cleaning cage

  1. Raz

    Cleaning questions+ bad bird habits

    It’s been a while since I’ve made a last post- I’ve got two jenday conures, that only stay in their cage to sleep or when I’m cleaning or when I’m not in the same room as them. ( I don’t want them to get startled or do something harmful for them). But when I put them in the cage to sleep, they...
  2. Ezekiell

    Should I clean a new cage?

    We are finally moving into our new home with only a few more weeks before our Māui gets to come home! I wondering if I need to clean the new cage we bought? Of course I’m going to give it a wipe over with water but is that enough or do I have to give it a proper clean with a vinegar/water mix?
  3. Mama4life

    Cage bedding.. which do you use? why?

    SOOO, when my parrots were babies I used the pine shavings (dust free)... now cobb... you know for the bottom of the cages to help clean up... Boo likes to slide the bottom out and go underneath and nit pick and what he threw out his food bowl... I'm concerned that maybe he will eat some cobb...
  4. vasiana

    How to teach "stay put" while cleaning cage

    I have read that zookeepers teach a technique called ‘station’ (stay put) while they go inside the cage and clean it. Does anybody know if that can be applied to my Yellow Crowned Amazon? Paco is almost 1 year old (it’s his Birthday on June 1st!!!) and I clean his cage every morning. I do not...