Using Sawdust in Your Bird's Cage

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Springfield, MA Shown: Our traveling aviaries indoors with sawdust below Sometimes due to weather or space, we have to set up our bird aviaries inside the arena buildings instead of outside. Our first preference, weather permitting, is outside by a tree (for shade) on grass. But when the birds have to be indoors,...
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Jamie's Road Trippin' Tips For Parrot Owners

Photo by Dave Location: Springfield, MA Road trippin': 7 birds; 3 macaws, 3 cockatoos & an African Grey Our fancy-shmancy bird trailer had bent axels that needed to be repaired so we had to ditch it in one city for two weeks and survive without it. Boy can I tell you right now... it sucked.   Traveling with parrots is no big deal when you...
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Power Washing Your Bird Cage

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Triple bird cage Not only should you be changing your bird's bottom of the cage (liner/newspaper) at LEAST once a week, but actually washing down your bird's cage is just as important. If your cage fits through your doorways, simply wheeling it outside for a nice power wash is key. If it is to...
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Bird Travel Trailer

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Bird section of travel trailer For those of you that remember my Traveling in Style post, you will appreciate this one. Originally, we equipped our trailer with enough cages to accomodate our flock when we would be traveling a bit. However, it was never meant to be "full time" traveling based on ...
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Plexi Glass Bird Cages

It can be pretty confusing for any bird to go from a metal cage to a plexi glass cage, even if only part of the cage is plexi glass. It is so confusing to a bird who has never been in one before and I can't tell you how many times they will bang their head on the front, tap their feet looking for grip and walk straight into it once in a while ...
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Why Outside Aviaries Have Catch-Alls

   I remember when Dave and I first sep up our Cages by Design aviaries outside, we set up the actual 6' diameter aviaries first. But we still had 2 catch-alls to put up and I thought, Well maybe we don't need those... And boy have I ever been proved wrong since! Really, I was just being lazy because it was a lot of effort to put them up ourse...
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