Parrots magazine readers letters

Dear Parrots magazine,

Clean cages

I have read many articles and information about maintaining clean cages and how important it is to prevent infection and the spread of disease. What I find concerning is the way some cages are manufactured and how they include entrapment areas that can harbour debris and therefore possible disease.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Knowing them better

In the August issue of this magazine, I was delighted to find an article on parrots’ genomes, as this is a subject close to my heart. It seems that owners of parrots are becoming increasingly interested in what makes their birds tick, and the information contained in this article is very interesting.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

No cheap birds!

I read your article about cheap birds in the October issue and understand how an owner can be drawn into an utter nightmare.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Nuisance or delight?

Ring-necked parakeets certainly seem to be breeding successfully in Britain and can be heard with their unique calls around our urban parks and green spaces in increasing numbers. And now, the Monk parakeets seem to be following in the Ring-necks’ footsteps, with many colonies becoming established.

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