Owners of feather picking parrots should do the following at home

Owners of feather picking parrots should do the following at home: Increase humidity by allowing birds into the bathroom while showering, especially in the dry Highveld winters. Also mist spray daily with decalcified water (ensure the environment is warm). Misting just before leaving keeps the birds busy for the first half hour after the owner has left, and reduces […]

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Feeding a green Iguana

Feeding a Green Iguana There are a large number of foods that can be fed to an iguana. As with people, some foods are really healthy and good to eat as a staple food, some are good in smaller amounts, and others should only be eaten on occasion as a treat. When formulating a diet […]

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What are ‘Exotic Pets’?

What are ‘Exotic Pets’? Whilst “exotic” is technically an expression for a species of animal not indigenous to a particular country, the term “exotic pets” is often used to refer to unusual pets like iguanas, snakes, parrots and monkeys. When choosing an exotic pet, please keep in mind some important ethical considerations – there is […]

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Birds

Birds There are many avian or bird species that are successfully kept as pets around the world, with the parrot and canary families being particularly popular.  A critical component of good husbandry is the feeding of an appropriate diet to your bird. The following points will help you make the right choices: Do not perpetuate […]

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