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What to Do About Broken Blood Feathers

Broken Blood Feathers Happen Whether you’re new to pet birds, or not, if you have a pet bird, you need to know what to do about broken blood feathers.  Broken blood feathers are the #1 minor medical problem that pet bird’s experience. Your bird molts once or twice a year to grow fresh new feathers.  […]

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How to keep your bird cool in the summer

Hot tips to Keep Your Bird Cool this Summer!

Birds Are Sensitive To Temperature Extremes Birds are amazing creatures, intelligent, affectionate, fun, playful and… very susceptible to shock from injury or relatively small changes in their environment. That’s why knowing how to keep your bird cool in a heat wave is an important part of bird care! If you thought of them as a […]

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whats all the squawk

How To Clip A Parrots Wings

By Phil Samuelson Neighbor Kids Find Pet Bird Early one windy evening I heard a knock at my door and opened it to find a group of neighborhood kids. “You own parrots, right?” one of the children asked. With all of the piercing parrot noises coming out of my house on a regular basis, I’m […]

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Resources for Parrot Professionals

Thank God We Had A Bird First Aid Kit

By Diane Burroughs, President – BirdSupplies.com Mika, my 8 year old Parrotlet experienced a mishap this morning at 8:30. She got into a squabble with Skeeter, a Red-Bellied Parrot, and suffered a nasty bite to her beak. I pulled out my First Aid for Birds book by Tim Hawcroft (no longer in publication) to determine how […]

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Parrot food and hormonal behavior

The Very Real Dangers of Obesity in Pet Birds

By Diane Burroughs Birds get fat too! Obesity in pet birds is harmful to the pets health just like it isn’t good for you. * Birds get fat too * To fix this you can gradually introduce healthy foods into your bird’s diet * Don’t rush, it’s not uncommon for birds to starve themselves if […]

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