Parrots magazine readers letters

Dear Parrots magazine,

Ouch!

I have an African Grey parrot who bit his leg ring so tightly, and where he squashed it so tight we were able to cut it off, with the much appreciated advice from Mr Alan Jones, MRCVS, who used to be my vet.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Hidden dangers

I read with great interest the letter from Olivia in the March issue, with regard to hazards around the house following an article by Megan Matthews previously.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Feather Facts and Feather Fiction

I am in total agreement with Sally Blanchard’s comments in her article “Healthy Feathers” in April’s edition of Parrots magazine, that nutrition through a good diet has a profound effect on the quality of feathers. But some facts seem to have got muddled when it comes to diet and its effect on feather colour in parrots.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Tidy is easy

I recently visited a friend of a friend who had a Hahn’s Macaw, which was kept in their main living room. But I was surprised to see the bottom of his cage was very dirty with debris and droppings, and clearly this elderly couple had a problem keeping the cage clean.

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