started by giving a brief of his history in the
keeping of birds in general, starting off with
foreign birds and being a member of the Cirencester
CBS. His first ever show was at Gloucester, where
he bought some budgies from the sales class, which
was the start of him keeping budgies 21 years ago.
breeders he has moved about and built a few
different aviaryís/sheds/lofts up to his new present
one which is 20` X 10` with all wire breeding units
(having tried all sorts of units etc and found these
worked well for him).
talked about his breeding results over the years and
the different stock he had brought in from various
breeders/bloodlines to try and breed the winning
which showed up from his meticulous records was that
if a pair had clear eggs on the first round then it
was 85% certain to have clear again in the 2nd round
he was laid off / redundant from his job as youth
officer a while ago as part of the general cut
backs. He now works 2 days a week at Paradise Pets
which he loves!
brought up a few interesting comments from various