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Budgerigar Society On-line Raffle

March 1, 2024
Budgerigar Society On-line Raffle – 21st April 2024 www.budgerigarsocietyraffle.co.uk

Budgerigar Society AGM

February 12, 2024
The Budgerigar Society 2024 Annual General Meeting Incorporating A Novice & Junior Members Show and Member’s Sales Day. At Bugbrooke Community Centre, Northampton, NN7 3RW on 21st April 2024. O…

Summarised report – Thursday, January 11th 2024

February 6, 2024
Summarised report of the Minutes of the BS General Council meeting held on Thursday, January 11th 2024 at 7.15pm via Zoom. Chairman’s Welcome – The Chairman began the meeting by wishing the attende…

BS World Show Hotel Bookings

January 25, 2024
Hilton Garden Inn Hotel. Room rates are as follows. Single room £87 Double room £107. Including Free parking. Including Free WiFi. Including Free Breakfast. 400 metres from The Dome and BS Budgeri…

BS Show Patronage 2024

January 12, 2024
BS Show Patronage 2024 The Budgerigar Society General Council has agreed to provide one more year of grace, and patronage levels will remain the same as in 2023. The exceptions to this will be soci…

Summarised Report of the BS General Council meeting held on Thursday 9th November 2023

December 13, 2023
Summarised Report of the BS General Council meeting held on Thursday 9th November 2023 at 7.15pm via Zoom. Chairman’s Welcome – The Chairman opened the meeting by welcoming everyone and said that h…

2024 Ring Delays

December 8, 2023
To all BS Members, As you will be aware there are national issues regarding the Royal Mail and their current staffing levels. This has impacted upon the majority of the country with many delays, i…

BS Club Show 2024 Hotel Booking

November 22, 2023
BS Club Show 2024 Hotel Booking How to book The Budgerigar Society HQ Hotel for our Club Show Event, Week 38,  Friday 20th September & Saturday 21st September 2024 Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Donc…

PRESS RELEASE – Budgerigar Society Ring Orders Being Posted Early

November 16, 2023
PRESS RELEASE – Budgerigar Society Ring Orders Being Posted Early It is being widely reported that due to staff shortages Royal Mail is delivering post less than once a week in some towns and citie…

Summarised report the BS General Council Meeting will be held on Thursday 12th October 2023

November 8, 2023
Summarised report the BS General Council Meeting will be held on Thursday 12th October 2023 commencing at 7.15pm via Zoom. Chairman’s Welcome – The Chairman welcomed everyone, saying since our last…

2024 Rings

October 10, 2023
Ring orders must be received by 14th October 2023 to guarantee rings are posted on 30 November. Orders must be placed online or via post – no phone orders will be accepted.

Summarised Report of the BS General Council held on Thursday 14th September 2023

October 8, 2023
The Budgerigar Society Summarised Report of the BS General Council held on Thursday 14th September 2023, at 7.15pm via Zoom. Chairman’s Welcome – The Chairman wished everyone a warm welcome and tha…

GC Member Resigns

August 29, 2023
Due to personal circumstances, Simon Devaney has resigned from the BS General Council. We thank Simon for his valuable contribution during his time on the GC. In accordance with the rules of the So…

B S Panel Judges Please Note:

August 23, 2023
Date of Post 23rd August 2023 Recently the Budgerigar Society issued a new Judges’ Handbook and it has become apparent that quite a few judges have not opened the handbook (Guide) or read this  Why…

Summarised report of the BS General Council meeting held on Thursday 3rd August 2023 at 7.15pm via Zoom

August 22, 2023
Summarised report of the BS General Council meeting held on Thursday 3rd August 2023 at 7.15pm via Zoom Maurice Roberts and Simon Devaney were unable to attend due to ill health. Chairman’s Welcome…

BS 2024 Ring Order Forms

July 31, 2023
We have been advised that the 2024 Membership Renewal and Ring Order Form were missing from some of the magazines. Here is a download version for you to print, and then fill in and post 2024 RING O…

WBO World Championship Show 2023

July 21, 2023

Summarised Report of The Budgerigar Society General Council meeting held on 11th May 2023 and continued 22nd June 2023.

