Question category: Cages & Perches

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Canary sleeping

Hello I have a female canary in a cage alone, no partner’ a few months of age My question She keeps sleeping in her food bowl Also sometimes when she is just sitting there She breathes heavily, feathers fluffed up but her beak is closed Only in night time, during the day she is fine […]

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Okay to leave parakeets in cage while we are on vacation?

Hi, We have two parakeets who stay outside their cage the whole day and only go into the cage to sleep at night. We have a playground for them and they typically play in that area the whole day. We will gone for vacation for 3 weeks and will have a pet sitter who will […]

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Covering cockatiel cage at night

I have 3 cockatiels that were neglected and abused by their previous owner. They were left covered for days, possibly weeks at a time. I am afraid to cover them in case it traumatizes them. Should i?

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Acrylic cage or not?

I was thinking of purchasing an acrylic cage. My African Gray is currently in a huge 22 x 24x 62 height play pen cage. But now I am moving into a condominium apartment . I wanted to know if an acrylic cage would be neater for me to clean up? And muffle some of her […]

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Minimum travel cage size

Hi! I am traveling in August, and I am searching for a travel cage for my Cockatiel. A friend will be keeping her for 15 days. Her normal cage is huge, so I can not use it as she will be at my friend’s home. Because of this, I need to purchase a new cage. […]

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Love birds

Can more than one male stay in the same cage?

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African Grey

I had called your office and talked to a representative about my African grey that I have been baby sitting. she was very informative. she mentioned I might try a reactangular perch my husband could make but she was not sure about the kind of wood that would be safe for the bird. Also recommended […]

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Same room?

Can a lovebird, African grey and Blue and gold macaw be in the same room in separate cages?

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Peach faces

Can I put peach faces on with budgies cocateels ring necks &finches?

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zebra finche

I live in Denmark and I’d like to know if finches can be placed in a closed balcony throughout the year. Our winters can be quite cold :((

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Same room

Can canaries and doves live in the same room together? Of course they will be in different cages, but they can still see and hear the other.

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Chewing baseboards and quarter rounds

I have a 20 yr old nanday. He’s been allowed to chew baseboard (yellow birch), as it kept him from chewing me during mating months. I’ve moved into a new house new baseboards and he’s chosen them over the yellow birch these are pine. Can I use bitter lemon or something used for puppies to […]

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Diet and Nutrition

I have budgies . Their main diet is the Lafeber Classic Nutri Berries parakeet food. I can’t seem to get them to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. In the last 5 years, I have spent a tremendous amount of money at the avian vet. Constant issues with one of the birds getting yeast, and others […]

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Cockatoo

Hello! I absolutely love cockatoos and am getting one soon. What breed would be best, which is the most friendly. Do Umbrella Cockatoos make good pets? 🙂

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Is my bird cage safe for morebirds?

Recently my two parakeets died randomly, at the same time,and they were on a good diet and had clean water. They just literally dropped dead I am assuming illness caused this tragedy but i was wondering if as with all the toys they used do i have too throw away the cage?

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Sun Conure

Hi, I have a sun conure that lives inside, she has free run of the house. A few days ago she lay a egg & now she just sit in her box with it beside her. Should I take the egg away from her. Kind Regards Lester

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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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Friends?

I’ve heard that you shouldn’t have two different birds in the same house, but I’ve also heard that cockatiels and conures can get along, is this true?

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lovebirds

Hi guys we have a pair of beautiful tame lovebirds, free at home during the day, in their cage overnight. They have many toys which we interchange and keep introducing new textures to keep them entertained. However, they are biting so many items of furniture and home fittings. Any advice please on how to keep […]

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