In the July 25, issue of Cage & Aviary Birds, of course, a first breeding achievement should be celebrated, says Ray Holland, but documenting how it has been achieved and maintaining the success through multiple generations should be a priority for the future of our birds


In news, we report that two aspiring Lizard canary breeders can train alongside panel judges during this year’s show season, as part of a new judging incentive from the Lizard Canary Association (LCA).


Following his article two weeks ago, Mark Jones gives a personal overview of what to look for in a show bird, and picks out some outstanding examples from his time in the fancy


Andy Early explains what works for him in the struggle to keep his set-up mite-free


Plus all of the usual news stories, features, columns and club news.