Open 7 days a week. 
By appointments only ~ 
Shipping is also available

Mon - Fri 11:00 am until 5:00 PM
Sat 11:00 am until 5:00 PM
Sun 11:00 am until 3:00 PM

Closed on all Major Holidays

  
At appointments I accept Cash or Credit Cards (4.3% processing charge )
need to show photo ID with it.  No personal checks.
Taxes is also added to the total bill

No public restrooms.

                                 Location:                                 

                                                        8768 West River Rd.                                                        
                                        Aylett, VA. 23009                                     
                                                                                                                        












                        




        I'm about 45 min's from Richmond, VA. Very easy to find.



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              If you leave a message and do not hear from me in 24 hours please call back.
                                                           

  (804)241-4070 my cell
                                          
  Text messages welcomed up to 9:00 PM Eastern time.


                                                
Payments I accept:

        Cash (No personal Checks.) and Credit cards/ Paypal (4.3% processing charge) with picture ID
(No e-check because I can not ship until the check has cleared.)



  Sales tax of 6%











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    Shipping is Available

Aviary's are closed to the public.   My birds are used to seeing me everyday when someone new (strangers) comes in it scares them.  Scaring the birds can cause them to brake eggs or abandon the young.  This is why my aviary's are closed to the public. Not to mention the diseases that can be brought into my breeding areas from too much traffic walking in my buildings. Keeping my birds healthy and safe is my main priority.
Donations 
Asking for Donations is never a easy thing to do. The birds are my full time job. And with this job I try to be here for everyone even the ones that can no longer care for their birds. I've done a lot of rescues on birds. Some rescues brought tears to my eyes but after my care along with the care of a vet most of these birds make a wonderful recovery. Some birds I have found wonderful new homes for them as others will stay here for the rest of their life. Doing this gets very pricey and with your help I can continue to help others when in need.
Thank you for your Donations and God bless each and every one.
                            Questions and Answers!        If you have a Question just ask.

What does Hand feeding mean?
 Hand feeding is where I take the baby away from Mom and Dad and I take over feeding the babies. I buy baby food for them and they are syringe fed until they are old enough to eat on their own.

Will I sell a bird that needs to be hand fed? 
Yes, as long as you know how to do this. I take no responsibility for the bird if you do it wrong or don't know how to do it. I will be more than happy to show you how easy it is to do.  I want to make sure you feel comfortable about doing this and you know how too. I'm here if you need help. Just give me a call and I will be more than happy to give you some advise. 

What does being weaned mean?
This is when I no longer need to feed the babies with a syringe. They have learned how to eat on their own. 

Why doesn't some of these birds have all of their feathers?
Birds are born with no feathers. Some babies will have fuzz all over them were others will have nothing. As the birds get older the pin feathers will start to come in. 

What does Tame and Not Tame mean?
Tame is a bird that can be handled (held). Mostly hand raised birds are hand tame. They're used to being handled because of being hand fed. This makes it a lot easier for you to have a bird the way you want.
Not Tame means you could get bit. The bird has not been handled or worked with. It's not saying you will never be able to tame the bird it will just take some time and some Band-Aid (just kidding). Not tame birds are cheaper but is that what your really looking for. 

Breeding or Bonding pairs?
This means that the birds are bonded to each other and set up for breeding purposes and should not be separated. Buying a pair like this does not mean you have to breed them. They can just keep each other company. Again these birds are not tame meaning they can't be handled. 
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When you buy a bird from me. I offer nail and wing clippings for  only $15.00 ea bird per visit. (The first nail and wing clipping is free. This is done before you receive your bird.)  This is just a small donation that can go a long way when it comes to the care of my birds. I will also look over your bird. This is done by appointments only.  This offer is not for large birds. If you need your large bird looked over email me and we can talk about it. 
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DNA's are 99.9% accurate.  If a DNA is done I will not guarantee the results.  It's up to the lab to come up with their answer on it. The only true 100% guarantee on the gender is 
having the bird surgically sexed. This is done by a veterinarian

No Pets allowed on my property unless kept in your vehicle. You can not let them out to use the restroom on my property at all. Keeping my animals safe is most important. 
Thank you for your understanding. 
I'm a bird lover, my work is never done, my house is never quiet, my wallet is always empty but my heart is always full.
Gift Certificates 
  now available.
No Public Restrooms
Hand Raised Parakeets
Standard American Parakeet
Shorter name for them are Keets. 
Native Region: Australia
Size: 6-7 inches from tip of beak to tip of tail.
Lifespan: up to 15 years
Noise level: low, frequent chattering.
Hand raised parakeets make wonderful pets. They have the ability to learn how to talk.
Sale Pending? ......
Sale Pending means that someone has placed a deposit down on a certain bird.  This will hold the bird until it's weaned. Once the bird is weaned then the customer has within that week to pay the remaining balance and pick up or have the bird shipped. If after that time payment is not made then the customer would loose it's deposit along with the bird going back up for sale.

DNA  Hold?......
You can put a DNA hold on any bird. Prices may vary depending on type of bird. 
Most birds are a $30 charge. Now this is only on birds that the DNA results have not came in yet. So if you only want a female and the results are not in, you would use the DNA hold. Now if the bird for say came back a male and you only wanted a female you have the choice to purchase the bird or to pass on it. If you pass you would loose your $30 fee because I held this bird for just you.

