Diseases & Health management:
Click on link: How to tell if you bird has Mite.
Download a pdf article on: Scaly Face in Budgerigars
Download pdf handout for Common budgie health issues & Treatment: Health issues handout
Download a pdf article on French Moult by Dr Rob Marshal: Rob+Marshall+on+French+Moult+2020
A detailed article about Megabacteria in budgies on the ANBC website: http://www.anbc.iinet.net.au/downloads/megabacteria_update.pdf
A detailed article about Avian Gastric Yeast on the ANBC website: http://www.anbc.iinet.net.au/downloads/Avian%20by%20Phalen.pdf
Download a pdf article on Splayed Legs In Budgie Chicks
Download a pdf article on Making Iodine Blocks
Budgerigar Council of Victoria list of Avian Vets: http://www.bcv.asn.au/avian-veterinarians.html
Food & Nutrition:
Download a pdf chart of (copied from “The Challenge”) of the food nutritional values of common budgie foods. Food Nutrition chart
This is a link to the website of Alan Kent, one of NSW top breeders and National winner. His page on his feeding regime makes for great reading and full of good advice for all: http://alankentbudgerigars.com/feeding/recipes/
Download the Vic Govt Code of practice for housing caged birds: agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/other-pets/birds/code-of-practice-for-the-housing-of-caged-birds
Download the BCV Code of Practice for bird sales: http://www.bcv.asn.au/animal-welfare.html
Download a pdf file of How to Build a Hospital cage: Hospital Cage Description
Download a pdf file of How to Build a Seed Winnower: Seed winnower plans & photos
Go to Bird Vet for information on how to trim a beak and other health issues.
A video explaining how to clip nails:
A video explaining how to trim a beak:
A Video explaining/showing how to fit a ring on a baby:
A Video showing how & why to fit a “Split ring” on a Budgie:
A Video showing how some of the Vitamins & essentials needed in the birdroom:
A Video showing how to “Crop Feed” a baby Budgie:
Treating Scaly Face mite – from the Vets at Vetafarm.
Sick Bird – Helpful advice from the Vets at Vetafarm.
VITAMINS & ESSENTIALS FOR THE BREEDING ROOM