Keeping, breeding and development of the Lear’s Macaw at ACTP Germany (Part 1)

This is a translation of an article, which appeared in the 1/2021 edition of the German magaine Papageien.  The translation was not easy and the original text can be read in the German section. 

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The information on the keeping, breeding and development of the Lear’s Macaws at ACTP in Germany is exceptional, especially the tables. 

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 " Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "

( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)

Horace (65-8 BC)