Is There a Good Way to Handle A Broody Older Macaw?

Kim M. requests advice,

 

I have been reading your emails for quite some time.  I finally need some advice. 

 

I have a 28-year-old Blue and Gold McCaw.  She has been fairly happy over the years.  She was my son’s bird until he got married and didn’t take her with him.  Now she has to deal with me and misses my son very much but now has resigned to the fact I have to be her person.

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How This Couple Treats Their DYH Amazon Parrots Heart Disease
Leg chained yellow-headed amazon is eating food. The yellow-headed amazon (Amazona oratrix), also known as the yellow-headed parrot and double yellow-headed amazon.

How This Couple Treats Their DYH Amazon Parrots Heart Disease

Patricia McP relates

 

My 38 year old DYH Amazon just had an echocardiogram done by Dr. Fitzgerald, an avian cardiologist specialist. It was a beneficial exam that helped us adjust Pancho’s meds. Pancho has the typical Amazon heart disease, but it doesn’t mean the end if you take special care and take advantage of all the modern technology available.

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Is This Birdcage Big Enough for My 2 New Blue Budgies?

Hello Mitch,

 

I recently purchased 2 Budgies, male and female from a pet store, they are not tamed and l do not think I will ever be able to tame them.

 

They are terrorized if I try to touch or hold them. 

 

But I really like them and the Animal Welfare Society has 2 males that are up for adoption. 

 

My Cockatiel died this past summer so they are in her cage.

 

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