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The Parrot Quiz #1 Test Your Knowledge

Parrots are exciting and unique pets, and can truly be a friend for life if they’re cared for properly. Since you’re reading this, it’s safe to assume that you only want the very best for your bird. Because there are so many minute aspects of avian care, though, it’s easy to overlook important points even […]

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bird training

Is Polly Ignoring Your Bird Training?

So, you adopted a pet parrot and things were going swell with the training and getting your parrot used to the home. Now, all of a sudden your parrot is ignoring your training techniques and methods. You are losing your cool and you may not know what to do. You may even be to the […]

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Vitamin A Deficiency In Parrots

Vitamin A deficiency, hypovitaminosis A, is one among the most common and preventable diseases that affect your pet birds, but it frequently goes unrecognized. Generally, birds on all-seed diets will most likely suffer from vitamin A deficiency and disease, as most of the seeds, such as sunflower seeds, grains and peanuts do not contain this […]

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Calcium Rich Veggies For Parrots

What You Need To Know About Calcium Deficiency In Parrots

Pet Bird Nutrition By: Diane Burroughs Calcium is a vital mineral along with phosphorous, magnesium and others. In fact, it is the most abundant mineral found in the body of birds. It helps to build and maintain the skeletal structure and in the metabolism of Vitamin D. It also has a role to play in […]

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parrot sleep needs

Where In The World Would Your Bird Sleep?

Do you know your bird sleep needs? Daylight versus darkness hours vary as little as 7 minutes on the equator – so in the peak of winter, there are are 12 hrs 4 minutes of darkness while in the height of summer darkness may only be 11 hrs. 56 minutes. But that changes the farther […]

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