Popular Pet Birds for 2018

Everyone loves dogs and cats, but what about our fine feathered friends? Birds require a different level of care but can be just as rewarding as more conventional pets. Today, we’re going to talk about popular pet birds for 2018. This year, we’re seeing popularity in tiny birds, colorful birds, and birds that like to live in pairs. Lovebirds Lovebirds are a small parrot species that make amazing companion pets. They tend to bond strongly to their mates and are quite affectionate. They are social, so if you want a bird you can interact with, a Lovebird may be right for you. Lovebirds need a big cage and lots of… Read More Continue Reading

How to Teach Your Bird to Talk

“Polly want a cracker!” Would you like for your bird to talk to you? The first thing you need to figure out if your bird is a kind that is able to speak. Here is a list of birds that can talk: Cockatoo Cockatiel Amazonian Parrot Monk Parakeet Indian Ringneck Monk Parakeet Quaker Parrot Eclectus Hill Myna African Grey Now that you know if them talking is a possibility, let’s talk about how you can work with them and get them to talk. Begin by building a social relationship with your bird. Speak to the bird often, so that it trusts you and gets used to your voice. Speaking in… Read More Continue Reading

Unusual Animals That Make the Best Pets

Silkie Chicken If you have never seen a Silkie chicken, you are in for a sweet and cuddly surprise. They have been called the teddy bears of the poultry world. Silkies are perfect chickens for those who have never bought a bird before. Their main defining feature is their downy soft and fluffy plumage that can be white, black, grey or gold. Silkies come in standard or bearded varieties. A bearded Silkie has a beard and muffs. They all have a black face, bones and skin and their flesh is a very dark grey-blue. They have 5 toes on each foot. The Silkie has their silky feathers because they don’t… Read More Continue Reading