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  1. Lunar_Eclipse

    Painting house

    We are currently in the process of moving out of our house, and some of the walls need to be repainted. All 3 levels are getting painted. Would it be safe to keep my 4 year old cockatiel in a room with the door closed right off a hallway that's being painted? My only other option would to shut...
  2. olivia

    Urgent My love bird ate some garlic

    Help my love bird ate some garlic while i was cutting some up and i read online that garlic can be very bad for parrots. Kino's a little love bird so i don't know how much it will affect him, should i call in to the vet pronto or wait to see what happens? I most likely will have to wait a...
  3. georgieporgie

    Grapefruit Seed Extract As An Anti-Bacterial?

    hi there, was just wondering if grapefruit seed extract is safe for birds and how exactly i would administer it? would i put it in my birds water? if so, how much? thank you
  4. EPS

    Bird mites in spray millet?!

    Hi all - Has anyone experienced bird mites or bird mites in spray millet?! I am very concerned because I think I've spotted mites while cleaning up after my bird. I have a suspicion that they might have been blood mites, so I inspected my bird's head and feet a few hours after lights out...
  5. Elyse

    Sun Conure’s Foot is Red?

    hello! So lately (since yesterday) I have noticed my 5 month old sun conure Skylar’s one foot is red. It looks kind of irritated but I don’t know. He spends a lot of time on the sides of his cage. I believe this is because he is a baby and doesn’t quite grip the perch well yet. Anyway I was...
  6. Eelhsa

    Video Ringneck Dove - Strange Vocalizations

    I am posting this in the hope of gaining some insight into these vocalizations my female Ringneck dove, Sable, has been making. Sable is almost 1 year old (my husband and I have had her since she was approximately 4 months old). She has been making these sounds more frequently lately, however...