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Lorna - 2014-08-24
Is is normal for my Senegal to put his head in his water dish and make himself wet all over by flicking the water?

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  • Clarice Brough - 2014-08-26
    Yeah, he's fine doing that, he just wants to take a bath. You could also try providing him with a bird bath - flat dish with lukewarm water on the bottom of the cage - and see if he likes that, or using a misting bottle with a gentle spray may be appreciated.
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Animal-World info on Budgerigars - Parakeets
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Katrina - 2008-11-26
Budgies are a wonderful pet! I have four right now and they are definitely my best friends. I agree with the authors statement that giving them plenty of flight time will make them happier birds, I would just like to add that budgies are extremely curious and they should be watched constantly when they are loose. It's not uncommon for them to get into everything... turning your back for even a second can mean disaster!!

If you have been considering getting a budgie, you won't regret it! They are amazing friends and really bring life into a home :) Not to mention, they make the CUTEST little sounds :) All I ask is that you please do your research before buying your bird. It's best to understand what kind of food/supplies you need to feed and bring it home before even considering your pet. I have had parakeets for years and still find myself refreshing my knowledge on occasion, it is the best way to have your friend for a very long time :)

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  • Clarice Brough - 2014-07-22
    Your found parakeet sounds like a great pet and it is behaving normally for a parrot just introduced to a new environment. Birds take a while to adjust to a new home, it may get more vocal as it gets acclimated. You're a great person for taking care of these animals and I wish you the best in finding them permanent homes.
  • tammy - 2014-07-14
    My kids just found a parakeet thrown away in a dumpster, cage in all, I have no clue what ti do with it, I bought it parakeet food, but its been quiet, eating, and cleaning itself. Aren't they usually noisy???I ccould use some advice here please. Im not an animal person at all, and I already housing a 9yr old chihuahua they found 2 weeks ago. Im not an animal or pet person, but can't stand to see an animal being abused or mistreated. Looking for forever homes for both pets, but want to take the best possible care of them and maybe show them the love an attention theyve probably never had. So any advice would be helpful. Thank you for your time
  • Cheryl - 2014-08-24
    What state do you live in? I am looking interested in the bird you found. I live in Dallas TX.

    Thank you,
    Cheryl
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Kathy - 2014-08-24
I have a budgie parakeet, (blue n white), he's about 4 yrs old. His beek is long that it curls way under n has like a spoon shape on the end? Is this normal or what can I do? He still can eat, but can not peck at things with a pinch anymore.

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  • Clarice Brough - 2014-08-29
    One of the most common causes of an overgrown beak is vitamin A deficiency, usually caused by an all seed diet (unless your bird has suffered from a beak trauma, or any malady that would cause a malformed beak). This can be alleviated with diet and supplements, but it will take time. Also make sure you provide plenty of chew toys so the bird can naturally keep its beak trim.

    For now, you need to trim his beak to prevent other problems. An avian vet can to this, or you can do it yourself if you feel confident. Tahere are bird trimmers available a pet stores. You may want to just trim a little ways back at one time and then trim again later, because if the beak is trimmed too short it will cause the bird pain and it will bleed.
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Animal-World info on Parisian Frilled Canary
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steve - 2011-06-01
I will have about 20 parisian frill (babys)for sale thay are all from "champions parents." Send me e-mail in september
thanks
Steve

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-06-01
    They are gorgeous. I never saw one before. You are sooo lucky.
  • julio fernandez - 2011-10-09
    Hi, I like to buy canarys please let me know if you still have any and your prices thanks.
  • hasan - 2011-10-10
    I am interested in your 20 parisan frill or giant frills. Please send me photos and your phone number
  • Zoya - 2011-10-14
    Hello Steve.
    I am interested to purchasing pair of Parisian canaries for my wife.
    Please let me know if you stll have some, price and where are you lokated.
    Thank you.
    Art.
  • William - 2011-10-30
    William Velez
    Hi, I like to buy canarys please let me know if you still have any and your prices thanks.
    E-mail: draft.tech@gmail.com
  • Piet - 2011-11-07
    Hi Steve, do you have more baby Parisan frills to sell, looking for 10 and if you have oor know of 10 Dutch frills too?
  • Beth - 2011-12-01
    Do you have any Parisian Frill canaries left? How much do you charge? Where are you located? Do you ship?
  • sam - 2011-12-14
    I have about 10 pair but I am interested to have new lines, do you have any?
  • kai - 2012-01-09
    Hello my wife and I are interested in your canaries. Please call me atv415-698-4642
  • Sam kouhakn - 2012-05-03
    Please let me know if you have any for sale, contact me at samk@taci.tv
  • ali - 2012-05-09
    Hi dear
    Im loking for parisian canaries to give my son for his birthday in september. I was just curious if you have any parisian canaries for sale .
    please send me Email or call me at 301 717 9773 if you have.
    thanks
  • gm - 2012-09-18
    Hi i want buy frill canaries tell me price/each&both
  • Julia Stubblefield - 2012-09-19
    I have a friend that wants a few of the Parisian frills. please contact me so I can connect the both of you .. he lives in Iowa.
  • nick. The birdman. - 2012-12-17
    Hello Looking to buy Canaries. Please email me at brnkiad@gmail.com if you have any left. Thanks
  • Banti - 2013-07-20
    I am interested in 3 Parisian frills. Please call. (530)570-5222
  • leo - 2013-09-29
    Looking for a pair. If you have one send pics and price.
  • P.Valentin - 2013-11-15
    I am interested in frilled canaries. I have one male I purcahased locally but no way of breeding without a female.He was being picked on before I purchased him so he is almost bald as well the poor guy. At least now he is singing again...valentin7@earthlink.net
  • Frank - 2014-08-13
    Hi Steve I'm looking for pair of frills
  • Steve - 2014-08-23
    Hi Frank
    only if your location is in Canada
    thanks
    Steve
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Animal-World info on Diamond Dove
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Linda Schrock - 2013-07-21
I bought two diamond doves six weeks ago. One has a large dark eye ring and the other one a smaller light ring. I thought they were male and female. They both do the bow coo and coo a lot. Could they both be males?

