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Feather Destructive Behaviour – Part Two

In my first blog on feather destructive-plucking behaviour (FDB), I discussed the risk factors for Parrots developing this unwelcomed behaviour. Behavioural Problems In this blog I will discuss simple strategies to help caregivers tackle this behavioural problem. FDB may include over preening, feather barbering, pulling feathers out and mutilating the skin. The behaviour may be […]

Why Parrots Need Carbohydrates

Sophie tells us why your Parrot needs carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are a macronutrient which plays a vital role in keeping your bird healthy. Including carbohydrates in your Parrot’s diet is essential for many bodily functions, these include: A diet with an imbalance of too much or too little of appropriate carbohydrates can cause digestive health issues, […]

Why Parrots Need Vitamin A

Sophie explains why Parrots need Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a fat soluble micronutrient which plays a vital role in keeping your bird healthy. Including Vitamin A in your Parrot’s diet is essential for many bodily functions, these include: A diet lacking in Vitamin A can lead to infections and illness, especially respiratory infections, Vitamin […]

Your Parrot Enjoying Christmas 2022

Thank you to everyone who has sent us pictures of your Parrot enjoying Christmas. Sharing is caring, so here are some of them for you to enjoy 🙂 Want to share your pictures with us too? Message us on Facebook, tweet us on Twitter, tag us on Instagram Want to share your pictures with us […]

The History of Northern Parrots

Check out the history of Northern Parrots. Northern Parrots begun as a pet shop named Northern Pet Centre in 1979. It wasn’t until 1995 we started selling through our catalogue and 1998 when we began selling online.  Our current managing director, Mike Taylor, started working at the shop in the late 1980’s. It was then […]