Did you know that some popular parrot foods and treats induce hormonal behavior and aggression in your pet? When a bird has access to a diet rich in protein, minerals and healthy fats and a perceived pampering mate and nesting site its body becomes hormonal. Very hormonal. And, anyone who’s felt “hormonal” knows that hormones […]
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Birds Do It, Bee’s Do It! Yep. That’s the way it is. Adolescent and adult parrots get hormonal. In the wild, most parrot species mate once a year and the rest of the year, their hormones are in sort of a dormant state. There are a few species that have longer mating periods, but not […]
By Diane Burroughs Peachy’s feeling pretty d-a-r-n frisky these days. He’s prancing and strutting inside of his cage and on top of it as though he’s protecting a throne. Same with his huge Java Bird Stand! He’s hunting around for any dark, shadowy place thinking some cute Moluccan “Chick” will magically appear to make his […]
Birds are intelligent, yet extremely sensitive pets. Imagine being as smart as a 5-6 year old child, yet being prey or dinner to a multitude of animals. Our smart pet birds are simply hardwired to be in a constant state of hypervigilance. In the wild, birds rely on their flock to stay in close proximity […]
Emotional States That Cause a Biting Parrot Biting is one of the most common behavioral problems pet birds have. Birds bite for a variety of reasons, including fear, aggression, a drive to protect their territory, hormones and poor health. As a bird owner, learning to read your bird’s body language is critical for a successful […]
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Diane Burroughs is the founder of BirdSupplies.com. She is passionate about parrots - her own flock, your flock and wild parrots. Her passion for parrots shows in her product offerings on www.BirdSupplies.com