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Do Parakeets Urinate? (Ultimate Parakeet Excretion Guide)

Parakeets do not urinate in the way we do but they definitely produce urinary waste as they have a pair of kidneys in place. The main waste produced is uric acid which is excreted out along with feces through a common opening. As a result, a semi-liquid white material along with a darker material is […]

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Do Rabbits Have Paw Pads? (Potential Paw Problems & Solutions)

Rabbits have paws that are completely devoid of any pads. Owing to the absence of pads, their paws need an extra bit of protection as they are extremely susceptible to injuries and infection. However, most breeds of rabbits contain a furry covering on their paws that fulfills the need for paw pads to some extent. […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Chocolate ( Sweet treat or harmful? )

If you’re thinking about feeding your hamster chocolate, it’s not a good idea. While we often talk about dark chocolate being good for humans, it’s really bad for hamsters. Milk chocolate is as well. You shouldn’t give your hamster chocolate, or leave chocolate anywhere that your hamster might come across it. Why Is Chocolate Bad […]

Can Hamsters Eat Watermelons?

Can Hamsters Eat Watermelons ( When and how much? )

Watermelon is almost universally loved as fruits go, and if you’re enjoying a refreshing slice or two yourself, you might wonder whether your hamster can join you. Well, the great news is that yes, they can! Watermelon contains potassium, antioxidants, and vitamins A and C. Watermelon’s also a very refreshing treat with plenty of liquid, […]

Can Hamsters Eat Carrots

Can Hamsters Eat Carrots (Good or Bad for Hamsters?)

You’ll be pleased to learn that hamsters can eat small quantities of carrot with no problem. Carrots are nutritious and contain vitamin C and vitamin A. They also contain calcium and magnesium. However, you should not feed your hamster carrots too often or in very big quantities. Are Carrots Good For Hamsters? Yes, carrots are […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Blackberries? (Good Snack for Hamsters?)

Blackberries are something which it’s easy to imagine wild hamsters coming across, and the good news is that these tasty fruits are safe for hamsters to eat in small quantities. Blackberries are nutritious and have lots of fiber in them, as well as vitamin C and antioxidants. Are Blackberries Healthy For Hamsters? As with all […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Cheese? ( Benefits and Risks)

We all know the stereotypical mouse-loves-cheese trope that populates the media, but what about hamsters? Are they equally keen. Can Hamsters Eat Cheese? The answer is that yes! Hamsters can eat (and love) cheese, but they should only be offered small quantities as a rare treat. You shouldn’t feed your hamster lots of cheese on […]

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How do parrots mate? ( Mating behaviors & Body Language )

Parrots are animals. Like all animals, they have needs biological, physical and sometimes reproductive. There are several factors that lead to a parrot becoming attracted to a mate, including plumage and personality. When parrots mate, it is slightly different to most animals of their kind. Male parrots will deposit ejaculate into their mate by an […]

Guinea Pigs Get Diabetes

Can Guinea Pigs Get Diabetes from too many carrots?

Carrots are a tasty treat that guinea pigs love. However, can feeding your guinea pig too many carrots lead to diabetes? Feeding your guinea too many carrots can lead to them developing diabetes.  How Do Carrots Cause Diabetes In Guinea Pigs? Carrots are packed full of natural sugars. Just like how humans can develop diabetes […]

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Keeping Backyard Chickens | 7 Pros & Cons to consider

Getting some chickens sounds like an amazing idea and can provide a real slice of the agrarian lifestyle in even the most urban of environments. However, before you take the plunge and get your muck boots and grain bucket, it is well worth pausing considering whether keeping backyard chickens are a good fit for your […]

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Flemish Giant Rabbit: Diet | Size | Breeding | Housing

The Flemish Giant Rabbit is a truly extraordinary animal. Though they look much like your average Cottontail, they are many times their size! With a huge, fuzzy animal like this, you can see the appeal… and the Flemish Giant Rabbit has the disposition to match. These are some of the most easy-going, affectionate, and sociable […]

