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Behavioral Issues In Psittacines

2021-06-17T09:22:44-07:00

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 household and types of attention offered to them.   For example, many pet birds don’t like excessive handling and petting in the same way a

Behavioral Issues In Psittacines2021-06-17T09:22:44-07:00

CAHFS- Who They Are and What They Can Do For You 

2021-06-17T09:19:59-07:00

The California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) is an animal diagnostic laboratory network that operates in partnership with the California Department of Food and Agriculture and UC Davis. The lab has four locations in California: Davis, San Bernardino, Tulare, and Turlock. CAHFS (pronounced “calves”) monitors the health of California’s livestock and poultry populations by performing routine tests for animal diseases, including animal diseases that affect people. Their services and reliable diagnoses are critical for keeping our chickens, ducks, and turkeys healthy and for protecting our food supply. The laboratories provide rapid testing for flocks with the widespread

CAHFS- Who They Are and What They Can Do For You 2021-06-17T09:19:59-07:00

Pet Bird Safety: Holiday Hazards

2020-12-08T16:09:27-08:00

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 safety guide! Seasonal Plants and Decorations Many of the splendid traditional holiday accents; including festive plants, glittering Christmas trees, twinkling lights, and the smell of

Pet Bird Safety: Holiday Hazards2020-12-08T16:09:27-08:00
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