How to care for your new Parrot
People imagine that a parrot at home can be a source of entertainment. This is true since you work with and care for the bird. Before you get a new parrot, remember that this like any pet can be time consuming. Many think that because birds are caged they require less work. That is not true if anything they require more.
The first step in proper parrot care is to find the right cage . This will for all intents and purposes the cage you choose will be your pets home. A too small cage will cause the bird to feel cramped. A baby parrot can hurt themselves in a cage that is too large. After choosing a proper cage and make sure you clean the cage often to keep your pet in a healthy environment.
Another big part of parrot care is to make sure that the bird has a low amount of stress. This means to allow the bird a good space in which to see everyone. Keep his caged stocked with plenty of food, water and toys also.
Parrots by nature are social birds. Only one parrot in your home means you must give, that parrot much attention. Interacting with the bird will help keep your pet happy and keep the birds stress levels low. If you cannot spend a significant amount of time with your bird you may want to consider two parrots.
A proper diet is essential to a healthy diet. Bird pellets are the most nutritious diets available. Supplement this with fresh vegetables and fruits but avoid citrus fruit.