Red-tooped Amazons

Red-topped / Red-browned Amazons

Breeding the Red Topped Amazon Article by Bob Mann I first set eyes on the Red Topped Amazon (Amazona rhodocorytha) in 1980 when I was asked if I would like to look after a pair from a parrot enthusiast who was unknown to me at the time but over the following years has become a … Read more

EcoGlow with two chicks

EcoGlow Chick Brooders

  The EcoGlow brooder is a clean, safe, tough and extremely economical chick brooder with a a highly efficient low cost heating system. Designed for newly hatched (poultry) chicks to keep them snug and warm and your electricity bills low.   Clean, safe, tough and extremely economical chick brooder that is suitable for any poultry, … Read more

Robin Nestlings

Nesting Habits & Nest Boxes

Nest Boxes for Aviary Birds / Captive Birds Appropriately sized nest boxes in multiples shapes and forms are available at local bird stores and feed stores, and even larger pet store chains. Wild bird boxes can also be used (as long as it is the proper size for the bird species) – please scroll down … Read more

Yellow streaked lory – Chalcopsitta scintillate

Lories in Captivity – as Pets, Aviary Birds or Breeders

Lories and Lorikeets: Overview (Naming, Range and Description)   The below Information has kindly been provided by Dr. Rob Marshall, Avian Vet.   Lories as Pets: There are a number of lorikeets varieties that appeal as pet birds. These varieties can be divided into two main groups – the Small Australian Lorikeets, and the larger … Read more

OvaScope egg scope

Embryo Development; Stages & Processes of Incubation

Useful Information: Breeders’ Resources (covers everything from handfeeding to potential breeding / chick problems) … Incubation Information … Information on Housing Chicks, Temperature Requirements, etc. Causes of Infertility and Poor Hatching Rates … Glossary … Dead-in-Shell Photo Series: From Egg to Parrot Embryo Development and Internal Processes: The fertility / hatchability of the eggs are … Read more

List of Hatching Egg & Chick Suppliers

Make sure your eggs are delivered when your incubator is set up and ready for use. To ensure maximum hatch rates, incubation should commence immediately upon the receipt of the eggs Incubator Information … Incubators for Sale Useful Information: Breeders’ Resources (covers everything from handfeeding to potential breeding / chick problems) … Incubation Information (html) … Read more