Category: Health

My Hen is Egg Bound! Now What?

Hen feeding baby finch

You’ve just found an egg bound hen. In other words, you found her sitting on the cage floor, maybe with her wings spread, or some other position that makes you know something is wrong. Let’s go ahead and assume it’s an egg.

Treating Mite Infestations

Photo of red mite

Most people in the U.S. are keeping finches, canaries, and parrots in their home, so when they discover the birds are covered in mites they’re pretty upset    majorly freaked out. They call on the phone, screaming. When you first find…

Finchly’s Quarantine Protocol

Here is my quarantine protocol for Lady Gouldian finches. It may be different from yours; it’s simply the one I’ve come up with that suits my aviary best. If you haven’t read page one you can go here to view…