How Do I Get My Bird to Accept a New Playstand?

Cynthia L. needs a bird feeding dish for her new bird’s stand:

The bird stand that I have came with stainless steel, 8 oz. bowls, my Grey loves to grab them and flip everything on the floor.

I need a heavy bowl that will fit.

Next, tell me how I get her to accept the nice new stand.

I have it in the same room, now 4 ft away from her cage.

If I have her on my hand and we walk anywhere near it, she will fly away.


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Does My Birds Need Heated Perches and Warming Panels?

Barbara D. wonders:


I have 2 Blue Fronted Amazons.


I have a heated Thermo Perch in the cage but am concerned about the winter room temperature when I bring the birds out to the living room in their cage to be with us, their room is set for 68/69 but the living room is more like 66.


So I thought the Snuggle Up panel might be good to add to the perch.


They have not checked out the warm perch yet.


I have seen them on the heated perch in the winter before, this perch is second to lowest perch in their cage.


Should I raise the perch a bit higher?



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I’m Looking for a Good Quality Seed Mix for 4 Species of Birds

Meyers parrot

Darryl Z. writes:


I’m looking for a good quality seed mix for my 4 birds – a CAG, a Yellow-Shouldered Amazon, a Meyers, and a Caique.


I’m currently using Vita Parrot by Sun Seed but it’s become really dirty over the years.


I actually pick out the papaya because it’s so filthy and looks so gross, I don’t want my birds eating it.



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Windy City Parrot Now Shipping From Lowell, IN
A blue and yellow macaw performs a trick involving a toy car at the KL Bird Park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Windy City Parrot Now Shipping From Lowell, IN

We can’t thank you enough for your patience as we had to shut down shipping last week while we began to organize our new workspace.

There are a host of reasons that we made this move aside from saving money on rent, utilities and taxes. 

Interesting to note is that when you operate an Internet retail company, you can run it from anywhere on the planet, as long as you have a high-speed internet connection.


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