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  1. K

    Please help! Foaming from mouth.

    My 2 year old lovebird has started foaming at the mouth. She’ll start by looking like she’s about to regurgitate then all of the sudden there’s foamy saliva all over her beak. She’ll violently shake her head til it’s all stuck to her face. I wiped some off and gave her water but she’s been up...
  2. ktluvszoe

    Accidentally left lovebird without fresh water for 8 hours!!

    Hello, I had an accident today where I forgot to give my lovebird water for 8 hours. I need to know signs to watch out for that she’s in danger. Online says she would be good without water for 3 days but I just want to make sure she’s well cared for. I recently switched my bird to a new larger...
  3. ktluvszoe

    Which of these toys are ACTUALLY bird safe?

    Hi! Seeking advice on the following toys because I’m a crazy nervous bird mom and always think everything is too dangerous for my bird. My mom (lovingly) ordered a bundle of bird toys as stocking stuffers for my lovebird from Amazon. She doesn’t have a deep interest in informed bird care, so...
  4. ktluvszoe

    Xmas lovebird cage upgrade

    Hi! Looking for good suggestions for a lovebird cage for Christmas. She is an only bird, my first, and will have been with us for 11 months this Christmas, her first holiday. will be getting her a much larger cage. I really like the A&E elegant flight cage but the price point is a little...
  5. AllieVital

    Do lovebirds feel sad or confused when you take their young?

    I'm somewhat new to lovebird breeding. This is my second clutch and they just turned 3 weeks old so I've moved them over to their own cage so I can take over the feedings. And basically I'm wondering if the mom feels sad or confused when this happens? Should it be a slow transition where I still...
  6. S

    Bird Genetics

    Hi Everyone! My lovebird pair recently had their first babies. It’s my first experience with baby lovebirds as well. This may sound like a really silly question (I wasn’t able to find a clear answer online) but how did one of the babies turn out so blue and not look like its parents? I thought...
  7. S

    Urgent Lovebird issue with wing

    Hi Everyone, I just wanted to get some input on my birds wing before I visit a vet to see if anyone has experienced the same with their bird and has any suggestions. I’ve noticed the right wing of my male lovebird Milo has been sticking out. I’m not sure what caused this but the wing sometimes...
  8. ktluvszoe

    Outdoor cages?

    hi folks! Do any of you have outdoor recreation cages in areas with access to predators? How do you do it? I would like to eventually offer my singular lovebird a larger outdoor cage to fly around in and sunbathe but my dad feeds two stray cats who “perform our pest control.” I have seen them...
  9. B

    Pictures Looking for Specific Naturally Molted Lovebird Feathers for Crafting

    Hey, I'm looking for some naturally molted feathers from these specific mutations of birds for a crafting project to add some feathers to a trinket jar. Wondering if anyone would be willing to provide some?: :rflb: Normal / Wild Coloration Peach-Faced Lovebird Feathers Example pictures...
  10. L

    5 week old lovebird with no belly feathers ? Is this normal ?

    Hello! About 2 weeks ago i found Leo, a 3 week old lovebird that was raised by its own mother in a large cage full of birds and was attacked by other lovebirds, which I assume was because the birds were territorial. The poor things feathers were ripped out from the back of its head to its neck...
  11. ktluvszoe

    Keeping a large book collection with a flighted lovebird?

    Hi all, I’m wondering how some of you may store your book collections/libraries in homes with fully flighted birds? Would love to see pictures and brand recs! I have 200+ books in my small bedroom stacked on the floor that need storing in an accessible way, ideally behind a closed door. I need...
  12. L

    Need help

    I bought baby lovebird 3 days ago. i feed with hand. Everything good. But i noticed tiny dot he the eye. He is blinking a lot. So i tried clean he eyes with cotton but didn't work. What can i do? Pls help me. i could't know what must i do.
  13. R

    Video Please Help! Strange Lovebird body language.

    Recently my peach faced lovebird has been displaying strange behavior; she will constantly click and scratch her head from time to time while bobbing up and down (she rarely does any of these). This behavior lasts for about 1-5 minutes and only happens maybe once every other week (or less)...
  14. P

    lovebird age + weaning plan

    hi all i have had my baby peachface for about a week (got him july 25) and was hoping to get some help on his age. so i was told he hatched on july first, meaning i got him at about 3.5 weeks old and he would currently be 4.5 weeks old. however compared to other's lovebird baby progress photos...
  15. S

    Need help identifying Lovebird Breed

    Hi Everyone! I purchased some lovebirds from separate owners last year but don’t know the exact breed. Does anyone seem to know what breeds they are? Bird # 1 An African lovebird and mostly white with a very light blue/yellow tone. From Google it looks similar to a light blue opaline? Bird...
  16. X

    Losing progress on pellet conversion ?

    Hi all, I currently own an 8 year old rescue lovebird who was fed an all-seed diet by his previous owner. Basically I've been trying to convert him to Harrison's (it is the only brand available here) for the past 6 months or so using the Zupreme slow and steady method. Initially progress was...
  17. GalaxyDog9

    Safe for lovebirds?

    Hello! I was wondering if this was ok for our birdies, I know people on here tend to be wary of amazon when looking for things for birds, but this seems ok and has good reviews, any comments or concerns...
  18. GalaxyDog9

    Newbie lovebird owner food advice

    Hello everyone! So, about two months ago I acquired a peach-faced lovebird. When I got him he was only on seeds, soon after I got him on zupreem fruity, now I have realized he should have better pellets, I’ve seen different things about good brands and I was thinking I would try Harrison’s? any...
  19. Diveks

    weaning baby strikes at their veggies

    So i've been raising two baby lovebirds. I don't usually raise my babies from day 1 but i had to for these two as ones mom passed and the other was a first time mom who was cracking eggs (she is now taking a break from all the breeding). Well more about the babies, they are now in the weaning...
  20. Codyyjohns

    Lovebird and Cockatiel Tips

    Hi, I currently have a 7 year old cockatiel. I’ve had him since he was a hatchling and he’s very seeet and affectionate and loves to be out of the cage and near me. I’ve been considering adding a lovebird to my home. (Separate cage of course) but according to my research they can be aggressive...
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