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  1. C

    Strange Lovebird Behavior

    Hi everyone. I hope someone can bring some light. I take my bird to the vet literally every month at this rate for testing because I pick up on every little weird behavior. and for the past few months (she’s a single female lovebird) she’s been exhibiting extreme mating behavior and...
  2. jzarc17

    Food conversion affecting behavior?

    Hello All, I am going to apologize in advanced, this is going to be a long post due to the amount of details. For me this is one of those situations of what came first the chicken or the egg? I am trying to figure out if my attempt of converting my very new parrot from a seed based diet to a...
  3. BirdLady13

    The New Guy

    Meet the newest member of the family - Goose! This little guy is a hilarious sweetie. He's so much different than my other birds; they don't behave like him at all. He loves pulling out our arm hair, snuggling up under my chin or cuddling up to my neck, pooping on us, and eating millet and...
  4. A

    Weird colored droppings

    Hey guys, so today I noticed some abnormal droppings in one of my lovebirds. His diet consists of Roudybush pellets and Zupreem FruitBlend. He is eating and drinking fine, acting like his normal self, its just the droppings that I've noticed are weird. Here are some pictures I took of them. IF...
  5. D

    Lovebird Mutation Identification

    Hi All I need help in identifying the correct mutations of my six lovebirds. When I bought them I was told they were all Dutch Blue. I never thought otherwise until on pair rectently produced a lutino. I then went on a search for the reason for this. To my findings I discovered that they are...
  6. BirdLady13

    Adoption Health Concerns

    I have good news and "bad" news! The good news: I'm adopting a lovebird on Friday. I wasn't looking for another bird so soon, but it's happening and I couldn't be happier. The bad news: He has a problem with his feet. This seems like a similar case: Pictures - Do I have a foot problem? @Zara. I...
  7. S

    Hello - Why is my lovebird plucking its feathers? :(

    Hello! I'm new here. Anyway, I'll go straight to the main topic. I got my lovebird about 6 years ago with no knowledge about lovebirds. (Actually even now I'm not very knowledgeable about birbs. I just know I want to keep a happy and healthy birb.) My lovebird is orange and green. When I first...
  8. halcyon

    Rehoming Young Lovebird

    I am trying to find a forever home around Washington for my lovebird named Halcyon, that's almost a year old now. She was given to me in an abusive home situation by my abuser, and my mental state has prevented me from training her properly. I was extremely excited about getting her, but wholly...
  9. Ocha_Tuna

    HELLO! New Parront just joined

    Hello everyone and thanks for letting me join. I am a parront of 2 lovebirds: 1 is a green peachfaced lovebird named Ocha - he will turn two this November, and the younger one is a blue masked which will be one this December. I'm a pretty busy guy myself so I can't always spend hours with...
  10. L

    Patch of feather missing on lovebird cheek

    Hello, About 4 days ago I saw one of my lovebirds have a patch of feather missing in his cheek. His partner is new and they fight sometimes but I never thought she can take patches of feather out. Today I saw that the patch might be increasing which gets me worried. I am posting some pictures...
  11. 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...
  12. C

    I need help with my Vet Results. Please.

    Hi I took my lovebird for a crop exam and it came back with Staph Aureus and she’s gonna get antibiotics but I’m confused what this all means. I’ve never heard of this before and is it serious? Is the medication dangerous? Please help.
  13. puffy.love

    New here, meet puffy!

    I really hope this is the right place to post about my new birb and me. let me introduce myself. my name is Nimal. I've never had a bird before and believed a lot of myths about owning one. but my friend got one and all of those misconceptions just shattered and I just wanted one. but I wanted...
  14. Mango5

    Lovebird Diet

    Hi everyone, I’ve been doing some reading online about lovebird diets and apparently you are not supposed to feed them a lot of seeds. I’ve had my lovebird mango for less then a year and I occasionally give him veggies and fruits, I also give him pellets but he barely touches them. Do you guys...
  15. lovies4

    Seeking lovebird advice - excessive flock calls

    Hi! I need some advice. I have had 3 lovebirds for 2 years now (a peachface, masked, and a hybrid). This is my first experience with lovebirds. Previously my only bird experience was finches. At first all three got along but then 2 ganged up on one (my peachface female) and I had to...
  16. PippinLovebird

    Black Masked Lovebird Price?

    Super random question, but how much do black masked lovebirds normally cost? Thanks! lol :tiel2: Sunny:rflb:Pippin
  17. P

    Feather disease unknown

    So my lovebird (make) Lanana for the past month now has had feather plucking problem. It’s important to note he’s about 9 years old and lives with a female named Papple who is 10 lanana has picked his rump bald and also under his wings. He’s very itchy but no change in playfulness or eating...
  18. J

    Are a baby Caique and 4 Year Old Lovebird Compatible?

    We have had a lovebird for about 4 years. We decided to adopt a 6-month old caique. They haven't been in direct contact with each other for safety, but we are wondering if they are going to get along with one another. Thanks!
  19. J

    Lovebird picking feathers out - has been exposed to grass before

    This feather-picking behaviour began after quarantine so I haven't been able to get the vet as easily. A couple months ago, someone else in my family put our lovebird on the grass and outside in it's cage on multiple occasions. For a couple months now, the bird has been picking it's feathers to...
  20. BirdLady13

    Parrotlet v. Lovebird

    In the near future I intend on getting a parrotlet and/or a peach-faced lovebird. I worked with birds for a living at one time, and I've done extensive research on both pocket parrots, but rather than look at "facts" it would be helpful to get some opinions. This is the information I have...
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