Lessons Learned from Years with Animals
Most lovers of pets will confess the truth that for their love of bird pets, the option of having a parrot kept for this obsession will be nothing but irresistible for them. Before you bring the beautiful macaw you set eyes on at the pet store, here are some things you will need to put in mind about these creatures of beauty and petting.
Very significant about these birds is their demand for time and attention and thus be sure to be able to spare a good deal of time to attend to the parrots always. This is informed by the reason of nature of the birds which defines them as being quite social and as such will thrive and enjoy life where they are generally engaged physically and equally stimulated. That nevertheless is not to mean that you cannot have the pets kept under some restrictions like inside a cage, for the caging can be done with these natures and qualities of them well attended to all the same.
The other fact about these animals that you will do well noting as you think of rearing them at home is their characteristic noisy nature. There are however variations in the degrees of how loud the birds will be according to the specific types you will meet in the market. Some of the breeds known for being extremely loud are the macaws, amazons, cockatoos and the African Grays while the Pionus and some of the Poicephalus like the Senegals and Meyers are comparatively quiter. The budgies, lovebirds and the parrotlets are generally known for being the most quiet and least loud of the parrot and will rarely be into the screams associated with the other breeds for parrots.
You will as well be thrilled to observe the rate of intelligence that these birds will exhibit to have them compared in intelligence to the chimpanzees and dolphins. These qualities in the birds will get them a rare ability to interpret instructions and get doing a variety of tricks around the home getting them serve a real duty as pets around the home environment.
Let us now have a look at some of the hands on tips for keeping the Aves-family creatures in the home. The birds will naturally call for nutritious food which can be found from the commercial feeds and as well a little creativity with your vegetables will as well be sufficient for a feeding program. Housing needs for the birds is yet one more factor to bear in mind as a parrot breeder. Allow for space large enough in the cages for nesting the birds which will give them room to spread their wings as wide as they would want to in order to provide the birds absolute comfort. Clean the cages quite regularly for the birds will be quite messy in their eatng.