DIY Bird Aviary

Filed under: Types Of Aviaries - 28 Jun 2012  | Spread the word !

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The bird aviary is one of the projects that you have to consider, if you are thinking of having pet birds. For many people, the aviaries that they can find on the market can be rather expensive and that is why the best option is to consider a DIY project. You have two options in this case, which can very much depend on the things that you have around your house or on what you can get from friends and family, in terms of things you or they do not use anymore. You can consider the transformation of a piece of furniture into an aviary or you can make it from scratch.

The easy version is the one involving the transformation of the furniture. You can opt for an old armoire, just like the one in the picture. You can remove all the shelves and can replace the glass doors with a more plastic material, so that the birds will not hurt themselves. You also have to consider ventilation spaces, food and water supplies refill paths, doors and so on. Having thought of these technicalities, you can move on to placing all the covers. Inside, you can use a variety of ropes, branches and various other materials, which may vary according to the types of birds you will have and to the elements that they usually like. Opting to make the aviary from scratch, on the other hand, can be a great solution for those who have craft skills. The developments for finalization are the same in both case. Only here, you will have to take measurements and to construct the entire aviary on your own.

Regardless of what your option will be, the DIY bird aviary is a wonderful project. You get something to do with your family and with your friends, but you will also create the place in which you will be able to admire all your future bird pets. Each of the variants involves a lot of work. You have to consider the fact that the bird aviary will be the home of some wonderful creatures and should, therefore, be designed in a proper way. You can consider some of the models that you can find online for inspiration, but the finality of them all is to be suitable for the types of birds and for their lifestyle.

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Farm Bird Aviaries For All Your Poultry

Filed under: Types Of Aviaries - 10 Jun 2012  | Spread the word !

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In the establishment of a farm, you have to consider all the spaces and the cages that must be built for the animals and for the birds. You have to insure a normal and a suitable amount of space, so that these can live in peace and can give all the products that you need for your farm. When it comes to the bird aviary, many people opt for the construction or for the purchase of the smallest ones, due to the fact that they know birds tend to stick to each other and therefore they do not need very much room. However, this is a fact far from the truth. The idea is that even birds must have a certain space of their own, as otherwise they cannot survive and cannot have their lifestyle in the proper way.

The amount of space that is provided for the aviary must be divided into several sections. The first one is the feeding area. It will necessitate the placement of some food bowls and water bowls from which the birds will take the necessary supplies. What is important is that you create an entrance system, through which you will refill the bowls easier and faster, without having to enter the aviary every time. The second area is the one of the sleeping cages. These are usually made out of wood and contain several baskets, according to the number of the birds, in which these can sleep and lay eggs. The rest of the aviary is supposed to form a multipurpose space. It will be the area in which the birds will require mostly sand, in which they can make resting pits and so on.

The importance of the bird aviary in the case of the farms lies in the fact that the comfort and the lifestyle of the birds is insured through it. These elements are the ones which, in reaction, lead to the proper growth of the birds and to them giving perfect natural products such as eggs, feathers and meat. Therefore, the bird aviary must be constructed in the proper way and with all the mentioned spaces included in it, so that you can be sure that you are offering your birds a great and wade space to live in and that they will offer you suitable products for the farm in return.

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