Quick Profile -
SWNS:South West News Service
What you like to be
When did you start in
budgies? Had an aviary in back garden as a child. First husband
brought home a pair of baby budgies (rainbows) and I started
breeding pet budgies from about 1973. In 1980 joined North Essex BS
and changed to exhibition budgies.
(Budgie) Yellow Face Grey
Pizza or Burger?
Neither, but if homemade, pizza
Book or Kindle? Book,
don't have kindle. Read quite a lot
Additives fed to
budgies? Softfood for breeding pairs and babies
Best Budgie moment?
1985 when won Best Novice Young Bird at BS Club Show with a grey
green on his 1st outing and 32 benched in his class!! That was as
Budgie clubs you belong
to? The Budgerigar Society, London & Southern Counties BS, South
Midlands BS, Ipswich BS, ASBS, LABS, CBBA
Other clubs you belong
to? Cavendish Horticultural Society, East Anglian
Gardening Group, Foxearth History Society, Pentlow Book Club,
Gainsborough Health Club and Spa.
destination? Galapagos Islands, though not been yet!
Average number of budgies
kept? Approx 350
recipe? Hard boiled eggs (but not in summer),
Broccoli, Carrots, Dried Egg Food, Breed Plus, Breed Plus Pro,
Wheatgerm, Thrive 'n Gloss, B Pure, Seaweed, Mint, Quinoa, Linseed,
Chia Seed. Added to this either soaked super oats, or groats
soaked in Manuka honey with warm water or tinned sweetcorn
When do you have birds
for sale? We are hopeless and really need to sort out and sell
several. Usually birds available most of the year.