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How to Tame & Train Parrots

How to Tame & Train Parrots

Parrots are intelligent birds and can make great pets when tamed and trained properly. Bored parrots will normally display irritated and bad behavior, such as screeching, throwing their food out of the cage and becoming aggressive toward owners. Parrots require a lot of attention and stimulation to ......[Read More]
Pet Bird Information

Pet Bird Information

Many people enjoy keeping birds for pets. These pets can be entertaining, loving and fun. Birds often chirp and make noises, so keep this in mind if you live with other people. Pet birds are easy to take care of, but they require plenty of attention.......[Read More]
Florida Woodpeckers

Florida Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers belong to the Picidae family. They are one of the bird species that can be easily found at backyard feeders, forests and woodlands around the world. Many woodpecker species are threatened ......[Read More]
How to Select a Pet Bird

How to Select a Pet Bird

There are a wide variety of birds available that make great pets. Some of the more popular varieties of pet birds include parakeets, canaries, finches, and more exotic birds such as parrots and cockatiels. With so many types of birds to choose from, it can be hard to select the right pet bird for yo......[Read More]
Sharp-Shinned Hawk

Sharp-Shinned Hawk

Detailed bird profile of the sharp-shinned hawk: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting these hawks to your backyard.......[Read More]
How to Band Pigeons

How to Band Pigeons

Baby pigeons are banded when they are 7 to 10 days old. The bands have number codes and initials on them that are used for identification purposes. The pigeon's band numbers are registered with a national pigeon organization that its owner belongs to. A band code will have the union's initials, the ......[Read More]
Amazing Things About Keeping and Breeding Parrots

Amazing Things About Keeping and Breeding Parrots

One of the oldest living creatures on this planet is of course the birds. Throughout many years of evolution, it's very surprising to see just how creative and flexibility the birds are. ......[Read More]
How to Make a Nesting Box That You Can See the Chicks In

How to Make a Nesting Box That You Can See the Chicks In

Nesting boxes are an essential tool for raising chickens. Hens won't sit on a nest if they don't feel safe and comfortable, and a nest box closes the hen off from the rest of the flock and protects her as she incubates her eggs. Traditional nesting boxes are made with solid panels that don't allow y......[Read More]
5 Popular Types of Small Parrots

5 Popular Types of Small Parrots

Want to learn about some of the smaller parrot species? Read on for information on some of the most popular ones, including budgies, lovebirds, and more.......[Read More]
How to Identify a Finch Bird

How to Identify a Finch Bird

You are likely to see finches, which are small, brightly colored wild birds, at almost any backyard bird feeder. To identify what type of finch you are seeing, look at color and habitat (what types of plants or trees live in your yard and what part of the country you live in.) The most common finche......[Read More]
Peep: The Hundred-Decibel Hummer

Peep: The Hundred-Decibel Hummer

Review of "Peep: The Hundred-Decibel Hummer" (2012), a charming picture book about a compassionate hummingbird rescue.......[Read More]
How to Collect Chicken-laid Eggs

How to Collect Chicken-laid Eggs

Not all chickens lay eggs, and even egg-laying chickens only lay eggs when they reach maturity. Once female chickens, or hens, are mature, they can lay eggs almost every day, summer and winter. Collecting eggs does not need to be done every day, but the eggs may freeze during the winter or rot in th......[Read More]
Birds As Pets

Birds As Pets

Are you thinking of getting a bird for a pet? Here is some great information to get you started. Birds can make great pets. The most popular and easiest to handle birds are the canaries, budgies and finches. When shopping for your pet be sure to look for a bird that is alert and bright-eyed. It shou......[Read More]
How to Raise Chickens in a Closed Shed

How to Raise Chickens in a Closed Shed

Chickens are a popular choice when it comes to raising farm animals. They are domesticated fowls mostly raised as a source of food, whether it's eggs or meat. Chickens are easy to care for and they do not occupy a lot of space. In fact, they are often kept in closed sheds that can fit on any size pr......[Read More]
Facts About Mealworms

Facts About Mealworms

If you've ever had a pet reptile, like a bearded dragon or baby monitor, then chances are you've fed it a nice treat of either live or canned mealworms. You may have also encountered them in wild bird feeders, fish tanks and even occasionally embedded in a piece of candy. But what exactly are these ......[Read More]
Removing Bird Dander - A Continuous Process For Bird Lovers

Removing Bird Dander - A Continuous Process For Bird Lovers

Birds are beautiful creatures, and if you live with one or more of them, expect bird dander to be a continuing presence in your life for as long as you have your bird. You can, however, reduce the amount to which you and your bird are exposed.......[Read More]
About Yellow Headed Amazon Parrots

About Yellow Headed Amazon Parrots

These interesting and popular pets are originally from the coastal area of Mexico. Yellow headed Amazons have striking markings, with mostly green bodies, a bright yellow head and a red patch on both wings. Their range includes parts of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize, and they tend to prefer......[Read More]
How to Find a Mate for a Quaker Parrot That Has Already Been Sexed

How to Find a Mate for a Quaker Parrot That Has Already Been Sexed

Before you find a mate for your Quaker parrot, you should carefully weigh the pros and cons of doing so. On the one hand, tame birds may not stay tame if you give them a mate. You should think twice about buying a mate for a tame Quaker parrot that you enjoy as a pet; you may lose its affection. On ......[Read More]
Homemade Feeders and Water Holders for Chickens

Homemade Feeders and Water Holders for Chickens

Choosing the right type of homemade chicken feeder depends in part of the number of chickens and the amount they should be eating. Food and water shouldn't be allowed to sit in a feeder for too long. For a few backyard chickens, the self-filling feeders sold for cats and dogs may work. Otherwise the......[Read More]