rod Stevens, 28 Mutations and Port Lincolns Parrots
July, Tuesday 9th. Barry Blanch, Large Cockatoos
August, 13th. Paul Stevens: Aviary Set Ups
September, Tuesday 10th. Mike Cannon Vet. TBA
October, Tuesday 8th. Shayne Earley: Poultry
November, Tuesday 12th. Paul Kreuzen: Rainbow Lorikeets
December, No Speaker or Meeting .
PRESIDENTS REPORT DECEMBER 2018
Hi Members, Another year has passed. On Sunday 9th dec we held our Christmas Party at the Gerroa Fishermans Club which was enjoyed by the 80 people who attended. Santa arrived for the children after a long trip!
Many Thanks to all those Members who donated gifts for our Christmas Raffle, they were all well received.
Concratulations to Marilyn and Neville Higgins who were awarded Life Membership after 23 years of continual attendance.
Find enclosed a list of our Guest Speaker for the coming year also a list of Bird sales for 2019.
A membership form for 2019 will be in this book for everyone- could you please fill them in and send back asap of bring them along to January Meeting whch will be held on the 8th. If you cannot attend please send to PO Box 1133 Nowra NSW 2541. As this will help to have all M’ship cards made up at the same time.
Merry Christmas to you all and your families
From Jan and myself.
We hope Santa will be kind to you all.
N.S.W. BIRD SALES 2019
INVERELL Showground, Trevor 0267231388
YOUNG PCYC Cliff 0263853058
ORANGE Howse Stadium PCYC Howie 0427642163
March Sun. 17th
GRAFTON- Showground Lindy 0266431323
March Sun. 24th
CENTRAL COAST- Tuggerah 0249488668
April Sat 6th
GUNNEDAH-B/Ball Stadium 0488252720
April Sat 13th
NOWRA PCYC Ray 02 44234475
April Sun. 28th
TAREE Showground Bob 0413048680
May Sun 5th
FAIRFIELD- City Showground Bruce 0402325795
May Sat 25th
CESSNOCK – B/Ball Stadium Paul 0438665941
June Sat 22nd
WAGGA WAGGA Showground Kevin 0269441866
June Sun 16th
INVERELL Showground Trevor 0267231388
June Sun 23rd – ILLAWARRA Sports Stadium Steven 0437613457
July Sun 7th
KEMPSEY Showground Peter 0265622019
July Sun 14th
CASTLE HILL Hawksbury S/ground, Dean 0411578 996
August Sat 10th
FORBES Showground Sharon 0406512851
August Sun 25th
CANBERRA Exhibition Park Mick 0408630108
SINGLETON Civic Centre 0249901958