Knowing the Gender:
Knowing the gender of the young parakeets can be hard to tell on some of them. At a young age the cere (nose location) will start to change colors. I will do my best to figure it out for you but I can't guarantee it without a DNA.
Colors:
Babies are born with fuzz all over them. As the bird gets older pin feathers will start to come in. Knowing the markings is just guesswork until the bird is fully feathered out. 
Thank You for your Donations!
I Always have babies hatching.
 If you don't see one that your looking for please let me know.
This is very important...
If your interested in getting one or more of the birds I have available you need to let me know as soon as possible so that you can place a Non~Refundable Deposit down.
 This is the only way you can truly have a bird on hold for yourself
 If a deposit is not placed then the next customer has the right to purchase the bird. 

If you have a DNA Hold on a bird then your also safe from anyone else purchasing the bird. The Hold is only good until the results come in. Once the results come in you have to let me know if your getting the bird or not. If your getting the bird then you will need to pay the remaining deposit fee to have the bird on hold for yourself until the bird is weaned. 

Please make sure that you have read the description of the bird before you place money down. 
Some birds can be tame, semi tame or not tame at all. 

If you have any questions regarding any of this please let me know.
Appointments  and  Shipping is Available.
Donations 
are highly 
needed 
English Budgie also known for being called The Show Budgie
The fact about this breed has been through generations of selective breeding to create show quality. 
The English tends to be a much larger bird compared to the American Parakeet with more defined markings.
Looking at an English when the bird is relaxed the head tends to look much larger than the American Parakeets. 
English tends to be a quieter bird compared to the American Parakeet. They're easier to handle with some simple basic commands.

English Budgie compared to the American Parakeet
English   Budgie                                             American Parakeet
Height:               10-12 inches tall                                                  6-8 inches tall                             
Weight:               up to 2.1 ounces                                                  up to 1.4 ounces                         
                         Lifespan:            7-12 years                                                          8-15 years                                                            
Hand Raised English Budgies
Welcome
What does Step up mean?  This is when you place your hand or finger near your bird and the bird will step up onto it. When a bird learns this you're not going to have to pick up the bird the bird will be willing to come to you.
Hand Raised Cockatiels
Whiteface grey Pied
2 Available.
Weaned and ready to go.
Very sweet birds.
Steps up without any delay.
Running DNA test on them soon.

$425 ea.
Macaws on the Nest.
This will be Harlequins Babies

Will keep you posted.

Once they're on the nest it will take 30 days to hatch.
Scarlet Chested Parakeets
Scarlet Chested Parakeet
Male
This is the last one that I have of this color.  I do have one more male that I haven't taken a picture of yet. The only difference in that male is the red on the chest is more of a peach color.
He's a little bigger than a standard parakeet. A lot quieter and not aggressive as a standard parakeet. 
Not hand raised.

$450
Sale Pending 
No Shipping​
Last one
Sadly I will no longer Breed these. If I could find more pairs from other breeders I would be glad to breed them. Very Beautiful Birds.
Scarlet Chested Parakeet Male
with a peach color chest.
This is the last one I have of this color.
Very Beautiful Birds.
Will post the picture of this one as soon as I can.
$450 
No shipping.
The last one.
Mom looking in on her new Babies
D.O.B. Nov. 21 & 22, 2022
When the babies turn 2 wks of age I will start to hand feed them.
The feathers are starting to come in now. Around 3 wks of age you should be able to see what color they'll be.
Mom with her Babies
D.O.B. Nov. 25, 26, & 27, 2022
Once the babies are old enough I will pull them from the nest to start hand feeding.
(around 2 wks of age)
Feathers start to come in around 2-3 weeks of age.
One little baby 
D.O.B. Nov. 26, 2022
This one little baby is waiting for more to hatch.
Soon this one will have more to grow up with.
When they all want to be part of this family.
D.O.B. Nov 27, 2022
This was so cute to open the nest box up to see everyone (4 adults) in the nest with the babies.
Mom w/ her babies
D.O.B. Nov. 2022
When they're old enough I will hand feed them.
The bird normally wean around 5-7 weeks of age.
Each bird can vary.
Baby English Budgies
D.O.B. Nov. 21, 22, 23, 25 & 26, 2022
First time Mama had a bunch of babies.
Colors will come in around 2-3 weeks of age.
Santa will be taking bird orders soon. Now some of the babies will not be ready by Christmas but shortly after. So if you would like one of these young babies for your child, Santa is offering a picture of his hand holding the baby bird in front of the beautiful Christmas tree. I can send the picture to your phone or email address. No charge to have this done but if you would like to donate to help with the care of the birds it will be deeply appreciated.
Thank you.
Hope all have a wonderful and Blessed Holiday.
God Bless.
December Special.
Cockatiels $400 ea.

From this tiny little baby born Nov 12, 2022
To this Beautiful Baby English
Mouse over this picture to see the belly side of the bird. 
Look at the blue and teal markings coming in.
 Multi  Colored Full English Budgie
D.O.B. Nov. 12, 2022
Being hand raised.
Beautiful color markings coming in. From Yellow, blue, teal and a little lime. Can't wait to see all the colors when all the feather come in fully.
This bird is a Full English Budgie. No crossing.
The bird also looks to be a Male.

$265
Sale Pending
Looks like a Male