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GI stasis in rabbits: Symptoms | Causes | Treatments

GI stasis in rabbits is a possibly deadly disease found in pet rabbits. Gastrointestinal stasis is a condition where the rabbit’s digestive system stops completely or slows down drastically.  This condition allows the dangerous bacteria to increase in your rabbit’s intestines. This build-up of bacteria causes gas to be released into your rabbit’s digestive system. […]

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Do Chicken Coops Need Heat? ( Temperatures & Heater Options )

Chickens are generally quite well adapted to deal with varying temperatures and can cope with colder temperatures much easier than a human can.  In fact, chickens are better suited to dealing with cold weather than they are warm temperatures, however, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t consider their wellbeing over the cold winter months.  This then […]

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Can Rabbits Eat Newspaper? (Why or Why Not?)

Newspaper is a popular material used to line rabbit hutches because it’s inexpensive and readily available in large quantities. Some people also enjoy the idea of reading their morning paper and then recycling it by using it to line their rabbit’s hutch. However, if you do this, you might notice your rabbit shredding and eating […]

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Mini Lop Rabbit: Diet | Size | Breeding | Housing | Care Guide

A mini lop rabbit is one of the most energetic, lovable, and adorable rabbits that you can possibly own. These rabbits have boomed in popularity in recent years and are the result of the designer rabbit trend (similar to the designer dog trend) creating this relatively new breed of rabbit.  When it comes to specialist […]

Hamster eating

Can You Overfeed a Hamster? Quantity | Portion Size | Feeding times

When it comes to owning furry little pets, diet is one of the most important factors that you need to get right to ensure they are happy and healthy.  While it’s natural to want to ensure your hamster is always sufficiently fed as well as also allowing them the occasional treat, an important point to […]

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Do Hamsters Need Sunlight? ( Any health Benefits )

When getting a pet hamster, it’s easy to cover essential requirements like diet, sleep, and exercise as there is plenty of information available online for these topics. Something you might not have considered in depth though is whether or not hamsters need sunlight.  This is because hamsters are nocturnal and while you might have noticed […]

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Small Pets to Help Treat Depression (9 Pets That Make You Feel Happy)

Small pets are excellent companions. They improve emotional well-being and help their owners deal better with trauma. Pets can help calm people with severe depression and drive them towards better social interactions. Small pets, emotionally connect with their owners, warding off loneliness. This emotional bond becomes support, giving people with depression an effective method of […]

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Top 7 Most Expensive Pet Birds ( Which do you want?)

Our round-up of the world’s top-flight pets! Have you ever wondered what kinds of pet birds are kept by the rich and famous? The acquisition of rare, unusual, or ornamental birds is the preserve of the world’s wealthiest, with many of these beautiful creatures housed in palaces, estates, and mansions across the globe. Procuring expensive […]

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Can a Parakeet Die of Stress? Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

As a parakeet owner, one of the heartbreaking things to endure in this beautiful journey is your beloved pet’s sudden, overnight death. Now that may seem very farfetched, and you may wonder why would that ever happen to your bird. Still, unfortunately, that’s not too uncommon. Parakeets are vulnerable to stress which can be life-threatening […]

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Can Rabbits Eat Cabbage ( Storks and Leaves?)

