Category : Pets Birds : Pets & Animal

How to Make Cool Bird Feeders

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Bird feeders are not just for the birds, they're for bird watchers too. You can make cool bird feeders that attract birds, people, or both, you decide. Made from new or recycled materials, a cool bird feeder is for a bird to feed when natural sources are scarce. Make a cool bird feeder and you can e

Why Do Canaries Stop Singing?

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Canaries are a favorite songbird for the first time bird owner. They are a shy, solitary bird that requires little maintenance to thrive. A bird's silence can be caused by gender or health issues, so learning proper care and nutrition will help you recognize abnormal behaviors and symptoms that can

How to Raise Wild Caught Pigeons

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Pigeons are easy to raise and breed. Wild pigeons, if captured as adults, may be ornery, but if you acquire a young bird, it should be easy to tame as a pet. These birds are very social, quiet, unobtrusive, require little maintenance and are fairly inexpensive to care for. The biggest expense in pig

How to Keep an Eclectus Parrot

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If you are looking for a parrot to keep in your house or apartment, a colorful Eclectus parrot may be a good candidate. Eclectus parrots are among the most brilliantly colored members of the parrot family. The males are brilliant green with yellow and orange beaks, while the females are bright red w

Tools Needed for Decoy Carving

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When Congress outlawed commercial duck hunting in the 1930s, barns filled with discarded and obsolete hunting decoys. In the 1960s, interior decorators took note and a secondary market for collectible decoys began to flourish. As a result of the very high prices of quality antique decoys---tens or h

Are Senegal Parrots Loud?

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Senegal parrots (Poicephalus Senegalus) are medium-sized (about 9 inches long) birds originating from western Africa. They are mostly green in color, shading to a more yellow color toward the rump, with a tail that is more of a brown-green. They have bright orange vests, brown legs and a gray head a

Tips for Buying and Hatching Eggs

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Raising chickens from eggs can be both challenging and rewarding. Eggs require constant attention, temperature and humidity maintenance, and, even then, hatching is not guaranteed. For many people, the benefits of raising your own chickens, whether to sell for profit or to raise for food or your own

How to Build Chicken Brooders

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The most difficult task of raising a flock of chickens is caring for the newly hatched chicks. The brooder is one of the most crucial components to a healthy brood; it helps the chicks stay warm and keeps them all together. Properly built chicken brooders can be used all year. The benefits of raisin

Blue Amazon Parrot Vs. Cockatoo

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The Blue Amazon Parrot and Cockatoo are members of the parrot, or Psittacines, family but they're considered very different birds. Both belong to the respective subfamilies of Cacautuidae, which includes all cockatoo varieties, and Psittacidae, which includes lories and "true" parrots. Both are cons