Due to bird’s natural instinct to hide medical problems, changes in fecal droppings can be a prime indicator for the general health of your bird. Even subtle variations can be gauges for problems your bird may be experiencing. These changes may include color, consistency and amount of feces. Knowing what normal fecal material for your [...]
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Some avian owners believe in allowing their feathered friends to remain fully capable of flight during their life in captivity; however there are many dangers that await birds with full use of their wings. Captive birds often lack the control of their wild relatives, causing them to crash into walls, mirrors and numerous other objects [...]
Our feathered friends are creatures that require constant stimulation and entertainment in order to prevent boredom. While some birds require just minimal activities in which to entertain themselves, other birds are not content without extensive activities and changes in their routines. Simple choices such as size and placement of their cage within your home are [...]
As part of their natural instinct, birds will hide their illnesses for self preservation. Birds that are ill in the wild are often singled out by other birds due to their weakness. As pets, birds hiding their illnesses can make it difficult for owners to know when their pet is in need of Veterinary care. [...]
Slow Switchover Method: This is defined as the process of weaning a bird off of a seed diet to an all pellet diet. It is a gradual and safe process. We recommend Harrison’s Bird Foods because we believe it is simply the best quality and fully nutritious formulas available. Goal: The goal is to wean [...]
Advantages to boarding: The bird will be in the midst of activity for eight 8 to 10 hours a day. Gregarious birds often enjoy the hubbub! Personnel will be able to observe the bird on a regular basis during the day. The bird will likely be on a regular schedule depending on store/boarding facility hours. [...]