In todays’ race from Ouyen 08/09/2012, 1093 W.P.F. birds competing from 47 lofts, and 398 Geelong birds were released at 8.30 am. Upon release all birds left the race point in one group within three minutes. At the race point conditions were slightly overcast with a light Westerly wind. On the way home birds will encounter Westerly winds 20-25 km/h tending Southwesterly 25-35 km/h during the morning. Top expected daytime temperature for Victoria today is 18 deg.
In todays’ C & J Morris 10 Bird Special race, 556 W.P.F. birds competing from 49 lofts and app. 40 Geelong birds competing in a 3 bird Special Race, were released at 9.30 am. Conditions at the race point were slightly overcast with a slight Westerly wind. Upon release one group of app. 450 birds left within three minutes, with the remaining app. 150 birds leaving five minutes later. On the way home birds will encounter 20-25 km/h Westerly winds tending Southwesterly 25-35 km/h during the morning, Top expected daytime temperature for Victoria is 18 deg.
Remember that clock production is WITHIN AN HOUR AND A HALF OF CLOCKING FROM THE 2ND RACE YOU CLOCK FROM.
Good luck to all.
For the Geelong Federation the Race Point co-ordinates are the same as the 1st Ouyen, which were:
Longtitude: -35, 03, 44.6
Latitude: 142, 19, 02.3