About Breeding & Genetics

Downloadable Information:

Breeding Expectations Simplified  

Breeding Expectations Detailed

Egg laying chart

Line Breeding chart 

Nest Box cards

Yearly Breeding Register

Some Breeders use computer programs for keeping their breeding records. These can be very useful. Below are two common programs used by club members. Click on the logo for the link:


Breeding Rainbow budgies

Crested history & Standard 


All About Whitecap’s

An Explanation of Melanistic Spangle

Dark Eyed Clear genetic expectations: Dark eyed clear expectations 

Violet genetic expectations: Violet expectations

This link will take you to the website of Peter Thurn – Champion breeder, National winner & National Judge. Peter works in cattle genetics and has a fantastic article on his theory of genetics in Budgie breeding: https://pt9budgerigars.weebly.com/breeding-philosophy.html