Socializing: The One Person Bird

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, Florida Pals: Military Macaw "Cash" Meet Cash, our 2 year old military macaw (male). When we got Cash, we got two other macaws at the same time; Jersey and Chayko (female and male, sister and brother, blue and gold macaws). Because there were three birds, Dave and I split the bill. I mainly worked with Cha...
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Negative Reinforcement: Leaving Your Bird Alone

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Henderson, Nevada Shown: Military Macaw "Cash" Back in January 2006, we bought three macaws; two blue and gold macaws and one military macaw. They were all around the age of 6 months old and were shipped to us while in Henderson, Nevada. We were preparing for the show we would perform for 13 months straight on th...
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Cuttlebone and Calcium Perches

In my opinion, cuttlebone perches are one of the best inventions for parrots of all-time! My entire flock loves these perches in every flavor. I love giving my birds the colored perch that matches them. For example, I tend to mix it up but I find it a great photo opportunity to give Cash, my military macaw, a kiwi flavored cuttlebone perch so th...
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Nail Trimming

When it comes to trimming my own parrot's nails, I'm a total wuss. I don't want to associated with an experience that my birds could find negative. So, I find it easiest to provide my birds with the neccessary supplies to keep their nails finely trimmed themselves. These supplies include an array of different types, textures, diameters, lengths ...
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