When we think of parrot training, our thoughts often turn to tricks, targeting, advanced techniques and flight recall. However, one of the most fundamental and ill maintained parts of parrot training is a consistent step up. So why is it so often ill maintained? Why is it so important? Often, when we first get aContinue reading “Step Up Training – Basic Skills!”
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How to Keep Your Bird Safe at Christmas!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So let’s make sure it’s safe for all family members, including our feathered friends. Candles: We all like a cosy vibe during the colder months, however it’s best not to use candles, wax melts or anything else that burns or gives off a scent. Parrots have veryContinue reading “How to Keep Your Bird Safe at Christmas!”
5 Parrot Chop Recipes!
We are back with another five parrot chop recipes to give you inspiration for feeding a raw, whole food diet to your bird! We hope you enjoy creating these meal ideas for your parrot! Chop #1 – Butternut squash including the seeds– Parsnip– Fresh rosemary– Fresh dill– Sugar snap peas– Broccoli– Green bell pepper includingContinue reading “5 Parrot Chop Recipes!”
Parrot Training Pace and Results!
Something we often see crop up when it comes to working with and training our parrots is the expectation and drive for quick results. It’s something we as humans can be guilty of and every parrot trainer out there has had moments where they wanted or expected training or bonding to go quickly. Given theContinue reading “Parrot Training Pace and Results!”
Consent and It’s Importance In Parrot Training!
Consent has been a bit of a buzz word in the world of us humans for a while. It has been applied to human interactions, working with children, and more recently with other animal species such as dogs. It comes as no surprise that consent is also very important when we are working closely withContinue reading “Consent and It’s Importance In Parrot Training!”
All About Parrot Poop and Parrot Poop Guide!
We can learn a lot about our parrot’s health by examining their poops. A healthy parrot poop is made up of three components: faeces which are tubular like structures and usually green or brown in colour, urates which are solidified uric acid and are cream or white in colour, and urine which is the liquidContinue reading “All About Parrot Poop and Parrot Poop Guide!”
Bringing a New Bird Home!
Bringing a parrot home for the first time can be one of the most exciting and amazing experiences. We have a new feathered friend that we are eager to bond with, introduce to the world, share our home with and train all those fun tricks we see online. It’s very easy to have high expectationsContinue reading “Bringing a New Bird Home!”
How To Keep Your Bird Cool in Hot Weather!
Parrots naturally come from very warm and humid climates, however that doesn’t stop our pet birds from getting too hot in our homes! Here are our top tips for keeping your bird cool in hot weather: Keep your bird’s water refreshed with cool water throughout the day. Offer regular bathing and misting – if yourContinue reading “How To Keep Your Bird Cool in Hot Weather!”
Signs of a Sick or Ill Bird:
Parrots are prey animals, which means if they show any sign of weakness in the wild, they will be more likely to be attacked by predators. For this reason, our pet birds will also often hide signs of illness for as long as possible until they are very unwell. Becoming familiar with the signs ofContinue reading “Signs of a Sick or Ill Bird:”
DIY Dry Mixes for Parrots!
Dry mixes for parrots are becoming increasingly popular. When the right ingredients are chosen to create a dry mix, you can create a very healthy addition to your bird’s diet. An ideal parrot diet is made from raw, whole foods as this is the most natural and bioavailable approach. Safe vegetables, sprouts, grains, seeds, flowers,Continue reading “DIY Dry Mixes for Parrots!”