Thank you for your
interest and stopping
website's name suggests,
this web site is
dedicated to cockatiels. My cockatiels have a
seamless, coded leg band
that can only go on when
they are up to 14 days
old. It has the hatch
year on it, my NCS and
ACS assigned registered
band I.D. number "17B",
and a number for that
particular bird hatched
in that year. Society
birds identify birds for
ownership, and are
necessary to receive
show points toward the
bird's championship in a
We are located near the Indiana - Michigan state line -
about 16 miles south of South Bend, IN. 1 block off U.S.
31. We are close to the South Bend
Regional Airport and
My name is Judy Brumley, Dan
and I are great-grandparents
and we live in La Paz, Indiana.
Dan brought home our first trio of
cockatiels around in 1998 when
someone he knew was getting married,
and his fiancÚ didn't care to have
Since 2005 I have
concentrated on breeding "Top
Bench" show cockatiels. To date I
have bred 4 NCS Champions, and
hen to Champion
status. I would have more
champions if I hadn't sold all
my cockatiels once or twice. I
hand-feed all my babies. I plan
to raise a limited
number of new babies each
have a few cockatiels at the present
time because I sold all of them
I will be happy to refer you to another breeder. Contact Judy, thanks.
Are you in Indiana? The panel at
left are links to some Indiana bird
clubs that can refer you to their members
that breed cockatiels also.
right is Cinnabar aka Bar.
When shopping for a cockatiel
important questions to ask.
How old is the bird?
Who is the breeder? (If
you are not purchasing the bird from the breeder.)
Is there a
If so, for how long?
What are the conditions of
What veterinarian do they use or recommend?
Are the sellers willing to offer advice and support later? **If you have no experience hand-feeding baby birds, please do
not buy an un-weaned bird. This usually ends tragically. A
reputable breeder will not sell un-weaned birds to anyone who
has no experience hand-feeding
Notice if the bird wears a closed leg-band, important for
"show" birds because the band has the birds' unique identity
if it is registered with NCS or ACS. The hatch year is
stamped and band colors change according to hatch years as