What should you consider before getting a pet bird?

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Children are loud, messy, and time consuming,  but every family has 2.6 of them (Pew research).


I probably spend less time cleaning up after my eight birds in three bird cages than most moms cleaning up after 2 six-year-olds 


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or a single toddler


To say that all birds are time-consuming is an unsupported blanket statement.


We have a Senegal parrot and an African ringneck.


Neither is very noisy.

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12 YouTubers For Parrot Lovers You Need To Know

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At first I thought to myself “this’ll be fun.”


Once I started the project it was a bit more difficult than I forecasted.


I originally started with 9 YouTube channels but some favorites needed to be included not simply based upon numbers.


For those who are not following on us Facebook or our YouTube channel, you’ll note that we are ramping up our use of Fid-eo to better communicate caged bird care.


Our goal is not to replicate what was being said but to bring more valuable information to the conversation.


I get alerted to every new fid-eo about pet bird care from the list of experts I’m going to be exploring with you shortly.


I’ve curated a list of what I subjectively feel are the 12 top YouTube channels to watch for captive bird care.

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Exercise Your Bird – Why & How – Videos

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We focus on bird and parrot nutrition a lot here because of the complexity of a bird’s anatomy.

Birds require far more energy than their ground-based counterparts.

Migratory birds fly at high altitudes where the air is thin.

You and I would require supplemental oxygen at those altitudes.

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How To Exercise Your Parrot

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How To Exercise Your Parrot

Having an exercise routine for your parrot is a crucial part of their care. When a parrot is kept in captivity it is our job to supply them with enough mental and physical stimulation.

Parrots in their natural environments will work for food, build nest, care for young, and of course fly. So we need to take a better look at the way our parrots receive exercise.

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