Cage & Aviary Bird-Keepers Blog
There is so much fun and enjoyment to be gained by keeping and breeding budgies. Read on to learn more...
Budgerigars are one of the most popular birds in the world. They were first brought into Europe during the 1840’s, and by the end of century they were bred at an enormous scale.
"Budgies can be great fun to keep and breed," says Fred Wright who has been breeding budgerigars for more than 45 years. "They can give so much pleasure – ideal for all, adults and kids alike. Generally they are easy to breed, they don’t have to be expensive to buy and the cages and equipment can all be purchased for sensible money."
Here's Fred's advice to bird-keepers looking to make a start with budgies:
Birds which are in good condition don’t stick in the moult, they get through it quickly and thus maintains their stamina.
We’re heading to The Budgerigar Society World Championship Show at The Dome, Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN4 7PD (Saturday/Sunday 15th/16th November, 2014). If you are planning to attend the show, it would be great to meet you so please drop by the Haith’s stand and put faces to names.