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The Ultimate Guide To Doves And Pigeons As Pets

The Ultimate Guide To Doves And Pigeons As Pets

You’ve seen them released at weddings and funerals, in magic acts, in movies as they heralded encrypted messages during World Wars I and II, and you may have seen them bobbing about in your city, gobbling up the old French Fry. Doves and pigeons are intelligent, curious birds. As pets, they’re affectionate and playful. Curious about owning a pigeon or dove of your own? Here’s everything you need to know: What’s The Difference Between Doves And Pigeons? Doves and pigeons are members of the bird family, Columbidae. There’s over 300 species of bird in the Columbidae family, some of which are[…]Read More…

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Molting In Pet Birds: Understanding How And Why Birds Molt

Birds are simply awesome as pets. They were first kept as pets for their beauty more than 4,000 years ago. Since then they have been synonymous with ‘the pets’ that can easily be accommodated, almost anywhere. If you love keeping birds or simply want to know about how to keep them as pets, you are definitely at the right place. In this article we are going to talk about molting in pet birds but since you are already here be sure to check out all the articles relating to keeping birds as pets. What is molting/moulting? Molting is basically the shedding of the cuticle. In birds it[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Nutrena® NatureWise® Meatbird Feed

Nutrena® NatureWise® Meatbird Feed Recalled by Cargill. [Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Cargill, Inc. Brands: Nutrena® NatureWise® Meatbird Feed Recalled products: 40 lb. bags under the name NatureWise Meatbird 22% Crumble with the product code 91585-40 and lot code 5941181016. Why recalled? due to excess levels of sodium. Note: This is a voluntary recall by Cargill. The company is taking appropriate steps to retrieve all affected products, and is continuing to investigate how the excess levels of sodium in the feed occurred. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s West Branch, Iowa, facility on April 28, 2014, and were distributed in[…]Read More…

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Pet Food Recall – Purina, Del’s, Albers, Home Grown Poultry Feeds Due To Low Vitamin & Mineral Levels

Recall of Purina, Del’s, Albers, Home Grown Poultry Feeds Due To Low Vitamin & Mineral Levels. [Recalls In Reverse Chronological Order] Company: Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Here are the products and lot numbers involved in the recall: Brands: The brands and product names are all listed in the above table. Recalled products: There are total of 11 products recalled; the names of which are listed in the above table. Why recalled? Potential for lower-than-expected vitamin and trace mineral levels. Note: This is a limited recall of certain poultry feeds initiated by the Purina Animal Nutrition LLC feed plant in Portland, Ore. This[…]Read More…