The Financial and Labor Cost of Feeding Formulated Diets to Parrots

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The Financial and Labor Cost of Feeding Formulated Diets to Parrots

It costs less to feedTROPICAN® Extruded Granules than ordinary pellets even thoughTROPICAN® costs more per pound.How can feeding TROPICAN® Parrot or Cockatiel Granules be more economical than cheaper pellets?

Here’s Why!

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Shipping Options

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Shipping Options

Listed below are our standard shipping services. If you have special needs please call 312-492-9673 (Chicago local) 877-287-0810 Toll Free (Chicago Suburban & Out of State) or contact us

Orders placed by 1:00 PM CST typically ship within 1-5 business days. We ship from several locations across the United States depending on the items ordered. This will determine shipping time as well.

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Share the Bird Knowledege Parrot Event

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The Polite Parrot and Windy City Parrotpresent

Share The Knowledge
Expert Chat Seminar

Saturday Oct. 9th, 2004
12 p.m-5 p.m. @ The Birdie Boutique…

Windy City Parrot Birdie Boutique is at:
4427 N. Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60630
773.725.5684 Voice
773.725.8509 Fax
Toll Free 877.287.0810

Click Here If You would Like To Attend
An afternoon of knowledge for you and your companion parrot.

Cost $25.00 ($35.00 at the door)
Limit of one hundred people. Door price will be $35.00.
Birds welcome as long as you bring proof of veterinary testing done in 2004

No parrots will be welcome without proof of a negative psittacosis titer, a negative PBFD titer, a full Avian Chemistry Panel with cbc with normal levels. This is for the safety of the Refuge birds and for our feathered companions as well.


12:00 Noon: Doors Open

1:00 – 1:30:Power Point presentation “Respect

R – Redirection not Reaction
E – Exercise
S – Sleep
P – Patience
E – Entertainment Toys
C –
Consistency in training

T – Trust

“Providing a stimulating environment to prevent and repair feather destruction” 1:30 – 3:00: Web Q&A

3:00 – 3:45: Break
3:45 – 4:45:“Circle of knowledge” following the webinar where all behavior questions will be answered by Michelle for the live audience.

A handbook will be provided to follow along and take notes of the presentation.


Mark Pastor of Mark Pastor Photography, will be on hand to photograph you and your bird(s)

Adoptive birds will be there for you to meet from A Refuge to Save the Wildlife

During break you will have the opportunity to socialize and shop for your companion, receive samples of Hagenorganic diets for your companion, talk with your favorite vet, have your parrots portrait taken, and have Pam talk to your feathered friends.

The afternoon will be fun, relaxing, and a great way to interact with fellow bird people, socialize your parrot, and obtain information for your companion parrot. Proceeds to help benefit A Refuge For Saving The Wildlife

Snacks and beverages will be provided

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Rules for winning gift certificates from Windy City Parrot

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Yes we really mean easy

Simply place an order – ANY SIZE order – between
6/1/2010 and 6/30/2010 and you ‘re entered to
Win 1 of 4 $25 Gift Certificates
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January 2010

Barb – Three Rivers, California – $100.00

February 2010

Heidi – Leominster, California – $100.00

March 2010

Kathy – Naperville, Illinois – $25.00
Caroline – Richmond, Virginia – $25.00
Diane – Arlington, Virginia – $25.00
Joe – Madison, Wisconsin – $25.00

April & May TBA

Hey I though it was illegal to make someone buy something to enter a contest.?It is – so anyone can come into the Birdie Boutique and fill out an entry form or mail your name and address to us without purchasing anything*.

What if I already placed my order?

You’ve been entered if your order was placed after 11:00 EST 5/1/2010

If I don’t win, will you have other contests?

Yes – we plan to hold a contest EVERY MONTH for the foreseeable future. EVERY order you place is a chance to win

Do I have to fill out a form?

Nope – Just check out of WindyCityParrot– when you see your “Order Number” you will have been entered.

What if I place a $2.00 order for in store pick up – so my order total will only be $2.00?

You’ll be entered – NO MINIMUM ORDER is required

What if place more than one order?

You’ll have more than one chance at winning

What if my “Bill to” email address is different than my “Ship to” email address?

Winners will be contacted by their “Bill to” email address or the “Ship to” if it’s the same as the “Bill to”

If I win, when will I be contacted?

No later than 5/15/2010

Is the gift certificate only good at


How will I receive the gift certificate?

Via email

How long is the gift certificate good for?

1 Year

Will the win be made public and published on social sites like Twitter& Facebook?

Yes – but we will only use your first name, what you ordered & your “Bill to” state

What if I make a purchase in the Birdie Boutique?

Just fill out an entry form

What if I cancel my order

You will no longer be entered

Can I win twice?


How will you chose the winner?

We’ll load up our order fulfillment software with orders for the month and scroll through all of them.

One person will scroll. Another person will have their back to screen.

When the person who has their back to the screen says stop, the winner will be chosen.

*Those who filled out forms in the Birdie Boutique will be manually entered into the order system as having placed $0.00 orders

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Researching parrots as pets

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Parrot Rescue by Rodney Foster

I would like to use this article to encourage people on the importance of researching all the information they can get to include reading, visiting zoo’s, and even try and find someone that has a Exotic pet they are thinking of getting. In the last few years exotic pets have been taking a rise in popularity, But at the same time exotic pet deaths and abuse are high also because exotic animals do not do well in our daily life style and for the lack of people being informed of what they are getting into before buying a exotic pet.

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