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Severn Counties is proud of its breeding scheme and asks its members to complete a breeding form each year. These records have been kept since 1973 and they provide valuable information on the availability and subsequent breeding results of many species. The forms are collected at the end of October and the Breeding Committee meet during November each year to discuss the results and award the Trophy’s which are then presented at the Annual General meeting in January. The results are then notified to all the national societies for collation into national records.
Breeding Officer
Mark Hemmings
BREEDING TROPHY AWARDS
2022
Best British Hardbill Breeding  
R. Tippett
Best British Softbill Breeding    
Not awarded
Best British Mule/Hybrid Breeding
B. Turk
Best Overall British Breeding
B. Turk
Best Foreign Seedeater Breeding  
G. Taylor
Best Australian Finch Breeding  
S. Peacock
Best Parrotlike Hardbill Breeding  
J. Bishop
Best Parrotlike Softbill Breeding
G. Deller
Best Foreign Softbill
A. Dunwell
Best Zebra Finch Breeding    
J. Bishop
Best Bengalese Finch Breeding  
I. Winchester
Best Overall Foreign Breeding
S. Peacock
Best Canary Breeding
F. Smith
Best Junior Foreign Breeding   
J. Bishop
Best Junior British Breeding   
M. Speck
BREEDING STATISTIC’S
Species
2018 Pairs Bred
2018 Young Reared
2019 Pairs
Bred
2019 Young
Reared
British Hardbill  
35
150
33
110
British Softbill  
0
0
0
0
British Mule/Hybrid
2
13
5
15
Foreign Seedeater
22
75
21
82
Foreign Softbill   
0
0
3
4
Australian Finches
18
83
19
95
Parrotlike Hardbill  
17
67
12
55
Parrotlike Softbill
0
0
1
3
Foreign Wildfowl
0
0
0
0
Zebra  Finches
12
75
24
158
Bengalese Finches
4
34
12
87
Canary
40
164
Total
110
497
170
773
Breeding Forms Received
2018  -  15
   2019  -  21

G. Deller

Best Parrotlike Softbill

Breeding

R. Tippett

Best British Hardbill,  Breeding

G. Taylor

Best Foreign Seedeater

Breeding

A. Dunwell

Best Foreign Softbill

J. Bishop

Best Junior British & Foreign ,  Best Zebra,

& Parrotlike Hardbill Breeding

G. Deller

Best Parrotlike Softbill

Breeding

F. Smith

Best Canary Breeding