Budgeri­gar Society of N.S.W. Inc.

Galston, Glenorie and Hills Rural News - - My Council -

Hills Branch – Ray Gal­braith.

On Sunday the 6th March, Hills Branch will cel­e­brate 40th Years of op­er­a­tion, and is stag­ing the 2016 An­nual Show at the Don Moore Com­mu­nity Cen­tre at North Rocks; with in­creased awards and prizes along with associated so­cial events. The prior Satur­day evening has been al­lo­cated to a so­cial get-to­gether for ex­hibitors, judges and Hills Branch mem­bers. It is an­tic­i­pated that coun­try and metropoli­tan ex­hibitors will be in at­ten­dance in greater num­bers than nor­mal, for this 40th Show.

Judges for the show will be Gary Gaz­zard ( New­cas­tle), Jean Pain­ter ( Bargo ), and Keith Ni­cholls ( Nabiac ). The orig­i­nal judges who of­fi­ci­ated at the first show held by Hills Branch are en­deav­our­ing to be in at­ten­dance. Hills Dis­trict res­i­dents will have an ideal op­por­tu­nity to see some of the best budgeri­gars from all parts of the state, un­der show con­di­tions. It is an­tic­i­pated that 500 – 600 birds will be in at­ten­dance. Vis­i­tors can view the birds from 12-30 pm

The Royal Easter Show will also be held dur­ing March, with the Caged Birds ex­hibits and in par­tic­u­lar Budgeri­gars be­ing held on the 17th and 18th, In­clud­ing a sep­a­rate sec­tion for Ju­nior Ex­hibits.

Other an­nual shows will be held on the 13th March , at Can­berra, New Eng­land and New­cas­tle, with fur­ther de­tails be­ing avail­able on the Budgeri­gar Society Web Site, www.budgeri­gar.com.au NB. Why not check­out the Hills Branch in­for­ma­tion which is also linked to the above site.

Care to be part of a hobby that en­com­passes all age groups, in­di­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies and part­ner­ships; then con­tact should be made with Peter Dodd by tele­phon­ing 9888-5631 or Peter_­dodd@primus.com.au

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