People always treated the rodents with two different positions. From the point of view of the first, rodents are pests that can cause significant harm to the long labors of gardeners. From the point of view of the second decorative rodents – very cute and undemanding Pets. In connection with these positions there are a number of myths about rodents, which we’d like to talk.
The most common myths about rodents
So, the first myth. Rodents unpleasant smell. This statement is fundamentally wrong. Because by themselves the rodents, if they are healthy and do not suffer from intestinal disorders, smell very nice. The misconception is caused by the fact that many people neglect basic rules of hygiene and for a long time do not change your Pets bedding. Of course, after some period of time and the rodent and the room in which his cage will smell like his excrement, but it certainly is not his fault.
Also, do not forget to change food and water, because they also tend to deteriorate and exude unpleasant odors.
The second myth. Rodents spread various infections. When it comes to wild rodents, it is not without an element of truth. However, Pets bought in a pet store and past veterinarnomu and proper control, will cause you no more harm than a domestic cat or dog. Continue reading
So you’ve decided to buy a decorative bird. In fact, you already have taken care about many things, for example, chose for bogushevitch name, decided on the location of the cell, went through a lot of information on the Internet about a particular kind of bird. This way you can have an opinion on the readiness to plunge into the world of pet birds. However, don’t be too hasty. There are lots of issues that potential owners can learn only after you purchase the bird. And how sometimes they wish about and didn’t know it in advance.
Ten facts you should know before you buy a decorative bird
If you read the article to the end, you probably will be able to understand what you actually need for poultry keeping in the house. You might be shocked by how radically you have to change your life if you take home a feathered friend.
You may have to acquire new cookware. Widely used as a nonstick coating Teflon can be deadly to birds. At the time of heating the coating emits toxic substances that can kill your bird in just a minute. This means that you have to spend money and replace all cookware with Teflon on pans and pots made of stainless steel or any other safe material. Continue reading
Four years ago two months of the Gosling was hit by a motorcycle. Bones were broken, but the neck was heavily damaged skin, hanging in flaps. Cutting it was a pity, I decided to treat.
Treated the wound, cut the feathers, folded the flaps of skin and a neatly stitched with silk threads. (Wounds can be treated with a solution of potassium permanganate, furatsilina hydrogen peroxide, that you have at hand). Seam is smeared with green paint and sprinkled sulfanilamide. Injection bitsillina-3. The seam was treated with green paint daily. After a week the wound healed up, and when the crust fell off, the seam could be found only by touch. Gosling grew up in beautiful gander.
Last year on our musk duck was attacked by a dog and gnawing on his forearm muscle tissue to the bone. The wound was terrible. Since the other Drake was not, had to rescue the victim. Treated the wound, obkololi on the limits of novocaine, smeared with green paint and sprinkled sulfanilamide. Hope for a favorable outcome almost was not, so very much, the bird has suffered. Three days Drake sat in the corner of the barn, did not drink, did not eat, Continue reading