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Tips for a Longer-lasting Cage

Cages can be a big investment and choosing the right cage can be a tough decision, so it is important to make your purchase last. Cages are now powder-coated to protect the metal underneath and to give the cage a nice finish. Typically the more frequently you wash the cage, the more exposure it has to water,…
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Green Eggs

Green eggs, (hold the ham) is a super easy way to incorporate nutritious leafy greens into your bird's diet. Many types of vegetables can be cooked and pureed to mix with the eggs- the key is not to add too much puree because them the egg can't bind when it cooks. Ingredients 2 eggs 3/4 cup kale Directions 1. Find a…
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Nest Boxes

Birds are impressive animals, able to construct nests out of mud, grass, and twigs without hands or tools. While there is an exception or two, parrots are one group of birds who do not build nest. Parrots prefer to find cavities in logs and tree trunks and do a little (or a lot) of chewing. This is why,…
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Molting

What is molting? Molting, in birds, is when old feathers are replaced by new feathers. These new feathers are the sheathed "pin feathers" which eventually open up to reveal the new feather. Molting is important because in the wild, feathers will ultimately become damaged or worn-out, so a bird must be able to replace those…
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