Pet Bird Care2020-09-23T18:58:33-07:00

PET BIRD CARE

Pet Bird Safety: Holiday Hazards

The holidays are in full swing! The days are shorter, many streets are festively festooned, and pumpkin spiced lattes are in hand. Many of you amazing pet bird owners out there will likely include your feathered friends in the festivities this year, as many will be staying home for the holidays due to COVID-19. To help ensure that they too enjoy the cheer, Nestbox would like to gift our readers with a holiday pet bird

Basic Care Of Parrots

In case you want to keep a bird as a pet and you aren’t sure where to begin, we have pulled together the best basic information to help you get started. If you are looking to raise birds for eggs or meat, we recommend you head right over to our backyard poultry articles for the best information for your needs. Read on for some great information about caring for parrots! Food Nutrition is the most

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

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

Housing Options for Pet Birds

If you are thinking of purchasing a pet bird, it’s important to invest some time into creating a house that will keep your bird safe, healthy, and happy. First, we recommend that you do some research on your new pet. Create a shortlist of helpful facts including the size and wingspan of your bird and even weather in its native habitat. By knowing a bit more about your new companion, you’ll be more equipped to

Behavioral Issues In Psittacines

Parrots are intelligent, beautiful, and are able to create a loving bond with their humans; for these reasons, they make engaging companions”. People have kept these captivating animals as pets for thousands of years. They are popular, too. In the United States, over 3.5 million households have companion birds. Despite our admiration for our parrots, they aren’t always happy in our houses.  Most companion birds aren’t truly domesticated and may not adapt well to the

So Your Child Wants a Pet Parrot…

So, your child is insisting on having a pet parrot. Hopefully, you feel some relief that they aren’t begging for a pony! But, what exactly goes into owning a parrot? The idea of bringing a bird into your home can seem overwhelming, especially if you’ve never owned an exotic pet before. When it comes to choosing any pet, it’s important to consider what the pet needs to be happy and healthy, and then to consider

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