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Newly Converted Seed Junkies

We often get asked for advice on how to convert seed junkies (Birds who have been fed an all-seed diet all their lives) onto a healthier diet of chop (a mixture of chopped-up fruits and vegetables) and pellets. In this blog post, we will be sharing the importance of a...

Why Do We Charge Adoption Fees?

Why Do We Charge Adoption Fees?

Why Do We Charge Adoption Fees? By Kathleen Boshoff Recently the topic of adoption fees in animal rescue has become the topic of fierce debate in some groups – with some going as far as calling it an illegal practice, others say that it is no better than selling the...

Verlore voël! Wat moet jy doen?

Verlore voël! Wat moet jy doen?

Hoe om te voorkom dat jou voël wegraak: Wettige identifikasie soos ringe (dit is nie aangeraai om ringe op ouer voëls te sit nie. Dit is nadelig vir die voël) of mikroskyfies. Desensitasie aan die buitelewe wat sal keer dat hulle nie skrik en wegvlieg nie. Is jou voël...

Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD)

Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD)

 By Marianka Meiring PBFD is an extremely contagious disease often found in parrots that is caused by the Circovirus. It is unfortunately more often than not fatal even though many parrots have been known to live relatively long pain-free lives with it. PBFD affects...