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This front page is here to let you know a few things about In Your Flock companion parrot magazine and its website. For example:

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Looking for Bella?
The summer edition of In Your Flock companion parrot magazine is now listed under the digital subscribers' tab! If you aren't a subscriber, just zip on over to the subscribe tab above (to the left at the top) and sign up. Then you'll be a subscriber for ALL the goodies and you'll get instant access to all past issues as well.

In Your Flock is published quarterly. If you subscribe right after an issue has mailed, you will need to wait until the next quarter to receive your first issue. Check out the FAQs for other subscription questions and visit the parrot magazine subscription page to join the flock today!

We would love to help you build your bird business! Reach bird owners who spoil their parrots with only top-notch products by advertising in the pages of In Your Flock, and on our social media platforms. Publisher Sandy Lender is happy to discuss that relationship with you. Send her a note at publisher@inyourflock.com.

Bird Health Information: We use the Bright Eyes department from each issue of In Your Flock magazine to help populate the health page, which will always be a work in progress due to its importance. Check back often! Even if you don’t have a subscription, you will have access to the health information that professional journalists have gathered with avian veterinarians, avian behaviorists and other avian specialists. The two winners of our Win a Scale contest understand the importance of that health info. Check out their winning essays here on the site!

HEY! Have you moved?

If you have moved since you received your last issue of the most awesome parrot magazine EVER, send an email to publisher@inyourflock.com. Use "I have moved to a new address" as the subject line. Put the following information in the email: Your full name and your NEW address.

Discussion

6 Responses to “Health”

  1. just bought a subscription to your magazine i hear its great and i want to see our princess bella in it i also have parrots cant wait to see bella shes a doll baby and so is her main squeeze buddy sincerely Linda and Fids

    Posted by Linda Cessna | 05/21/2016, 8:27 am
  2. My friend Mary’s Bird Bella is scheduled to appear in the magazine but I’m not sure when.
    Is it possible for me to get that one?
    Is it covered with my subscription?
    Thank you so much!
    I am the proud momma of 2 macaws.
    Ike is a Buffons
    And miss Rio is a Camelot.
    I’m so excited to read the magazines! Thank you for publishing them!♡

    Posted by jackay smith | 04/30/2016, 6:29 pm
  3. I’ve seen a discussion about Vitamin D deficiency and lack of sunshine in tropical brids as a possible cause of plucking. Your thoughts? Is there an easy way to supplement vit D in birds kept indoors at the Tropic of Capricorn? Does full spectrum lighting provide enough UV rays to provide vit D inside? Humans can be tested for Vitamin D levels. Is there an avian test equivalent?

    Posted by karen Wingrove | 11/11/2012, 2:38 pm
    • Karen,
      In the inaugural issue of In Your Flock, I’ve included an article on calcium in the Bright Eyes department. Take a look at that because it includes a reference to a researcher’s findings about supplementing with UV light/full spectrum bulbs. Very good information. I began my “career” in reptile husbandry–it’s vital to get calcium right for turtles and tortoises (imagine shell deformation if calcium’s off!) so getting vitamin D3 and calcium-to-phosphorus ratios right has been part of my feeding habits for about 25 years now. The issue mails next week and the online version goes up at the same time. The Bright Eyes department is one that will be available to the general public here on the site.

      Posted by Sandy Lender | 11/17/2012, 2:35 am

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