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One of the most common health problems that veterinarians encounter in birds is bacterial infection. And, the most common source for infection is the water bowl.
It is true that you can potty train your bird.
One of the most common problems in parrot-keeping today is not providing our feathered friends with the size of cage they need.
The recommended schedule for good-health maintenance is once annually. Regular visits will establish normal parameters for your bird.
Pellets are the only diet that can offer complete and balanced nutrition. Your bird's diet should be at least 80% pellets.
Symptoms to be aware of include weakness, depression, polyuria, polydypsia, diarrhea, weight loss, hematuria, and seizures.
What is Disinfecting and Why Should I Do It?
When we think of products that we need for our bird(s), one of the items often forgotten is a scale.
The two most vulnerable times in a babies life are at hatching and at weaning.
Lead poisoning (also known as Plumbism) is the most common toxicosis in children. It is also very common in pet birds.
Learn to recognize a sick bird. Birds are very adept at hiding their signs of illness.
This problem can begin in your bird as early as nine months or as late as several years of age.
Grooming your bird gives you a chance to spend quality time with your bird and helps you to form a stronger bond with your pet.
Parrots have been kept as pets for hundreds of years, so why are we not sure of their life spans?
Chlamydia psittaci is a bacterium that can be transmitted from pet birds to humans. In humans, the resulting infection is referred to as psittacosis (also known as parrot fever and ornithosis).