By Dr Colin Walker BSc, BVSc, MRCVS, MACVSc (Avian health)  With breeding now in full swing I receive regular calls from fanciers that fertile eggs are failing

How to use a crop tube / needle.

When birds fall ill, or young nestlings need additional feeding they need as much supportive care as we can provide which includes supplemental crop feeding

Selecting your Glosters

This is the time of the year to think about the selection of the birds you will keep for next year’s breeding. These are the

Helping our sick birds get better

There is nothing worse than the feeling of helplessness we feel when one of our birds gets sick. Many bird-keepers place their sick birds into

New Colour Gloster Canary

We show our birds to ascertain their quality which consequently makes selling excess birds easier. If you don’t have a class for these birds in

What does Going Light mean?

Going light is the term given to birds that lose weight because they are ill. Most sick birds lose weight simply because they have to