BIRD BREEDER ASSOCIATION
Early in December 2006 representatives from several south west based bird society’s got together to discuss the problems of bird breeders passing on excess birds and being able to obtain new stock. It was a very good meeting, with a lot of enthusiasm resulting in the formation of the SOUTH WEST BREEDERS ASSOCIATION. The societies participating are
Bristol Budgerigar Society
Bristol Cage Bird Society
Severn Counties Foreign & British Bird Society.
Cinderford & District Cage Bird Society
The purpose of the formation of the South West Breeders Association was to stage a ‘Sales Day’. This means that breeders can pass on their excess stock, buyers know they are purchasing from a reputable source and can be informed of the breeding history of the birds together with the correct care of the birds. It also enables a better price for stock for both the seller & the buyer.
The next events will be held on the 25th February 2017 & 25th November 2017 at
The Methodist Hall, Down Road, Winterbourne Down, Bristol. BS36 1BN
Birds will be accepted for staging between 9 am and 9.45 am on the day and opened for sales at 9.45 am.
NO birds will be sold prior to this time and sales in the car park will not be allowed, all birds for sale or collection must be brought into the hall.
No entrance charge but all sellers must be a member of one of the participating societies prior to the event. Buyers must be a member of a society, if not, may join one of the participating societies on the day. Both Buyers & Sellers must be able to offer proof of membership on entrance.
Refreshments will be available
Care sheets will be available for all species on sale.
Other bird related items may be entered for sale.
Sellers will ensure they have carrying boxes available in case any purchaser comes unprepared and will be present at the table to give information to the buyer.
All birds offered for sale will be checked on entry and the South West Breeder Association will refuse entrance of any bird or cage not meeting the required high standards.
The participating societies of the South West Breeders Association feel that if we are to safeguard our hobby for the future we need to work together and this event is the start of the way forward.
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