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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 parrot supplies tester at BirdSupplies.com products since 1998.  He got sick in late September 2013.  It has been a scary roller coaster ride.  I swear that there were at least […]

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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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Peachy after a bird bath

What I’ve Learned About Bird Baths From A Dusty Cockatoo

By Diane Burroughs This third insight as to why Peachy is an exceptional male Moluccan Cockatoo pet continues on 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 an organic avian vet […]

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Peachy Eating Harrison's Bird Food

How A Good Diet Helps My Bird Behave

By Diane Burroughs Peachy is an exceptional Moluccan Cockatoo partly due to premium bird food and fresh fruits and vegetables.  You may have read Part 1 of this series and know that Peachy was adopted at age 3.  He must have had a good home, if his personality, self-confidence and his socialization skills are a […]

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Java wood perch

What Do You Know About Parrot Instincts?

Okay.  So you”re smitten with parrots. They are, after all, the third most popular pet in the U.S.A.  And, there is a little bit of a “cool factor” about having a pet bird. But, these pets live way longer than the average pet.  A dog may live 15 years. A cat 20.  Not so sure […]

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