The cost of parrots lovebirds
Parrot lovebird is divided into 9 types, but in the home often contain all three of them are: Fischer's lovebird, red-faced and masked. All three have roughly the same requirements of care and cost.
Prices for lovebirds vary from 1 to 2.5 thousand rubles, the Most "budget" are considered to be red-faced, Fisher and masked are more expensive. If you are going to buy a pair, then you may be able to bargain up to 4 thousand rubles and below for the two birds.
For a parrot it is a normal price, considering that it is cheaper to buy a budgie (600-900 p) and Corella's already going to cost 3 thousand rubles for one bird.
The price depends on several factors. The main ones are age and the presence of documents at the parrot. Without documents age after the first molt (5-6 month of life) can be determined. Documents are typically available, buying the bird at the exhibition or in good pet store.
Try to avoid shopping at the "bird market" and with it, if there is no evidence that the bird is not sick.
What will the cost of care
Be careful when choosing food. Don't buy lovebirds food for budgies or other types, as it can disrupt digestion birds. Fertilize parrot greens.
Before you buy a parrot, don't forget to purchase a cage. Cage for lovebirds will only fit metal, as wood is unlikely to survive the powerful beak of the bird. However, the cage should be spacious – this type of parrots requires much movement as lovebirds most prone to obesity. A suitable cage can be purchased within 2 thousand.
Feed lovebirds does not require large expenditures. Three teaspoons of the special grain mixture per day is sufficient for normal metabolism.
Care for a pair of lovebirds
It is worth considering that the lone lovebird home will require more care and attention than one that has a couple. To tame these birds almost impossible, but there is the observation that males with age become friendlier.
Lovebird, contrary to popular belief, can easily live without the "second half". Even if one of the partners dies, the other continues to live and is able to usher in a new "marriage" Union.
So if you are rarely at home, and you have no time to pay much attention to the parrot, it is recommended to purchase a pair of lovebirds. In this case the birds do not suffer from loneliness. But there can be other nuances: a family quarrel and the emergence of the offspring.
Lovebird selective in choosing a partner, so don't be surprised that after some time the parrots will start a fight. In this case you should place the birds in different cages for a while, and then re-connect. Then the parrots begin to live peacefully. If not, you will have to take care of the replacement partner.