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    Judges and all members are invited to attend the Open Meeting on Sunday 28th April 2019at The Trust Hall, Stoke Gifford Trust, 137 North Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8PE commencing at 13.00 hours. The Society Annual General Meeting will be held in the morning.   AGENDA  13.00   President to Open Meeting  13.05   Introduction BS [ Read More » ]

  • General Council Meeting Feb 2019 – Summarised Report

    Summarised Report of the General Council Meeting of the Budgerigar Society held on 9th February 2019 at The Budgerigar Society Office, Northampton with the following decisions being ratified:   The following judges were admitted to the Main Panel of Judges as of 1st February; Vincent Avo, Richard Carson, Andrew Edden and Richard Hooper. Four members [ Read More » ]

  • The Budgerigar / Subscription Renewals

    The January/February edition of “The Budgerigar” magazine has been sent to all members who have paid their 2019 subscription. Members who have not yet paid are reminded that they can renew up to 30th April, 2019 otherwise they will lose the right to continuous membership and if re-joining after this date then payment of the [ Read More » ]

  • Sad News – The Bowker Stud

    The Officials and Members of the Budgerigar Society General Council wish to convey their deepest sympathy to John, Richard and Wayne Bowker of Stoke-on-Trent on the loss of around 90% of their stud due to a fire in their main aviary. The fire was caused by an electrical fault in a timer in the early [ Read More » ]

  • 2019 Rings

    We are pleased to advise that the rings ordered by the deadline date of 22 November, 2018 were all posted on Friday 21 December, 2018. If you ordered your rings by the deadline date and they have not yet arrived then please do not phone the ring makers as they are now on holiday. The [ Read More » ]

  • Judges Training Scheme 2019

    Members who wish to join the Budgerigar Society Judges Training Scheme in 2019 should apply before 31st January, 2019. This Scheme is for members who have completed 9 years membership of the Society, of which three continuous years must immediately precede the application; have completed three full show seasons at Intermediate status; be over 21 [ Read More » ]

  • Club Show Judges

    THE BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY (BS) advises that all nominations for Judges to judge the 2020 BS Club Show should be with the Society Administrator by 28 February, 2019. The nomination should be for Judges who have been on the BS Main Judges Panel for a minimum number of 3 years and have judged a minimum of [ Read More » ]

  • Roy Cooke

    It is with sadness that we announce the passing of the Northern BS Secretary Roy Cooke. Roy served the Northern BS as Secretary with distinction for 28 years and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was a member of the BS for 37 years and in 2017 was awarded the Peter [ Read More » ]

  • World Championship Show Bird Images

    Date: 29th & 30th September 2018 Benched : 2122 All Images Copyright M Freakley except Grey YB & Albino AA Major Winners Best In Show – F,C & J McGovern   Best Young Bird – R & M Miller   Best Opposite Sex Any Age – F, C & J McGovern Best Opposite Sex Young [ Read More » ]

  • Avian Tuberculosis

    Kevin Eatwell BVSc (Hons) DipZooMed (Reptilian) DipECZM (Herpetology and Small Mammals). RCVS specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine. ECZM recognised veterinary specialist in Herpetological Medicine. Avian tuberculosis has been identified as a potential threat to budgerigar studs. This is not a new disease but is uncommon in parrotlike birds. Increasing numbers have been identified via [ Read More » ]

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