July 13, 2023
Summarised Report of The Budgerigar Society General Council meeting held on 11th May 2023 at 7:15pm via Zoom and continued 22nd June 2023 at 7:15pm also via Zoom Apologies for Absence 11th May 2023…

Club Show Main Auction

June 16, 2023

Club Show Dinner Dance Raffle

June 16, 2023

Club Show Dinner Dance Auction

June 16, 2023

Club Show Hotel

June 10, 2023
Dear Budgerigar Society Members It gives me great pleasure to announce that the BS HQ Hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn hotel at the Racecourse in Doncaster, is fully booked for the World famous Budg…

Club Show Dinner Dance 2023

June 1, 2023
It’s the 1st June 2023 so you can now book The Budgerigar Society Dinner Dance. Here is the information on how to book and pay for the night. Including is information on the singer, coach and taxis…

Colour Budgerigar Patronage

May 16, 2023
Colour Budgerigar Patronage offer to CC Shows – The Patronage Administrator advised there has been increased interest in extra Colour Budgerigar patronage. As well as South Hampshire BS applicatio…

GC Summarised Report – 22nd April 2023

May 12, 2023
The Budgerigar Society Summarised Report from the GC Meeting held on 22nd April 2023, at Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln, commencing at 10am. Present – There was a full attendance of the GC plus the…

Club Show Hotel In Great Demand

May 11, 2023
Due to popular demand the Budgerigars Society has secured another 20 rooms for our members to stay at this top quality new hotel over looking Doncaster Racecourse, the Hilton Garden Inn. This hotel…

Coming Soon – May Budgerigar

May 9, 2023

National Specialist & Rares Show 2023

May 8, 2023

BS Rule Change Results 2023

May 2, 2023
Rule Change Results 2023 Resolution 1. – General Rules – Rule 5 – Conditions, Rights and Obligations of Membership (f) – Amend rule to read: (f) Members who do not renew their subscription by 1st F…

Bob Francis Awarded Silver Bird At 2023 BS AGM

April 27, 2023

Sample Letter to Respond to the DEFRA Consultation on the Registration of Bird Keepers

April 25, 2023
Sample Letter

Changes To Judges Training Scheme

April 24, 2023
At the AGM of the Budgerigar Society, held on 23rd April 2023, the Rule Change to allow Novice exhibitors to join the Judges Training Scheme was passed by a narrow majority. This change will allow …

NEW Judges Handbook

April 24, 2023
The NEW Judges Handbook is now available to purchase from the BS Office in booklet form. £10 each plus postage.

Club Show Hotel

April 12, 2023
Budgerigar Society Club Show 22nd,23rd & 24th September 2023. BS, HQ Hotel update. There are 14 rooms left available to book for our Club show weekend. Please book early. Once these rooms hav…

BS Sales Day and AGM – Sell Your Surplus Birds

April 11, 2023
BS Sales Day & AGM Ideal time for members to bring along surplus birds for sale. Book in Sales Birds between 10 & 11 on the Sunday morning. If not selling then come along to view and buy fr…

BS AGM

April 7, 2023

Summarised Report of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting held on Thursday, 09 March 2023

March 20, 2023
Chairman’s Welcome – The Chairman began the meeting with a warm welcome and hoped everyone was having a good breeding season. He stated that there was an extensive agenda for the meeting and encour…

Poultry Registration Regulations

March 14, 2023
The following came to the BS via the NCA. I wish to bring it to your attention that the Government are proposing to alter the current poultry registration regulations, reducing from 50 poultry to 1…

BS 2025 Convention

March 10, 2023

The Budgerigar – March / April 2023

March 9, 2023
The latest edition of The Budgerigar is in print and will be posted soon.

