Try to pair up a minimum of 4 pairs

  When it comes to the breeding season we have to consider whether the birds are fit and ready for breeding, you can never force your birds you must remember we are dealing with livestock. Try to pair up a minimum of at least four pairs at a time, this maybe...

Travelled to Coventy

  Yesterday evening l went to the Warwickshire Budgerigar Society monthly meeting in Coventry although the journey took a little longer due to my normal route being closed due to a accident the detour increased my journey time but l arrive just before the meeting...

Juniors join the adults

  It is time to promote the last few birds from the junior flight and my layout is not the best and space is at premium. The junior flight was about 4ft long by 30 inches deep and about 3 foot high along side the main inner flight which is approximately 5ft long with...

Trimming the vent

  I maybe wrong but l think it was in the late 90’s when buff feathered birds were first appearing and breeders were trying to introduce this type feather into this countries budgerigars. The birds of today now seem to have much more feather and it has been...

Checking fertility of your eggs

You should avoid handling any egg if at all possible to prevent contamination due to the egg shell being permeable in the example on the left the egg in infertile, remember you should see changes after a minimum of six to eight days. To candle your eggs you need a...