A Guide to Australian White Cockatoos by Chris Hunt
Australian Birdkeeper Publications

A Guide to Australian White Cockatoos by Chris Hunt

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Richly illustrated and full of practical hints, this well-researched, easy to read book features facets of the author's personal experience with the Australian White Cockatoo family which shine throughout its 112 full colour pages

CONTENTS
Management of White Cockatoos
Purchasing Stock
Physical Examination
Transportation; Quarantine
Catching Nets; Restraint
Observation
Rodents
Pets
Housing White Cockatoos
Cages
Aviary Design and Construction (Conventional and Suspended)
Wire Size and Gauge
Perches
Habitat
Food and Water Containers
Night Lights and Security
Feeding and Nutrition
Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein, Vitamins
Dry Seed
Soaked and Sprouting Seeds
Fruit and Vegetables
Seeding Grasses and Weeds
Supplementary Foods
Pelleted Food
Grit and Calcium
Water
Converting Birds onto a New Diet
Breeding White Cockatoos
Establishing Breeding Pairs
Nestboxes and Logs
Record Keeping
Identification
Incubation
Handrearing
Sexing
Common Diseases and Disorders in White Cockatoos
Recognising and attending to a Sick Bird
The Dead Bird
Disease Prevention
Viral Disease
Chlamydiosis/Psittacosis
Bacterial Infections
Bumblefoot
Fungal Infections
Parasitic Worms
Protozoan Parasites
External Parasites
Heavy Metal Toxicity
Aggression and Traumatic Injuries
Nutritional Problems and Disease
Feather Plucking and Self Mutilation

SPECIES
All Species chapters include details of Other Names, Distribution, Subspecies, Sexing, Breeding, General Mutations and Hybrids
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Short-billed Corella
Eastern Long-billed Corella
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo
Galah - and Galah Mutations


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