Bird Type: Macaw

Why did he bite?

Our B&G macaw is my buddy. He loves interacting with my wife though. He runs to see her and he talks more to her, and he just gets excited when she enters the room. He calls for me when I’m gone, and he seems depressed. Not so with her. I hold him for long amounts […]

Macaw nails

Question about “excessive” nail growth in a Severe macaw. Are there nutritional or other health aspects to consider, or is it likely environment and activity (he likes to spend the majority of his time on fabric perches). Related, what’s your experience with how frequently macaw nails should be trimmed?

Yogurt or kefir for parrots, hormonal Eclectus, alternative supplements

I’ve heard Parrots in general can have yogurt or greek yogurt. Can they have kefir? I make BOTH my own and do know you HAVE to make them different, but can they have kefir since kefir doesn’t really have lactose. Are female eclectus more or less hormonal caged with a male? Do you feel it […]

Severe macaw

I have a severe macaw named Luna who has the worst Separation Anxiety she is only 9 and has been in 5 homes she plucks and wasn’t sure if there is a medication we can prescribe her for her anxiety issues

Hyacinth macaw

What should you feed a hyacinth macaw other than macadamia nuts?

CBD oil

I’ve had my Severe Macaw since 1994. He started plucking in 2016. Medical tests are done, he’s on Haliperidol (spelling??), which helps some. Has CBD been tested with parrots to help with anxiety?

Greenwing behavior

I have a green wing mccaw, 19yrs old. seems to nevous, passing back n forth at times, shaking his head and starled. I had him to the vet and had blood work done and it was good. no mites. feathers are vibrant

What is wrong with a parrot being hormonal

I might be missing something: if a “hormonal” (euphemism!) bird is well behaved, gentle and a delight, why would this be a problem? I wouldn’t like it if someone took away or discouraged my “hormonality” and don’t necessarily agree that “hormonality” is bad in a companion bird. What am I missing? (I don’t understand why […]

B&G Macaw and hormones

I have a wonderful blue and gold macaw who is just getting into puberty (almost 4 years old!)… we always cuddled when she was young and she still loves to cuddle (head pets only of course), and i help her preen the pin feathers she can’t get on her head. Is this sending her the […]

Yellow Collar Macaw

I have a male yellow collar macaw, 24 years old. He sleeps under newspaper every night in a separte area and shreds kleenex into thousands of small pieces. Is this normal and safe behavior for a macaw.

SITTING ON EGGS

I HAVE A 15YR OLD BLUE AND GOLD I PURCHASED 3 MONTHS AGO. HEN HAS LAID 2 EGGS BUT I DON’T SEE HER SITTING ON THEM. I HAVE TOUCHED THE EGGS SOMETIMES THEY ARE WARM AND SOMETIMES THEY ARE COLD

nutriberries

Hello, new bird owner here. I noticed my blue and gold macaw loves the nutri berris and i was considering switching to using this line as my main product. does your compnay offer a sampler pack of the different kinds so I can see which ones he likes best?

Feeding Nutri-Berries to a Macaw

I started feeding my greenwing of 30yrs. Nutri Berries . He loves them. Was brought up on hagen pellets fro birth.. Now he only wants nutriberries… He wastes quite a bit. But I recycle if clean. Question. Can this be his main diet? Also feed him lots of others foods

My macaw won’t step off my shoulder

Hey! I have a blue and gold macaw that likes to be picked up but when I pick him up he runs to my shoulder and stay there and if I try to remove him he bites me is there a way to train him to not go to my shoulder or for him to […]

Hormonal Blue & Gold

Peach 6 year old blue and gold macaw has become very michievous and agressive at times in the last year. His hormones are affecting his behavior. what can I do to help him. He constantly is trying to mate with me. I started gicing him more food and that seems to improve his behavior. I […]

Scarlet macaw

Can macaws handle direct sunlight in weather up to 108 outside

why does he regurgitate me

Dear Sirs ,I am interested to know why my ara mexican/blue yellow 21 yrs regurgitates its food ? Thanks for any advice and sources.

Sitting on egg

My b&g lived most of her 26 years in a cramped cage eating sunflower seeds and no toys. With me a year now she is healthy and enjoys freedom. She had eggs before but were always removed. Now I let her brood and its 34 days and she wont give up. She tossed one but […]

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