Category: Pet Bird Care

Seeing Dr. Ford with a Pet Bird

Information on seeing Dr. Ford with your pet bird

Dr. Ford holding a wood duck

Care of Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Dr. Ford’s care recommendations for waterfowl (ducks, geese, swans).

Woman holding huge Victorian pigeon

Care of Pigeons and Doves

Dr. Ford’s care recommendations for columbiformes (pigeons and doves).

A chicken in a pen

Care of Chickens and Turkeys

Dr. Ford’s diet recommendations for pet chickens and turkeys.

Healthy Choices for Your Parrot

Dr. Ford’s general care recommendations for pet parrots.

Diet for Eclectus Parrots

Dr. Ford’s diet recommendations for eclectus parrots.

Diet for Small Ground-Feeding Parrots

Dr. Ford’s diet recommendations for small ground-feeding parrots.

Diet for Small Tree-Feeding Parrots

Dr. Ford’s diet recommendations for small tree-feeding parrots.

Diet for Large Parrots

By Dr. Scott Ford These are my diet recommendations for large parrots such as Amazons, gray parrots, cockatoos, and macaws. Free free to download and share the handout. Recommended Diet For most pet psittacines (parrots) I recommend a diet consisting of: 80% formulated commercial diet (e.g., “pellets” such as Zupreem, Harrison’s Adult Lifetime, Lafebers, Roudybush, […]

Finding a Pet Bird Veterinarian

How to see me or find another avian veterinarian to tend to your bird’s needs.