Tag: pet_bird

Free Lafeber Webinar About Flight in Pet Birds

LafeberVet will be hosting an online, RACE-Approved seminar for veterinarians and support staff about the ethical and medical concerns regarding flight in companion parrots. Title: Flight Mechanics & Ethical ConcernsInstructor: Todd Driggers, DVMDate: Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 3 pm Eastern TimeDuration: 1-hourCE: RACE-approved for 1 hour of continuing education Flight in Companion Parrots – The Conflict:  […]

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, […]