In the May 2, 2018, issue of Cage & Aviary Birds, Les Rance concludes his three-part series on his 2018 breeding focus with an update on his ring-necks and Australian king parrots

 

In news, we report that the new president of the National Council for Aviculture (NCA) has accepted his chain of office on the same day he was surprised with a Roll of Honour nomination.

 

In the March 28 issue, German softbill breeder Thomas Wendt introduced the European bee-eater and explained his ambitions to breed the species. Here he describes his breeding project in detail

 

With uncertainties surrounding how new Government legislation will affect birdkeepers, David Alderton wonders if a better dialogue with DEFRA would improve policies in the future

 

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