Among other leafy greens, rabbits do eat cabbage. In fact, there are many aspects of this plant that they can find beneficial. For rabbits, cabbages are a source of essential vitamins and fiber. Too much cabbage, or introducing the vegetable too quickly, can cause your rabbit to experience digestive upset, however. Give your rabbit no […]

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Peruvian Guinea Pig | Keeping Peruvian Pet Guinea Pigs

The Peruvian guinea pig is best known for its extraordinary looks, namely its long, beautiful hair! Peruvian guinea pigs are gorgeous, sweet-tempered, and sociable. They also require lots of care to keep their long locks in check, however. This makes the Peruvian guinea pig the perfect pet for someone experienced and/or responsible… but less so […]

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Do parrots ever come back if they fly away ( How to retrieve them )

The worst thing that could happen to any parrot owner is having their pet flyway. Considering the nightmare, this can become, we must always make sure this doesn’t happen. But If you’re reading this I imagine, it happened to you. So, let me just say how sorry I am; I’ll do my best to assist […]

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Do parrots like music | Relaxing or Annoying for them?

Parrots are one of the most lovely animals you can find. I’m sure their happiness and playfulness makes you wonder if they love music. Well, let me tell you about it. Do parrots like music? Parrots are happy creatures that love to play, sing, dance, and listen to music, so yes parrots like music, you […]

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Budgie Temperature Range | Indoor & Outside Temperatures

Something that many fishkeepers and dog owners are constantly aware of is the temperatures of the pet’s environment. It’s well documented that certain fish need certain temperatures and that dogs can be prone to overheating (hence leaving the window down in cars).  One thing that many pet owners take for granted, however, is the ideal […]

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How Long Do Parakeets Live as Pets? Age Calculator | Aging Signs

First recorded in 1805, parakeets are some of the most popular pet birds in the world today, owing to their miniature size, low maintenance needs, and impeccable mimicry prowess. Did you know, parakeets aren’t one just specific breed? There are around 115 different species of these slender birds with tapering tails. With such a wide […]

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Do Parakeets Recognize Their Owners (Voice and Looks)

Birds can either be socially or sexually monogamous. Socially monogamous birds will choose a mate to raise their young together. They will, however, mate with other birds, so their relationships are not as long-lived as that of the sexually monogamous birds. Social monogamy means that birds like parakeets will mate with a partner for a […]

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How Long Can Parakeets Be Left Alone?

Most people with pets can often experience a range of issues when leaving them alone for an extended period of time. Separation anxiety, boredom, destructive behavior and even feeding and water incidents are common when pets are left alone for varying periods of time.  Parakeets are social, intelligent and interactive birds and require plenty of […]

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Are Birds Allowed in Apartments? Rules & Regulations

When it comes to an apartment’s pet policy, you will often find that there is no conformity from apartment to apartment and all pet policies will vary depending on the landlord/letting agent and the actual pet breed.  Therefore, when asking the question of whether birds are allowed in apartments our recommendation would be to always […]

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Can Parrots Eat Chocolate?

Chocolate from the cacao tree is without a doubt the world’s irresistible treat. Everyone loves chocolate confectioneries, bars, and desserts. The ancient Aztecs and Mayans adored chocolate’s blissful flavor, long before the modern day’s invention of the chocolate bar. The cacao tree is native to the lush tropical rainforests of South America, where priests, royalty, […]

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Are Parakeets Loud? Parrakeet Sounds and Meanings

Having a pet bird can be one of the most enjoyable experiences in anybody’s life, even more so if it’s a pet parakeet. No wonder parakeets are the most sought-after parrot species in the world today. They are stunning to look at, social, friendly, and innately curious.  But, first things first—Are Parakeets Loud? Yes, like […]

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Do Parakeets Recognize Their Names?

A name is a critical connection tool amongst social species. We even name our pets. Your parakeet, for instance, might be a Meryl Cheep. However, can Meryl recognize her name? Can Meryl learn her name and that of other parakeets? Can two budgies communicate to each other and is it by name even if it […]

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Do Parakeets Make a Lot of Noise at Night?

