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The Budgerigar Magazine

May 6, 2022
The May/June edition of The Budgerigar is with the printer and will be sent to all paid up members on 12th May 2022 .

BS Spring Event Raffle 2022

May 4, 2022
We are delighted to announce the launch of the Spring Event Raffle 2022 to be drawn during the presentation of the awards on Sunday 23rd May at the Dome Doncaster. We have 7 super prizes up for gr…

Joint BS and Area Society Membership

April 15, 2022
Joint BS and Area Society Membership A scheme to make all new BS members joint members of their Area Society is still being considered. An important factor for success is that whatever is proposed …

World Budgerigar Organisation

April 14, 2022
World Budgerigar Organisation The next WBO meeting is in Italy in September 2022 and the Society has one item of correspondence with the WBO on the Ideal and we await their response after the Septe…

Judges Handbook

April 13, 2022
Judges Handbook The final draft of the much anticipated Judges Handbook has been made available to the GC. This is a huge piece of work, and the plan is to have it as a loose-leaf format so that…

Members Engagement Survey

April 12, 2022
Members Engagement Survey The results of the survey were printed in the March issue of “The Budgerigar”. More than 100 members took part we thank our main sponsor Countrywide Seed for sponsoring th…

Spring Event Update

April 11, 2022
Spring Event Update The BS Club Show Committee are looking forward to our post Covid kick start event for the 2022 Show Season on 21st and 22nd May 2022 at the Dome, Doncaster. The Schedule has bee…

Ray Fox Judging Stick

April 9, 2022
Ray Fox has generously donated a carved and painted judging stick and would like the GC to decide what to do with it. After discussion it was agreed that this would be a one-off award for the train…

Ribbon Presentation

April 5, 2022
                  At the 19th March 2022 GC meeting  President Elect Chris Snell presented the new Vice Chairman Grant Findlay with his VC ribbon and the new Society Administrator Jason Julien…

Summarised Report of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting

April 2, 2022
Summarised Report of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting held on Saturday, 19th March 2022 commencing at 10.00 hrs at Bugbrooke Community Centre, Northampton. There were two apologies fo…

Annual General Meeting 2022

March 25, 2022
THE BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 The Dome, Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Rd, Doncaster, DN4 7PD. Sunday 22nd May 2022                  Commencing 11.00 a.m. AGENDA President’s Addr…

Staging Of Birds At The Spring Event

March 17, 2022
Please note that birds will be accepted on Friday, 20th May 2022 between 3.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. and on Saturday, 21st May between 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. For schedule CLICK HERE

BS Mentors Scheme

March 17, 2022
A list of BS Mentors is now available on the website. See https://www.budgerigarsociety.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Mentors1.pdf

Budgerigar Society Shop Items

March 16, 2022
The Budgerigar Society is looking to expand its shop product lines and would be interested to hear from you about items which you would like it to stock. Please email [email protected] with your…

Voting Papers

March 16, 2022
For paid up members of the BS living at the same address and who do not receive their own copy of The Budgerigar, voting forms for the proposed Rule Changes were posted to you on 16th March 2022.

Junior Members Please Take Note

March 15, 2022
Junior members of the Budgerigar Society are invited to take part in a one-off listening group to be held via Zoom. If you would like to take part please email the BS Office.

The Budgerigar March / April 2022

March 15, 2022
The March / April 2022 edition of The Budgerigar has been posted to all paid up BS Members.

The Budgerigar

March 3, 2022
THE BUDGERIGAR The March / April 2022 edition of The Budgerigar is with the printer and will be posted out soon.

Stafford Spring Bird Show – 6th March 2022

February 13, 2022
The Budgerigar Society Stand will be at the Stafford Show on 6th March 2022 and we welcome members to come and introduce themselves to us and to pay subs, order rings and purchase products.

