How We Were Evacuated In A Raft With Our Eclectus Parrot

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male (green) eclectus parrot
regurgitating into female (red) eclectus parrots beak

 

Jerri M. asks

We live in NC and as you are probably aware, Hurricane Matthew has created some problems.

 

We were evacuated in a raft, with our Eclectus Parrot.

 

Since we have returned home, she is acting stressed and exhibiting behaviors that I have not witnessed before this.

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My Budgies Beak Broke Off – Can I Fix It?

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I have a rescue budgie, the top of his beak was almost totally gone, just barely hanging.

 

We have NO vet in my area and nobody specializes in birds.

 

I removed what was hanging and she seems ok, I made a “mush” for her to eat. Will the beak grow back?

 

Your bird’s beak may or may not grow back.

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How Do I Reduce My Male Budgies Aggression?

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Hello,

 

I look forward to getting your email every Sunday and reading it has become as much a ritual as the old Sunday paper.

And now I have a question for you.

 

Thunder and Lightning are my bonded parakeets.

 

I’ve had them for years.

 

Last summer I saw more and more breeding activity, so I bought a box and let nature take its course.

 

Thunder laid four eggs, one of which was fertilized.

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Setting The Record Straight About Feeding Eclectus Parrots

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There is so much conflicting information on pellets and eclectus parrots (potential to overload on vitamins).

 

I have been giving them about 10 [pellets] a couple times a week.

 

Wanted to know your thoughts on this.

 

I do try to feed them a very balanced diet but I know we can’t cover everything.

 

Thanks for your help.

 

Susan G.

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What Human Foods And Spices Are Good For Pet Birds

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an·thro·po·mor·phic
/ˌanTHrəpəˈmôrfik/
adjective
relating to or characterized by anthropomorphism.
having human characteristics.
“anthropomorphic bears and monkeys”

I love that word.

I like how it feels on the tongue.

It’s also a big reason we see so many failures with pet bird care.

We make chop because salads are healthy for us.

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Answers For Breeding And Feeding Budgies

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Hello, My 2 parakeets had been mating & the hen has been laying 14-15 eggs so far.

 

After the first 9, the male who had been guarding the nest abandoned the eggs.

 

It seemed they are all unfertilized after looking at them under a bright flashlight.

 

Then they started building another nest under the table where I keep all their supplies (inside a bucket).

 

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How Do I Get My Budgies to Eat Veggies

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Cindi L asks

How did you get your parakeets to eat chopped veggies?

Mine will nibble on veggies I put on a tiny skewer but show no interest in chopped veggies in a bowl.

I tried for about a week and gave up. . .

Also, do you cook the frozen mixed veggies you use or chop them frozen, then thaw and serve?

 

Please enjoy this great budgie feeding hack from the folks at Windy City Parrot

 

We wanted to serve our budgies vegetables but we were frustrated.

 

We had success with a couple of lettuce products like serving an entire core of iceberg lettuce.

 

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