My preparation was woeful

This bird had two tail feathers on Monday. On Wednesday we have only one, guess he did not want to go the show. He had just come out of the breeding cage a week earlier. As we all know that’s budgie’s for you.   Even l managed to enter some birds It was a...

Getting Organised on the softfood mixture

Getting Organised It would be nice to be organised person but that’s not me. Sue is certainly organising me now with my softfood production. No more making the softfood each evening. I always washed up the utensils and chopping board well nearly always. The only...

End of June and it’s 3 so far

Three so far and it’s only June. It has been a peculiar year for me and we are only coming to the end of June. Discounting the chicks that don’t make it from the nestbox. It has been a funny year for l have lost 3 youngsters that have made it to youngsters...

Talk by Keith Leedham

Keith Leedham On Tuesday 13th June Keith Leedham gave a talk to the members of the Birmingham BS. Keith talk was interesting and touched on a number topics to do with the budgerigar hobby. Keith is a BS judge and it is evident he has superb knowledge of the exhibition...

How fast can a budgerigar fly

How fast is a budgerigar ? How fast can a budgerigar fly definitely faster than my reactions. There comes a time when you just know you are slowing up. It was a beautiful day today so l planned to take advantage of the weather. Cleaning the outside flight perches and...