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  1. Does my bird NEED special lighting?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I've kept birds for years and have never offered them special lighting. When the weather is good I will place their cage next to an open (screened) window, but I don't have any special bulbs for them or anything. I've read that using the wrong bulb could damage their eyes. What are the benefits...
  2. Lighting, Diet, and Vitamin D3

    Health and Nutrition
    Vitamin D3 is an essential nutrient that plays a vital role in calcium absorption. But the body acquires this vitamin in an unusual way, which means that it can sometimes be difficult to provide this vitamin to our birds. Sunshine Wild birds get their vitamin D primarily through a biochemical...
  3. Lighting question

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I see that there are a few threads about lighting but none that awnsered my question. :p So my plan is to keep a cockatiel in my bedroom closet (The cage i want will be on wheels so he will be out in the room most of the day) But my room usaly doesn't get very much sun light and in winter it...
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