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  1. Kackington

    Handyman sprayed Clorox into AC unit… how long until I can bring birds back into that room?

    Hi all! :) So I recently made my move out to LA… I miss central heating and air so much. So the wall AC unit in the living room of my 1 bedroom apartment had been smelling musty and stale, so I avoided using the unit. I finally got a guy to come help me out, and I know the only way to kill...
  2. AussieBird

    Which would be more effective: Bleach or disinfectant?

    I have a second hand aviary I am in the process of cleaning and disinfecting. I am still in the cleaning part. It is basically entirely made of metal. I am unsure whether bleach or disinfectant would be more effective, thoughts? The aviary isn't going to be used for a fair few weeks.
  3. Spearmint

    Please help asap

    my family needs to use cleaning products on the carpet and won’t listen to me about it being unsafe. I’m hysterical right now, don’t know what to do. Can we use this around my bird.
  4. RebeccaZM

    Kind of urgent? Resolve stain remover smell/fumes!

    Hello everyone, I'm hoping you can help me with today's blunder. So this morning I tripped as I was bringing a glass of juice upstairs to drink while I got ready, and spilled the juice toward the top of the stairs over about 3-4 steps total. I had to rush out the door to make it to an...
  5. Hobgoblin

    Mediating the mess

    So this might be a foolish question but here it goes… How do you experienced owners keep the house clean? We have a 7 month old conure who loves to play in and outside of his cage. We have a relatively small open concept house which means he does all of his living where we do too. I’m not...
  6. jmorris124

    New Grey, bornavirus advice please!! (and thank u :)

    I bought a baby african grey (I know shopping is bad, but I looked everywhere for a rescue and couldn't find one) and I'm scheduled to take her home august 1st once she weans. I visit her almost every day, I've already taught her to eat chop, and have so many toys, a huge cage, play stand...
  7. peachypjm

    What's the ratio for vinegar and water?

    Cage clean day today again! gonna try using vinegar, whats the exact ratio and is there any kind of vinegar I can't use? also, is mercury safe in the same room as me while I use it? :)
  8. peachypjm

    where to obtain f10 disinfectant

    so far I've seen amazon, anywhere else I should be getting it from?
  9. peachypjm

    List of BIRD SAFE cleaning supplies

    So far the only things ive seen are F10 disinfectant, poop off, and nature's miracle cage cleaner. Anyone wanna help me out and let me know what bird safe cleaning supplies you all use? :pinksmile:
  10. budgelove

    Disinfecting bird rooms?

    Just a thought that popped into my head.. a couple of my budgies/parakeets are recovering from bacteria infections. To help speed up recovery and to help prevent future issues, I was thinking of moving all of my birds out and away from the bird room (where they spend most of their time in) and...
  11. peachypjm

    Best Cleaning Supplies to wash/clean flooring !

    Does anyone know any bird-safe, like completely bird safe, cleaning solutions to clean hardwood floors? I want to mop my floor but I haven't found anything good or recommended as parrot safe yet, thank you in advance !
  12. TheMacDadd

    URGENT There are mites in my birds cage

    Ok, so there are mites in my birds cage and as soon as I noticed i RAN to the store to grab some cleaning products so I can deep clean his cage. which of these products are appropriate to clean his cage? the first product is: all natural distilled white vinegar 2nd: dawn dishwash liquid soap...
  13. P

    How to clean birds face feathers from medicine

    I have a question that I can’t seem to find online hoping someone could help me out. I was prescribed antibiotics for two parakeets after finding out one had a crop infection.Thankfully they seem to be doing better so far after 4 days but the medicine looks like it’s staining the feathers...
  14. lucorinth

    Cleaning a PBFD Bird's Area to Keep Other Birds Safe

    We thought we did all the right things when bringing birds into our home, even getting each new bird tested for diseases before bringing them in. However, after a couple years with no symptoms, our very first bird that the vet had told us had a slight 'over preening problem' started to show...
  15. D

    Safe Disinfectant

    Hey everyone! I am traveling with my green cheek this weekend. This will be her fifth time on a plane so she is very used to the whole routine and is a very good bird while traveling. my concern this time is COVID. I want to wipe down/disinfect my seat and especially my tray table at the...
  16. Littlelovebird

    How long after cleaning oven is it safe?

    Hi guys! So I know selfcleaning ovens are extremely dangerous and deadly for our little birdies. I just finished cooking and I am extremely tired and instead of turning the oven off I somehow put the temperature at Cleaning and the selector at bake. It took me a good 10 minutes to notice and now...
  17. B

    Cleaning Cockatiel Chicks

    Hi All My Name is Bassam and I am not quite experienced with birds but I really love and care for them. So, Recently I bought 2 Cockatiel Chicks currently days 27 days old, the issue is there is stiff food on their crop feathers when I brought them in. I would appreciate recommendation on how...
  18. bethaneh

    Help! Bleach fumes!

    I adopted two budgies 2 days ago, and this morning, I was sitting next to their cage, and smelled some chemicals coming from the kitchen. I asked my mother what that smell was, and she said she was cleaning with bleach! I know bleach is bad for birds, so I quickly moved them outside for 30...
  19. A

    How can I clean my tiels cage without scaring them

    I have two tiels and I hate to scare them. they are comfortable with me but not my hands. Unless I am feeding them millet. Now, I need to clean they're cage which will cause me to have to force them in another cage but I'm so terrified to cause them to be afraid of me even more. Making the...
  20. PrinceMonroe

    super paranoid about making my apartment safe. am i missing anything?

    So Cora comes home in November, and I’m super paranoid about making my apartment safe for her, mostly in terms of fumes and being too cold. Here’s what I’ve done so far: emailed the oven, microwave, electric blanket, people to make sure the things I have are safe (I don’t have a hair dryer or...
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