gamebirds & poultry

  • A gentleman of the countryside

    A gentleman of the countryside

    8th December 2018

    Photo: Male (right) and female common pheasant: a familiar sighting in the 15th century. Experts believe that the Romans brought this bird to the UK.   The common pheasant: hunted, shot and eaten for hundreds of years. Graham Wellstead looks at…

  • Managing parasites

    Managing parasites

    6th July 2018

    Photo: There is a good chance that captive birds will pick up a parasite from other pheasants’ faeces   Pheasant keeper Ian Clark explains what to look out for and how we can treat our birds to ensure that if they…