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.
A sad fact of pet ownership is that, when you take a pet into your life, you are likely to have to face the eventual death of that pet. Commonly, you will have to face the decision that your pet has to be ‘put to sleep’.
Birds can be affected by internal parasites, including worms and protozoa, and external parasites, such as mites, lice, ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes. There are also some parasites that affect the blood.
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?
Hand rearing parrots is a lot of hard work, and requires a huge amount of dedication. However, the results are well worth it.
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.
Most of us would agree that cats are wonderful pets but, to some, the trespassing of cats is a nuisance, the source of many complaints and the cause of much neighbourhood disharmony. So how do you keep your yard cat free?
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.