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Feather Destructive Behavior

Feather Destructive Behavior

Feather Destructive Behavior and what to do? Feather destructive behaviour is a term used to describe a range of behaviours where birds damage their own feathers. Common forms of this include 'barbering' (removing or damaging individual barbs on their feathers) or...

African Grey Permits

African Grey Permits

The Grey Train Did you know that in certain provinces, Greys require permits? But why do we need permits for Greys, you're asking? Well, we know that Indian Ringnecks need them as they're an invasive species and their escapes or releases into the wild threaten our...

The Dangers of Predator/Bird interaction

The Dangers of Predator/Bird interaction

The Dangers of predator/bird interaction. Written by Mieke Did you know that there are a number of reasons why birds should not have any form of interaction with predator pets like cats and dogs? There are quite a few cases of people saying that they have had many...

Quarantine

Quarantine

There is much excitement when bringing a new bird into your space, however, it is imperative to remember the importance of quarantine during this time. Quarantine is important because it: Reduces the risk that the new bird entering your home could transfer any...

It’s better to adopt, than to buy a baby bird

It’s better to adopt, than to buy a baby bird

It’s better to adopt an adult bird than to buy a baby By Mieke Why is that?1. When people adopt, they help by decreasing the demand of commercial breeding.2. If you buy a bird, you won’t have a great deal of support, therefore all the questions you have will go...

The right fit

The right fit

'The right fit' by Abi S When working with rescue animals, it's quite easy to fall in love and never want to let them go. I'm here to tell you why that isn't always the happiest ending possible. We take in these poor, often neglected, ill, and even abused birds, and...