How Entertainers Spend Time With Their Birds

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Saipan, MP Macaw: Military Macaw "Cash" Fellow entertainers scared of birds... beware! If you're looking for me backstage, just go towards the sounds of the parrots! Because that is where I will always be. When there was only one bird in the show, it made it real easy to hang out with just that bird all the time...
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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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Bathe Your Birds!

Dave and I were spending the day cleaning out the aviaries outside when I decided to give the parakeets a spray bottle bath inside and then thought, maybe I should offer my macaws outside a mist down since it was such a hot day out... so I did... Cash, my military macaw, immediately went in the opposite direction telling me that the spray bott...
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Are You Spending Enough Time with Your Bird?

Just like people have specific love languages, so do parrots! And we recieve in them all. Sometimes during a little down time you might have, it might be a real treat to enjoy some cuddling time with your birds (or bird). This is a great way to relax with your birds and make a few "deposits" into your bond with your parrot.    Article by Ja...
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Bird Sitting My Military Macaw... Can ANYONE Handle It?

Photo by Missi Bellande Location: Naples, Florida Fighting Macaws: Military Macaw "Cash" & Blue and Gold Macaw "Bailey" So right before my trip to Moab, Utah a friend of mine, Missi, asked, "Would you ever consider rehoming your military macaw, Cash?" She was on the look out for a mature, independant macaw that was on the larger side and ...
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Peanut Butter Faced Parrot

Almost everyone has given their dog peanut butter before, right? Well, my military macaw is probably one of the very few parrots that is not a fan of peanut butter! I made up some saltines with peanut butter on them for myself and Dave decided to give one of my little cracker sandwiches to Cash. It reminded me of seeing a dog (like in the vide...
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