Awesome Bird Toys

I am SUCH a huge fan of the monthly toy program, this video above is one of the toys we got last month on the toy program (the toys are different every month!) and my flock loved it! This one is a bird kabob and it's awesome. The texture is what the birds love and it's easy yet a little hard for them to pick apart into pieces. After my macaws t...
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Getting Your Bird to Pick up After Itself

Okay, so the title is a little misleading once you watch the video, but I thought it was pretty darn cute! This is probably the only time your bird will "pick up after itself"! Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She has been working with parrots and toucans since the age of 17. She isn’t homeless but is home less than she prefers to be. She travel...
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Throw Your Cockatoo Like a Football!

Can you throw your cockatoo like a football? I can!  See the video below to find out how I do it!    Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She has been working with parrots and toucans since the age of 17. She isn’t homeless but is home less than she prefers to be. She travels the world with her husband, daughter, and a flockful of parrots whom she s...
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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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New You Tube Parrot Channel!

Photo by Dave Location: Moab, Utah Fighting over the landing spot: Macaws "Jinx" & "Comet"  I have a new you tube channel to share with all of you. Now, it's very varied up and is about training, socializing, interaction, caging, pricing and tons more information that you guys constantly ask about... wrapped up in 1-3 minute long videos! ...
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