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ABOUT SOCAL NESTBOX

If you’ve got questions about your poultry and pet birds—you’re in the right place! We’ve collected reliable information from across the web and brought it together in one place. Whether you’re a single bird owner or have a flock, we hope you use this information to keep your birds healthy and happy!

Learn more about SoCal Nestbox, get answers to our most frequently asked questions, and drop us a line to see if we can help you with your bird-related question.

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Learn your turkin from your toucan and your francolin from your finch.

POULTRY VS PETS BIRDS

If there’s a sudden death in your flock or an unusually high number of sick birds, it is critical that you report it to help limit the spread of disease.

REPORT SICK BIRDS

LATEST BLOG POSTS IN BIRD CARE

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Considerations for Selling Eggs

You may have noticed more farmer’s markets and restaurants that source fresh products from surrounding areas since many people have recently refocused on “eating local.”  As part of this interest, many want to buy fresh,

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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

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Cleaning and Disinfecting

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

LATEST BLOG POSTS IN BIRD HEALTH

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Common Parasites in Chickens

Most of us are familiar with the parasites that affect dogs and cats, but what some people don't know is that parasites are a common problem in poultry as well. It's essential to be familiar

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Poultry Diseases in SoCal

Think your chicken is depressed?  Has Tom Turkey stopped strutting? Birds often show signs of illness in subtle ways and it may be hard to detect. The first step to knowing if your chicken, turkey,

LATEST BLOG POSTS IN DISEASE PREVENTION

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Biosecurity at the Feed Store

A feed store is a great place to pick up food, bedding, and equipment for tending your flock. On the other hand, it may also be a place to bring home disease to your flock.

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Biosecurity Tips for Any Flock Size

We take precautions to protect our health every day. We wash our hands, throw out expired food, and stay home when we are sick. But what about the health of our flock? That’s where bird

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Biosecurity – An Everyday Good Habit

It is always important to practice proper infection control measures to limit the spread of disease-causing infectious agents, such as viruses. You have probably been made aware of several of these measures by public health

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