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Month: April 2018

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Why Are We Talking About Treating Bird Bite Wounds?

Were not going to start with bird bites because we’ll be talking about several first-aid challenges you may face having a bird or two in your home for several decades. Everyone likes to think of themselves as being prepared for disaster and certainly life’s cuts and scrapes.   I’ve personally sutured a dog in a …

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The Challenge Of Rescuing An Older Injured Citron Cockatoo

Thank you Constance R.   So often its important to hear from independent third parties who provide valuable feedback on our pet bird content.   Having been in the process of rescuing budgies, (current budgie census is at six) and spending a lot of time with Peaches, our Senegal parrot weighing in at about 115 …

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Is it wrong to trim a baby budgies toe nails?

Is it wrong to trim a baby budgies toe nails?   If it is wrong, then why is it wrong to trim a baby budgies toe nails?   This is my answer to a question on Quora.   Editor’s note: Another answer about trimming a budgie’s toenails had advised against clipping their toes to avoid …

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Ann Castro with 2 green wing macaw parrots one on each shoulder

Meet Your Next Parrot Problem Solver And She Has A Free Gift For You

I consider myself to be somewhat influential in the avian niche.   Professionally I subscribe to a handful of YouTube channels with other avian influencers producing a huge amount of video content for channels with massive numbers of subscribers.   The apparent criteria for being a YouTube avian influencer is to “have birds”

Do birds really need that mysterious but pervasive cuttlebone in their bird cage?

Like hard working catchers of the MLB we get questions tossed to us day in and day out. Questions are my favorite part of words. The answers to questions enlighten us and make it better regardless of our endeavor. What size cuttlebone should I put my bird’s cage? How effective is cuttlebone at reducing the length …

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Quaker parrot in lilac tree munching on flower

Bird Cage And Food Recommendations for 2 Quaker Cagemates

Looking for an appropriate bird cage to house 2 Quaker parrot cage mates Hi Rose,   I think this 3159 Select would be a great cage from Prevue. The 36 Inch wide foot print give the birds ample room for separation if needed. Find more information about this bird cage here   It provides the …

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indian ringneck parrot give food to her three chicks in a tree hollow

Indian Ringneck Love Brings Ringneck Problems

Indian ringneck’s are marvelous birds and I’ve had the great fortune to live with the species and two different households. They’re not big birds they way an average of 115 g about the body size of a Senegal or a fat cockatiel but the long tail gives the impression that it’s a much larger birds. …

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