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Update on Our Sick Moluccan Cockatoo: Ruling Out PDD

Peachy and I have discovered a whole new flock of supporters as we’ve battled ruling out PDD! Peachy our sick Moluccan Cockatoo has been a proud bird toy tester at BirdSupplies.com products for 14 years.  He got sick in late September 2013.  It has been a scary roller coaster ride.  I swear that there were […]

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Avian Gastric Yeast – Megabacteria in Birds

What is Avian Gastric Yeast? Megabacteria, now known as Avian Gastric Yeast (AGY), is primarily seen in canaries, finches, lovebirds, cockatiels and budgies and sometimes in larger birds.  This nasty disease looks an awful lot like PDD.   And, boy is that a scary diagnosis. While rare in larger birds, it does happen and it […]

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Is My Bird Sick or Injured?

Have you ever wondered – Is my bird sick? Or, did that fall cause injury? Are things bad enough that I need to go to the vet? Sick or injured birds show a set of symptoms that need specialized Avian Vet Care. It doesn’t matter what caused the illness or injury, a bird will show […]

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Smiling Smokey is in great feather due to love & a great diet

About Smokey – Our African Grey Parrot

By Diane Burroughs I can’t say that Smokey chose me, as he was a featherless baby African Grey Parrot at Birds of Paradise in Wichita, KS when we met. I was sort of interning at this great bird store and Nancy was graciously my mentor. I wanted to learn about running an online bird store […]

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Peachy after a bird bath

The Chronicles of Peachy: Bird Baths

By Diane Burroughs This third insight as to why Peachy is an exceptional male Moluccan Cockatoo pet continues upon the theme that the foundation of a happy and “fun to be around” pet bird trusts you will provide comfort, enrichment and safety. Pet bird bath time helps a lot. Peachy is fed a superior, avian […]

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