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  • 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 » ]

  • General Council Meeting Summary September 2018

    The Budgerigar Society   Summary of the BS General Council Meeting held on Sunday 23 September 2018 at the BS Office, Northampton with the following decisions being ratified:   The GC attended a BS Development Workshop facilitated by Jonathan Bowyer of Fiona Reed Associates the day prior to the GC Meeting. All Councillors agreed that [ Read More » ]


    By Ghalib Al-Nasser, Club Show Committee Chairman With The Budgerigar Society Club Show, the Show of Shows, approaching rapidly on the weekend of 29th & 30th September 2018 at The Dome, Doncaster, DN4 7PD, the Show Committee is putting forward new innovations and incentives to further enhance the show and hoping for a further increase [ Read More » ]

  • Newcastle Disease

    The Society has been informed by DEFRA that following a number of outbreaks of a virulent strain of Newcastle Disease in small poultry flocks, commercial layers and other capitive birds in Belgium, Luxemburg and the Netherlands the risk of a disease outbreak in the UK has been raised from Low to Medium (meaning “outbreak likely [ Read More » ]

  • Sad News – Eric the Spangle

    The Budgerigar Society Promotion Team is very sad to report that Eric the Spangle Budgie has sadly passed away. Eric has been a huge part of the Promotional team for the past 4 years and In that time he has been a true ambassador for the hobby of Budgerigars. Eric aka the king or the [ Read More » ]

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