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INTESTINAL WORMING OF BIRDS

 Just like their mammalian cousins birds can suffer from internal parasites and should be wormed at specific times. Internal worms can cause many problems in our feathered friends including weight loss, anaemia, respiratory problems and diarrhea. Heavy worm burdens...

FEEDING YOUR PET BIRD

SEED-BASED DIETS When asked to think of a typical bird diet most people’s minds jump straight to a seed mix but in reality an all seed diet is like an all McDonald’s diet for people. On its own seeds contain primarily carbohydrates and fats and is lacking in...

REPTILE CARE

GENERAL REPTILE CARE Reptiles require a special license to be kept as pets. These can be obtained from the Queensland Department of Environment & Heritage Protection. FOOD The food your reptile needs depends largely on the type of reptile it is. Food intake of...

MOUSE & RAT CARE

GENERAL MOUSE AND RAT CARE QUICK FACTS Weight of mice: 20-60grams Average lifespan of mice: 1-2 years Gestation length (pregnancy) of a mouse: 19-21 days Weight of rats: 250-500 grams Average lifespan of rats: 2-3.5 years Gestation length (pregnancy) of a rat: 21-23...

GENERAL GUINEA PIG CARE

QUICK FACTS Weight: 700 grams – 1.2 kilograms Average lifespan: 5-9 years Gestation length (pregnancy): 59-72 days ENVIRONMENT Guinea pigs are social creatures so at least two should be kept in the same enclosure together. Guinea pigs are prey animals, for this...