Welcome to our new Website!

Welcome to our new Website!

It has been a long time coming, but we have finally got around to updating some of the information on our website. It is still a work in progress, as we have hours of video to upload and hundreds of photos to go through. Here are a couple of things that may be of...
Welcome to our new Website!

Reader Questions

We do our best to provide you with quality bird breeding information, but sometimes it may not be the information that you are looking for. We may eventually cover every topic possible, but I am not sure how many of you are prepared to wait that long. Do you have any...
Crimson Finch Photos

Crimson Finch Photos

I have had a good season with the crimson finches and bred some really nice birds. I took some time out during the week to take a few photos. I hope you like the photos of some of the young. Breeding Crimson Finches has been a successful process, so I will follow this...

Testing Seed For Germination

The bird seed growing areas in eastern Australia have been badly affected by drought for the past two years. Stocks of seed are low and good quality seed is hard to get. Always test your seed when you purchase it to determine the germination percentage. Old seed of...

Sprouting Seed For Siskins

This time of year the siskins both red and yellow are well into the breeding season and sprouting seed is an important part of the diet especially when feeding young. I use a mix of 40% grey striped sunflower, 40% safflower and 20% niger. These 3 seeds sprout at the...