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Forum: Off Topic 10-11-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,165
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Happy Birthday, Scott!!!

Belated Happy Birthday Scott :-)



enjoy!
Forum: Poicephalus 10-11-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,772
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Between a rock and a hard place

Great news hun, wishing you the best :-)
Forum: Poicephalus 10-11-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,772
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Between a rock and a hard place

As a mum to three new ones last year the answer to your question "Can they forget/start over?" Forget I doubt it, start over yes. But! It needs to be the right home and this is where it often falls...
Forum: Eclectus 07-30-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Non-Fresh Diet - Urgent Switch?

Try avian vets to see if they can board? Also is there an Ekkie site on FB, make friends, see if anyone can board yours with theirs? Leg chains? Really? You really do not want him on Zupreem IMHO hun.
Forum: Questions and Answers 07-29-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Help vet over trimmed feathers!!!

OK not great but they will grow back honest! My RB2 had her wings butchered, some so short I was panicking that she may need some imping BUT even the teeny tiny ones left have come out and she flies...
Forum: Questions and Answers 07-29-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Teflon Paint Ants and Birds.

The risk of even Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth, in powder form, is silicosis (in human and parrots).[/QUOTE]


Thanks hadn't heard of that tbh, but -



"Silicosis usually develops after...
Forum: General Health Care 07-29-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Question on causes of yeast infection in parrots?

My staple mix to sprout is brown and green lentils, mung beans, chick peas/garbanzos. Add scoops to a jar, after rinsing, add water with drop GSE if you like. I leave a full 24 hours to soak then...
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 07-28-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Toy Help

If it appears that your parakeet has a liking for chewing ropes in general then I would steer away tbh, use toys that are put together with leather, paper rope or chain instead.
Forum: Eclectus 07-28-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Toe tapping SOLVED *happy dance*

Maltodextrine is the 6th ingredient which is not good for us, goodness holy knows what is does to our feathered babies besides cause toe tapping eh?
Forum: General Health Care 07-28-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Question on causes of yeast infection in parrots?

I was nervous about sprouting for some while and then it suddenly clicks into place and you're off, wondering what all the fuss was about. Jason Crean advises to soak in GSE and water and do the...
Forum: General Health Care 07-28-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Question on causes of yeast infection in parrots?

Probably the pellets hun, how much is being consumed? Have you really looked at the ingredients closely, there is sugar in many. Have you tried switching to TOP's? 100% organic, no nasties and no...
Forum: Questions and Answers 07-28-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Teflon Paint Ants and Birds.

Something I heard about but not tried.



https://www.absorbentproductsltd.com/does-diatomaceous-earth-kill-ants/


Other than that could you put something they like located somewhere else to...
Forum: Behavioral 07-28-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,850
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Danger of multiple species

Ah poor Cloudy, it is good that you have shared a negative with owning different species and injuries are more common than you think. I have a G2 and she is itching to make a beeline to where my RB2...
Forum: Cages 06-12-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: sleep cage

I use two sleep cages that works really well. Both these birds had not previously been used to this. Routine usually goes playtime/cuddles with us and then up to bed, not back to main cage.

Do...
Forum: Macaws 06-12-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Big foraging toys for Macaws

Caitec do a range of different foraging toys https://www.caitec.com/bird-toys-foraging/
Forum: Conures 06-12-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,945
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Separation anxiety?

Hi, just wondering if you keep busy after Skittles has gone to bed if this would help you in the short term? Take care with the Lavender oil, check for additives to the oil which make it cheaper, as...
Forum: Cockatoos 06-11-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: 5:30am every morning...

Hi hun it's been just about 12 months with my girl G2. She goes to bed in a night cage that is fully covered. Bedtime is 7-8pm and she will go 12 hours plus. I get the impression she was a bit of a...
Forum: General Health Care 06-11-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Parrot fell and landed on tailbone. What are symptoms of injury?

I would go regardless hun, better safe than sorry and an xray can tell if anything is amiss.
Forum: Parrot Food, Recipes and Diet 06-11-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Bell Peppers?

MY RB2 loves her peppers and chillis too. I think the main thing is to concentrate on making the diet as inclusive as possible rather than getting bogged down on one particular thing. A little orange...
Forum: Cockatoos 06-11-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By plumsmum2005
Forum: Parrot Food, Recipes and Diet 06-10-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: New TOPs food?

Amazingly there are a lot of good things in Sunflower seeds too. Pellets are intended to replace feeding seed and be fed alongside fresh foods. Did you notice the lack of sugar, soy, artificial...
Forum: Conures 06-10-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,472
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Please Help, i regret buying a conure

Hi hun, breathe! Thanks for telling us your story warts and all. You will need to be sure that you don't want him, it isnt just panic setting in? With work you will have the most amazing friend if...
Forum: General Parrot Information 06-05-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: I Have No Integrity

Laugh and move on hun. Tell him or her to keept their nose out! Cheer up! :-)
Forum: Conures 06-05-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: Squawking

Hi Been a lot written to you above and would just like to add if you can improve on where her cage is located, my 'too's love to watch the birds in the garden and one will even warn me that the crows...
Forum: General Parrot Information 06-05-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By plumsmum2005
Re: UK Parrot Show this weekend 9th June 2019

Just to say have a good time and to ask if you are aware of the risks with taking Luna?



The last time I was there, there was a few people with birds, you have no knowledge re their state of...
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