General chapters cover management, housing, feeding, breeding including parent rearing and artificial incubation, handrearing. Genetics and mutations are supported by images of each mutation. This book is a must for both pet and breeding enthusiasts. Chapter on health and diseases is written by an avian veterinarian.
Terry Martin is an avicultural geneticist whose primary interest is colour mutations. Terry has dedicated his ongoing studies of birds in the area of genetics, pigmentation and colour mutations and is highly respected in his research field internationally.