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

What Your Parrot is Trying to Tell You

2022-04-15T18:49:38-07:00

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 calls to communicate with each other. However, unlike most avian species, parrots can learn and repeat phrases that they overhear from humans. You might be asking yourself: why would these birds copy humans? This blog will help explain the odd behaviors that your pet parrot might be displaying and the reasoning behind these actions.   Why do parrots speak to humans?   In the wild,

What Your Parrot is Trying to Tell You2022-04-15T18:49:38-07:00
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