aviculture

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aviculture

[′ā·və‚kəl·chər]
(vertebrate zoology)
Care and breeding of birds, especially wild birds, in captivity.
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At 10 nests ("fed nests") we fed fifth-, seventh-, and eighth-hatched young three times per day (0800-1000, 1200-1400, and 1600-1800) with a formula recommended for parrotlet nestlings by aviculturalists (R.
Most pet owners and aviculturalists see no conflict in buying or selling even the most valuable of birds.
Aviculturalists today would support a steady reduction in the need for this, especially when there are so many vividly beautiful mutations of captive bred specimens.