Macaw Bird Species are intelligent, playful, and inquisitive. They need plenty of space to live healthy and active lives. Macaws grow large beaks, bright feathers, long tails, and light or white facial patches.
We have hand raised and tamed Macaws for sale, Every hand fed baby is weaned on to a high variety diet. They are weaned onto fruits and veggies, a soak and sprout mix we make here in the store, high variety seed that we also make here in the store, and naturally colored pellet. Our Macaws are well socialized and trained to step up. All babies are closed banded and DNA sexing is included.
Macaws are native to Central America and North America, South America, and formerly the Caribbean. Most species are associated with forests, especially rainforests, but others prefer woodland or savannah-like habitats.
We have two sizes of macaws: mini macaws and large macaws.
Mini macaws include Hahn’s macaws, Illeger’s macaws, and yellow collared macaws. Mini macaws are more manageable at 10 to 20 inches in length.
Large macaws include blue & gold macaws, military macaws, scarlet macaws, green wing macaws, and hyacinth macaws.
Larger macaw species range from about 20 inches up to 42 inches including their long tails.
Their Life Span is up 30 to 50 years, the larger the macaw, the longer the life expectancy.
Our Macaws Temperament
Our Macaws are playful and active, and they have Cheerful personalities to go along with their sizes. They are well-cared-for and receives appropriate nutrition, mental stimulation, enrichment, attention, and space creates a unique, long-lived companion that is very affectionate and loyal.
Before getting a Macaw as a pet , You should note that Macaws are loud and noisy. Their vocalizations can be more than some people can tolerate, and they can scream when they want to. They do have the ability to say words and copy your speech.
Because they are so intelligent, You can train your macaw, You can start when your pet is young and work on hand-feeding, teaching your bird to talk or sing, and preparing your macaw not to nip, bite, or scream in your ear. You may also discover that you and your macaw can share jokes and enjoy various types of interactive play.
Caring for the Macaw
Macaws are large, loud, and social birds that can make excellent pets. They adapt well to captivity and will readily bond with their owners., It’s essential to spend lots of time caring for it and bonding with it. This includes providing a healthy diet and a spacious habitat. If you believe that any medical or behavioral issues have developed, you should take your macaw to an avian vet immediately.
Feeding the Macaw
Give them pelleted parrot feed. A pelleted parrot food mix contains all the proper nutrition your bird needs, unlike seeds or muesli mixes. About 80% of your macaw’s diet should consist of pellets. The other 20% can be made up of fruits and veggies.
Give them fresh drinking water daily. Always ensure that they have a source of fresh, clean, chlorine-free water available for drinking. Their water dishes should be cleaned daily.
Feed them fruits and vegetables. In addition to parrot feed, provide fresh fruits and vegetables each day. Fruits and vegetables should make up 20% of the bird’s diet will give your macaw additional nutrients. All fruits and vegetables should be washed and cut into small pieces. You can feed to your macaw the following:
Nuts, such as pears, apples, plums, cherries, grapes, papayas, mangoes, oranges, bananas, and berries.
Vegetables, such as carrots, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, and dark leafy greens.
Purchasing Your Macaw
Before purchasing a macaw, do your research to select the breed that’s right for your home and lifestyle. A smaller bird needs less space, but a larger one is magnificent and can become a friend for life.