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African Grey Parrots: All About Nutrition, Training, Care, Diseases And Treatments

by Erika Busecan
March 2015African Grey Parrots All About Nutrition, Training, Care, Diseases And Treatments

If you don’t own yet a bird and you want to purchase one, or you already have one and want to learn more interesting things about them like, how to understand your parrot`s behavior to avoid situation of biting, how to understand your parrot`s body language, how to teach them to talk, what steps you must follow if your bird is escaping and you want to bring it back, how to hand feed a baby parrot, how to recognize the abnormal droppings of your bird, how to administer medication to your parrot, how to help your bird when accidents happen, how to help your parrot when it has difficulty in delivering the eggs (the retention of the egg) and much much more, then this book could be interesting for you.

Contents

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Exotic birds-parrots
  • Congo African grey parrots
  • Description
  • Areas of Congo African grey parrot
  • Character
  • Lifespan
  • How to choose the right bird
  • General criteria
  • How to purchase a healthy bird
  • How to determine the parrot`s gender
  • Life with cage birds
  • Preparing your house for the new arrived parrot
  • The transportation of the parrots
  • The new arrived parrot`s diet
  • How to train your parrot
  • Talking and training
  • How to teach your parrot not to bite
  • Learn to observe your parrot`s body language
  • Cold season, hot season
  • How to care of your bird in cold season
  • How to care of your bird in hot season
  • Cages and accessories
  • Cage location
  • Cages
  • Aviaries
  • Roofing
  • Toys and accessories
  • The main diet of Congo African grey parrots
  • Cleaning your parrot`s house
  • Breeding
  • The anatomy of Congo African grey parrots
  • Respiratory organs
  • Digestive components
  • Urinary tract organs
  • Genital organs
  • The eyes
  • The ears
  • Molting
  • Stress bars
  • How to maintain your parrot`s health
  • The first sign of disease
  • Few advices about how to keep your parrot healthy
  • How to recognize the abnormal droppings
  • Feather picking and self-mutilation
  • How to catch and manipulate your parrot without hurting it
  • How to choose the right avian vet
  • What should you know, when you inform your vet
  • Microchipping your parrot
  • How to take care of the beak and the nails of your parrot
  • How to clip your parrot`s wings
  • Bathing your parrot
  • The special needs of the parrots
  • Flying exercises
  • Bedding materials
  • The everyday life of parrots
  • Inappropriate perches
  • What you can do if your parrot is escaping from the cage
  • How to prevent the escape
  • What you can do if your parrot has already escaped
  • How to hand feed a baby parrot
  • How to administer medication to your parrot
  • Adding medication in drinking water
  • Adding medication in food
  • Liquid medication (Suspensions)
  • Injectable medication
  • Vitamins and minerals excess or deficiency
  • First aid kit for your parrot
  • Trauma at parrots
  • Poor general condition
  • Forced feeding
  • Parasites
  • External parasites
  • Scab at parrots
  • Internal parasites
  • Skin and feather problems
  • Inflammation of the skin (Dermatitis)
  • Xanthomas (Fatty tumors)
  • Skin tumors (Lipomas)
  • The appetite and the digestive system
  • The bird doesn’t want to eat and drink
  • The bird eats too much
  • When the bird has diarrhoea
  • Enteritis (Inflammation of the intestines)
  • Gastrointestinal parasites
  • and more…
ISBN-10: 1508965773 ISBN-13: 9781508965770

File type: EPUB
File size: 2.5 MB
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