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  1. Ziekenzie

    Free Ranging Bird

    Hello everyone! Currently, I have a parrotlet (named Esmeralda), who I have had since February. Recently, I have been looking into giving her free range of my bedroom during the day and caging her at night. I want her to live the best life possible, and this seems like a good way to give her a...
  2. J

    How to clean wooden toys?

    Does anyone have tips for cleaning wooden toys/perches/ladders that have been pooped on? I try to keep everything arranged so things won't get pooped on, but there seems to be no avoiding it entirely haha. I assume water/soap wouldn't be the way to go as that could cause mold? Maybe I'll just...
  3. H

    Cleaning House Habits?

    So anyone who has larger birds, especially the powder down birds like cockatoos, probably know how much dander happens EVERYWHERE. Everywhere I turn there's either a down feather or a small pile of dandruff and fluff. I clean a few times a week and it still manages to clog up heaters and fans...
  4. B

    Got a new cage need some advice

    So I bought my Java Rice finch a new cage, using the old one to quarantine her new boyfriend. The new cage doesn't have the metal bars that pull out from the bottom, the bars on the bottom separating the tray from cage are permanent which presents a safety issue. How should I clean that bottom...
  5. M

    F10 disinfectant

    Hi I have F10SC. It's the super concentrated form. Following recommended dilution, the air can be misted to eradicate airborne viruses and bacteria. Can I mist the air in the room where the budgie is or do I need to move my bird to another room? I know the label says it's non-toxic, but as for...
  6. 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...
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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? :)
  13. peachypjm

    where to obtain f10 disinfectant

    so far I've seen amazon, anywhere else I should be getting it from?
  14. 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:
  15. 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...
  16. 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 !
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. Drosec

    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...