Aug
09

Keep your Parrots safe this holiday season

Keep your Parrots safe this holiday season

It's that time of year again and Christmas will be here before you know it. How time flies! Here is your friendly reminder to help keep your parrots safe as we enter another holiday season. Don't forget to share this with your friends! A little planning, some supervision, and a few things to watch out for can go a long way toward both you and your bird having a happy holiday. If I have forgotten anything, please let me know and I will build on this article for next year!

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Aug
09

What To Do If The Bird Stays Bristled Up

What To Do If The Bird Stays Bristled Up

Your budgies has been bristled up for several days, shivers, its beaks grows and curves.....  The reason for your budgie's problem is the lack of vitamins and minerals.  As a beginning take it to the vet to cut the growths and to file away the curved beak. Don't try to do this yourself - it should be executed by a specialist.

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Aug
09

6 Things That We Have To Consider Before Buying A Bird

6 Things That We Have To Consider Before Buying A Bird

What to start with?  First we have to consider the following :  What can I afford?  The price of on parrot varies in large bounds in dependence with the species. You can buy for example a budgie for less than $10. The price of the cockatiel varies between 25 and 35 $. An Amazonian parrot and grey parrot can be purchased for about $300 – $400, cockatoo for $1,000 ...... and the price of some parrots reaches $15,000! This is one of the initial questions which you have to answer.

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Aug
09

What do birds like to eat

What do birds like to eat

What do birds like to eat? Here we come to my favorite topic: I am a great glutton so that is why I try to please my birds!  My main parrot food is millet. It is sold in every ”bird feed” shop. You should make sure there is always be enough millet into the bird cage. And don't worry, birds know themselves how much to eat. They also enjoy oats very much but only unpeeled, absolutely natural oats which are very difficult to find. They are usually only found as an addition in combined foods. As a compromise variant oat kernels can be given.

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Aug
09

The complex behavior beyond the Parrot bite

The complex behavior beyond the Parrot bite

Parrots’ behavior is commonly misunderstood by people who have them as pets. Parrots have a complex behavior which is a little harder to manage by a person, not as the case of a dog for instance. Parrots are intelligent, beautiful and entertaining birds. Nowadays, parrots’ care and behavior books and videos can be found everywhere and seem to be the new main branch in the pet industry.

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Aug
09

10 tips for buying a parrot

10 tips for buying a parrot

Parrots are one of the most attractive and rewarding animals in the world. Though parrots are very intelligent their requirements and demands are quite different from other types of pets. They need the care and attention of their owners far more than other household animals. Most of the parrot breeds are both noisy and destructive; and the larger breeds live for a much longer time than the smaller ones. Therefore it is necessary for you to think carefully about the following issues before buying them.

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