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  • Custom-built redpoll cage

    Custom-built redpoll cage

    23rd January 2017

    Two weeks ago, ANDY EARLY described how he came to know the late Frank Meaden. That connection led him to further contacts in the British bird fancy, and before long he was admiring a redpoll in a novel custom-built cage,…

  • Fife points and perfection

    Fife points and perfection

    23rd January 2017

    TERRY KELLY introduces the current points system for Fife canaries and comments on the recent near-obsession with length WHEN exhibited, the Fife canary falls into the category of “type” canaries, along with the Border and Norwich. In other words, the…

  • Fife canary points system for judges

    Fife canary points system for judges

    3rd November 2016

    Two weeks ago, TERRY KELLY introduced the concepts of type and the points allocation used by judges. Here he suggests how the points system really ought to be working WHILE the Fife canary is  judged mainly on type, some points…