Parakeets are one of the world’s instantly recognizable bird kinds. They are loved for their stunning appearance, cheery nature, and endless curiosity. But being quiet and flaccid isn’t really a parakeet’s cup of tea.  So, Do Parakeets Make A Lot of Noise at Night?  Not really.  Parakeets are diurnal creatures, which means they’re active during […]

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Do Chickens Fart? Why and How to Reduce the Smell

Animals farting is often humorous, interesting and actually quite a serious topic as most people want to know if it’s normal for their animal to fart, why they do this and in most cases how to limit or prevent it.  Let’s be honest, farting is a natural, biological occurrence that happens in most animals during […]

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Dome Birdcage | Geo Birdcage Review From Omlet

There is no denying that when you think of bird cages you automatically picture a standard wire cage with no noticeable design or functional features to comment on.  In fact, bird cages are one of the most basic products in the pet market and if you are a fan of visual aesthetics, you’ve likely struggled […]

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Is Rabbit Urine Harmful to Humans?

Without any doubt, Rabbits are one of my favorite pet animals. Their tenderness and affection are remarkable. But, when dealing with animals, you have to consider health issues for you and your family. Especially if you have young children or Family who suffer from repertory illnesses or skin conditions. Questions have to be asked before […]

RABBITS EATING

Can Rabbits Eat Parsnips | Cooked or Raw

Rabbits are obligate herbivores, which means that they should only strictly consume plant-based food. But it’s not as simple as it sounds—not all greens and veggies are healthy options. These fluffy, petite mammals need fibrous meals to keep their intestines happy and wear down the constantly growing teeth, among other reasons.  We’ve always seen illustrations […]

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Best Outdoor Rabbit Hutch 2021 | TOP 7 Reviewed

As a pet rabbit owner, getting one of the best outdoor rabbit hutches is essential. Unlike the indoor cage, outdoor hutches allow the rabbits to enjoy the fresh air. Many owners consider building their hutches. Though it is a good idea, considering the pre-made hutches is a better one. These hutches are a safe sleeping […]

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Do Chickens Need Water at Night? Tips |Advantages | Disadvantages

Raising chickens differs from raising cats and dogs. Many will find the thought of keeping backyard chickens absurd, but only those who do it know that it is an incredibly rewarding experience. While it’s quite an easy feat, there are often opposing views about what’s right or wrong. Whether it’s the extent of lighting or […]

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7 Best Rabbit Foods | 2021 Buyer Guide

There are so many different brand of rabbit food on the market today it’s easy to get a little confused and overwhelmed. Oxbow, Vitacraft, Kaytee all claim to be the perfect food for your rabbit. But which one is really the best and is there actually a difference between them all? In this review, we […]

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Can rabbits eat bananas? Good or Bad for them!

There is no doubt that one of the most popular fruits in the world is banana. Besides having a special sweetness and exquisite taste, it is a fruit that brings many benefits to both humans and animals. Many rabbit owners may however wonder whether bananas can be included in their pet’s diet. Whatever rabbits eat […]

RABBIT EATING CELERY

Can rabbits eat celery? Give celery to bunnies or not!

Are you considering introducing celery into your rabbit’s diet? Great. Remember that whenever a vegetable or new food is given to an animal, it is good to offer it in isolation to know if it is good for it or if it has an allergic reaction. Today I am going to tell you whether celery […]

A CHICKEN AND A BASKET OF EGGS

Do Chickens Eat Their Own Eggs? Why? What does it Mean?

Scientists have successfully decoded the mystery of ‘Which came first – the chicken or the egg?” riddle. The answer is an egg! But there’s an equally puzzling question that has intrigued and frustrated poultry farmers and ‘chicken enthusiasts’ for a long time. And that is: Do chickens eat their own eggs? Isn’t that just cannibalism? […]

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Can rabbits eat popcorn? Treat or Harmful

Popcorn is a popular snack known for its rich in fiber, low in calories, and contain more iron than spinach, eggs, and even peanuts. But if you have a rabbit as a pet, you may find yourself in a dilemma. When your pet sees the delicious snack in your lap, it may suggestively look at you that […]

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Can guinea pigs eat tomatoes? Benefits & Risks

