Can You Address Feeding And Care For Larger M2s (Moluccan Cockatoos)?

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Were going to take an extreme yet benign measure using light therapy.

 

Let’s lock him in the cage for seven days or 168 hours.

 

Regular food and water, cover the cage at night but the bird stays under the light (assuming you’ve installed on by now) for the whole week.

 

We are resetting your bird’s circadian rhythm.

 

It’s broken.

 

The inconsistent light cycles here in North America do an enormous amount of harm to our birds hormonally and provide stress points that as humans we see as well with SAD  disorder in the winter.

 

Please let us know if these ideas help.

 

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mitchr

Author:

He's handled a 1000 birds of numerous species when they would visit their monthly birdie brunch in the old Portage Park (Chicago, IL) facility. The one with the parrot playground. Mitch has written and published more than 1100 articles on captive bird care. He's met with the majority of  CEO's and business owners for most brands in the pet bird space and does so on a regular basis. He also constantly interacts with avian veterinarians and influencers globally.