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Modena Pigeon Breed: Modena pigeonTemperament: docile, robustCost: $50 plusLifespan: 10 yearsRecommended for: beginners, enthusiasts The Modena is a pigeon which...
Rhode Island Reds
Exhibition Poultry Breed: Rhode Island RedTemperament: Hens docile, roosters can be aggressiveCost: $80Lifespan: 5 yearsMaintenance: MediumRecommended for: Enthusiasts, backyarders Rhode...
Indian Runner Duck
Breed: Indian Runner Duck Temperament: excitable, timid but can be tamed Cost: From around $6 for a pet to...
Jacobin Pigeon Breed: Jacobin pigeonTemperament: self containedCost: From $50 to $200 eachLifespan: 10 yearsRecommended for: enthusiasts History Jacobin pigeons were...
Breed: Macaw Temperament: Loud, gregarious, varies between species Cost: $7000 – $10,000 Lifespan: 50-80 years Recommended for: Enthusiasts The only...
Breed: The Muscovy Temperament: females make the best pets Cost: $15 – 25 for adult female, $30 for drakes, $100...
Pheasants Breed: Pheasants Temperament: secretive, nervous Cost: $60 plus per pair Lifespan: 15 to 25 years Recommended for: enthusiasts and...
Breed: Bantam Houdan Temperament: hens docile, easy to handle Cost: from $30 Lifespan: average 7- 8 years Recommended for: enthusiasts...
Ultimate Birds – Pet Macaw
Ultimate Birds – Pet Macaw The trouble with keeping birds in cages is that you restrict one of their greatest...
Understanding Parrots Don visited Taronga Zoo and spoke to bird trainer Matthew Kettle about the social needs of parrots. Parrots...
King Parrots in Backyard
King Parrots in Backyard Don was surprised to see a pair of King Parrots eating the white flowers of a...
Oldest Budgie in Australia
Oldest Budgie in Australia A few weeks ago on Burke’s Backyard we featured celebrity gardener, Rob Guest. Don was...