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Egg Binding in Birds—The Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment?

Egg binding in birds

Does your pregnant bird’s abdomen look swollen, and can you see an egg bulging through its vent? If your pet bird couldn’t expel the egg during the normal delivery time frame and experienced those signs, she might be egg-bound. Egg binding in birds is fatal, so immediate action is crucial to saving your avian’s life. […]

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Fruits and Vegetables for Birds: What Your Pet Can and Can’t Eat

fruits and vegetables for birds

According to board-certified avian vets, pellets must make up 70% of the bird’s diet, but the remaining 15 to 30% can be allotted to fruits and vegetables for birds. But what fruit is safe for your avian pets, and what veggies are suitable for their needs? In this article, we compiled a list of healthy […]

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How to Quarantine Pet Birds: An Insightful Guide

How to Quarantine Pet Birds

Did you know that birds have a unique ability to hide their illnesses? So, if you’re planning to bring in a new member into your flock, you must not skip the most important preventive measure—quarantining. But you may be wondering how to quarantine pet birds and how long this process takes. Well, if those things […]

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Choosing a Safe Birdcage

choosing a safe bird cage

When it comes to choosing a birdcage, safety should be your number one priority. It’s important to select a type of cage that is large enough for your bird to spread their wings and move around in, but also safe and secure. There are many different types of bird cages on the market, so it […]

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Dealing With Plucking in Birds

Dealing With Plucking in Birds

If you’ve ever owned a pet bird, you know that they can be curiously cheeky creatures. But one behavior that might leave you stumped is feather plucking. Why do birds do it? Is it a medical condition? A behavioral issue? Or are they just trying to drive you crazy? Let’s take a closer look at […]

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Bird Molting Care: A Comprehensive Bird Care Guide

bird molting care

With everyday activities, birds’ feathers go through a lot, especially during the molting season. So, as they shed the old, shabby plumes and change them into fresh and beautiful feathers, you need to provide the right bird molting care throughout the process. It is one of the hardest moments in every bird’s life. Therefore, as […]

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Potty Training Birds

potty training birds

Adding a bird to your family is a big decision. You’re not only welcoming a new member into your home, but you’re also taking on the responsibility of training them. There are lots of ways you might train your pet bird – like learning how to follow basic commands and say simple phrases. But did […]

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Why Is My Chicken Sneezing?

Why Is My Chicken Sneezing_

Chicken sneezes used to be one of my all-time favorite sounds on the homestead. It was right up there with the babbling artisanal spring, gentle breezes rustling through our giant western cedars, and the sound of my content mare munching on her alfalfa. Chicken sneezes aren’t particularly pleasant or rustically romantic to hear. Still, they’re […]

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Signs of Illness in Pet Birds

signs of illnesses in pet birds

To the untrained eye, it can be difficult to tell when a pet bird is sick. Unlike other animals, birds do not exhibit many outward signs of illness until they are very ill. As a result, it is important for bird owners to be aware of the subtle signs that can indicate a bird is […]

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The Pros and Cons of Getting a Second Bird 

Getting a second bird

Are you struggling to give enough socialization time to your feathery companion or did your bird’s previous cagemate pass away? These are the common reasons why some avian owners consider getting a second bird. But is adding a new bird that can be your old avian’s friend the best solution to these problems? If you’re […]

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