How To Get Powdered Supplements Into Your Bird

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An oft asked question by caged bird keepers is “how do I give my bird powdered supplements”?

Pet bird supplement manufacturers are very good at letting us know what is in the supplements and providing us with precise dosages based upon the size of the bird.

 

What they never tell us is how to get the supplements IN the bird.

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The Best List Of What Woods And Plants That Are Bird Safe Or Not

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i have some drift wood that my grandkids collected from a creek way out in country wanting make bird perches to put in bird cages. what do i have to do to wood or is this safe.

i soaked in tub for 2 days putting new water on 2-3 times a day. can i use or should i throw away do not know what kind of wood

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5 Answers To Questions Affecting A Parrots Domestic And Native Environments

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Hi Mitch. Just a comment of concern.

Clearly, I understand the need to know a bird’s sex but I’m also very concerned about this kit that anybody can buy, including many of the idiots out there that own birds.

Editors note: not my words

Do you really want to encourage all owners to pluck their birds feathers and cut their nails too short in order to get blood for testing?

There are experienced owners out there that could do it but there are probably many more out there who could cause an emergency and pain.

I have lived with 17 budgies but I would would still go to a vet for something like that.

I wish you would write a follow up to that article to inspire caution. The article makes me very nervous frankly.

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Bird Accidents & Medical Emergencies Happen – How Prepared Are You?

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Bird Accidents & Medical Emergencies Happen – How prepared are you?

 

So we were about to leave the Birdie Boutique the other night.

Five minutes before close and we get a call.

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We’ve learned how much we know and don’t know about captive bird care after taking the exam

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Find the Birdy IQ exam here if you haven’t taken it

Of the first 170 exams we had a 25% pass with 75% correct answers to 44 multiple and true/false questions

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How Can Personal Lubricant Save Your Bird’s Feathers?

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So you have a bird in your home. What could possibly go wrong? Lucky for you we thought about this a while back when we built the best first-aid kit ever for birds.

A bird whose feathers have been stuck to an adhesive surface is a panicked and stressed bird.

It’s important that a caregiver to caged bird be ready for such situations.

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3 Captive bird care myths debunked

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Myth 1: If you want your bird to be in top shape you must serve him or her organic bird food.

 

We offer USDA certified organic bird food pellets from Harrison’s.

It’s refuted the one of the best bird foods on the market.

We also offer Totally Organics, another fine organic blend.

The biggest misconception to organic is its purity.

The majority of people assume organic means fully natural and pesticide free but this is not close to the truth.

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Find out how much you know about keeping birds and parrots with this exam – even earn a certificate!

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