Parrots are keen on winged creatures and can make excellent pets. Parrots live much longer than most other pets: smaller parrots, cockatiels can live twenty to thirty years, while the larger species (macaws, amazons, or cockatoos) can live to be sixty to eighty years.
Amazon Parrot Health & Care
To maintain good care of your parrot these are health care tips you must follow.
Clean the Cage Bottom Every Two Days
Eliminate any liners, supplant them and dispose of any shells, seeds, rock, toys that are devastated, they are ideal for regular cleaning practice daily.
Clean Water Bowls and Changing Food Every Day.
Replace their food and water bowls every day, clean them, and supplant them with new food and water.
Eliminate nourishments that decay rapidly, for example, cooked beans. Parrots can be particularly inclined to contaminations from microorganisms, so keeping the pen clean is a flat-out necessity.
Make sure to utilize a safe bird disinfectant for cleaning the enclosure week by week – these can be found at your nearby pet store. Standard human disinfectants can be excellent and can also hurt your bird.
Set up the solitary confinement ‘recovery cage in a familiar environment to minimize acclimatization stress.
Make the Cage Warm
Most infections cause a parrot’s temperature to drop, and an unexpected chill is damaging to your amazon parrot’s health. You can purchase infra-red lights to give brisk, safe warmth; however, these should possibly be utilized on the off chance that you have just taken master counsel on where to situate them and how to utilize them securely and viably.
Offer the parrot’s favorite food and Provide Plenty of water.
Try not to let youngsters and pets’ whine around your bird, and keep your parrot in its enclosure, to limit added pressure.
A sound parrot is aware of his environmental factors, remains upstanding often, and is dynamic. On the off chance that your parrot begins acting debilitated, see a veterinarian. A few indications of a debilitated parrot are shown below
Some signs of a sick parrot
- An increase in lethargy.
- Sleeping during the day.
- Fluffed up feathers.
- Excessive squawking
- A change in perching behavior.
- A dirty vent
- Loose droppings.
- The liquid in the droppings.
- Hot feet
- Cold feet
- Swollen or sore eyes
- Sticky feathers on head or face.
- Blood on the feathers.
- Overgrown beak or toenails.
- Deformed or misshapen beak.
- Rapid breathing.
- Discolored droppings:
- Green, Grey, Red Green and yellow
- Undigested food in the droppings.
- Gummed up care (nostrils), or nasal discharge
Visit the veterinary on a regular schedule
Ensure your veterinarian is one that sees parrot explicitly or you will squander your cash. Yearly Parrot Health Care tests should be arranged.