At the February meeting of the Shoalhaven Avicultural Society Inc (SAS) the AGM was held and all positions were once again filled.
(min cost $8)
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Many thanks go out to those volunteers for your time and effort put into the Shoalhaven Aviculture.
Craig Jefferies was awarded life membership after more than 30 years within the avicultural world – a very well deserved award.
This months guest speaker was Mr Doug Somerville whom is the president of the NSW Pheasant and Waterfowl Society. Thankyou to he and his wife for making the journey from Goulburn.
Pheasants are aviary birds, not chooks and are very compatible with other birds, although they are very flighty, generally they are low maintenance.
Pheasants are considered endangered and some are extinct, many species are rare in aviculture. Ornamental pheasants are quiet birds, easy to keep, feed and breed.
Some examples of the species are:
Once again the members enjoyed the evening. Next month Mr Jim Gill will be speaking on miscellaneous parrots.
Everyone is welcome to come along. Ring Ray Faulds on 44234475 if you are interested in coming along.
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