Cage & Aviary Bird-Keepers Blog
In my first set of “Tips”, I reminded bird-keepers of the need to ensure that someone else could look after your birds if you were unwell or otherwise unable to do so yourself.
The current Covid-19 (coronavirus) “lockdown” presents challenges to all who keep birds, whether that is in the home, in a bird-room, aviary or zoological collection.
The term ‘condition’ is a familiar one in the English Language – and there is a variety of uses. To aviculturists it has a specific meaning and relates to the fitness of a bird – as in the case of preparing for the show season, currently underway in most of the country.
The Fourth Annual Conference of the IVFSA (International Veterinary Forensic Science Association) was held in Orlando, Florida, USA, from Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd May. Speakers from several countries - all of them professionals involved in forensic science, human or veterinary medicine and animal protection - presented papers and discussed casework, research, the welfare and conservation of captive and free-living animals and links between human and animal health and wellbeing.