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Bird Nutrition, Getting It Right, FI

Bird Nutrition: Getting It Right.

“The most common diet that people find in stores is a ‘bird seed mix.’ Unfortunately, seed diets are just not an adequate source of nutrients. These can be high in fat and deficient in many nutrients such as vitamin A, calcium, and often protein.”

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You wanna a bird

So You Think You May Want A Bird…

OK, so what do you need to know before getting a bird? First, what is more important, a talking bird or an affectionate bird? Colorful or not? How much time can you spend on a daily basis with your new companion?

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Pet Parrot not for everyone

A Pet Parrot Isn’t for Everyone

Before even considering buying a pet parrot, a person should thoroughly research the different species and their care. Everyone who sells parrots has their own particular bias depending on the birds that they love, breed or sell.

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Potty train your bird

Potty Training Your Bird In 72 Hours

We can assume … that birds have a conscious and subconscious awareness of where they defecate. By observing the innate behaviors exhibited by parrots in the wild, we can understand their needs and modify their behavior to allow them to fit into their domestic home.

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Household perils to your parrot

Potential Household Perils to Your Parrot

Glass, oven and surface cleaners with ammonia are also toxic to your bird. Never use these products near or around your bird. Only use insecticides with pyrithrines as an active ingredient as they are fairly safe around birds.

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