Why Weighing your Pet Parrot is Important

This video presents part 1 in the importance of weighing your companion parrot. In this video we discuss:

  • The importance of regular weight monitoring by the caretaker as part of a responsible health monitoring program additional to your avian veterinarian’s regular exam
  • Valuable information that can be communicated to your avian veterinarian
  • Weight fluctuations can highlight a possible medical condition that would require a veterinarian consultation
  • Species & Individual Predisposition for Obesity
  • Life stages & Diet (Caloric Requirements) considerations that could affect the weight of your companion parrot
  • Seasonal, Hormonal & Lifestyle considerations that could affect the weight of your companion parrot

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