Course 50: Birds And Coughs & Birds And Winter

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Learn how to prepare your bird for the arrival of winter and cold weather. Plus, learn about what a cough means in birds.

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Winter Prep For Your Bird

Inspecting the cage, adding safe new toys and seasonal food, and keeping the environment healthy make your bird’s cage a cozy home for winter.

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It’s Cold Outside! Tips to Keep Your Bird Safe & Warm

The Midwest is experiencing a rare “polar vortex” and the coldest weather in decades, which makes staying warm indoors is a must. Here are some tips to ensure that everyone, including our feathered family members, are safe and comfortable at home during this cold snap.

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Coughing Parrot?

Do parrots cough? Cough-like noises can indicate an underlying medical issue in our feathered companions. See how parrots’ coughs are different from ours, and when to call the vet.