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What to Look Out for When Selecting Easy Chicken Coop Plans

What to Look Out for When Selecting Easy Chicken Coop Plans

Self sufficiency is one of the many reasons that people cite for beginning their chicken rearing adventure. If you already have chickens but you need a new coop or you fancy building your own, then easy DIY chicken coop plans can help you save money buy building rather than buying. Try to find a set......[Read More]
Precocial

Precocial

Defines the term "precocial."......[Read More]
Green Violet-Ear

Green Violet-Ear

Green Violet-Ear......[Read More]
Get Your Parrot a Pretty Cage

Get Your Parrot a Pretty Cage

Parrots make great pets as they are one of the most intelligent bird species known to man. These green feathered friends have been man's companion in fact and fiction from time immemorial.......[Read More]
How to Raise Peafowl for Profit

How to Raise Peafowl for Profit

Peafowl are one of the simplest birds to raise and offer several profit opportunities. Feathers can be sold for $1 to $20 each, fertilized eggs can be sold for $3 to $5 each and hatched peachicks can be sold for around $50. Mature peafowl can be sold for anywhere from $75 to $300 each. The costs ......[Read More]
How Can I Look After an Injured Pigeon?

How Can I Look After an Injured Pigeon?

Pigeons belong to the family Columbidae and both wild and domesticated members of the family are found throughout the United States. An injury to a pigeon will occur for several reasons, including being hit by a vehicle, flying into a window or an animal attack. The injured bird will be in shock, w......[Read More]
How to Breed Red Parrots

How to Breed Red Parrots

The red parrot is actually a fish. Also called the blood parrot, this fish is a hybrid within the Cichlids family, which contains more than 1,000 different species. They can grow to be 8 to 10 inches long, are usually bright orange, yellow or red and have a beak-shaped mouth. Unfortunately these fis......[Read More]
Crimson Wing Parrot - General Information

Crimson Wing Parrot - General Information

The Crimson Wing Parrot is a great parrot to have as a pet, but not many people do because of the space they need. Learn more about these great birds in this article.......[Read More]
How to Build a Roof for a Round Birdhouse

How to Build a Roof for a Round Birdhouse

Making your own birdhouse is a chance to help and witness the wildlife in your own backyard. There are hundreds of designs and materials to choose from. You can be as creative or as simple as you like. One of the more creative designs is the use of a round birdhouse. It is not too hard to make the a......[Read More]
Red-Bellied Woodpecker - Female

Red-Bellied Woodpecker - Female

Red-Bellied Woodpecker – Female......[Read More]
How to Identify Eggs for Birds Indigenous to the UK

How to Identify Eggs for Birds Indigenous to the UK

Indigenous birds of the United Kingdom are those that were natives of the country and continue to survive in the same environment despite its changes. They range from the large and beautiful swan to the small and delicate sparrow. Every bird lays eggs; in order to identify them, you will need to kno......[Read More]
Don't Scare Birds on Halloween - Use These Tips to Keep Birds Safe!

Don't Scare Birds on Halloween - Use These Tips to Keep Birds Safe!

Halloween can be a scary holiday for birds and may threaten them in many ways. Learn how to keep birds safe during the Halloween season!......[Read More]
The Effects of Cottonseed Meal on Laying Hens

The Effects of Cottonseed Meal on Laying Hens

Cotton is mostly grown to produce fibers from its seed capsules. These seed capsules pop open when they are ripe releasing tufts of fluff carrying small cotton seeds to the wind. The fluff produces cotton fibers, but the seeds provide both oil, used in cooking, and cottonseed meal. The meal becomes ......[Read More]
What Are You Supposed to Call Baby Birds?

What Are You Supposed to Call Baby Birds?

Do you know what a squab, pullet, colt and jake have in common? They're all names for baby birds! Learn what to call baby birds and what generic baby bird names can be used for any species.......[Read More]
How to Mount Bird Nest Boxes

How to Mount Bird Nest Boxes

When mount bird nesting boxes, commonly referred to as birdhouses, it is important to keep several factors in mind, including accessibility for cleaning and the needs of different species. For example, nesting boxes for bluebirds should be mounted at least 100 yards away from each other, while boxes......[Read More]
Simple Guide to Homemade Parrot Toys

Simple Guide to Homemade Parrot Toys

There is really no reason why you cannot make homemade parrot toys yourself, especially if you really do not have excess cash. This article covers Homemade Parrot Toys you can make at home.......[Read More]
Boreal

Boreal

Defines the term “boreal” as it relates to habitat and boreal birds.......[Read More]
Transferring Birds from Bird Cage to Aviary

Transferring Birds from Bird Cage to Aviary

When catching the larger birds, a small bird cage is taken into the aviary and the bird is transferred from the net. The temptation to transport birds in the net must be resisted as accidents can very easily happen and one can easily let go of the top of the net, allowing the bird to escape.......[Read More]
How to Tell If Your Birdseed Is Spoiled

How to Tell If Your Birdseed Is Spoiled

Birdseed can go bad, and knowing how to check your birdseed for spoilage can help you ensure your backyard birds have a healthy diet.......[Read More]
Good Eats, Parrot Owner Edition Part 3

Good Eats, Parrot Owner Edition Part 3

In this installment of Good Eats, we are going to focus on a timeless classic - birdie bread. Recipes for various sorts of bread to be served in different forms (normally in muffins formfor ease of cooking) are a favorite among bird owners. Easy to make, easy to store, and even easier to serve, bird......[Read More]