About Breeding & Genetics

Downloadable Information:

Breeding Expectations Simplified  

Variety Expectations Detailed

Colour Expectations Detailed

Egg laying chart

Line Breeding chart 

Nest Box cards

Yearly Breeding Register

Downloadable notes from a lecture by top South Australian breeder “Troy Holmes” given to BSAA meeting, Thanks Troy:  Troy H0lmes – BSSA Presentation on Pairing

Watch a Video showing how to “Candle” eggs. (courtesy Mark Hawk). https://www.facebook.com/mark.hawke.9/videos/2048869001790958/  

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:



Download the brochure: All About Whitecap’s 

Download the brochure: Breeding Rainbow budgies

Download the brochure: Crested history & Standard 

Download the brochure: Starting_with_Crests 

An Explanation of: Melanistic Spangle

Dark Eyed Clear Training Notes 1: Dark Eye Clear notes from Pied Soc

Dark Eyed Clear Training Notes 2: Dark Eye Clears notes from Galeb Nassar

Dark Eyed Clear genetic expectations: Dark eyed clear expectations 

Violet genetic expectations: Violet expectations 

Download the brochure: Australian Goldenface Genetics



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