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Natural Pesticides For The Bird Room

Is There Such A Thing As Bird Safe Pest Control? One of the most important issues we face as bird owners is keeping them happy and healthy. We spend so much money on their cages or aviaries, their food and accessories, that we often forget about the pesticides that are necessary to keep small bugs […]

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Choosing A First Bird – 4 Popular First Birds

Choosing a first bird takes planning. When it comes to parrots, too many new owners start by getting in over their heads. They often start out with grandiose plans for big, beautiful birds, but they end up with one that is too large, too loud, too expensive, and ultimately, too much to handle. Sadly, their […]

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What Size Feather Plucking Vest or Bird Collar Do I Need?

Hi there, I’m really hoping you will be able to help me. I am a veterinary nurse and have rescued a mistreated Galah Cockatoo. She has a severe plucking problem and is currently on antibiotics to help with the wounds. I have tried a standard plastic bird e collar for her but she got greatly […]

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Feather plucking and self mutlilation

Are There Feather Plucking Supplements for Parrots

Feather plucking is a common behavior found in pet birds,¬†including¬†parrots, in which the bird damages or pulls out its feathers. There are also some cases when birds will bite off, chew, strip or barber their feathers. All these feather damaging behaviors are a very frustrating problem for both veterinarian and the bird owner. Even in […]

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Why Is My Bird Biting Its Feet?

If Tweety is suffering from excessive biting of her feet here are a few causes and ways to go about helping her. Medical Causes Why Parrots Bite Their Feet Bacteria, Fungal or Viral Infections could be one of the reasons of parrot biting feet. These infections normally cause the feet of the parrot to become […]

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