A Better Bird Ep 16 Taking In 3 More Rescue Budgies Brings Our Flock to 11 Birds – Video

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One of the challenges of keeping nine budgies in a single aviary is identification.

So here are some notes that we made to help even ourselves keep everyone’s straight.

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Is Mixing And Matching Birds In Your Home Risky?

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I love the new format so much Mitch.

And I have a question regarding the video of the cockatoo and sun conure.

How do you know when it’s safe to let them be together like that.

You could see the cockatoo loved his friend the conure, enfolded him in his wing.

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What’s the difference between feather preening, plucking & molting.

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What’s a feather?

It’s a product of the protein known as Keratin and comes in three flavors: contour, sensory, and down – feathers.

Feathers perform far more services for birds than you probably ever thought.

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Avian Bornavirus – What Do You Know About This Bird Centric Disease?

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sojxxxxx@yahoo.com replied – Feb 14, 7:35pm

Hi there,

This is the first time at your store.

I love it!

I have 2 White Bellied Caiques (WBC) and a Green Cheek Conure (GCC).

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Species Profile White-bellied Caiques on HARI.com

One of my WBC, Jaden, has the Bornavirus and has been near death many times his first year and a half.

We upped his Celebrex and he’s been free of symptoms for 11 months.

He only gets Harrison’s High Potency with some soft fruits.

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Do my budgies and cockatiels feel bored or depressed with their life of captivity?

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Captivity is a relative term. I’m not relegated to my home but I still have to pay rent, go to work, pay taxes and perform all those duties that enable me to be a good neighbor and good citizen of the world.

 

If captivity is all that you know, is it really captivity? We have four budgies, all rescues. We don’t have the background on any of them but we’ve kept them flighted thus they don’t ever leave the cage.

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