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a·vi·cul·ture

 (ā′vĭ-kŭl′chər, ăv′ĭ-)
n.
The raising, keeping, and care of birds.

[Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots + culture.]

a′vi·cul′tur·ist n.

aviculture

(ˈeɪvɪˌkʌltʃə)
n
(Agriculture) the keeping and rearing of birds
ˌaviˈculturist n

a•vi•cul•ture

(ˈeɪ vɪˌkʌl tʃər)

n.
the rearing or keeping of birds.
[1875–80]
a`vi•cul′tur•ist, n.

aviculture

the raising or keeping of birds. — aviculturist, n.
See also: Birds
Translations

aviculture

n (form)Vogelzucht f
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Dr Wishart said: 'We are particularly excited about Thor's birth because it shows that this complex science can be taken out of the laboratory and used by falconers and other aviculturalists in the field.
In addition, aviculturalists, poultry markets, zoos, and others involved with shipment of birds from one part of the country to another should test birds for West Nile virus during quarantine to ensure that they are not bringing in or sending out infectious birds (47).
I'm sure that if the great Charles Darwin was alive today he would hold out the 80- odd colour varieties of budgies and their enormous disparity in size as an exquisite example of the selective breeding abilities and skills - admired worldwide by the way - of British aviculturalists.