Introducing New Food to your Birds .

The importance of position effects. Gary Fitt, Brisbane. Whenever we introduce new foods to our birds it can take time for some species to sample the new item and become familiar with its taste and texture. Some species readily accept anything new; Parrot finches or canaries are good examples, but many species are more finicky and take time to adapt. In an earlier article on…

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Drinkers for breeding crickets and similar insects.Some people also breed crickets for their finches. Crickets are a fantastic balanced livefood, but they have a weird habit of drowning themselves in any water, even drinkers. You can easily have 20-30 adult crickets inside a drinker, all drowned and stinking.Click here for shop Water for your fly breeding colony.   Do you breed bushfly maggots for your…

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Two new articles:  Fostering To Be or Not To be? by Mike Fidler in Husbandry & Science. click here. Stress Free Selling boxes. by Russell Kingston. in Husbandry.click here,…

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