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How To Give A Parrot A Bath

By Diane Burroughs If you love pet birds, you’ve come to realize just how messy they are!  Birds not only toss their food and poop like clockwork, they endlessly emit dust and dander.  Remember that healthy birds throw off feather dust and dander when you’re cleaning up that mess!  Its important to know how to […]

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How to make a hospital cage for your bird

How To Make A Bird Hospital Cage

by Phil Samuelson & Diane Burroughs A sick or injured bird needs reassurance and love but also quiet, warmth, restricted movement and very easy access to food and water. In other words, a hospital cage requiring it to comfortably rest. Pet birds face many household dangers, and sickness and injury are fairly common. Whether a […]

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Sunggle Up Bird Warmer

How To Keep Your Bird Warm This Winter

Our pet birds are from sub-tropical climates, generally close to the equator where they have adapted to very temperate climates.  The farther away from the equator they get, the more prone they are to suffering the effects of winter. Sure, some parrots have adapted, like Brooklyn’s flock of wild Quaker Parrots, but our captive parrots […]

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african grey food

Discover the Best African Grey Food

By Diane Burroughs The beautiful African grey parrot is considered one of the best talkers and it is understandably one of the most popular pet birds in the US. We, at BirdSupplies.com have two greys. The two most popular subspecies of the African grey parrot, the Congo grey (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) and the Timneh grey […]

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bird sleep needs

3 Tips For Helping Your Bird Sleep

By Diane Burroughs Have you thought much about bird sleep? Do you know how much sleep your pet bird needs? Most wild parrots live fairly close to the equator where climates are temperate with only two seasons, rainy and dry, and there is little seasonal variation in the length of the day vs. night. Where In […]

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