12Mar
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Effect of Repositioning the Yellow Faced Blue

The Effect of Repositioning the Yellow Faced Blue in The Matrix The Australian National Budgerigar Council (ANBC) at its meeting in Geelong in 2012 moved the Yellow Faced Blue from between the Fallow and Spangle up to a position immediately below the Normal Blue Series. The […]

06Mar
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50 years of Budgerigars – John Scoble (Jan 2010)

Read John’s great article on 50 years of Budgerigars. 50 years of Budgerigars

06Mar
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Yellow Faced Blue ‘Colour Mutations’ – Powerpoint Presentation

A great powerpoint presentation on Yellow Faces. YFBlueMutation

06Mar
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Thoughts on Clearwings

by John Mulley The October 1996 issue of Budgie Bulletin reproduced a 1979 article summarising the problems then recognized by clearwing breeders. This provided the stimulus to examine the changes that have taken place since 1979 which have affected clearwings. This background will provide […]

04Mar
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Lacewings

By John Mulley According to The Standard, lacewings have been around for a little more than 50 years. They first appeared in country areas of Queensland in the early 1940’s and were reported in the UK in 1948. Although classified as a rare variety, […]

03Mar
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The Clearbody in Australia

By Nigel Tonkin On a recent visit to and stay at Bruce and Marion Stafford’s of Adelaide I spent a reasonable amount of time with Bruce and the birds, assessing, comparing, studying features and basically admiring a variety that I have not had a […]

03Mar
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Genetics of dilution

 The relationship between Black Eyed Self’s and Suffused yellows/whites (Dilute’s)  By Nigel Tonkin, Peter Glassenbury and John Mulley Summary: Normal – dominant to Greywing, Clearwing and Dilute Greywing – recessive to Normal, co-dominant with Clearwing, dominant to Dilute Clearwing – recessive to Normal, co-dominant […]

03Mar
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Description Of Perfection

Condition: The bird should be clean and sleek, complete in feather, showing vitality and good health with no sign of injury or disease. Type: The bird is to taper gracefully and be well proportioned according to the pictorial of the time, standing well off the perch, […]

03Mar
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Bird Health by Nigel Tonkin

Read this interesting article on good bird health by Nigel Tonkin.   Bird Health – Nigel Tonkin August 2010

03Mar
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Balance in the Exhibition Budgerigar

‘If they disagree with many of the things I say they are free to say so; I do not ask for approval; I merely state views based on my own experiences in the past, I make neither excuses nor please for approval; this book […]