Gabriella M. expresses these thoughts, I’ve always had parakeets or budgies growing up. I’ve always had one male and we always bonded. I taught them to speak they all knew many many
Jean R. is concerned, I have a middle-aged white-capped Pionus parrot. I live in North Carolina in an apartment that uses electric heat. I chose this apartment for my parrot because I
Older rescued parakeet drops from perches many times a day and then climbs back up. Avian Vet could not find a reason except that her feet are not very strong and her breastbone is
I have my partner’s Double Yellow Head Amazon (Hen) he had her 35 years, (he figured she was about 5 yrs old when he got her), I was with him the last 25 years.
Sue is concerned, I’m seeing small, dark brown bugs which don’t bite in the low-level carpeting near his big cage, where his daily food is on a shelf bagged and sealed, or in plastic
First name: Peggy C. How long has your bird been plucking? Approximately 7 years Species (please be specific, there are 43 species of Macaws) Congo African Grey parrot Your bird’s
Karen C. asks, I know you’re supposed to house your pet in the largest cage you can afford. At least that’s what I’ve read in past issues of Bird Talk. Anyway, I’ve done my share
We keep the apartment at a cool 65° but Popcorn has an oil-filled heater next to her cage and an old-fashioned mercury thermometer next to her cage so we know that she’s in a temperature