Can Ultrasound Plug-in Pest Controls Harm Pet Birds?

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Laurie asks

Can ultrasound plug-in pest controls harm caged birds? Thanks

 

Hi Laurie

 

I would not take the chance – if its an ionic version it can definitely be harmful

 

From a manufacturer’s website.

 

Birds – Birds vary so much in size, breed and behavior. We have no way to guarantee the Ultimate AT will or will not bother your bird. To be safe, we recommend not using the AT in the same room as your bird, or near the birds cage. Some customers have reported their birds seem bothered by the ultrasound; other customers tell us their birds seem just fine.

 

Best

Mitchr

Is There A Smaller Micro-chip Available For Small Birds?

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LL (G2MomPerson) asks

Is there a smaller micro-chip available for smaller birds like a Goffins Cockatoo or Cocktail?

 

I asked my avian vet & she wasn’t aware of a smaller chip for smaller birds/animals.

 

If there is a smaller chip, what is it called & who makes it?

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Is There A Hormone To Calm My Over Sexed African Grey Parrot?

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I have had my male African grey parrot for 28 years.

 

When he matured sexually years ago he started plucking.

 

I have him on a plumage supplement now and he has lots of new quills and looks much better.

 

However, he humps my arm with a thick sweater on.

 

He goes to completion if I let him once a day.

 

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Does Anyone Out There Clean Their Perches With Peroxide?

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Lee asks

Hi Windy City,

 

Does anyone out there clean their perches with peroxide?

 

Is it safe?

 

I’ve tried various surface cleaning methods followed by baking. 

 

Most recently, after cleaning off loose debris, I soaked in bleach water, then steamed with a brush attachment.

 

During a cold spell, so I did this indoors.

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Is Sitting With My Bird While It Eats Healthy Human Behavior?

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My husband continues to sit with his grey parrot to encourage him to eat.

 

He will sit there for as long as a 1/2 hr. per sitting.

 

There are times the bird will bang his beak and screeches to get him to sit there so he can eat.

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Is A Feliway Diffuser Safe To Use In A Very Large Room With Parrots?

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Question from Donna Stone

Firstly what is Feliway Diffuser?

According to their website.

FELIWAY CLASSIC Diffuser is a clinically proven solution to comfort cats at home and may help decrease urine spraying, scratching or hiding.

  1. Nurtures your relationship with your cat, by creating a loving environment at home. The continuous effect provides constant calming and comfort to your cat.
  2. Clinically proven, Veterinary used and recommended

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How Did TOPs Make Totally Organics Bird Food Even Better?

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I’m not sure when we started selling TOP’s Parrot Food formally known as Totally Organics.

 

The distraction of moving to Indiana allowed us to move a little away from focusing on “the devil’s in the details”.

 

We noticed the packaging had changed as well as the titles of the food but did not really drill down into this bird food line until recently.

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Can I Train An Aggressive 7 YO African Grey?

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Inna asks

Hello. We have a 7 year old African grey.

 

Unfortunately we made a mistake and did not train him properly.

 

We are having problems with his behavior.

 

He attacks. He bites. He is angry.

 

He only obeys one person in the house.

 

Is it too late to train him?

 

Who can we turn to?

Thank you. 

 

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