On 4/24/05, Michael L wrote:
> On 4/24/05, kathy wrote:
>> On 4/24/05, Michael L wrote:
>>> On 4/24/05, kathy wrote:
>>>> Thanks Micheal I read somewhere that across the breast the
>>>> difference is the bars in the feathers Have you ever heard of
>>>> that.They do seem to have the difference in the feathers
>>>> wheather or not that means either-or- I dont know.
>>> Honestly Kathy, I have never heard that one, but that doesn't
>>> mean that it doesn't have some merit.
>>> Michael L
>> Micheal do you know a website I can get a care sheet for this
>> meyers ? I want to take him /Her to my sister but only with a care
>> sheet for info. So she can learn all about it. I was given this
>> bird from my avian vet with the intent of a good home my sister
>> has much more experience with birds than I. But she doesnt have
>> access to a computer for the info I do. If any others on board can
>> help with the info sheet I need please do.Thanks. Kathy
> I breed the African species but not the Meyers. Mine inclued
> Senegals, Red Bellied and Jardines.
> As far as specific care for them, they would receive the care that
> all birds should receive.
> Their cage should be ample in size. A 24"x24" or larger would be
> perfect. Provide them with toys and other interesting items that
> they migh enjoy such as wood for chewing.
> Many like to bathe, so regular bath bowls should be provided, or if
> the bird is hand tame, showers.
> Their diet should consist of fresh vegetables, dark leafy greens,
> some fruits, pellets, seeds, nuts, sprouts and soaked seeds.
> Not knowing the history of this bird, it may take a while for the
> bird to learn to accept some new foods, but usually over time, they
> Place the cage in an active part of the home where the bird will
> receive lots of attention. If natural sunlight isn't available,
> some form of full spectrum artificial lighting to keep the bird
> healthy should be used.
> Of course veterinary care when necessary as well as yearly wellness
> checks at an avian vet.
> And lots of lots of love!
> It's not a care sheet, but it's pretty much what you would need to
> provide any bird with a great life.
> And of course, a book that your sister may read at her leisure since
> she doesn't have access to the internet.
> Michael L
Micheal, Thankyou so much , you are such a sweetheart --- kathy