Tomatoes are vegetables full of many valuable vitamins and minerals. There are endless recipes for tomato dishes, and it’s no wonder that they are some of the most beloved vegetables in the world. But what about giving to your lovely guinea pigs? Can guinea pigs eat them?  Guinea Pigs can eat tomatoes as long as […]

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What To Put In The Bottom Of A Rabbit Cage |5 Best Solutions

When it comes to what to put in the bottom of a rabbit cage, there is something you will want to be aware of. This is that rabbit feet are extraordinarily sensitive. To protect their delicate feet from undue strain, the proper flooring is imperative. Otherwise, your rabbit is sure to experience discomfort and pain. […]

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How To Keep A Rabbit Cage From Smelling ( Bedding & Cleaning)

You have probably smelled a rabbit cage before. It’s true, they can develop a bit of an odor. Fortunately, when it comes to how to keep a rabbit cage from smelling, there are just a few things you will need to consider. You can even potentially make it easier for yourself, by teaching your rabbit […]

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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Pineapple? (Good or Bad)

Pineapple is one of the most popular fruits worldwide, but can Guinea Pigs eat pineapple? Let’s find out! Guinea pigs can be given pineapples but this has to be in small amounts. They must be given occasionally as a treat and not an everyday meal. Pineapples contain 10g of natural sugar per 100 grams of […]

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Do Rabbits and Dogs Get Along?

Is it possible to bring dogs and rabbits together in harmony? Do rabbits and dogs get along? This question has no single answer: It depends a lot on the personality of both. However, the dog’s personality is paramount, which only you; the dog owner can tell. The general rule does not recommend keeping an animal born […]

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Can hamsters eat lettuce? Are all types of lettuce suitable

Many people like to occasionally give their pet a treat. This can be a well-prepared salad or any type of vegetable. If you own a hamster, I know you have always had this question; can hamsters eat lettuce? Though hamsters eat lettuce, a common misconception among people is that lettuce can be toxic. But is […]

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How Long Do Rabbits Live? Rabbit lifespan wild & Domesticated

The answer to ‘how long do rabbits live‘ will firstly depend on whether we are talking about wild rabbits or domestic rabbits.  Shockingly, in the wild, rabbits can only expect to live a year or two at most. This is because of the pressures of predators, disease, food scarcity and harsh winters.  How long do rabbits live in captivity? For house rabbits, things could not be […]

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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Green Beans? Are they beneficial

If you own a guinea pig you know that they enjoy being given occasional tasty treats. These treats are key to ensuring that they always remain happy. Too many owners who love spoiling their pets, the tasty green beans can be a good choice. But perhaps, you wonder and ask yourself – can guinea pigs […]

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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Cauliflower? Is it Full of Nutrition and vitamins?

Guinea pigs are herbivorous animals, so it may seem simple to feed them safely. But in reality, not all vegetables, herbs and fruit are suitable for these cute animals. Before testing any food that you have never given to your guinea pig, it is always better to ask yourself if it can be harmful to […]

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When Can Baby Rabbits Go Outside? What age is it safe!

Rabbits require daily physical activity to grow healthy so that their muscles and bones do not atrophy, which would cause serious health problems. For this reason, one of the best exercises that the rabbit can do is walk, run and hop around the garden. But when can baby rabbits go outside? Different rabbit breeders hold […]

GERBIL EATING A CARROT

Can gerbils eat carrots?

Any gerbils’owners want to ensure that their pets are healthy with fluffy and reflective shine hair. For this to happen, proper nutrition is paramount for healthy gerbils. But can gerbils eat carrots? The short answer is, yes, but occasionally. Gerbils cannot live on carrots alone. Indeed, even if they like it when they are given, […]

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How long do hamsters live?