Avian Flu Information

February 9, 2022
Avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in captive birds, poultry and wild birds in England, Wales and Scotland. The following link is updated regularly with information on the latest cases,…

Avian Flu Update From Dept of Environment

February 8, 2022
5 February 2022 Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in captive birds (non-poultry) at a premises near Fakenham, North Norfolk, Norfolk on 5 February 2022. A 3km Captive Bird…

Spring Event 2022 – More Hotel Rooms Now Available

January 31, 2022
Budgerigar Society Spring Event   Society members wanting to book the BS HQ Hotel Hilton Garden Inn. Rooms are selling fast but we have managed to get an additional 10 double rooms added for o…

Budgerigar Society Novice / Junior Incentive

January 30, 2022
Budgerigar Society Novice / Junior Incentive The Novice / Junior Incentive was in operation during the 2019 show season (pre-Covid) with 22 fanciers qualifying for the award. The General Council ha…

Summarised Report of the General Council meeting held on Thursday, 13 January 2022

January 27, 2022
There was one apology for absence due to a work commitment. Chairman’s Welcome – the Chairman, welcomed all to the first meeting of 2022. He thanked those GC members who had recently contributed to…

Spring Event Guest Speaker

January 21, 2022
The Spring Event on 21st and 22nd May 2022 at The Dome, Doncaster. The organisers are pleased to announce that one of the world’s top breeders and exhibitors Daniel Lutolf from Switzerland has agre…

Budgerigar Society AGM/Open Meeting

January 21, 2022
The AGM, which is open to all paid up members will be held in conjunction with the Spring Event on the Sunday, 22nd May 2022 at 11.00 a.m. at The Dome, Doncaster. Following the AGM an Open Meeting …

Roll Of Honour

January 21, 2022
The 2021 Roll of Honour has been added to the website. See https://www.budgerigarsociety.com/roll-of-honour/

The BS Dinner Dance at the Spring Event

January 21, 2022
The BS Dinner Dance at the Spring Event will be held on Saturday 21st May 2022 Entertainment at the Dinner Dance will be provided by The Hudson Sisters, Jacki and Holly Hudson. Their show boasts…

BS Membership Renewal

January 21, 2022
Please note you have until 30th April to renew your Budgerigar Society Membership for 2022 and ensure continuity of membership. However, if you have not paid, your on-line website log-in expired on…

Club Show 2023 Judges

January 21, 2022
THE BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY (BS) advises that all nominations for Judges to judge the 2023 BS Club Show should be with the Society Administrator by 28 February 2022. The nomination should be for Judge…

Hotel Bookings For The Spring Event & The Club Show

January 21, 2022
Head Quarters Hotel The Hilton Garden next to Doncaster Racecourse is the Head Quarters hotel for both events. For booking information including prices, see https://www.budgerigarsociety.com/events…

The Budgerigar – January / February 2022

January 21, 2022
The latest edition of The Budgerigar will be posted to members on 24th January 2022.

Bird Flu Update

January 21, 2022
From 8 November 2021 no gatherings of poultry, galliforme birds or anseriforme birds are permitted. Galliforme birds include pheasants, partridge, quail, chickens, turkeys and guinea fowl. Anserifo…

The Spring Event Show

January 1, 2022
The Spring Event show will be staged by colour rather than by sections. With this system, the judge will judge the colour/variety where they are benched, thus reducing the movement of birds.

BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY OFFICIAL CLOSED CODED RING COLOUR 2022

November 27, 2021
In recent months, the Budgerigar Society has received a considerable number of concerns from show organisers and judges alike about the potential of non-BS or non-Area Society rung birds being ente…

The Budgerigar Society Launches New Pet Owners Club

November 19, 2021
The Budgerigar Club – The Budgerigar Society Launches New Pet Owners Club www.budgerigarclub.com The Budgerigar Society had a Pet Section some years ago and it never really took off because the mai…

BS 2022 Patronage Application

November 17, 2021
The application form for 2022 Budgerigar Society patronage is now available on the BS website please complete and send in before the end of February 2022. https://www.budgerigarsociety.com/wp-conte…

New BS Twitter Account

November 10, 2021
The Budgerigar Society has a new Twitter account – @TheBudSoc

Summarised Report of the General Council meeting held on Thursday, 04 November 2021 via Zoom.

November 10, 2021
There was a full attendance of the GC. Chairman’s Welcome – The Chairman opened the meeting and apologised for having to cancel the original meeting planned for 21 October at such short notice due …

Budgerigar Mentors Wanted

November 6, 2021
As a part of the Members Engagement Project, the BS is looking to create a list of UK wide mentors for new and less experienced fanciers. This list will be published in The Budgerigar and on the BS…

Avian Flu

November 3, 2021
Update 3 November 2021: An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) has been declared across Great Britain effective from 5 p.m. on 3 November 2021 – see the AIPZ section for further information. Av…

