Bird Articles

Bird Cage Hygiene

Most birds have the misfortune of eating in their bathroom and defecating in their kitchen. It is essential to keep a bird's environment as clean as possible.

Scaly Face in budgies is caused by a mite known as either the Scaly Face Mite or the Scaly Leg Mite. It burrows under the scales of the legs and into the keratin of the bird's beak.

You will be delightfully surprised if you decide to raise chickens and then have them as pets but you need to know what chooks (as they are affectionately called in Australia) are like as pets and what the basic principles of chook parenting are.

Pets - Why Own Them?

As sensible, rational, thinking human beings, why is it that we insist on indulging the whims and fancies of our furry four-legged and feathery two-legged friends?

Feeding Your Bird

One of the great myths about owning birds is that all they need to eat is seed. This is no more true of birds than it is about us. So what do we feed our birds?

There are many reasons that you might want to know the sex of your bird, even just for knowing what to name it! But how do you do it?

Chickens make wonderful pets and unlike dogs and cats, you can eat their produce! If you’re considering getting a few chooks (as they are know affectionately in Australia) for your back yard you need to know how to make a chicken friendly chook house.

Oh, Baby!

The birth of your first child is an unforgettable experience - for the family pet! What preparations will help your perplexed pet and what is the risk of your pet causing disease in, or injury to, your baby?

Hand rearing parrots is a lot of hard work, and requires a huge amount of dedication. However, the results are well worth it.

The Ten Tenets Of Pet Care
Do you know the most important aspects of pet care? If you follow these Ten Tenets of Pet Care, you’ll be certain to have a happy healthy pet.
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