• Comment: Stars behind the scenes

    Comment: Stars behind the scenes

    27th November 2017

    Photo: Dave Brown. Alfy Calford (right) ensured the Welsh ZFC paperwork was tip top Last year, this year, it’s always the same: we have a great time at show after show, yet none of it would happen without the dedication of the…

  • Comment: First impressions

    Comment: First impressions

    27th November 2017

    Above: Still picking up the rosettes: all-round canary breeder Paddy Dunne won best new colour canary at Guildford & District CBS open show last year How do you know if you can trust a newcomer? DAVE BROWN considers this and other…

  • Canaries: time for a new mix

    Canaries: time for a new mix

    27th November 2017

    Above: One kind of pleasure: Colin is the first to salute the fulfilling nature of show success Over the years, COLIN MOORE has exhibited his birds, specialised in a particular breed and bred many different varieties. Now, after reflection, he has…

  • Comment: In the shop window

    Comment: In the shop window

    27th November 2017

    Photo: Larry Mann. Speak to a breeder before you buy, advises Larry, as they can advise what set-up is suitable for your choice How many marks out of 10 should go to the new generation of bird sales events? The answer…