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PET

BIRDS

Dr F r a n c i s X a v i e r


WILDLIFE PROTECTION ACT 1972 SCHEDULE V

(See Secs. 2, 8, 61 and 62)

(Vermin) Common crow Fruit bats Mice Rats Can be reared


Wildlife Protection Act 1972 &

amendments: Keeping of many common birds as pets have become difficult.Many of the so called pet birds are protected

Such birds in custody can lead to stringent penal action.


Alexandrian parakeet

Hill-mynah Mynah Koel Drongoes Kites Rose ringed parrot & Birds of prey


CHOOSING THE RIGHT BIRD AS PET *

LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE

*

PERSONALITY

*

BUDGET

*

ENVIRONMENT

*

TIME COMMITMENTS


LIVESTOCK IMPORTATION (QUARENTINE) MODEL RULE 1961

•GOVERNMENT OF INDIA HAS DECLARED POULTRY, PARROT, PIGEONS, CANARIES & FINCHES AS LIVESTOCK FOR THE SAID RULE. •REGULATE, RESTRICT ,PROHIBIT ,IMPORT OF AVIANS LIABLE TO BE AFFECTED BY INFECTIOUS & CONTAGIOUS DISEASES


LIVESTOCK IMPORTATION ACT 1971

IMPORTED BIRDS ARE QUARENTINED FOR 21 DAYS AND MAXIMUM 90 DAYS PARROTS SHOULD UNDERGO COMPLEMENT FIXATION TEST AND BE NAGATIVE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO EMBARKATION


THE CUSTOMS ACT, 1962 (Act 52 of 1962) (13th December,1962)

Chapter IV: Prohibitions on Importation and Exportation of Goods

Foreign Trade Policy 2004-2009 (Chapter 9 part :definition 9.65) Director General Foreign Trade may, through a notification, adopt and enforce any measure necessary for:k) the protection of human, animal or plant life or health;


Can bring in pets like dogs, cats, birds & ornamental fishes . Import of animals and birds is governed by strict health certificate regulations. Airline/travel agent or Embassy will tell you what particular Health Certificate you need for your pet. (Baggage rules India2005)

The Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 [ ACT NO 22 OF 1992 ] 7TH August, 1992

An Act to provide for the development and regulation of foreign trade by facilitating imports into, and augmenting exports from India and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto


PARROT SHOWS


First time bird owners may start out with a smaller bird. Lovebirds Cockatiel Parakeet Finches Canary.


Young children and imported parrots may not get along. Children can be loud and their quick movements can startle birds and make them nervous


Environmental factors affecting pet birds cage cage size

cage mates

enrichment

contra-specifics man

odours noise

food/water

light

air/ventilation

RH

bedding T

NH3, CO2 pathogens


Name

Body weight) (G)

Incubation period(days)

Period in Nest (days)

ELECTUS PARROT

450-600

26

80

MACAW

850-2000

26

100

AMAZON PARROT

200-600

23-25

45-60

AFRICAN GREY

300-450

21-22

70

LOVE BIRDS

40-60

18

30-35

PARRAKEETROSE RINGED

50

23-25

55-65

BUDGERIGARS

25-70

18

22-30

COCKATOOS Sulphur crested

800-1000

30

70

COCKATEELS

80-100

19

30-35

LORIKEET

50-75

21

45-50

PIGEON

250-500

17-19

35-37

ZEBRA FINCH

10-16

12-13

17-21

CANARY

10-30

13-14

19-21

PHEASANT

500-1500

21-28

-

GOOSE

3000-8000

28-30

-


COMMON

PROBLEMS

WITH

EGG BOUND FAILURE TO LAY CLEAR EGG DISCARDED EGGS CRACKED EGGS UNFED &SAVAGED CHICKS

BREEDING


Thanks


Dr Francis Xavier Professor & Head Livestock Production Management Veterinary College ,Wayand, Kerala

CPCSEA. Govt of India (Nominee) IUCN Member

(Vet Spl. Group)

E mail: francier@doctor.com Mob: 0 9 4 4 7 1 3 1 5 9 8 www.francier.cjb.net www.francier72.googlepages.com

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