Parrots are lovely creatures in the home and for the lovers of birds for pets in the home, having the parrots as a type of pet will just be a great one too hard to resist. Before you bring the beautiful macaw you set eyes on at the pet store, here are some things you will need to put in mind about these creatures of beauty and petting.
First and foremost be ready to dedicate a good and adequate amount of time attention to these birds for they are creatures which demand a lot of attention anyway. This is due to the fact that these birds are highly social and will do well in an environment where they will feel highly stimulated and physically engaged. This however doesn’t downplay the fact that you can cage them anyway, for you can do this but with this fact about them well considered.
The other element about parrots that a parrot breeder will need to keep in mind is the fact that they are often very noisy birds. There are however variations in the degrees of how loud the birds will be according to the specific types you will meet in the market. Some of the breeds known for being extremely loud are the macaws, amazons, cockatoos and the African Grays while the Pionus and some of the Poicephalus like the Senegals and Meyers are comparatively quiter. For the most of quiet parrot breeds, consider the parrotlets, the budgies and the lovebirds as they are very quiet types and are never into the screaming habit.
The other exciting bit about parrots is the extent of intelligence that these birds have often related to the intelligence of the chimpanzees, the human toddlers and the dolphins. As such the birds will be receptive of trainings in doing a number of tricks and even get mimicking human sounds which proves them a real fun pet for the home life.
Let us now have a look at some of the hands on tips for keeping the Aves-family creatures in the home. The birds will quite naturally demand for proper feeding on nutritious feeds and the commercial pellets and the ideas on the use of the vegetables will be well enough for the parrots feeding for nutrition purposes. Housing needs for the birds is yet one more factor to bear in mind as a parrot breeder. The house for the birds should basically be roomy enough for them to be able to spread their wings without much trouble. You must as well mind the fact that the birds have some weird eating habits which will get them so messy around the cage and thus ensure to have a regular clean up of the cages and the surrounding to clear it of such elements of dirt and filth.