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  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-07-25
    How old are they? You can't tell for sure which are males/females until they are at least 6 months old. It's possible you could have two males, but if one definitely has a larger ring than the other, I would bet that one is a male and the other one female.
  • Linda - 2013-07-31
    I do not know their age but they look full grown. They started fighting leaving one with no breast feathers. I read that Females do not bow coo.( both bow coo.) I have separated them to see if the breast feathers will grow back, as I am not sure if fighting was the cause of it. Both birds seem to be healthy. Thank you for your comment. I am new at having Diamond Doves.
  • mohammadthri - 2014-08-23
    for me also same this happen. both singing with high sound but only one dancing
    what think about them?
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Animal-World info on Strawberry Finch
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Muhammad Yousaf - 2012-08-14
I am From Pakistan. I Have Cockatiel, Zebra Finches, Lotinoo, Diamond Dove... I am interested in Strawberry Finch.... Please let me know may I import it....?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-08-14
    You would have to ask what is your equvalent of Fish and Game or whoever is in charge of the quarantine station where yo live.
  • Sankaranarayanan.T - 2012-09-14
    Am selling for STRAWBERRY FINCH 2000 INR only good breeding bird
  • Khurram Bokhari - 2012-10-03
    Yousaf, strawberry finches are easily available in almost all cities in Pakistan. You need to import them from abroad, its a local bird and they are called surakhs, costing between Rs.500 to 1000 a pair.
  • umer butt - 2014-08-22
    Aoa sir, can normal zebra finches and sttawberry finches can be kept together in a single cage?
    Looking for quick responce please.
  • Aristides - 2014-08-23
    Iam Finches and canaries supplier from Tanzania zou can visit my homepage www.biroreptilescamp.wix.com/biro
    Email.biroreptilesparadise@gmail.com
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Animal-World info on Yorkshire Canary
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Aristides - 2014-03-08
Tanzania Exotic birds exporter: Finches,Canaries,Waxbill. etc. If you are interested contact me for price and details at my email. biroreptileparadise@gmail.com

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  • Aristides - 2014-08-23
    "Tanzania Exotic birds exporter: Finches,Canaries,Waxbill. etc. If you are interested contact me for price and details at my email. biroreptilesparadise@gmail.com"
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Animal-World info on Dutch Blue Lovebird
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Larry Wheelock - 2011-03-29
We just bought 2 Dutch Blue Lovebirds last Friday, 3/25/11 and overnight one of them died, the shop is giving us another but how am I assured that they will take to each other. These last 2 were cuddling on a perch when we covered them for the night and the remaining bird has been playful and very active since, we are showing him/her lots of attention but are still worried that the new one might not get along with the 1st bird. The shop owner told us he is giving us a bird from the same group, both of our birds were still babies when we got them, thanks Larry and Toni

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  • Editor's Note - 2011-03-29
    There is no guarantee that two love birds will love. However, it would be doubtful that they wouldn't learn to like each other, play together and grow to love each other. My concern here would be why the original love bird died. Could there have been agression? Is it possible that one of the two lovebirds were ill?
  • Wendy - 2014-08-22
    It is never a good idea to cover them. Some birds have night frights, this can cause them to flap around wildly and injure themselves because they cannot see. This is especially dangerous with birds new to their environment.
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Cynthia Shane - 2014-08-22
At wgat age do ring neck female doves begin to coo

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Cynthia Shane - 2014-08-22
At wgat age do ring neck female doves begin to coo

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