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  • Changing The Budgerigar Society Show Structure

    Following the article in the May/June issue of “The Budgerigar” by Steve Holland on the above subject some members have questioned part of the content. To clarify, where it states that “a member can nominate to advance before the 4 years time (in the Novice or Intermediate sections) if you feel your birds are of [ Read More » ]

  • 2020 AGM & Open Judges Meeting

    The date of the Budgerigar Society AGM and Open Judges Meeting next year in the Lincoln area on 10th May has been changed to avoid clashing with the special National VE celebrations that weekend. The new date is Sunday 3rd May, 2020.

  • Bird Gatherings & Shows – 2019

    The current information from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) for the running of Bird Gatherings including Shows and Sales is noted below. The organiser must notify APHA by email (see below) at least 7 days before the event is being held with the [ Read More » ]

  • General Council meeting report April 2019

    Summarised Report of the General Council Meeting of the Budgerigar Society held on 27th April 2019 at the Trust Hall, Stoke Gifford, Bristol with the following decisions being ratified: • Various minutes from Sub-Committee groups were tabled for discussion and approval. • Pricing of rings to be increase as from 2020 by £0.05 per ring [ Read More » ]

  • BS Rule Book & Members List

    The new BS Rule Book and Members List will be sent to every member with the May/June issue of “The Budgerigar” magazine. This will be posted week commencing 13 May, 2019. Those members who are in partnership at the same address will receive another copy of the new Rule Book & Members List under separate [ Read More » ]


    SOCIETY BLEND Country Wide Seed are currently rebranding their seed bags and using temporary clear packaging for many of their seed products including Society Blend. The product label for Society Blend contains an error stating that cod liver oil has been used instead of the actual product, Blended Marine Oil. Country Wide has advised that [ Read More » ]


    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 » ]

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