Parrot Training T-Stands

We get asked about our training t-stands A LOT. They're heavy enough that our macaws can fly to and from them, without having any issue. That seems to draw all the attention.  So here's the deal on our t-stands, we had them made by a local welder. We had a big batch of them made but then when it came to pricing and selling them, we realized bec...
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A Healthy Parrot Environment Needs Clean Perches

As my cockatiels get older, they are spending more and more time on their flat perches. I still provide a variety of standard perches for them, but their tired, old feet always head back to the flat perches before too long.

Flat perches gain a lot of points for offering comfort to my cockatiels in their golden years, but lose points with their constant need for cleaning. The beauty of the design of a standard perch, taken from nature, is that droppings fall from ...

 

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Why Having Perches at Different Angles is a Good Idea For Pet Parrots


Wild Corellas settling for the evening

I just don’t do hills. I don’t like it when treadmills pretend you’re going up one, I don’t like them when I’m cycling, I avoid them when walking my dog and I’ve even been known to throw a tantrum when (thanks to a slight hill), my feet wound up about 3 cm higher than my head when sleeping in a tent. While 3 cm definitely lands me squarely in the category ...

 

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Why Your Parrot Needs Many Types of Perches

I brag about Theo, my goffins cockatoo, all the time.  She is so darn cute, it’s really hard not to. I took a picture of her for my friends on a parrot talk forum with sweet potato all over her beak – always good for a laugh.  When I enlarged the photo, I noticed a sore on her foot. I posted the photo, but the focus was now on her feet.

The sore is the red spot below her back two toes, before the joint.

I felt pretty sure it was a pressure ...

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