Budgerigar Society AGM

Budgerigar Society AGM l made the effort to attend the Budgerigar Society A.G.M and what a pleasant morning it turned out to be. Arriving some 15 minutes before the start of the AGM means my travel plans worked. My new satnav was spot on, you know what us boys are...

Geoff Tillson at the Birmingham BS April meeting

Birmingham BS April monthly meeting Geoff Tillson gave a talk on Budgerigar colours at Birmingham BS April meeting. The talk was supported with a excellent power point presentation. The presentation delved deeply into the genetics of budgerigar breeding. It was easy...

The 2017 youngsters are growing

Growing nicely Most of the 2017 birds are growing nicely however there is one young bird that appears to be struggling. The problem may have been caused by me being over eager to break up the foster pair. I had observed the young bird eating seed and that had prompted...

Importance of having a safety door

Having a safety door Over the years the safety door has save me on more than one occasion. Despite being careful on occasions the door to the flights or cages have come open. Once in Nottingham l had not appreciated the need for a safety door. On entering the birdroom...

Maiden Hens

Maiden Hens At the moment the maiden hens are really testing my livestock breeding skills. Nothing can be taken for granted last week two pinkies died one was found squashed and the second was not being fed. I tried fostering the newborn hoping that once it had been...