Hamsters are small and cute little animals that are great fun for young and old. There are 19 species of hamsters in the world, but only about 4 or 5 can be adopted as pets. Unfortunately, the life expectancy of a hamster is not high.  The general genetics, over breeding, and housing conditions determine the […]

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Can rabbits eat tomatoes? Vital Nutritional Information

If you like tomatoes, then you may want to share a little bit with your pet rabbit. But can rabbits eat tomatoes? Tomatoes are safe for rabbits. However, rabbits should eat fruits in moderation, and despite the long-standing debate about whether tomatoes are fruits or vegetables, they are fruit enough to be harmful to rabbits. […]

RABBIT AND WATER MELON

Can rabbits eat Watermelon?

For rabbits to grow well and gain weight quickly, they need a balanced diet. At the end of the melon season, many people ask whether rabbits can be given watermelon and how to properly feed animals with this product. Watermelon is suitable for rabbits as a refreshing summer meal. However, you should keep a few […]

CAN HAMSTERS EAT BREAD

Can Hamsters eat bread?

Hamsters are picky rodents; they eat with pleasure what the owner gives them. They like to gnaw dried bread to sharpen their teeth. Fresh white bread is delicious, brown has a pleasant acidity, cookies are sweet and attractive, and pasta is a great lunch option. But despite the hamster’s taste and preferences, it’s important to […]

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Can Guinea Pigs eat tomatoes?

Can guinea pigs eat tomatoes? This simple vegetable is one of the main ingredients of all our culinary preparations and accompaniments, becoming the most consumed food in the world only behind the potatoes. That is when the doubt arises: if it is so delicious and healthy for human beings, it can also become so for […]

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Can guinea pigs eat cucumber?

If you own guinea pigs, you already know they like eating hay, greens, pellets, grass, and fruits. But can guinea pigs eat cucumber? Yes. Cucumbers are among the safest vegetables and these little creatures will love them. They can eat the fresh skin and seeds. Can Guinea Pigs Eat Cucumbers? Cucumbers have a rich nutritional […]

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How To Tell If Chickens Have Worms

Poor health is stressful for both you and your hens and any issues that crop up need to be tackled early.  Parasitic worms are a common problem that you may encounter while keeping hens at home. These internal parasites are not only contagious but recurrent and can rapidly overtake your flock, so it is important […]

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What is a Male Chicken Called? Glossary of Chickens

If you want to know what a male chicken is called, you actually have a menu of names to choose from. Not ‘Jeff’ or ‘Bill’ but rooster, cock or cockerel!  Poultry comes with its own vocab and a range of terms that can help owners describe their feathered friends with pinpoint precision. If you are […]

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Do Hamsters Bite? How To Avoid Being Bitten By Your Hamster

Sadly, hamsters do sometimes bite; but this is only when they are feeling stressed, scared, or territorial. Biting is a defense mechanism, and hamsters are actually quite gentle by nature. To avoid being bitten by your hamster, you must make sure that they feel content, and safe. This is easy enough… all you need is […]

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Best Chicken Coop Review – Top 5 chicken coops 2021

There’s never been a better time to take the plunge and keep your own hens! If you are looking for a satisfying and sustainable way of feeding your household, why not keep chickens? Backyard chickens are great fun and your TLC is always rewarded with a clutch of fresh and nutritious eggs. Looking after hens […]

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Best wire chicken runs | Top 3 Walk-in chicken runs

Keep your chickens moving with a fantastic chicken run! If you are new to keeping chickens or setting up new accommodations for your hens, it’s vital to ensure that your housing or coop offers adequate room to meet their care needs. Your chickens need space to roam, forage, and exercise innate behaviors like scratching and […]

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Sore Hock in Rabbits | What is it and how to treat?

All rabbit owners want to provide their pets with the best possible environment to live in. Happy bunny, happy owner right? But sometimes owners, especially if inexperienced can unwittingly harm their rabbits which can lead to some painful ailments like Sore Hock in Rabbits. Sore Hock in rabbits: This is a condition that, in rabbits, […]