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Purchasing a Baby African Grey

Purchasing a Baby African Grey

  Purchasing a Baby African Grey If you are considering the purchase of a baby African Grey parrot here are some tips to help you.  As mentioned earlier, adding an African Grey to your family takes a huge commitment.  Please do not buy a bird if you aren’t willing to spend the time, money and effort in caring for one.  There are far to many greys (and other parrots) at rescue centers because people decided that they were … Read entire article »

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Foods That Are Deadly To A Grey

Foods That Are Deadly To A Grey

Foods That Are Deadly To A Grey When parrots were first kept as pets, people thought they only lived a short time. This was in part because most of the soft billed wild birds only lived a few years but also because the parrots they kept died within 10 years or so. This was because the diet these parrots were being fed did not supply the necessary nutrients and the birds basically starved to death very, … Read entire article »

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How To Choose The Right Cage

How To Choose The Right Cage

How To Choose The Right Cage Parrot cages come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes choosing the right cage for an African Grey can be confusing. By cage standards African Greys are considered medium-sized parrots. As with all birds of this size a cage must accommodate their needs such as being large enough for the grey to completely spread his wings (and flap) without hitting the bars, and provide a safe, comfortable and interesting environment. During those … Read entire article »

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WARNING – Toxins and Your Grey

WARNING – Toxins and Your Grey

WARNING – Toxins and Your Grey Yesterday I received an email from Chet Womach (birdtricks.com) that alerted us bird owners to the dangers of toxins and pesticides found in the fruits and veggies we feed our parrots. Chet told of a lady recently who lost both of her African Greys within minutes of feeding them some grapes she had purchased from the local grocery store.  I can’t imagine how devastated she must feel, doing what she thought … Read entire article »

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