to the website of the South Hampshire Budgerigar Society. Based near to Southampton, we
are an enthusiastic group of breeders and exhibitors of exhibition budgerigars. We hold
regular meetings, aviary visits and social events as well as exhibitions.
South Hampshire BS
Celebrates its 40th Anniversary in 2022
BREEDERS WIFE by Joan Farr
My husband is a budgie breeder; I find it
hard to say,
He goes down to his birdhouse and stays most of the day,
Blues and greens, greys, Opalines and such
I can see quite plainly, he loves them all so much.
The radio must play all day, they like a
A heater keeps them nice and warm morning night and noon,
Other breeders come along to give him sound advice,
I meet their wives and, really, they all seem very nice.
Often when it is dinner time I just have
But, even then, I find he just will not come out.
There is one consolation- his birds are the feathered kind and
At the bottom of the garden he is never hard to find.