general advice

  1. H

    Need advice as to what to do over bite

    So my lovebird was out flying around and landed on my Quaker’s cage and one of my quakers immediately bit him and latched on, he let go before it got to bad and cut my LB a bird. He’s overall ok and acting normal, and we cleaned up the cut immediately with salt water and we’re on our way to the...
  2. T

    BBQ, Cookware, and a flight tent??

    Hi - I promise I am not grilling my bird!! I'm excited as I found two parrots who need rehoming, a Senegal (2, M) and Eclectus (4, M). I am only able to take one of them home at this time, and I'm meeting both current owners to see if the personalities mesh well with my own! All goes well...
  3. Ava.rg

    Ragged tail feathers

    My conures tail is all torn and tattered. I’m not sure why. It doesn’t bother him at all. Is this normal? Should I be concerned? His beak is also kind of chipping I read that that’s normal. Do you think it’s connected at all? Thanks :) Btw its my first time adding photos not sure if it worked
  4. FlyingTorchy

    What to expect at a Bird Fair???

    I am going to my very first bird fair next month!! I was wondering what to expect, aside from my boyfriend keeping me on a tight leash so I don't buy every sweet baby I see. :D:D I have gone to a reptile convention before and know that they have great deals there ($25 for a normal $100 pacman...
  5. R

    Turquoisine info please? (Grass Parakeet)

    I brought home my 2 new birds today, but I really don't know much about 1 of them. It is a Turquoisine. He's so tiny and just sits there (he did that even at the breeder's house.) I've always wanted one, and now I have him, but don't know too much about how they are as PETS. All I know is that...
  6. G

    Greetings and Salutations from a new owner of a Cinnamon Green Cheek Conure :D

    Hi Everyone! I recently adopted a Cinnamon Green Cheeked Conure for my Pop, having read some good thing about them being used as companions animals. I spend a lot of time taking care of my grandfather- he suffers dementia (not too advanced) and now we've learned that after 21 years in...