Would You Eat Your Canary Food? This probably sounds like a stupid question. Why would you want to eat bird seed? Well, it turns out that your canary food might actually be very good for you.
Australian Lorikeets Discovered Eating Meat Avian experts in Australia have recently experienced something of a surprise. They have found that several native species of parrot will eat meat. This dramatically changes what they knew about the birds and scientists are unsure as to the implications of this discovery.
Unique Nesting Boxes for New London Postcode Earlier this year, the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch revealed that the number of garden birds in the capital is on the decline. The most common species seem to have been gradually disappearing, however, this year the situation looked even worse due to the mild winter.
Healthy Poultry Treats If you keep chickens then it is always nice to give them a few treats, but as with all animals, some treats are healthier than others! If you want to spoil your hens a little then it pays to choose your treats wisely. From the Packet The easiest way to spoil your […]
The Extraordinary Feats of Racing Pigeons Pigeon racing is a fascinating sport. If you are a pigeon fancier then you will be familiar with the extraordinary talents of the birds. But you may still be surprised by some of the feats that they have achieved. When you are in your coop filling up those racing […]
All about Caged Bird Grits If you are new to keeping caged birds then you may be wondering what grits are and why you need to feed them to your pets. After all, from a human perspective, eating grits sounds unpleasant and potentially dangerous! But then we don’t have birds’ digestive systems. Here’s everything you […]
Cat and You V Cockatoo If you have both a pet bird and a cat then you probably go to considerable lengths to ensure that they are kept apart. After all, giving your cat access to your pet bird would be bad news wouldn’t it? Well perhaps not! Some cats seem to accept pet birds […]
How to Ensure that Your Pet Is Cared For When Disaster Strikes It is unlikely that you will be involved in a plane crash or rendered unconscious in a road traffic accident but it could happen. If you are unexpectedly killed or injured and are unable to return home then what will happen to your […]
Can You Feed Your Pet Bird Human Food? Human food is generally bad for cats and dogs but you can certainly supplement your pet bird’s diet with some tasty treats from your plate! In addition to their pellets, seeds or pet bird grits, many species will benefit from tucking into some fruit and veg.
An Unwelcome Visitor If you are lucky enough to have a garden then the provision of bird food is a fabulous way to encourage wildlife to visit your property. Both feed and feeders are inexpensive and you can fit bird seed catchers to prevent discarded seed and husks from creating a mess on your lawn. […]