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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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Of course, we had no DNA sexing, so surgical sexing was in high demand by aviculturists. Veterinarians who were proficient would travel widely to provide sexing services.
Thanks to aviculturists like him, a species that is so coveted and yet so rare was raised and maintained with great care, allowing a better understanding of its reproductive biology in captivity.
(10) * Dr Robert Altman, Franklin Square, NY, USA * Dr Rainer Erhart, aviculturist of Kalamazoo, MI, USA * Dr David Graham, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA * Dr Greg Harrison, Lake Worth, FL, USA * Dr Ted Lafeber, Niles, IL, USA (a) * Dr Richard Nye, Chicago, IL, USA * Dr James Sikarskie, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA * Dr Ronald Spink, Kalamazoo, MI, USA (a) Dr Ted Lafeber was on the program but was unable to attend.
Twenty cockatiels, weighing 80-109 g, were borrowed from a local aviculturist. As described below, the experimental plan was designed for 15 birds; 5 additional birds were initially acquired to provide extras.
Visitors will have an opportunity to meet brown pelicans and turkey vultures, and learn about seabirds' springtime courtship antics during chats with aviculturists.
Floriot heads a team of three - the only wildfowl aviculturists working in Madagascar.
THE COOPERATIVISTPARTICIPATION OF THE AVICULTURISTS IN WESTERN PARANA.
Proceedings of the International Aviculturists Society, 1998 Mar 4-8; Orlando, Florida; 1998.
The aviculturists who were so willing to sacrifice the corn producers are now quaking in their own boots in anticipation of US chicken parts raining down on their markets.
The egg was only the second laid at Slimbridge in 16 years and the new-found fertility of other flamingos in the Andean pen has left aviculturists scratching their heads.
Experienced aviculturists report that, with a few exceptions, most finches get along well together and in mixes with button, common, and silver quail; canaries; cockatiels; and diamond, South African, and white doves.