Tag: health

  • Internal Parasites – Prevention is Better than Cure

    Pet birds that were healthy when bought from a reputable breeder and are kept caged or indoors, are likely to remain healthy if provided with an appropriate diet and suitable housing that is ...

  • Emergency Bird Care: Burns and Scalds

    It’s not every day that one hears about birds getting burn injuries and we may be at a loss to imagine how it might happen. The fact is that when things such as this happen, they usually ...

  • Bird Owner’s Guide to Avian Tumors

    Most bird lovers do not know much about avian tumors so the presence of a lump or bump beneath your bird’s skin might get you into a panic. However, just because there is an abnormality, the ...

  • Growing Herbs for Pet Birds

    Today, more is known about caring for pet birds than in previous years, and good nutritious foods and products are available on the market to ensure the health and well-being of birds kept in ...

  • Preparing for Natural Disasters

    It’s never easy trying to face the many difficulties that occur when a natural disaster strikes, but a bit of careful planning can really help to ease a lot of the problems that may arise. ...

  • The Benefits of Sunlight for your Bird

    Sufficient exposure to natural sunlight and sufficient sleep in a dark environment, are both vital to the physical and emotional health of your pet bird. If other more obvious causes have been ...

  • Your Pet Bird Also Needs Its Beauty Sleep

    Owning a pet bird can be very rewarding. It is also a big responsibility. A pet bird is totally reliant on its owner for its health and well-being, and while many bird owners appreciate the ...

  • Potty Training Your Bird Makes Playtime More Pleasant

    Many bird owners love their feathered friends but they just hate the little ‘accidents’ that happen during playtime. Many people have argued that it is impossible to potty train birds and ...

  • Birds Share Mammalian Sleep Patterns

    It has always been thought that only mammals enjoy the somewhat varied sleep patterns that we are all so familiar with, but now it seems that birds are capable of REM, slow-wave sleep, ...

  • Bird Physiology Affected by Feather Color

    New research conduced by a team from the Arizona State University revealed with startling certainty that the color of a bird has a massive effect on its physiology. During the course of the ...