Moxidectin Wormer for Birds


Bird Safe Wormer Maintaining your birds health health with Bird-Moxidectin called Moxi-Vet. An effective bird wormer used in chickens, parrots, pigeons and other birds. Bird-Moxidectin is often part of the medications in a healthy flock. Click Here To Purchase Moxidectin Benefits of Moxidectin For Birds Parrot and chicken Parasite Control: Bird-Moxidectin is an effective treatment…

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Parrot School

Parrot School

Parrot School Melbourne Bird-Parrot School – The Secrets of Parrot Training Introduction to Parrot-School With years of bird training experience, Melbourne Bird Parrot School is the best way to help you and your feathered companion live together harmoniously. Both Mel Vincent and John Newell have a lifetime of parrot-school involvement. At Melbourne Bird Parrot School,…

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Help! My bird laid an egg!!!!

parrot egg

My bird laid an egg! Am I going to have babies? Female birds lay eggs and they don’t need a male around for that to happen.  This frequently leaves pet bird owners shocked.  Many ring the clinic in a panic, particularly if they don’t want babies. So for those of you who aren’t acquainted with…

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Parrot Toys and Enrichment

Bird Toys

We at Bird Vet Melbourne believe that providing enrichment for birds is essential in enhancing their quality of life.  Birds are intelligent and require a lot of mental stimulation, which can be provided with a variety of toys, playtime and training. Boredom can have a huge impact on the health and welfare of pet birds,…

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Frequently Asked Veterinary Questions

The Pet Show Melbourne

How often should my pet bird visit the Avian Vet? All pet birds need to visit an Avian vet for a check up at least once a year to ensure preventable diseases are caught early. All pet birds should be brought in for a “Well bird Exam” on purchase. Is my bird Sick? It’s important…

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Caring For Peacocks


Peacock and Peafowl Vet Services The term ‘peahen’ refers to the female, ‘peacock’ to male and peafowl to either gender. Peafowl are indigenous to India, Burma, Java, Ceylon, Malaya and the Congo. In addition to the common Indian blue peafowl, Pavo cristatus, there are also three subspecies of the more flighty Java green peafowl: Pavo multicus. Peafowl…

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Caring For Lorikeets

Rainbow Lorikeet

Quick Lorikeet Facts: Scientific name: Trichoglossus haematodus Lifespan: 20-30yrs Origin: Australian Eastern border from Queensland to South Australia, Northwest Tasmania, Eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu. Rainbow lorikeets were introduced to Western Australia, Auckland New Zealand and Hong Kong, where they are now considered a pest as they outcompete native birds in the area. Natural habitat: Rainforest, coastal…

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Caring For Lovebirds


Quick Facts About Lovebirds: Life expectancy: 7-15 years Sexual maturity: 6-12 months Adult bodyweight: 40-60g Origin: Africa Sexual dimorphism: Males and females are alike in Peach-faced, Masked and Fischer’s lovebirds. Less common species including Madagascar, Abyssinian & Red-headed lovebirds are dimorphic. General Lovebird Information: Lovebirds are social and affectionate small parrots, and are known for…

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Caring For Ducks

Muscovy & Pekin Duck

Muscovy Duck (left) and Pekin Duck (Right) Pet Ducks – General Information: Ducks are friendly, playful garrulous, loquacious, talkative and inquisitive companions and in appropriate backyards they make great pets. Most breeds of domestic ducks, including Pekin and Indian Runner Ducks are descendants of wild Eurasian Mallard ducks. Muscovy Ducks (with the red bumps -caruncles-…

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Caring For Conures


Conure Quick Facts: Life expectancy: 15-20 years   Sexual maturity: 2-4 months (Aratinga spp) / 9-18 months (Pyrrhura spp) Adult bodyweight (small varieties): 110-130g (Aratinga spp) / 55-85g (Pyrrhura spp Origin: Central & South America Sexual dimorphism: No General Conure Information: Conures are a group of small parrots that are referred to by genera; Aratinga species or…

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