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EPE for the Breeder

EPE program can span across the many species of parrots raised as companions.

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  • First Aid: Pododermatitis What’s Normal?

    So, let’s take a look at a pododermatitis!

  • Flight Harness Training Your Parrot

    You can help your companion bird further develop these skills with the use of an avian flight harness.

  • Foraging Training for Parrots

    It is better to provide nutritious and familiar flavor to satisfy his natural tendencies for foraging behavior.

  • Misting & Preening Education

    Regular preening keeps the feathers clean and well groomed. Without misting your parrot regularly, flight feathers may quickly become compromised.

  • Bentonite clay has extremely strong adsorptive and absorptive properties making it ideal for total body detoxification against toxins, bacteria and other impurities.
  • Desensitization to the Physical Exam

    Whether chicks are parent reared or cared for in a nursery by a caretaker, desensitization to the physical exam can be carefully implemented throughout the physical health assessment inspection of the chicks. As the chicks mature through the fledgling age, further desensitization will ensure the birds are more accustomed to the handling techniques utilized to…

  • Early Parrot Education Stage 6 – Feeding Enrichment

    To learn more about Stage 6 of the Early Parrot Education program and the techniques to use, we encourage you to review the slide presentation below.

  • Early Parrot Education Stage 5 – Fledgling Independence

    To learn more about Stage 5 of the Early Parrot Education program and the techniques to use, we encourage you to review the slide presentation below.

  • Early Parrot Education Stage 4 – Advanced Foraging

    In Stage 4, the recently fledged chick now starts to actively participate in the training sessions; whereas in the previous Stage 3, he was merely an observer. Comparatively, this would be similar to a preschool child beginning his first day in kindergarten.

  • Optimum levels of protein, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other nutrients critical to the proper growth and development of parrot chicks through to fledgling.
  • Early Parrot Education Stage 3 – Fledgling

    To learn more about Stage 3 of the Early Parrot Education program and the techniques to use, we encourage you to review the slide presentation below.

  • Early Parrot Education Stage 2 – Pre-Fledging

    To learn more about the Stage 2 of the Early Parrot Education program and the techniques to use, we encourage you to review the slide presentation below.