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  • There is a lot of information available about diets for pet birds and as time goes on, our knowledge continues to improve. This is due to heightened awareness of the importance of nutrition…

  • For the average bird owner, pelleted rations have many advantages in that they provide a good basic plane of nutrition and are simple to store and feed.However, many birds do not initially…

  • Hand-rearing baby birds is often performed to produce a "cuddly tame" young bird. Unfortunately isolation rearing techniques may account for the many psychological problems in these…

  • As with other pets, obesity is a problem often encountered with birds. Our pet birds are often confined to a cage or have their wings trimmed to prevent flight, and receive little if any…

  • There is a lot of information available about diets for pet birds and as time goes on, our knowledge continues to improve. This is due to heightened awareness of the importance of nutrition…

  • There is a lot of information available about diets for pet birds and as time goes on, our knowledge continues to improve. This is due to heightened awareness of the importance of nutrition…

  • The first inclination of some people when feeding a home-prepared diet to their pet is to simply feed leftovers. However, the nutritional needs of dogs, cats and humans differ, so this…

  • Good food promotes good health. We all know that diet is an essential part of maintaining good health for us and for our pets. In the 1940's we began to rely on pet food being manufactured for…

  • There are many benefits from feeding a raw food diet. Skin and bowel problems, in particular, can be helped. Raw food diets are available commercially www.naturalinstinct.com, www,landywood.co.uk, www.welshfarmorganics.org.uk and www.sheepdroveshop.com are a selection of suppliers or can be prepared at home.

  • A supplement is a concentrated nutrient source that is added to a basic diet for either a nutritional or a therapeutic effect. There is a great deal of confusion that surrounds the terminology…