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Iron Storage in Amazons?

I have an Amazon, and I am interested in your view on iron storage in Amazons. I am looking for a low-iron pellet. Any suggestions.

Possessive cockatiel

My cockatiel thinks I’m his girlfriend. He wants to be with me 24/7. I can’t even leave the room without him continuously calling. He also wants to sit on my head all of the time. Is this a play for dominance? What should I do for him to be less needy?

How Can I help my parakeets like their cage?

Hi! This may will make one year with my pair of Budgies. I found that I may have spoiled them by letting them out of their cage all the time. After they have their breakfast, they’ll start screeching because I try to keep them in until 12pm. (Usually uncover their cage at 9am). Will this […]

Picky Eating Senegal Parrot

What do you suggest for a Senegal Parrot that is an extremely finicky eater. He lives on peanuts, white millet, maybe a little bit of orange, apple or banana once in a while. My friend feeds it crackers and bread which I told he to stop feeding. How do we get this parrot to eat […]

Breeding birds

I have two cockateils i am sure of their gender as the female lays eggs and the male does his thing unfortunately the birds arent i terested in mating the female would make the mating call and the male would just ignore. The male would sometimes try and have sexual inter course with a chair […]

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 […]

Female cockatiel presented not properly for mating with male??

I have a pair of cocktail. Both are fully mature pair and before that time female also laid her eggs but all were remained infertile. In my case problem is that after two or three times mating cocktail female starting altogether a strange to mate her male pair and she come on the floor of […]

natural wood

Hello, first of i want to apologize for my english, it is not my first language. I am gonna have a cockatiel in a few weeks and i read mutch about how the cage should look like. Natural wood was highly recommended in a cage so i went outside and i found some good looking […]

doesn’t take care of eggs anymore

I have one couple of lovebirds, the female laid eggs. but unfortunately, at night they broke one of the eggs and it rotted inside the cage. after this happened I cleaned the cage and the birds have showered. but, the birds stopped taking care of the remaining egg as if they don’t recognize it anymore. […]

Cockatiel Nutriberries how much a day?

How many nutriberries balls should I feed my cockatiel a day? I just started feeding it to him and he devours it so fast and asks for more. I feel like I am overfeeding him please help! Thank you!

African Grey screeches

hi, My African Grey has started Screeching in the morning and whistling very loudly. He has never done this before. The afternoons and evenings are different. We don’t know why he screeches and whistles and it’s very irritating. Why mornings and what can change this behavior? How do I put him in time out? Cover […]


we have just gotten a conure and we were told that it was 10 weeks old but its tail feathers are already full length

Make cockatiel fighting

Hello, my cockatiels are on eggs for the past 5 days. The male is fighting with the hen for some reason. He doesn’t let her incubate during the day & comes out of the nesting box to fight with her. Why is he doing that?

Struggling to fly after not being let out of the cage for 3 weeks.

I recently left my 7 year old African Grey ‘Billy’ at my moms house while I was away for 3 weeks. He was in the correct cage but during this period was not let out to fly. When I returned he did not step up straight away instead he climbed around the cage in circles, […]

Love bird match

I had two love birds. Peach face and Dutch face. They accidentally got out. After one night outside we were able to get the Dutch face back but not the peach face. For a possible mate for the dutch. Do you think an Indian ring neck would be a good match?

Cocktail breeding

I have male and female cocktail they give egg but not in the box they lay egg outside the box and they break them what should I do?

IRN feathers

Hi! I have 15 IRNs which molted late last Summer, August-September. It is now March and many of my birds are molting again and or looking “rough.” They are not real keen on bathing and the room is dry heat w/little humidity. I thought I was going to go into my breeding season but it’s […]

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