Best in Show and Best Any Age: S & J Gillan; Best Young Bird in Show, Best Champion YB and Best Opp Sex YB: C Hickman; Best Opp Sex AA: D. Turner; Best Intermediate Young Bird: S & B Squires; Best Novice Young Bird: G. Wincombe; Best Beginner Young Bird: G. Paine; Best Junior Young Bird: Zoe Johnson; CC Winners Light Green AA and YB M Jarrold; Dark or Olive Green AA C Hickman, YB M Jarrold; SkyBlue AA P & S Stevens; YB C Hickman; Cobalt, Mauve or Violet AA S & J Gillan, YB A Haynes; Grey Green AA G Murrells; YB S & R Clarke; Grey AA D Leadbetter, YB C Hickman; Opaline Green AA S Roberts, YB G Paine; Opaline Blue AA D Turner, YB AR & TR Terheege; Cinnamon Green AA C Hickman, YB S & J Gillan; Cinnamon Blue AA M Freeborn, YB C Hickman; Opaline Cinnamon AA C Hickman, YB A Haynes; Lutino AA G & P Norris, YB G Wincombe; Albino AA and YB G & J Al-Nasser; Yellow-wing AA M Lewis, YB D & L Rafis; White-wing AA M Lewis, YB G & J Al-Nasser; Crest or Tuft AA C, D & S Sharpe, YB G & J Al-Nasser; SF Spangle Green AA S & B Squires, YB D Leadbetter; SF Spangle Blue AA S & B Squires, YB G & P Norris; DF Spangle AA S & J Gillan, YB G & P Norris; Dominant Pied AA S & J Gillan, YB G. Paine; Recessive Pied AA N & K Johnson, YB G & P Norris; Yellow Face AA G & J Al-Nasser, YB G Murrells; Rare Variety AA C, D & S Sharpe, YB S & R Clarke; Clearbody AA D Turner, YB C Thorne; Any Other Colour AA D Turner, YB AR & TR Terheege; Pair G & J Al-Nasser; Team S Roberts; Colour Budgerigar G & J Al-Nasser
The Society held its Specialist & Rare Variety Show incorporating the Members Young Stock Show on 19th June at its new venue in Waterbeach and it was a great success. Gren & Pat Norris judged the show and had an entry of 170 in the specialist & rare show with 153 benched from 20 exhibitors which were up from last year and an entry of 50 in the young stock show with 44 benched from 12 exhibitors.
Heading the lutino section was a feathery hen belongs to Ghalib & Janice Al-Nasser. This was followed by a young hen benched by Gary Wincomb from the novice section who also occupied third position with an adult hen.
The albino section was won by Jim Mitchell with a good coloured cock. Gary Wincomb occupied the next two placing with a cock & hen. Ghalib & Janice Al-Nasser won the young bird award with a cock.
Brian Taylor headed the yellow-wing colour group with a dark green cock followed by a light green cock from the novice Mick Lewis. Ghalib & Janice Al-Nasser young light green cock was in third place.
Mick Lewis won the whitewing group with a skyblue cock followed by a violet cock of Cy Thorne in second place. Ghalib & Janice were third with a young cobalt hen.
A nice circular opaline skyblue cock benched by Ghalib & Janice headed the crested section who also won second position with a young circular opaline skyblue cock. Cyril, David & Jini Sharpe from the novice section occupied third position with a half circular yellowface skyblue cock.
Colin Potter, society chairman, had a field day in winning all the 3 spangle challenge certificates. He won the spangle green certificate with a young opaline cinnamon light green hen. Simon Roberts was second with a spangle grey green cock which was followed by Cy Thorne’ spangle grey green cock in third place.
Colin Potter won the spangle blue certificate with an opaline violet cock which was followed by his young opaline grey hen. Colin’s skyblue was third.
Colin had his third win in the spangle section by winning the double factor spangle section with a young white cock and was second and third with an adult yellow cock and a young white hen.
Jim Mitchell won the dominant pied colour group with a grey green cock followed by Richard Vallis cinnamon light green hen in second place.
Jim also won the recessive pied group with a dark green cock. Mick Lewis from the novice section occupied 2nd & 3rd placing with dark green & cobalt cocks and also best young bird with a dark green cock.
A quality goldenface cobalt hen headed the yellowface group for Connor Hickman while John Le Marquand from the novice section was second with a yellowface grey cock. Richard Vallis was third with a young yellowface opaline skyblue hen.
Sue & Rod Clarke won the rare variety group with a slate hen while the novice partnership of Cyril, David & Jini Sharpe was second & third with a slate hen and rainbow cock. Rod & Sue won the rare young bird with a slate cock. Best Anthracite, David & Linda Rafis; German fallow, Ghalib & Janice Al-Nasser; Saddleback, Cyril, David & Jini Sharpe.
Jim Mitchell won the clearbody group with a Texas clearbody cobalt cock while Rod & Sue Clarke were second with an Easley clearbody cobalt cock. Cy Thorne benched a young Texas clearbody yellowface grey in third place.
Jim Mitchell won his 5th colour group when his lacewing opaline yellow hen won the any other colour group. Jim also occupied 2nd place with an opaline white blue cock. The novice Sharpe partnership was third with a white grey cock. Rod & Sue Clarke won the young bird with a mauve cock. Best greywing, Cyril, David & Jini Sharpe.
There were no pairs entered and Simon Roberts won the team class with two pairs of spangle grey greens which was followed in second place by Colin Potter with a team of 3 pairs of double factor spangle whites and the Al-Nasser’s were third with a team of 3 pairs of albinos.
In the young stock show Colin Potter won the best young bird in Show with a dark green cock while the new partnership and president of the society Bev & Laura Hutt won the best adult in show and champion adult with a grey green cock.
Colin Potter headed the champion young bird section followed by Ghalib & Janice Al-Nasser in second place with a cobalt cock and Connor Hickman in third place with a cinnamon grey hen.
Richard Vallis headed the novice any age with a cinnamon skyblue cock while Nigel Carman won the young bird section with an opaline skyblue cock. John Le Marquand was second with a light green cock and Richard Vallis was third with a cinnamon grey green hen.
Millie Roberts showing for the first time as a junior won both sections with an adult yellowface grey cock and a young yellowface grey hen.