Weigh Your Bird Often - Here's How!

If you don't already know why you should weigh your bird, read the following;  Why weighing your bird could save its life I take this to heart; our birds are the loves of our lives and utterly our livelihood. I thank God for their good health every day because it's impossible to forgot how destroyed I feel when their health is anything less. ...
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Weaning Baby Birds: Not For the Inexperienced

Photo by Daniel Kuykendall Location: Moah, UT Pictured: Sun conures "Phoebe" & "Detka" I’ve been thrilled to have my baby girls back; Lily, Phoebe and Detka. However, the first two nights with them I literally had my own set of ‘night frights’. I literally went to bed worried about them, and woke up worrying about them and thought about t...
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Learning How to Properly Care For Parrots: The Hard Way

Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, FL Sun conure babies "Lily" & "CJ" This is by far the hardest blog entry I've ever had to write, and I hope that it will always be the hardest because I don't know that I could take more than this. God never gives us more than we can handle though, right? He sure pushes that fringe of fear,  as we often call...
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Parrot Weights

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Weighing in: Goffins Cockatoo "Theo" There are different weights you can get on your parrot that are all important. Some owners only go for one weight, which is normally an "empty" weight right before the bird is fed.  I like to know all the weights I can. Here are the weights we chart: Full weigh...
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Healthy Parakeets

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Cruise Ship Pictured: White Budgie The last few days Lexi's weight has reached the high 20's (28, 29) and Nikko is back in the early 30's (30, 31). They're both acting great but are not so happy about taking their medications anymore. Which to me, is a sign they are feeling much better! They're flying around and ...
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Update on Sick Parakeets

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Cruise Ship in Alaska Shown: Budgies "Nikko", "Lexi" and "Visa" Thursday night (the day we took the parakeets to the vet) we gave them their medications (all 3 of them) and they did really well. Once Nikko realized we weren't going after puss in his cere, he took his medication graciously. His cere was looking a lo...
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