Parrots in the house
Have you ever gone to the zoo yourself and / or with your children? Were in the corner for birds? Did you see a macaw macaw? Most likely, your children at the sight of this parrot immediately began to ask them to buy the same. Yes, and you yourself are probably burning with the idea of acquiring such a parrot. So, you, firmly convinced of your decision, and your children, full of joyful hopes and looking forward to the appearance of a beautiful colored bird in their room, return home, call your friend the parrot breeder with the question of how much the macaw parrot costs, and.
The final of this story can be different. Or you, with your eyes bulging and listening with horror to the price of $ 20,000, tell yourself and the children that there can be no question of buying such a parrot. Or, with a quick glance at the cost and hearing the answer, gleefully rub your hands and grab the phone, dial the number of the kennel "Parrots Ara" flashing on the screen. It all depends on your financial situation. But it is worth remembering that a parrot needs a cheap forged cage or even an enclosure (of course, without plastic parts), special food, vitamins, etc. But if you are ready for such costs. Okay, let's drop the financial part.
If you still decided to have such a pet, then first of all you need to take care of the cage. Such birds, like parrots of macaw, require special housing. For them, a forged cage is needed. Do not take a plastic cage! With his powerful beak, the parrot will instantly break it into pieces. It should be completely metal. The best variant of habitation for a parrot ara is an aviary with an adjacent cage, so that the pet can make its flights in it, because if he flies around the house, he will begin to be interested in the surrounding objects and try them on the tooth, that is, on the beak (for example, your desk). The dimensions of the cell, more precisely, of the "aviary + cage" design, should be approximately the following:
"Why is the cage and the cage so big?" - you ask. How else? If you take the chick parrot nestling home, then be prepared that it grows 1 meter long from the head to the tip of the tail. In the apartment, such a cage and such a parrot, probably, will not fit, so, in addition to zoos, in captivity birds in such "rooms" can be found only in suburban homes. But in the stores are sold and relatively small cells about 1.5x1x2 m in size. Vendors in the specialized departments know what kind of birds are the parrots of the macaw. Therefore, any of them will help you with choosing a suitable cell. It looks something like this:
So, you bought the cage. Now you need to take care of the stern for your parrot. In general, their diet consists of cereals. Now in many large pet stores are selling special food for large parrots. It is in large, because in kiosks with pet food, normal food can not be found. If you tell a merchant that you live with macaw parrots, he will respond that he can not help you. In addition to grain feeds, such juicy fuchs (pears, apples, bananas), vegetables (cucumbers, carrots), berries (hips, raspberries, blackberries) can also be given to such birds. Fat food (nuts, seeds) should not be more than a quarter of the diet. You can give the parrot some vitamins, but only for the veterinarian.
Finally, the food and the cages are bought and stand, waiting for their time. It remains only to buy the one who will use them - the most parrot. These birds, like dogs with cats, are recommended to buy in a specialized nursery along with documents and veterinary passport to avoid undesirable diseases. There are several types of macaw parrots. The most common of them are:
1. Green-winged / Red-green macaw
2. Red-Shouldered / Chestnut-Bitten Macaw
3. Red Macaw / Macao
4. Small soldier's macaw
5. The syringe ara
6. The blue-yellow macaw
It's no wonder that many people want to have a talking parrot. To all the guests were touched and admired by the way you live a macaw parrot. After all, such birds remember a lot of words, they have an excellent memory. But it depends only on the hosts whether the parrot will speak. It is necessary not only to teach him words, but also to provide him with normal conditions for living in the house. If you were a parrot, would you say, sitting in a cage without food, water and a bath, where you can swim and peel the feathers? Certainly not. And the parrots are the same. Take care of your pet, pay more attention to it - and it will please you with its bright plumage, sonorous voice and cheerful character for dozens of years.