Animal Welfare Goals and Principles

To promote animal well-being, we adhere to the following welfare goals and principles.  They are the essential building blocks for the humane and professional care of our birds:

Husbandry and Handling Practices

  • We provide comprehensive care and handling procedures that ensure the bird’s well-being throughout its life.

Health and Veterinary Care

  • We provide science-based health programs and prompt veterinary care.

Feed and Water

  • We provide access to fresh water and nutritionally balanced diets at all times.


  • We provide shelter that is designed, maintained and operated to meet the birds’ needs and also facilitate daily inspections.


  • We provide transportation that minimizes travel time and stress.