Survey Results

Where do you usually get your birds?
Total Votes: 46
Answer
Percent
Votes
Breeder
33%
15
Pet Shop (large chain)
20%
9
Pet Shop (privately run)
13%
6
Pet Shop (birds only)
13%
6
Individual (selling their pet)
11%
5
Bird Mart
7%
3
Adoption/Sanctuary Facility
4%
2

Which topics would you like more articles on?

Total Votes: 168
Answer
Percent
Votes
Breeding
28%
47
Behavior
26%
44
General Care
12%
21
Health
10%
17
Important Issues
8%
14
Stories of Individual Birds
7%
12
Product Reviews
2%
4
Nine of you (5%) also marked "Other." The following were suggested topics: specific breeds, taming, Newcastle disease, commercial food reveiws as well as custom parrot mixes, ID numbers of birds in U.S., and breed specific.

How many birds do you own?
Total Votes: 85
Answer
Percent
Votes
1-5
54%
46
10-25
15%
13
5-10
12%
11
I lost track a while ago!
10%
9
I have birds?
7%
6

Which place has the best birds?
Total Votes: 70
Answer
Percent
Votes
Australia/New Zealand
56%
39
Mexico/South America
29%
20
Africa
11%
8
Asian/Pacific
4%
3

Where do you usually get your dogs?
Total Votes: 11 (survey ended prematurely)
Answer
Percent
Votes
Adoption/Sanctuary Facility
36%
4
Breeder
27%
3
Pet Shop
18%
2
Individual (selling/giving away)
9%
1
Strays
9%
1
Dog Show
0%
0

Where do you usually get your cats?
Total Votes: 6 (survey ended prematurely)
Answer
Percent
Votes
Strays
50%
3
Adoption/Sanctuary Facility
33%
2
Individual (selling/giving away)
17%
1
Breeder
0%
0
Pet/Cat Show
0%
0

What diet do you feed your birds?
For those of you feeding seed only diets, PLEASE get your birds on a proper diet immediately. You've visited my site so you can't claim ignorance. I've got several articles to help you out.
Total Votes: 154
Answer
Percent
Votes
Seed Only
34%
For shame!
53
Seed & Other
33%
52
Pellets & Other
18%
29
Specialized (like Lory)
7%
12
Pellets Only
3%
6
Other
1%
2

Which quality is the most important to you when choosing a bird (pet or breeder)?
Total Votes: 61
Answer
Percent
Votes
Personal Character & Temperment
64%
39
Source, Seller & Background
16%
10
Size, Color & Appearance
8%
5
Price
5%
3
Noise Level & Talking Ability
5%
3
Current Age
2%
1
Lifespan
0%
0

Do you keep your pet's wings clipped?
Total Votes: 68
Answer
Percent
Votes
Yes
69%
47
No
31%
21

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