Date Last Updated: June 19, 2019

Tag: health

  • Finding a Reputable Bird Breeder

    Finding a Reputable Bird Breeder

    You are looking to add a new baby bird to your family. You have chosen the best species for your family. You pick up the newspaper and find an ad for someone who breeds this species. But their ...

  • Monitoring Your Bird’s Body Condition

    Monitoring Your Bird’s Body Condition

    Even though our pet birds are domesticated, there are still some natural characteristics that remain in them, such as the instinct to hide weight loss. In the wild birds are able to mask illness ...

  • Pet Bird Beak Health and Trimming

    Pet Bird Beak Health and Trimming

    The practice of beak trimming is somewhat controversial, and in making up your mind as to whether or not to trim your bird’s beak, it may be helpful to look at why a bird’s beak may need to be ...

  • Mustached Parakeets

    When looking at the Mustached Parakeet, it is evident that belonging to the same family does not mean that you share the same characteristics. The Mustached Parakeet is related to the Ringneck ...

  • A Closer Look at Beak Problems

    Those of us fortunate enough to own one or more feathered friends will understand that it is always a good idea to have at least a basic knowledge of common bird ailments. Forewarned is ...

  • Clutch Size Research Reveals Interesting New Insight

    Anyone with an interest in birds may have spent at least a little time wondering why it is that some bird species lay only one egg while others lay up to ten eggs. The question certainly seems ...

  • Share With Your Bird To Improve Your Own Diet

    Depending on how it’s done, sharing your meals with your pet bird can be a great way to bond. More than that, however, it can be the best reason you’ve ever come across to start eating more ...

  • The Feather Picking Phenomenon

    According to veterinary estimates, as many as 50% or more of pet birds taken to the vet engage in some form of over-preening or other feather damaging behavior. The problem is quite ...