This antique book contains a detailed guide to owning and caring for parrots, including tips for housing, taming, breeding, and training. The information comprising this text is timeless in its value, and constitutes a veritable must-have for both current and prospective parrot owners. Both detailed and easily digestible, this handbook is perfect for the amateur and makes for a great addition to any collection of avicultural literature. Chapters included in this text are: 'An Introduction to Parrots', 'A History of Parrots', 'Varieties of Parrots', 'When you buy a Parrot', 'Cages and Housing a Parrot', 'Training and Taming', 'Care and Feeding your Parrot', 'Ailments and How to Treat Them', 'Household Safety Hints', 'Hints and Tips for Breeding', and 'Colour Breeding'. This book has been elected for modern republication due to its significant educational value, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction to the field of aviculture.