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Foods Pet Birds Shouldn’t Eat

Foods Pet Birds Shouldn't Eat

Foods Pet Birds Shouldn’t Eat

Foods Pet Birds Shouldn’t Eat

Foods Pet Birds Shouldn’t Eat. If you own a pet bird, or if you’ve ever done any research about what makes a healthy diet for pet birds, you have surely run across foods that are listed as being almost always fatal to birds. But have you ever wondered why these foods are so detrimental to birds? Here are five foods birds should avoid, and the reasons behind their toxicity.

Peanuts– Unshelled peanuts are often carriers of Aspergillus, a very common fungus (or mold) that causes food spoilage.  Once your bird has ingested this fungus they will often experience respiratory problems that may not at first be apparent...

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Bird Allergy Solutions

Bird Allergy Solutions

Bird Allergy Solutions

Bird Allergy Solutions

Bird Allergy Solutions. Pet birds have become increasingly popular as pets. And with this popularity some people have developed or become aware of sensitivity to the dust, dander, feathers and other pollutants they create. Here are 5 ways you can manage your allergies and enjoy your pet bird too.

Choice of Bird—This is a “Johnny come lately” idea if you’re already adopted a bird. But if you are still in the process of choosing a bird this will help. All birds are not created equal in terms of the pollutants they create. All warm-blooded animals produced dander (dead skin flakes) and birds are no exception.

However, some birds create a white powder in addition to dander which increases the number of airborne pollutants exponentially...

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Pet Birds and Asthma Attacks 5 Ways to Avoid Asthma Attacks in Spite of Your Pet Bird

Pet Birds and Asthma Attacks 5 Ways to Avoid Asthma Attacks in Spite of Your Pet Bird

Pet Birds and Asthma Attacks 5 Ways to Avoid Asthma Attacks in Spite of Your Pet Bird

Pet Birds and Asthma Attacks 5 Ways to Avoid Asthma Attacks in Spite of Your Pet Bird

Pet Birds and Asthma Attacks 5 Ways to Avoid Asthma Attacks in Spite of Your Pet Bird. If you own a bird, you probably didn’t count on developing a sensitivity to the feathers, dander and dust that would aggravate your asthma. But now that you have totally bonded with your bird, and giving it up is just not an option, here are 5 ways that you can keep your asthma under control and still enjoy your bird.

1. Get a Spouse or Friend to Help with Cleaning-If you find that your asthma flares up when you do the necessary cleaning that comes with owning a bird; ask your spouse or a friend to help...

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Healthy Homes For Pet Birds

Healthy Homes For Pet Birds

Healthy Homes For Pet Birds

Healthy Homes For Pet Birds

Healthy Homes For Pet Birds. Pet birds have become increasingly popular as pets, in fact according to the National Pet Owners Survey completed in 2008, 6.4 million households own pet birds. Keeping a bird healthy in your home demands a great deal, and here are 5 characteristics that successful owners’ homes have in common.

The Cage Correctly Sized for the Bird-Different birds thrive under different conditions. This statement may at first seem like an over simplification of the obvious. But placing a bird in a cage that is too small, or has too much space between the bars, or not enough perches can cause your bird emotional trauma which often leaves your bird more susceptible to physical illness...

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The Different color birds and Different type of nests

The Different color birds and Different type of nests

The Different color birds and Different type of nests

The Different color birds and Different type of nests

The Different color birds and Different type of nests. The head has two eyes, one beak and two ears.

Most birds have one eye on either side of the head. Owls have both the eyes on the front. Ears are hidden under feathers.

Some birds have a colorful skin on their head.

Some have unusual feathers on their head.

A bird’s size, color, types of feet and beak help us to identify it.

Some birds have very short necks, some having long necks whereas some have medium sized necks.

The Different color birds and Different type of nests

I. Nesting habits

Birds build nests to lay, protect and hatch their eggs.

Nests also give protection to the parent and the baby birds.

1) Who builds the nest?

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Will a Seed Only Diet Provide Birds with all Essential Nutrients?

Will a Seed Only Diet Provide Birds with all Essential Nutrients?

Will a Seed Only Diet Provide Birds with all Essential Nutrients?

Will a Seed Only Diet Provide Birds with all Essential Nutrients?

Will a Seed Only Diet Provide Birds with all Essential Nutrients? Feeding birds the right foods is important for their health. When feeding birds, you should realize that they have differing dietary needs and hence you need to put a variety of food types in the bird tables you put out for the birds in the backyard. Even for seed eating birds, seeds alone will not provide a balanced diet for the birds. Even when you use various kinds of seeds the birds do not get the necessary vitamins and minerals that they need for optimal growth. Seeds are to birds what Candy is to your children...

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Netting Is An Effective Way To Keep The Birds Away

Netting Is An Effective Way To Keep The Birds Away

Netting Is An Effective Way To Keep The Birds Away

Netting Is An Effective Way To Keep The Birds Away

Bird netting is a kind of pest control. It is an easy and effective way to prevent your crops from birds. It discourages birds from reaching your fruits and vegetables. It permanently stops birds from reaching your crops. Usa bird control uses a heavy bird netting. Because of this heavy bird netting it is impossible for birds to destroy your crops. Our bird netting is the most effective when used to keep birds out of specific areas.

Birds can be a big problem for farmers because they can spoil their vegetables, fruits and cereal areas. There are so many remedies used for bird problems. Bird netting is one of them...

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Making Use Of Feeding Station To Feed The Birds

Making Use Of Feeding Station To Feed The Birds

Making Use Of Feeding Station To Feed The Birds

Making Use Of Feeding Station To Feed The Birds

Making Use Of Feeding Station To Feed The Birds. A bird feeding station is a part of your home area or any site such as court yard, roof, etc. Where you feed the birds and have set up a place for bird feeders. Its made to best help the birds and you could also watch the birds come near to this feeding area. Its true that many of the birds feeding stations are situated near to the deck or a window where you can watch these birds easily.

The different types of feeders utilized at these stations are capable enough to draw increasingly more varieties of birds each day. You would thus see a rapid boost in the number of birds which are just visiting these stations...

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Take a Tour with Colourful and Melodious Birds

Take a Tour with Colourful and Melodious Birds

Take a Tour with Colourful and Melodious Birds

Take a Tour with Colourful and Melodious Birds

Take a Tour with Colourful and Melodious Birds. India, the colorful country also takes pride being declared the home of more than 1200 species. Enter this beautiful country and experience the joy of watching the most sought after birds. One always wants to see the places which have been judged and liked by others. Putting this into consideration let me add that Bharatpur bird sanctuary of India has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.

Most people distinguish between maximum 10 birds. They have no idea about how much fun can it be to watch more than thousand birds and their different colours. Corbett National park can help you watch all this and discover a lot more...

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Birds Take Baths For More Than Just Vanity

Birds Take Baths For More Than Just Vanity

Birds Take Baths For More Than Just Vanity

Birds Take Baths For More Than Just Vanity

Birds Take Baths For More Than Just Vanity. Quite a few people, whenever they notice birds preening and cleaning their feathers, naturally ascribe the actions as vanity on the part of the bird. But, in reality, what they are doing is maintaining their wings, the instruments that they depend on for safe flight.

The condition of a bird’s wings are of critical importance to it. If they are not in good condition, the bird either will not be able to fly or won’t be able to control its flight. That is why after a long flight and even throughout the day, you will see them cleaning and straightening their feathers.

The majority of birds will try to bathe at a minimum of once a day, if they get the opportunity...

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