Three Year Membership Deal

October 27, 2021
Join The Budgerigar Society For 3 Years Today and Save Up To £57 Pay for one year and get three! NEW MEMBERS ONLY Adults – £36 (Save £57) Senior & Disabled – £30.30 (Save £45.60) Juniors – £26…

Budgerigar Society At The National Exhibition, Stafford

October 5, 2021
The Budgerigar Society would like to wish a very warm welcome the many new members that joined the Society at Stafford last weekend. The Budgerigar Society’s attendance at the National Exhibition a…

2022 Ring Orders – DEADLINE REMINDER

October 5, 2021
To guarantee posting on 30th November 2021, ring orders for 2022 rings must be with the Society Administrator by 15th October 2021. Please send these orders as soon as possible to enable processing…

The New Budgerigar Society Website

October 5, 2021
To give a better understanding of the security aspects of the BS website the following should be noted: Existing members must be logged in before you can renew your subscription or purchase rings….

Budgerigar Society Stand at the National

September 24, 2021
We are delighted to advise that the BS will have a stand at the National Exhibition at Stafford on Sunday 3rd October, 2021. Members will be able to renew subscriptions, order rings and purchase it…

Budgerigar Society Laser Cut Rings

September 21, 2021
All official Budgerigar Society rings are laser cut. This video shows 2021 BS rings being manufactured.

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 14th September 2021

September 14, 2021
Summarised Report of The Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting held on Thursday 9th September 2021 via Zoom. There was a full attendance. Sub-Group updates. (a) Engage sub-group – A Member’…

Budgerigar Society Press Release 14th September 2021

September 14, 2021
Call For Speakers Clubs and Societies specialising in budgerigars are finding it increasingly more difficult to find guest speakers for their meetings and other events. The BS is drawing up a list …

Budgerigar Society Press Release 30th August 2021

August 31, 2021
Summarised report of the General Council Meeting held on Thursday 19th August 2021 One councillor absent due to family illness. Articles by GC members – GC Members will be writing a series of artic…

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 26th July 2021

July 26, 2021
Summarised report of the Budgerigar Society General Council Meeting held on Thursday, 15th July 2021, via Zoom. There was one absentee due to a family commitment. Chairman’s Welcome The Vice-chairm…

Specialist & Rare Variety Open Show 2021

June 15, 2021
The UK Government has extended the lockdown restrictions and so the Specialist & Rare Variety Open Show Committee has no alternative but to delay the show due to be staged on 26th & 27th Ju…

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 4th June 2021

June 4, 2021
Budgerigar Society Promotion Administrator The Society regrets to announce that Mat Ackers, the Society’s Promotion Administrator, has decided to step down from his duties. Mat has been in the role…

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 3rd June 2021

June 3, 2021
Alesha Diniz is a final year student at the Royal Veterinary College and is researching bird owner experiences with their veterinarians. There are not many studies carried out with avian species co…

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 1st June 2021

June 1, 2021
Grant Findlay, the BS Society Administrator, retires from the role with effect from 31 May 2021. The BS Chairman, Maurice Roberts, thanked Grant for his tremendous service over the past 8 years an…

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 24th May 2021

May 24, 2021
The new standard single show cage manufactured from the material Trespa, which was approved by the membership in April this year, has passed its assessment by the BS Show Cage Inspector. The cage w…

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 21st May 2021

May 21, 2021
Press Release – 21st May 2021 Summarised report of the General Council Meeting held on Thursday 13th May 2021 – there was a full attendance. Society/GC Plan for the next 3 years. This item allowed …

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 3rd May 2021

May 3, 2021
The Budgerigar Society Press Release – 3rd May 2021 Summarised report of the General Council Meeting held on Thursday 29 April 2021. There was a full attendance. Election of Officers At the 22nd a…

May/June 2021 Edition of The Budgerigar

April 30, 2021
The May/June 2021 edition of The Budgerigar is currently with the printer and will be posted to members on 10th May 2021. Closing date for items for the next edition is 7th July 2021.

Budgerigar Society Press Release – 28th April 2021

April 28, 2021
Budgerigar Society Press Release Summarised report of the General Council meeting held on 22nd April 2021. Mat Ackers absent due to family medical emergency. Terms of Reference Document All counci…

Budgerigar Society Press Release 23rd April 2021

April 23, 2021
Budgerigar Society Press Release 23rd April 2021 Finance Update Following the meeting of the GC Budget Sub-group, the following recommendations were made and accepted unanimously by the General Co…

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