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

2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00

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 born in captivity, parrots that we keep in our homes are genetically identical to wild parrots. Many of our pet parrot’s behaviors are based on

Experiencing the Bird Blues? Advice for Avoiding and Addressing Behavioral Issues in Pet Parrots from an Experienced Parrot Parent2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00

Nutrition For Pet Birds – Proper Diet Is Critical To Health

2020-10-01T08:05:31-07:00

Parrots are lively and popular companion animals in Southern California.  In this article we would like to discuss how to feed parrots for optimum longevity and quality of life.  It is a common misconception that parrots can remain happy and healthy on an all-seed diet.   Although inexpensive , an all-seed diet will eventually result in malnutrition. Seeds are high-fat “junk food” with few vitamins and minerals, similar to only eating candy or French fries. In fact, your pet bird simply cannot thrive on an all-seed diet. The lack of vitamins A and D, minerals such as calcium, and essential

Nutrition For Pet Birds – Proper Diet Is Critical To Health2020-10-01T08:05:31-07:00

Basic Care Of Parrots

2020-09-23T18:53:27-07:00

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 important part of a bird’s life; it impacts their health, longevity, appearance, and behavior. In the wild, parrots (psittacines) usually balance their diets by eating

Basic Care Of Parrots2020-09-23T18:53:27-07:00
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