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  • Society Update

    The BS Annual General Meeting was cancelled following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic and the legal requirement for social distancing. Consequently, the ballot for rule changes planned for 2020 has been delayed. The most significant of the changes that will have an immediate effect on the Society is the ring issue date that, if [ Read More » ]

  • Coronavirus & Patronage Update

    The BS General Council have decided that in support of the UK Government directives on Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Budgerigar Society will be withdrawing its Patronage for the entire 2020 Show season or until the Government lifts its ban on attendance at sporting fixtures and the need for social distancing is removed.

  • BS RINGS – EMERGENCY SUPPLY

    Members are advised that the Society has negotiated with two well known and respected ring makers in Belgium (Coditech) and Germany (Oestringer) to supply BS rings during the minimum 3 week period that our normal supplier Avian id is closed due to the Coronavirus situation. The rings will cost the same as at present however [ Read More » ]

  • BS Rings

    The Society is working to appoint emergency ring makers to replace the UK ring maker Avian id while it is closed for the next three weeks due to the Coronavirus situation. We hope to be in a position to announce the arrangements on Friday 27th March. We thank members who have ring orders in the [ Read More » ]

  • Coronavirus update

    The Society office is closed until further notice. Our ring maker (Avian id) has also advised that they have closed and therefore no ring orders can be accepted until they reopen. We regret to advise members that 10 Ring orders processed by the BS on  23rd March have not been made. Bulk seed orders via [ Read More » ]

  • BS Patronage Shows

    The Budgerigar Society understands that due to the Coronavirus situation some Clubs and Societies will be cancelling their shows. If your Society has decided to cancel/postpone their BS Patronage Show then please advise the BS Patronage Administrator (Ronnie Simpson budgieron@virginmedia.com or phone/text 07484 326984). The BS has already advised that if any Society has to [ Read More » ]

  • BS Website Shop

    The BS Website shop will close for essential maintenance on Monday 26 March for a minimum of 2 hours from 11am. During this period members will be unable to order and pay for subs, rings or products. We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause. For any urgent orders during this time please phone the [ Read More » ]

  • Ghalib Al-Nasser

    The Society advises that the BS Vice Chairman, Ghalib Al-Nasser, suffered a brain haemorrhage in mid February. Following hospitalisation at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he underwent an operation to drain blood from his brain, we are pleased to report that Ghalib is well on his way to recovery. Ghalib and Janice would like to express their [ Read More » ]

  • Coronavirus

    The Budgerigar Society General Council have unanimously agreed to postpone the forthcoming General Council meeting, AGM and the Open Judges Meeting planned to be held in Lincoln on 2nd and 3rd May 2020. It is hoped to arrange a new date for these meetings once the coronavirus situation improves. Meantime the Rule Change vote will [ Read More » ]

  • Summarised Report of the General Council Meeting of the Budgerigar Society held on 8th February 2020 at the Society Office, Northampton with the following decisions being ratified: • A trial of technology (Conference Calling) to hold non-physical GC meetings to be arranged for August 2020, to enable discussion of specific subjects or in emergency situations [ Read More » ]



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