Category Archives: Bird Health

Full Spectrum Lighting for Parrots By Featherbrite

Full Spectrum lighting emits light that is very close to that of natural sunlight. Sunlight and artificial sources of light are measured by color temperature and rendering. If you were to consider the intensity of the sun at noon daylight, it is about 5500 degrees Kelvin (K). Natural light not only provides warmth, but brings […]

Pelleted or Seed Diet for my Parrot

You may ask………..Pellets or Seed Diet for my parrot.  That is the question. When we first brought home our Umbrella Cockatoo Marshmellow as a baby 26 years ago, seeds were the staple of any bird’s diet.  Within a couple of years companies came out with pelleted diets for companion parrots. As we found out a […]

Avian Stress

There are a lot of factors than can cause stress during a bird’s lifetime. Whether you own a cute budgie or maybe an African Grey, limiting stress for your pet parrot is very essential for their health and well being. Stressors are found everywhere and can happen in different forms. It can either be mental […]

A Bird Buffet

By Robyn Bright Pet Birds require a variety of food for optimal health, and while pellets were once thought of as a complete diet for avian pets, that has changed. Pellets made for specific bird groups or even one species may be beneficial, as they will cover a lot of nutritional needs, but birds […]

Spring Cleaning your Bird’s Cage

Spring is a time of renewal…..time to open windows, clean and freshen up our homes from the long winter months. Spring is also the time to clean and freshen up your feathered friends home as well.  On a daily basis we clean our feathered friend’s cages with Mango Poop Swipes or Poop Off Poop Remover.  […]