How to Care for a Parrot. Parrots can make wonderful pets if they are cared for properly. Caring for a parrot can be easy and enjoyable.
Things You'll Need
- Bird Food/water Bowls
- Bird Perches
- Bird Toys
- Parrot Cages
- Parrot Food
- Parrot Play Pens
- Parrot Treat
Cage Setup and Cleaning
Buy a cage large enough for the parrot to be able to move around comfortably and have room to spread both wings.
Line the bottom of the cage with paper and change daily.
Provide toys, a perch, and food and water bowls.
Place a sheet of Plexiglas on the wall to prevent stains.
Wipe food and feces off the cage, perch and toys daily with hot water.
Wash the food and water bowls twice daily.
Clean the cage thoroughly every three months.
Grooming and Feeding
Wash your parrot at least once a week with water. Dry with a towel.
Clip your parrot's nails when they become long.
Talk to your parrot. Social contact is important.
Feed your parrot a balanced diet containing fruits, vegetables, meats and grains.
Give your parrot fresh water every day.