Bird keepers Society was established in the year 2006 with 6 likeminded hobbyists. Within a couple of years the society earned members all over India. In the beginning the members with lesser knowledge in scientific bird keeping and we conducted selected aviary visits to learn deeply in bird keeping. We collected the knowledge of choosing a healthy bird, its quarentine, caging, diet, caring, breeding, socialization, combinations and new mutations. The members of the society improved the standard of bird keeping by adopting the scientific method of bird keeping. Selective breeding or combinations and application of genetics enriched the member’s aviaries with a lot of mutations.
We published magazines to spread the grasped knowledge to our members, most of them are beginners. It was the first authentic journal in an Indian language, spoken by 30 million people. It narrated the most popular birds kept by bird keepers all over the world. One of the articles was written by an English breeder and writer named Fred Wright for the beginners in bird keeping. It is a great achievement for agapornis breeders in India; the society is affiliated to BVA INTERNATIONAL. Through this we hope the society can upgrade the standard of agapornis breeding in India. The society adheres to the rules of wild life protection Act of 1972 and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960 and not encouraged International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora [CITES].
The society insists BKS coded closed identification rings to its member’s birds and supplied bird food, supplements, medicines and other accessories to the members. There is a monthly gathering in Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala- the GOD'S OWN COUNTRY, to discuss various subjects related to bird keeping and also arranged study classes on bird keeping for the members. And also made arrangements to exchange of members birds on that day. The society conducted bird shows to make awareness among the public with the consent from the Animal Welfare Board of India. The society entertained all queries in birdkeeping and was answered by an expert panel. And there is a very active what's app group to the rapid growth of the society in birdkeeping. The society welcomes all the nature lovers to join hands with the campaign to plant trees for the existence of the mother earth and its living beings.