The No Eggscuses

Guide to Bird Care

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If you’ve got questions about your poultry and pet birds—you’re in the right place! We’ve collected reliable information from across the web and brought it together in one place. Whether you’re a single bird owner or have a flock, we hope you use this information to keep your birds healthy and happy!

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Learn your turkin from your toucan and your francolin from your finch.

POULTRY VS PETS BIRDS

If there’s a sudden death in your flock or an unusually high number of sick birds, it is critical that you report it to help limit the spread of disease.

REPORT SICK BIRDS

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What Your Parrot is Trying to Tell You

Learning About Your Parrot's Health and Well-being Through Vocalizations and Behaviors   Parrots rank as one of the most vocal bird species in the world. Like other birds, parrots use vocalization and different types of

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Preparing For Disaster

Disasters can hit at any time and, as luck would have it, they seem to occur when you least expect or can least afford them. From tornadoes that ravage the Midwest and South to the

  • A newly hatched chick sitting in an incubator. Photo by Christian Bowen on Unsplash.

The Basics of Incubating Hatching Eggs

Due to the life changing events of the global pandemic, many people have taken up new hobbies such as baking bread or curling. One less confusing hobby many people have dabbled in is hatching chicken

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Avian Influenza: What You Need To Know

Avian influenza is a dangerous infectious disease that can be spread easily and decimate huge communities of birds. Sometimes referred to as “bird flu”, avian influenza affects the respiratory system of birds and can transmit

  • Two macaws share a nut. Photo by Domenik Kowalewski on Unsplash.

What Your Parrot is Trying to Tell You

Learning About Your Parrot's Health and Well-being Through Vocalizations and Behaviors   Parrots rank as one of the most vocal bird species in the world. Like other birds, parrots use vocalization and different types of

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  • Image showing a 3D representation of a virus. Photo by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Avian Influenza: What You Need To Know

Avian influenza is a dangerous infectious disease that can be spread easily and decimate huge communities of birds. Sometimes referred to as “bird flu”, avian influenza affects the respiratory system of birds and can transmit

  • A flock of chickens gather around a feeder.

Digestive Issues in Chickens

We all want to make sure our chickens are happy and healthy. Just like us humans, diet and nutrition are essential for the overall health of chickens. The following article focuses on the gastrointestinal (GI)

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