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Choosing the right breeder is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make as a pet owner. So, why us? What makes us so flocking different?
More Bang for Your Buck
Don't purchase a bird from any breeder or pet store that doesn't offer a health guarantee!
Not every breeding program is the same so be sure to ask important questions and access overall value as you shop around. We are one of the only breeders in the state that includes both individualized leg banding and DNA confirmation in price of your baby. Your new best friend will also come with a 72 Hour Health Guarantee, a Hatch Date Certificate, a Flock Unibirdsity Diploma and a swag bag full of treats and toys. And unlike most breeders around town, we don't stick you with paying the additional courtesy fee when you use your Paypal or credit card online.
Simply Higher Standards
We understand you aren't just buying a new pet, you're investing in a life long companion. And we wholeheartedly believe happy birds make happy babies. So, we fly a little higher than most when it comes to quality. We're happy to dedicate each and every day spoiling everybirdy completely rotten.
We guarantee that every bird we sell was born at the Bayou City aviary and raised at Flock Unibirdsity under our direct care. We keep genetic records of your baby and its parents so we avoid cross-breeding related bloodlines, while, in some cases, streamlining the DNA confirmation process. We do NOT sell babies from other breeders and we do NOT sell unweaned babies to the general public. For the safety, security and well-being of our birds, we run a "closed" aviary and do not allow visitors inside. This reduces the threat of harmful bacteria that would otherwise harm our newborns.
Your breeder should be able to provide basic historical data, such color mutation, hatch dates, clutch sizes, etc., on both your new baby and its parents!
Fun Fact: Did you know there are nearly 400 different kinds of parrots? Quakers are the only ones who build nests in the wild. In fact, they build extravagant, multi-chambered, multi-purpose dwellings to call home!
From there, infrastructure and environment becomes our priority. We start with over-sized, commercial grade breeding cages from Mcage. We mount each cage with a see-through bird bath from Kintor. Think infinity pool for Quakers. Every cage is adorned with a variety of different handmade bird toys, swings and perches. Our hand-crafted, custom nesting boxes are built on site and offer our breeders a two story starter home with a view. We line the homes with Thoroughbed brand pine shavings and circle the front door with 1/2" x 1" galvanized wire. We fill their cages with various materials, such as straws, pine cones and tamale husks, and before you know it, everybirdy begins to weave...
Quakers are born to build, so stocking the cage with a variety of different building materials for your BFF to explore will make them feel right at home...while at the same time giving your baby an activity that challenges their balancing and coordination skills while keeping their mind active. Check out pics of our beautiful boxes, handmade toys and our funniest front porches below!
Our adult breeder diet consists of 80% Roudybush High Energy Breeder Daily Maintenance pellets, 10% Volkman Avian Super Science Seed for Hookbills and 10% fresh cut fruits and vegetables. We also give sprays of millet and pumpkin seeds as treats. Their drinking water is purified and their morning fruit and veggie medley mix is seasonally based and prepared fresh each morning. Some of the top favorite munchies among our adults are squash, cucumber, zucchini, bell pepper, corn on the cob, green beans, yams, cabbage, strawberries, bananas, blueberries, grapes, cabbage and peas and beans. The babies start being hand fed between 14 and 21 days of age Exact Hand Feeding High Fat formula. When they are old enough, we start to introduce them to Roudybush Daily Maintenance mini pellets and the same seed mixture as their parents. We make the babies forage for the seed on a grass mat to encourage development of the brain and playing with other birds. They are also always offered the same vegetables and fruits as the adults.