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Choosing a Good Beginner Bird

2022-07-01T14:17:02-07:00

Prospective bird owners have overabundance of options to choose from when selecting a feathery friend. Considering the amount of previous experience in owning birds, as well as the time and monetary commitment you can spend can help you select the right pet bird. As discussed in a previous article on selecting pet parrots, caring for larger cockatoos or Macaws poses challenges that may overwhelm new bird owners. Fortunately, there are several smaller bird species to choose from that are great for beginners. This article will discuss various non-parrot species of birds that make good pets for someone who has little

Choosing a Good Beginner Bird2022-07-01T14:17:02-07:00

Caring for Cockatiels

2022-06-25T01:45:51-07:00

Having a pet bird can mean having a playful, dependent companion. Cockatiels, out of all the parrot breeds, are a great starting point for those who wish to have pet birds. They are the smallest of all cockatoo species, and are relatively easy to care for. Although they are simpler to care for, they still have specific diet and husbandry needs, as well as common problems that often arise. Here are a few of the specifics in reference to caring for cockatiels:    Diet Cockatiels have a naturally diverse diet of grass seeds, grains, berries, and fruits, and therefore they

Caring for Cockatiels2022-06-25T01:45:51-07:00

Foods Toxic to Chickens

2022-06-25T01:39:18-07:00

What NOT to Feed Your Bird Many backyard chicken owners will give their feathery friends a multitude of treats or table scraps without hesitation. Although some foods that we eat are also edible for chickens, it is important that you don’t mistakenly feed them any foods that are toxic to them but safe for humans. When considering if a food item is safe for chickens, you must consider the food item itself and the factors that may contribute to the toxicity of the food. Below is a list of toxins dangerous for all bird species, not just poultry.   Types

Foods Toxic to Chickens2022-06-25T01:39:18-07:00
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