Bird Type: Non Parrot

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Different doves

Can you keep a Ringneck Dove and a Diamond Dove together? I know you can’t keep two different parrots together but doves aren’t known to bite or to be mean and my Ringneck looks really lonely.

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Why is my mourning dove is laying in her food dish?

My bird is 11 years old (probably more, I got her when I was 5 years old). She’s an Albino Mourning dove. I think this may be because she’s trying to mate, but I don’t completely know. She had a mate before; but they had eggs, that only one hatched. So she went ballistic, killed […]

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Dove pair

I have an outside aviary with multiple pairs of doves and canaries. I am moving and now I have to sell most of them because I’m moving in a smaller apartment and I can only keep a pair. The pair I want to keep are two female fawn diamond doves. My question is how will […]

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Regarding my Zebra Finch

Dear friend Please help me with my Zebra Finch. I am in India and had bought a pair of Zebra finch of around 2 months old. The finch started laying eggs in next two months but on cage’s floor not in the wooden nest attached to their cage. Due to this eggs broke and didn’t […]

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Dove eating food

Hi I have a little rescue dove that we have since he was a featherless baby. He is know 3 years old. For the nutrition, it has always been really complicated… We gave him the Hagen Handfeeding formula when he was a baby and transfer him on a finch seeds formula as he gets older. […]

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Zebra finches

I have four fledging Zebra Finches. The parents would not feed them, so I have. They are ready to eat on their own. How do I get them to eat out of food trays???? I do have your diet for finches.

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training fischer lovebirds.

-i bought a pair of fischer lovebirds three months ago. i tried my best to train them, and when i try to touch them, they either panic in their cage or try to bite me. i have no idea how old they are. any suggestions on how to tame them? p.s: i have a feeling […]

White doves

I have a pair and I can’t keep them together. Should I cover they’re cage at night? Also what kind of food is best for them?

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feeding canaries mixed diets

I am a retired canary breeder of 50 years. I have kept one little bird as a pet to enjoy. Over the years that I raised these birds, I was instructed by more experienced breeders that the basic diet for canaries is always 60% canary seed, mixed with 40% sweet rape seed. Other seeds may […]

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Ring neck dove rescue

First Merry Christmas, I live in Florida and I rescued A young ring neck dove female 9 months ago. I let her free in the wild but she always stay near by the house. Since August she laid 14 eggs. Is it normal? What should I feed her other than her seeds and the grits? […]

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sharing a cage

we recently acquired(today) four young Zebra Finches but do not have a cage yet for them (they are in a traveling box) until we get their forever home, we were wondering if it would be ok to put them in with our Parakeets, we have two young Parakeets in a very large cage. Would they […]

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which is better

i have a male zebra finch named sumo and i want to give him some friends. is it ok if i give him 2 male friends or will he hurt them?

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Breeding doves

Can a grey diamondback dove breed with a blue diamondbàck dove?

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Owl Finches

Do you know if it is true that Owl Finches are illegal in Hawaii? I cannot find any information on this but I also cannot find owl finches locally. Thank you.

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PIGEON VITAL SIGNS

What are normal vital signs and body chemistry (basic metabolic panel) for a racing pigeon ( I am a retired ER nurse who has just started racing pigeons)?

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Finch sounds

My little zebra finch cries every time I leave the room. I tell her that I will be back but she still cries. What can I do?

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New Bed

Hello I have 2 love birds, a dutch faced and a peach faced that are about to be 10 months old. I recently got them a new bed. The only difference is the color of the bed. It is the soft one that is enclosed and has one entry point that u can get from […]

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Eye problems

I have 2 goldians finches and one of them has fluffed up and is not opening his eyes hardly at all. He is still eating however. What could be the problem. He also shakes his head a lot almost spastically . He never acted like this before

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Diamond Doves- Eggs w/o shell

I have two diamond Doves one has started laying eggs with a clear soft shell, she seems to be in pain when this happens, Can you help?

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Best diet for sick canary

I adopted two canaries last December. Had checkup, seemed ok. In June one died suddenly. Necropsy and pathology reports revealed bleeding ulcers in pre-stomach and stomach. Severe vitamin a deficiency. Secondary infection. His mate has blood in her poop, and also kidney problem. She is taking medication that serves as a “band aid,” and antibiotic […]

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