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What to Do About Broken Blood Feathers

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.  New feathers require a […]

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How to keep your bird cool in the summer

Hot tips to Keep Your Bird Cool this Summer!

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 highly tuned sports Nascar you wouldn’t […]

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costs of owning a bird

5 Things To Think About Before Buying A Bird.

By Diane Burroughs Birds are the possibly the most underestimated pets that you can own. Not just from the point of view of how friendly, affectionate, clever, funny and surprising they can be, but also because of the “hidden” costs of buying a bird that just don’t seem to register on most people’s radar before […]

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bird sleep needs

Better Bird Care: A Good Nights Sleep

By Diane Burroughs When you think about bird care, one of the most important things you can do is to make sure that your bird gets enough sleep.  The pet store probably told you to consider your birds diet and its cage when caring for your pet. And, while these elements of bird care are […]

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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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