Pets Birds : Pets & Animal
The ringneck or Barbary dove is a hardy bird generally found in sandy tan on white colors. This popular pet bird lives for 12 to 25 years if it receives proper care. In addition to appropriate housing and favorable living conditions, providing ringneck doves with a healthy diet is important in maint
You will have a sure source of entertainment if you decide to raise chickens in your backyard. You will need to do some preparations and a little research before your new guests arrive. Once you have a few things set up, you are ready to watch your chickens grow.
About 6 million households in the United States have a pet bird. Next to parrots, cockatiels are the most popular type of pet bird. Cockatiels are smart, social birds that will flock naturally. Pairing these birds is not difficult. Males and females socialize well together, and males often become ch
The article describes some of the difficulties in breeding parrots. It also presents the idea that it is good to know about parrot breeding before adopting a bird, as it will provide insight into how the chick was raised.
Just because cockatiels love and readily eat seed does not mean that they know what is best for them. An all-seed diet for a cockatiel will eventually lead to severe and even life-threatening health problems. To feed your bird a healthy diet, he should be given a balance of pellets, fresh fruits and
Although there are a variety of toys on the market for birds, hanging toys are by far the most common and popular. Most hanging toys consist of a series of wooden shapes that attach to the top of the cage with a quick-link. Many people choose to make their own bird toys both to save money and to ens
Bird feeders are nice additions to any yard, but birds rarely are the only animals that use the feeders. The great outdoors is full of hungry creatures as evidenced by the number of devices and tricks bird watchers use to keep raccoons and other critters out of their bird feeders. You can mitigate t
Most poison dart frogs only have to worry about snakes eating them.Poisonous frog, Ronario Frog Pond, Costa Rica image by Oren Sarid from Fotolia.comThe rainforest is home to a wide variety of frog species. Some of these frogs are poisonous and brightly colored to ward off predators, but...
Grains sprout unintentionally due to freezing or wet conditions in the field during harvest. Field-sprouted grains are considered damaged and unsuitable for human consumption. So farmers, in an effort to reduce waste, feed the sprouted grains to their livestock. Grains may also be sprouted intention
Button quail, also known as Chinese painted quail, are a nice addition to any garden aviary. The males are a beautiful red and grey blue, while the females are mottled brown and blend into their surroundings. Their chirps and whistles only add to the tranquility of a backyard garden. There are some