Breeding Exhibition Budgies

Violet Pair 2021 Grand National
Second Place in Pairs Violets 2021 Grand National

This past October at the Grand National Budgie Show in Sun Lakes Arizona we held a pairs class. Here in the United States I understand this is a fairly new addition. An important one – it gives you a chance to show off not just one but two that you have raised.

The idea is to have a pair of birds of the same variety and as much alike as possible. The violets on the right were second Place at the Grand National in the pairs . They are a culmination of my breeding program and a combination of the families that were created at the beginning. Perfect? Not at all, but consistent yes. It was fun to show them. If you see that the pairs is listed at a show you are attending – try it!