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How to treat an egg-bound bird

Egg binding can quickly prove fatal—especially to smaller birds—so urgent treatment action must be taken. Even if...

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Why it’s important to keep bird breeding records

In this post, we discuss some of the reasons why it’s important to maintain quality breeding records for the...

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How to prepare your birds for the breeding season

The breeding season—as the name helpfully suggests—is the season during which birds pair up and breed. In the wild,...

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Pros and cons of adding quail to an aviary

Quail can be kept in the same aviary as most finches, doves, and placid parrots. As ground dwelling birds, they bring...

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An introduction to Asiatic parrots

Asiatic parrots are a group of parakeet species found throughout the southern parts of of Asia. They were among the...

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What are hybrids and why should I avoid them?

Hybrids occur when birds from two different—but closely related—species are permitted to breed and produce an...

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Keeping your birds warm in winter

It’s right in the middle of winter here in Australia, so it’s the perfect time to share some tips to keep...

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What you need to know about Red Factor Canaries

The red factor canary is a popular pet bird, kept for the novelty of their vivid red plumage. Aside from their color,...

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