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Cage & Aviary Birds Magazine

51 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $1.47 per issue Cage & Aviary Birds is the world’s only weekly newspaper for birdkeepers. Written by bird experts for bird fans, it is packed with news, advice and comment from the avicultural scene. An essential resource for members of bird clubs and societies, it also offers an unrivalled marketplace for sellers and buyers of birds and all bird-related products, both in the British Isles and around the world.
As a weekly, it’s a uniquely comprehensive and topical source of news on all subjects that affect the birdkeeper: from legal changes and government consultations, through zoo and bird-park events, scientific research and business news, to the achievements of personalities in the hobby, as well as clubs and their members.
While it’s first and foremost a newspaper, each issue also offers a wealth of practical advice and tips from the top names in the bird world, plus opinion, controversy, species and hobbyist profiles, humour and nostalgia. Bargain-hunters eagerly await their copy to scan its paid and free adverts, and it is quite simply The Bible for show reports, club news and events.
Since 1902, Cage & Aviary Birds has consistently been the first-choice publication for keen birdkeepers,

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Cage & Aviary Birds  |  No.5781Nice weather for Waxbills  


SOMETIMES IT FEELS like all we ever hear
about is bad news. Here at Cage & Aviary Birds
we try to cover a balance of good and bad
news from around the country. Unfortunately,
with the recent spate of exhibition bird thefts
and crime stories of primary schools’ ducks and chickens
being murdered, our news pages can look a little bleak.
In this week’s issue we have another similar story of pet
chickens being killed at a school in Lancashire. The motive
is clear for stealing birds, as the thieves can make money,
but I have no idea what would possess someone to
randomly kill animals in this way. As K. L. McGill says in her
letter (see page 8), these people need to be punished by
hefty fines or prison sentences, but also to be re-educated
to have respect for birds and animals. Although we can
never stop
people from
committing such
crimes, as
birdkeepers we
can make sure
our birds are
kept securely.
On a more
positive note, it is encouraging to read about the great
things clubs and fanciers are doing. Stratford-upon-Avon
CBS has reformed following a five-year break and hosted a
bird art competition for seven local schools. After the event
we spoke to Mr Hunt, the headteacher of one of the
participating schools, Bishopton Primary School. He was
extremely pleased to see how well the show was supported
in terms of exhibitors, interest from the general public and
the response to the competition from the children. He
added that he hopes some pupils and their families will be
inspired to take up birdkeeping. What a great way to
encourage youngsters and get them interested in birds. For
more information on the event, see news page 4.
The Editor’s Letter will be back to
normal again next week, when Rob
Innes returns from his holiday.
Have a great week with your birds!
Cage & Aviary Birds is the world’s only weekly newspaper for birdkeepers. Written by bird experts for bird fans, it is packed with news, advice and comment from the avicultural scene. An essential resource for members of bird clubs and societies, it also offers an unrivalled marketplace for sellers and buyers of birds and all bird-related products, both in the British Isles and around the world.
As a weekly, it’s a uniquely comprehensive and topical source of news on all subjects that affect the birdkeeper: from legal changes and government consultations, through zoo and bird-park events, scientific research and business news, to the achievements of personalities in the hobby, as well as clubs and their members.
While it’s first and foremost a newspaper, each issue also offers a wealth of practical advice and tips from the top names in the bird world, plus opinion, controversy, species and hobbyist profiles, humour and nostalgia. Bargain-hunters eagerly await their copy to scan its paid and free adverts, and it is quite simply The Bible for show reports, club news and events.
Since 1902, Cage & Aviary Birds has consistently been the first-choice publication for keen birdkeepers, whether experienced or new to the hobby.
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Most enjoyable and informative read for the novice and experienced breeder and exhibitor alike. Reviewed Thursday, November 19, 2020

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