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Cleaning and Disinfecting

2020-09-22T19:02:03-07:00

Much like areas of your home need a deep-cleaning regularly to get rid of the dirt and grime that’s left behind after day-to-day cleaning, your beloved birds’ homes should be cleared out, cleaned and disinfected frequently. Cleaning and disinfecting aren’t the same thing. Cleaning means clearing out the cage or coop, removing all dirt, litter, feathers, manure and spilled feed, and washing with soap.  Disinfecting involves applying a specific solution to kill harmful microorganisms and help prevent their growth. C&D, as it’s often called, will help keep your poultry happy and healthy if done properly and regularly!     Before starting: 

Cleaning and Disinfecting2020-09-22T19:02:03-07:00

Don’t Wing It: All You Need To Know About Stocking Reliably

2020-09-22T10:23:00-07:00

Sunshine is here again! The threat of Virulent Newcastle Disease has been banished for now, so some of you may be thinking about welcoming chicks into your homes again. But where should you go to get chickens? Are all hatcheries the same? We’ll give you the inside s-coop here.    Not all hatcheries are created equal While all fluffy chicks look adorable, they may not all be healthy and safe to bring home. For this reason, only purchase chicks from reputable sources. But not to worry! If a hatchery or other seller is a member of the National Poultry Improvement

Don’t Wing It: All You Need To Know About Stocking Reliably2020-09-22T10:23:00-07:00

Experiencing the Bird Blues? Advice for Avoiding and Addressing Behavioral Issues in Pet Parrots from an Experienced Parrot Parent

2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00

It’s not hard to imagine why people fancy parrots - there are over 300 different species, each with a unique size, shape, and a distinctive combination of beautiful, vibrant colors; and of course, some parrots even talk! These features make them very attractive pets. However, many first-time bird owners don’t realize that raising a parrot to be a happy, healthy bird can be a lot more challenging than one might think.  Even though they are born in captivity, parrots that we keep in our homes are genetically identical to wild parrots. Many of our pet parrot’s behaviors are based on

Experiencing the Bird Blues? Advice for Avoiding and Addressing Behavioral Issues in Pet Parrots from an Experienced Parrot Parent2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00
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