Avian vet Dr Chris Kingsley addressed the Eastcape Bird Club on 2 December 2000. The club committee requested that this address be published in Avizandum because they were so impressed by it, that they want to share it with everybody who is interested in bird keeping and breeding. Here is the section on Incubation:
It is very important that you play with your pet bird every day. It will be fun for you too, and it will certainly relieve the boredom that he will feel when there is just he and his cage and a few old toys. Here are some tips:
Cooked versus raw vegetables Editor: In response to a reader’s request, we asked the above two experts in the fields of diets and nutrition to explain what changes occur in vegetables when they are cooked. The answer given here shows what changes occur during cooking. Vegetables do however not need to be cooked for birds, […]
Taking Pet Birds Outside (by Vera Dennison) If you take your pet birds outside on pleasant warm weather days, it can be a wonderful experience for them. It can however, also be traumatic and life threatening.
May 2004 Kakarikis or New Zealand Parakeets – pleasant Parakeets Kurt Fierens, Belgium with parakeet breeders must be the Cyanoramphus family, namely the Red-fronted Kakariki (Cyanoramphus n. novaezelandiae) and the Yellow-fronted Kakariki (Cyanoramphus a.auriceps) which are the most popular members. There are less well known members as well. In German the Yellow-fronted Kakariki is known […]