The key to successful pet care lies in how to care regularly and consistently. Daily care for lovebirds actually relatively similar to other birds. The food given to this day has always sought out today as well. Do not give it too much because the remains food remains in the end will be a hotbed of germs which are very harmful for lovebirds. Controlled feed and water twice a day in the morning and afternoon.
Feed and water containers are arranged to be cleaned every day. Do not let any scale or dirt attached to the container. Because lovebirds love to bathe, so drinking water should be changed every day. Dirty water that is swallowed by a lovebird can bring a variety of problems.
Cages should be cleaned regularly every day. This means that dirt and leftover food does not settle and crusted. These things can lead to bacterial growth and can cause disease in lovebird.
Lovebirds are intelligent birds as well as funny. This little clown is very playful. Therefore, you should also provide tools that cab be played as a toy for lovebird. It is useful to reduce and prevent stress. Physically lovebirds are birds that have strong physical and easy to adjust to the surrounding environment so that there should be no special treatment on the temperature and air humidity. However, the air inside the enclosure are kept to a normal temperature, wind, and occasional direct sunlight.
Procurement of Parent
Lovebirds now readily available in the free market. We can easily see lovebirds in different parts of the sale of birds, such as animal market or pet shops. Watch and examine the lovebirds before purchasing so as not to regret later on. Better if the lovebird is purchased directly from breeders. Besides it will be cheaper, also would be more choices.
Good behavior of lovebirds are usually characterized by lively behavior and like babbling. Lovebirds who looks sleepy quiet impressed even be suspected was having health problems. In addition, notice the physical form. Lovebirds have healthy eyes bright, full and shiny hair, dry nose, and no injuries at all on his body.
If you want to breed, selected young lovebirds, not to be married, and has been separated from their parents care and its 4-7 months old. Basically, the lovebirds are social animals then sought to buy not just one bird, but one pair. If you want to breed, attempted to buy more than one pair. This is to avoid mismatch when lovebird start matchmaking. Lovebird that is alone without the presence of other birds are prone to stress and eventually fell ill. Lovebirds have just purchased should get some special treatment. If you already have a previous lovebirds, do not put lovebirds into the cage directly. The new lovebirds will likely be attacked by the old because they had entered its territory.
Better if the new lovebird isolated first for 30 days. It is very important that the lovebird can adapt to new surroundings. Make the new lovebird feels comfortable with its new environment. Preferably keep it away from the noise. Cultivated enclosure temperature is always stable and well ventilated. Note also the smells around the home. Keep the home environment free from foreign odors, such as the smell of pesticides, perfumes or gasoline.
Also, do not provide pickled or sand in the first 10-15 days. Lovebird which is in a state of stress can eat to excess. Eating too much of these materials can actually endanger the health of lovebird itself.
If you want to mix the new lovebird with a group of old lovebirds in one cage, place the cage first beside the new lovebirds cage about a week old. This allows the old lovebirds been accustomed to the new lovebird, making the new lovebird will not be attacked when mixed into the cage with the old lovebirds.