Terry Tuxford | May 23, 2012 Chickweed   Over the years there have been many references to providing our birds with Chickweed because of its benefits. I thought I would do a little research to try and find out why. Chickweed is a plant of Eurasian origin that’s made itself quite at home everywhere that Europeans…

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Myth Busters – As collected by Terry Tuxford – Don’t believe everything you are told! Terry Tuxford – May 27, 2012   Have you noticed how the “wisdom” which permeates our hobby is passed down virtually unchallenged through the years? An idea proposed by expert “A” in his “How To Breed Budgerigars Book”, is later…

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Brewer’s Yeast or not? Article produced by Emily Clarke, Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition. Do you ever wonder what all the supplements and little dietary extras actually do for your bird? If you would like to know more about what your feeding regime does for your birds then read on! Pet birds do not get…

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Pairing Skills Terry Tuxford Jun 01, 2012   Selecting pairs of budgies, which breed youngsters of quality, is a skill which makes the difference between success and failure for the exhibitor. Occasionally luck occurs and produces a winner from an apparently poorly matched pair. However, producing winners year after year suggests that something more than…

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[image src=”http://awebsa.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/budgie_eating_millet.jpg” alt=”a budgy having a bite to eat” type=”rounded” float=”right” link=”false” title=”a budgy having a bite to eat” info=”popover” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=”A budgy having a bite to eat.” lightbox_thumb=”http://awebsa.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/budgie_eating_millet.jpg”] All breeders have a feeding routine that suits them and their aviaries. Here is our menu as an example bearing in mind that we make…

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