The ostrich lives on the flat plains of Africa. It's the largest bird in the world and has the world's largest egg. One male ostrich has three to five females in its harem. The females lay the eggs in a communal nest. Each nest contains about a dozen eggs, which take 40 days to hatch. Ostriches used
Parrots require open space, fresh air and direct sunlight a lot more often than you think. Even if they sleep at night like you, during the day it is in their nature to get some sunlight and get some exploration going. If your parrots are constantly kept in a confined space such as a parrot cage, th
To bring home the nice little birdie you just bought, you need a bird house. Remember: even birds that get out of their houses to socialize still spend a large amount of time inside. It is best to buy a larger bird house because at first the bird might try to get out and a small one would hurt it.
While some people use bird feeders to attract birds for their beauty and song, other seek methods to get rid of birds. Birds that settle on ledges, perches, roofs and porches are often a nuisance. Their droppings, muddy nests and feathers befoul your property. The noise they make, too, can be annoyi
Flamingos look like delicate tropical birds but are in fact adapted to survive in some of the harshest habitats on Earth. The five species of flamingo are grouped in the same order as the herons and storks but are regarded by scientists as unique enough to have their own family, the Phoenicopteridae
The Meyer's parrot is a common pet parrot. It is also known as the brown and Sudan brown parrot. It can live up to 25 years in captivity as well as in the wild in Africa. The parrot is considered a suitable pet because of its charming, playful and inquisitive nature.
Parrots are something that we all love to have in our homes because they are just such wonderful companions that make out lives better with their cheerful moods and their beautiful looks and soothing presence. More and more people are having their attention drawn by these unique house pets that on t
Cornish roosters and chickens, otherwise known as Cornish Cross broilers, are a chicken breed developed for meat production. These birds grow quickly and begin to approach butchering weight as early as seven weeks for a bird between 3 and 4 pounds. For a larger roasting bird, closer to 10 pounds, r