Birds

19 03, 2019

LIFESTYLE CHICKENS

By |March 19th, 2019|Birds, Chicken, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chickens are a wonderful small animal to keep, with the added bonus of fresh eggs in the morning.  If you haven’t kept chickens before there are a few things to consider first.

Chickens can be grouped into commercial hybrids and heritage breeds.  The commercial breeds of brown shaver and hyline are egg layer machines however they can be less friendly unless you have handled them a lot since they were young.  The heritage breeds are

18 06, 2017

Strategies to Utilize when a Flighted Parrot Escapes

By |June 18th, 2017|Birds|0 Comments

My blue fronted Amazon parrot, Tarah, does not have clipped wings. However like many birds that were clipped during the fledging process, he has never quite learned the kind of flight skills that might earn him the title of a “flyer”. I often said “He’s has his flight feathers, but he doesn’t fly.” One day I learned, the hard way, that this wasn’t exactly true.

I was visiting my parents as I was moving from

22 04, 2015

Keeping caged birds

By |April 22nd, 2015|Birds|2 Comments

Choosing a pet bird can be an enjoyable experience for the whole family; they can be relaxing after a stressful school or work day and offer great companionship.

Budgies are one of the most popular and can be taught to talk. Generally they are very hardy and easy to look after. If properly managed, a budgie can live for up to 10 years.

Canaries are another popular pet and come in a variety of colours and

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