Club Show Advert for Schedules 2023

March 7, 2023
Show Advert 2023

New Club Show Format For 2023

March 4, 2023
New Club Show Format 2023

Budgerigar Society Annual General Meeting 2023

March 4, 2023
Budgerigar Society Annual General Meeting – 23rd April 2023 at Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln

JUDGES TRAINING SCHEME

February 1, 2023
JUDGES TRAINING SCHEME Have you ever considered being a Judge? The BS runs a Judges Training Scheme over a 2-year period. If you would like further information, please contact either: The BS Office…

Summarised report of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting held on Thursday, 12th January 2023 commencing at 7.15pm via Zoom.

January 26, 2023
The Budgerigar Society Summarised report of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting held on Thursday, 12th January 2023 commencing at 7.15pm via Zoom. There were no absentees. CHAIRMAN’S WEL…

The Budgerigar – January / February 2023

January 21, 2023
The latest edition of The Budgerigar is due to be posted on 24th January 2023.

Membership Subscriptions 2023

January 18, 2023
The January 2023 issue of The Budgerigar will be sent to all paid up members of the Society. Anyone who wishes to renew their subscription can do so by 30th April 2023 without loss of continuity an…

2023 Membership Renewal

December 31, 2022
Please note you have until 30th April to renew your Budgerigar Society Membership for 2023 and ensure continuity of membership. However, if you have not paid, your on-line log-in expired on the 31s…

Budgerigar Society AGM 2023

December 30, 2022
Budgerigar Society AGM 2023 and Associated Events – On 23rd April 2023 at The Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln RECOMMENDED HOTEL BOOKING – Premier Inn, Lincoln Road, Canwick Hill, Lincoln LN4 2RF – h…

Postal Delays

December 7, 2022
With regards to any orders for rings or products in the lead up to Christmas, the CWU has formally notified Royal Mail they plan to call on their members who collect, sort and deliver parcels and l…

The Budgerigar – Correction

November 21, 2022
On page 17 of the November / December 2022 edition of The Budgerigar the wrong image was used for the Grey Any Age Best Of Colour and the Class number should have been 11-14. Sincere apologies to I…

Groats Price Increase

November 10, 2022
CountryWide Seed Groats are now £22.35 for 20kg.

Summarised Report of the Minutes of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting

November 9, 2022
Summarised Report of the Minutes of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting, held on Thursday, 13th October 2022 commencing at 7.15pm via zoom. Chairman’s Welcome – the Chairman welcomed a…

B S Club Show 2022

September 28, 2022
Show Date 24th / 25th September 2022 Show Name /Status B S Club Show 2022 Birds Benched 893 Exhibitors Champion Intermediate Novice Junior Total 53 16 24 6 99 Award Cage No. Code Exhi…

The Budgerigar Society office will be closed on Monday, 19th September

September 15, 2022
The Budgerigar Society office will be closed on Monday, 19th September to give our colleagues the opportunity to pay their respects and watch the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We will …

The Budgerigar – Sept/Oct 2022

September 13, 2022
The next edition of the BS magazine The Budgerigar is due to be posted on Friday, 16th September. As the following Monday is a Bank Holiday for the Queen’s Funeral, delivery is likely to be delayed.

BS Club Show 2022 – Programme

September 10, 2022
2022 Budgerigar Society World Championship Show Programme Friday 23rd September 2022 Booking In between 2.00 p.m. and 9.00 p.m. Join Sue Smith and her team for a welcome cuppa. Saturday 24th Septem…

BS Club Show Auction

September 9, 2022

BS Club Show Raffle

September 9, 2022

HM Queen Elizabeth II

September 9, 2022
It is with deep sadness and sorrow that the Budgerigar Society joins the country in mourning Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II following the announcement from Buckingham Palace on 8th September 2022. …

Budgerigar Society Club Show 2022 – Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) – Devon, Cornwall and parts of Somerset

September 8, 2022
Members may be aware of the Prevention Zone set up by DEFRA as a result of Bird Flu outbreaks in the west of England. In anticipation of this being lifted prior to the Club Show, members living wit…

The Budgerigar September / October 2022

September 7, 2022
The next edition of The Budgerigar is currently with the printer and will be posted to members soon.

