Popcorn Our Albino Cockatiel – Videos

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Popcorn crossed the rainbow bridge in the summer of 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer

Popcorn’s Blue Plate Bath Special

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

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Think of a bunch of garden hoses banded together arbitrarily shooting water out one or the other.

 

As opposed to a “firehose” of information.

 

Now you know what fielding questions about captive bird care looks like to us.

 

We don’t know where it’s going to come from – Disqus, our blog, one of three ways you can contact us directly on  the website or email.

 

Just organizing the questions is a task in-and-of-itself.

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A Better Bird Ep 13 – How Bird Proof Is Your Home? Video

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In about 24 months our household has gone from 0 to 9 birds.

Six budgies (2 males/4 females), a female Senegal (surgically sexed) and a male African ringneck (males have the ring).

I fondly call the budgies my little hooligans who have their own cage as does Peaches our 9 year old female Senegal and Keto the newest member to our family, the 17-year-old male African ringneck.

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Out Door Aviary Advice For A Ringneck

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This question comes from the Google My Business community.

 

Unfortunately Google sets character limitations in the answer box and I felt compelled to provide a well rounded solution.

 

Thus you found your way to our excellent blog on nothing but pet birds and captive bird care.

 

kenneth s

 

good evening Mitch, we recently put up an outside aviary for our rescue Indian ring neck.

 

we do not have regular screening up because we were afraid it would keep out the UV Light.

 

should we use that because of bugs, bees and mosquitos?

 

We need help

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Can I give raw almonds to my African grey parrot? Is it safe, or a risk to his health?

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Firstly I need to address the “peanuts are bad for parrots” urban legend.

Reference one of the original answers to this question on Quora

If you leave a pizza on the kitchen counter for two days it will get fungus.

 

Cheese in the best of circumstances will grow fungus in the refrigerator after about a week.

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One Of My African Greys Has Been Losing Feathers And It Is Getting Worse

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My husband and I have two 14-year-old African grey parrots.

 

We bought them from a pet store that sold only parrots when they were chicks.

 

They seem very healthy – have good appetites, play, scream, etc.

 

However, one of the birds has been losing her feathers and it is getting worse.

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Would CBD Oil Help A One Eyed African Grey?

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Name: Inna M

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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How And What To Feed Your Pet Bird Or Parrot

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What to feed that beautiful feathered being in the cage across the room?

 

Facebook is an endless source of poorly regurgitated information about everything from bird chops to smoothies (really?)

 

Let’s take the time to stop and think about what the professionals, the veterinarians, the ornithologists, the scientists, that have already contributed to the discussion of feeding your bird?

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