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Hand Feeding Instructions

Hand Feeding Instructions   Cockatiel babies from 20 to 55 days old.  Each feeding should be 6 to 10 cc (ml). Sun Conure babies from 22 to 82 days old.  Each feeding should be 7 to 12 cc (ml). Typically feed 3 times a day. …

Hyacinth Macaw Tips

Perch arrangement: Good solid perches should be positioned at both ends of the flight and directly in front of the nest box. The nest box perch gives the birds easy access to the nest. These perches should be hard wood making them difficult…

Welcome To Parrots

Welcome to the wonderful world of parrots. Okay, it may be wonderful, but it’s not utopia. There’s a lot to know and a lot to do in order to make a parrot happy and keep it healthy in the average home. This article gives you an overview…

Wing & Nail Clipping

Be Prepared with These Items: -Needle Nose Pliers -Sharp Scissors -Large Towel -Coagulant like Kwik-Stop or Others listed below -Your Bird -Confidence and TRAINING Wing Clipping: Though controversial, the risk of loosing a beloved…

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions 1) How do you ship birds? We ship birds on the airlines. They are shipped in either wooden carriers or plastic pet kennels. They ride in a special climate controlled and pressurized compartment on the plane.…

Hand Feeding Problems & Possible Solutions

Food not being digested This can be caused by improperly mixed food, lack of bacteria in the crop, food fed too hot or cold, yeast infections and the baby being kept too cool. Try feeding a small amount of baby applesauce and water. If this…

The New Baby

Bringing home your new baby parrot is very similar to bringing home a human baby. There really isn't anything difficult about the process but it has a tendency to make people nervous and apprehensive. What I would like to give you here is a…

Birds and Antibiotics

Many people fear antibiotics. They believe they are inherently "bad" for them and for their birds. This belief is unfortunately based on the misuse and abuse of antibiotics, and has nothing to do with their true value. Before antibiotics millions…

Quinoa: A Nutritious Grain for Birds

Quinoa (pronounced "kee-nwa") is a South American grain that looks somewhat like millet, but has a lighter, more golden color. It was the favored grain of the Incas of Peru before the Conquistadors arrived in the 16th century. It was "re-discovered"…

Protect Your Birds from Theft

The rise in popularity of exotic birds has led to an increase in popularity of another activity: theft of exotic birds. Some large breeders have been devastated by large-scale thefts by professionals. In some states, such as Florida, the increase…