Avian Flu Latest

August 31, 2022
Latest situation Further update 31 August Following a number of detections of avian influenza in poultry and wild and captive birds across the southwest of England a regional Avian Influenza Preven…

Club Show Prize Money – Juniors

August 23, 2022
Club Show Sponsors Adrian Terheege is donating his £50 General Council Honorarium to the Club Show Prize Money pot – £30 for most junior young birds benched and £20 for best junior young bird.

Summarised Report of the General Council meeting held on Thursday 04 August 2022 via Zoom.

August 16, 2022
Apologies Richard Miller (prior work commitment), Ronnie Simpson (Covid), and Adrian Terheege (holiday). Chairman’s Welcome – The Chairman began by welcoming all and particularly new member Simon D…

BS Club Show 2022 – Auction of Birds

August 14, 2022

Imported Show Cages

August 13, 2022
Imported Show Cages There is a suggestion that non-approved budgerigar show cages are being imported into the UK. Please note that approved show cages will have the Show Cage Manufacturer (SCM) reg…

Social Media Photographs of Budgerigars

August 13, 2022
Social Media Photographs of Budgerigars The GC were advised that exhibitors were posting pictures of their birds on the run up to shows with such quotes as, “hope this one does OK at the weekend” e…

Bird Flu Latest – 30th July 2022 (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu)

July 30, 2022
Update 28 July Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed on 27 July in captive birds (non-poultry) at a premises near Sandy, Central Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire. A 3km Captive Bird…

Daniel Lutolf at the BS Spring Event 2022.

July 28, 2022
This is part one of the video taken at the Spring Event. Advance orders for Part 2 are now available from Jason in the BS Office https://youtu.be/yL8GLcgO9Jo

Budgerigar Stamps

July 13, 2022
Australia have recently issued a set of stamps in celebration of pet budgerigars – see https://australiapostcollectables.com.au/stamp-issues/budgerigars  

The Budgerigar Society World Show 2022

July 10, 2022
The 2022 World Show Schedule is included with the July/August 2022 edition of The Budgerigar.

Colour Budgerigars

July 9, 2022
As the popularity of Colour Budgerigars gain momentum it may be useful to revisit the following. The complete Colour Standards for this breed is the same as the mainstream birds and this can be fou…

Budgerigar Society 2020 Closed Rings

July 5, 2022
Early orders for 2020 closed rings were satisfied with either metal or plastic rings. In February 2020, Roxan, the plastic rings manufacturers advised that it was no longer financially viable to su…

Anne Moore

July 5, 2022
The Society is deeply saddened to advise that Anne Moore passed away on Friday, 1st July 2022. Anne from Selby, North Yorkshire was an integral part of the BS Club Show for many years. She worked t…

The Budgerigar – July / August 2022

July 1, 2022
The next edition of The Budgerigar is with the printer and will be posted out on around 12th July.

Budgerigar Society Club Show Dinner Dance – Free Coach

June 24, 2022
Budgerigar Society Club Show Dinner Dance – Saturday, 24th September 2022 Our coach company, L L Travel, will collect us from the Hilton Garden Inn, Racecourse, Doncaster, DN2 6BB and travel the 1….

ACS SIA Door Qualifications

June 23, 2022
The Club Show committee is looking for a member who is qualified with ACS SIA door qualifications to volunteer for the Club Show for the two days. If this is you, please contact the Society adminis…

Summarised report of the General Council (GC) meeting held on Thursday, 9th June 2022 commencing at 7.15pm via Zoom.

June 21, 2022
There were three apologies for absence – Richard Miller had a previously work engagement, Adrian Terheege had a judging engagement and Mat Ackers had resigned from the GC that day. Chairman’s Welco…

Eligibility For Winning Budgerigar Society Certificates

June 18, 2022
Exhibitors are reminded that only current BS Members exhibiting birds wearing an official ring purchased from the Budgerigar Society through the Society Administrator can be awarded Certificates of…
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