Articles of interest
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No Perfect Way
Article adapted from Chris Ferrante
The truth is there is no ONE perfect way or "system" to develop your stud. That's what makes this sport so amazing; it's an individual journey to the tops of the show bench. ..... Continue to view ...
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Essa Hassim - My First Experience at the 2016 National
By Essa Hassim
My name is Essa Hassim I'm from Durban central and 19 years old. First and foremost I would like to thank ..... Continue to view ...
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Koos Jacobs: Living life to the full
Profile by Fred Wright - 20 July 2016 Cage & Aviary Birds
South African fancier Koos Jacobs has been involved with birds for many years. Before starting up with budgies, he was an avid breeder of various poultry as well as finches. In 2008 he won ..... Continue to view ...
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The 1997 South African National Championship Show
by John Nel
In September 1997 the South African National Championship took place. The show was hosted by the Western Transvaal Budgie Society. Continue to view ...
Deon Davie 2014
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Fred Sherman discusses
by John Nel
In August 1998 an aviary visit took place to Fred Sherman who discussed his methods. Continue to view ...
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The 1997 Transvaal Provincial Part 1 hosted by the Northern Transvaal Budgie Society
by John Nel
In 1997 the Northern Transvaal Budgie Society hosted the Transvaal Provincial. Continue to view ...
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The 1997 Transvaal Provincial Part 2 hosted by the Northern Transvaal Budgie Society
by John Nel
In 1997 the Northern Transvaal Budgie Society hosted the Transvaal Provincial. Continue to view ...
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Despotting a Show Budgie
by Deon Davie
Deon Davie shows you how to despot a show budgie. Continue to view ...
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Budgie enthusiasts flock together for 40 years
by Andre Bakkes (TygerBurger)
In May 1975 Windell and nine other founding members met at Frank Otto's house in Parow to form TBC, the second oldest club in the Western Cape. Continue reading ...
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Seed Prices in 1970
by John Nel
This is an old price list of various seed from 30 January 1970. Get ready to be amazed ....

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Fairwell to our Administrator
by Chris Oberholzer
Chris joined the Society in 1984. Chris successfully passed his judges test during 1990 and was placed on the BSSA Judges' Panel. In 1997 he was appointed as Administrator of the Society. While he held these offices, he introduced ....

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Some causes of Salmonella
by Various © BSSA 2014 )
If the birds do have salmonella. It is a very serious disease for birds and even those that live should never be bred again. Some causes of salmonella are mixed aviaries, too crowded an aviary, contaminated food, contact with outdoor birds or rodents. Continue reading ...
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The difference between Lucerne and Tree Lucerne
by Margie Frayne ('Herbs for Birds' © 2014 )
Common name: Lucerne
Common name: Tree Lucerne
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A Comparison of the Nutritive values and health benefits of Spirulina
by Margie Frayne ('Herbs for Birds' © 2014 )
Spirulina is claimed to enhance the body's cleansing and detox function; to support good cardio-vascular and cholesterol health; to strengthen the immune system; improve gastro-intestinal health; reduce the risk of cancer, and promote longevity. Continue reading ...
Deon Davie 2014
Despotting a Show Budgie
by Deon Davie
This is a video taken by John Nel showing Deon Davie despotting a show budgies. Continue reading ...
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A Comparison of the Nutritive values and health benefits of Kelp
by Margie Frayne ('Herbs for Birds' © 2014 )
The kelp that is supplied by Meridian Herbs 'Herbs for Birds' is harvested in from the west coast of South Africa where the sea is considered to be unpolluted. ... Continue reading ...
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Hydrogen Peroxide - a natural alternative to purify water, water systems, and equipment used for bird breeding
by Margie Frayne ('Herbs for Birds' © 2014 )
We have noticed an increasing number of queries from breeders asking if there is anything which is natural, not chemical, which can be used to sanitize drinking water for the birds. These breeders wish to reduce the use of chemicals ... Continue reading ...
Deon Davie 2014
Sick Budgie Breakthrough
by Don Burke
For many years budgie breeders have had awful disease problems. Many breeders have encountered disease outbreaks that almost destroyed their whole flock. Many times, even in ‘Budgerigar World’, you hear of breeders despairing Continue reading ...
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Bruce Fancies the perfect budgie - 12 January 1997
by Rowan Philp
Like most people, Bruce Cole believes that Mother Nature is perfect in almost every way. But when it comes to budgerigars, he says ... Continue reading ...
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Judging Today (2005)
by Ian Bleasdale
By implication the title requires a retrospective assessment of what we do now to what we did in the past. Continue reading ...
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A Warning
by Jeff Thomas (T29)
Some months ago I lost about 10 young budgies over a period of about 2 weeks, just being found dead for unexplained reasons in the mornings. All my 10 aviaries are outside. Continue reading ...
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Skaars Budjiesoorte pronk op skou
deur Molly Green
Welkom. Dit was moeilik om te bepaal wie van die telers of die budjies die meeste gepronk het. Vir elke eienaar van die 271 budjies wat aan die 17de skou vir skaars varieteite en spangle-budjies hier deelgeneem het, was sy budjie die beste. Continue reading ...
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