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Black Swans in Malaysia

Posted by joshmitran on August 6, 2016 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (1)

The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia. The species was hunted to extinction in New Zealand but later reintroduced. Black Swans the body is mostly black, with the exception of the broad white wing tips which are visible in flight. They are monogamous breeders that share incubation duties and cygnet rearing between the sexes.

Black swans have been introduced to various countries as an ornamental bird in the 1800s, but have escaped and formed stable populations Black swans are popular birds in zoological gardens and bird collections, and escapees are sometimes seen outside their natural range. In Malaysia, Black Swans are popular waterfowl commonly kept in zoos, bird parks and parks. There are also individuals who kept black swans in their house compound and farm. Black swans are easy to maintain and need little supervision. It’s very important to provide them a big pond with fresh water. Black swans feeds on pellets, wheat grains, maize and vegetation. Swans feed primarily on algae and aquatic plants; but they also eat grain, grasses and crop foods, such as wheat, potatoes and carrots - especially in the winter when other food sources aren't readily available. The Black Swan is a vegetarian. Food consists of algae and weeds, which the bird obtains by plunging its long neck into water up to 1 m deep.

Joshmitran Pet Aviarry import in black swans from Europe to meet our customers demand. We provide full range of service and consultation to our customers. Some of our customer successfully breed black swans locally. The success rate of breeding black swans are high due to weather and proper care. Joshmitran Pet Aviarry supplies Black Swans to pet shops, resorts, zoo, bird parks, private keepers and home stays in Malaysia and also exports them worldwide. We will guide our customer in detailed to ensure the welfare and wellbeing of the birds.

 

Bearded Dragon as pets

Posted by joshmitran on July 23, 2016 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (1)

BEARDED DRAGONS


Bearded dragons have become extremely popular pets in recent years. They become household pets recently about 20 years ago. The bearded dragon's scientific name is Pogona Vitticeps and they are medium sized lizards which are generally 12-24 inches in length from their head to the tip of their tail. Bearded dragons are called "bearded" because the spikes and scales they have around their head resembles a beard. They use this as a defence mechanism and will expand their throat whenever they feel threatened. They part of 300 species of agamid lizard. They originated from Australia's desert regions. Generally they are found in the south eastern Northern Territory and the eastern half of South Australia. Their habitats included woodlands, savannahs, and deserts. It is not uncommon to find them basking in branches, on stumps, or rocks during the morning there.

The Bearded Dragon is tan to yellow in colour. It is called "bearded" because of the dragon's ability to flare out the skin in the throat region when it is threatened or territorial. Its body has a flattened appearance, which becomes even more pronounced if the dragon is alarmed. There are spines on the throat, sides of the head, and sides of the body. The head is wedge-shaped, and the Bearded Dragon has a tail that is almost as long as the body. It is difficult to distinguish males from females among hatchlings and juveniles. When they become adults, sexual differences become more apparent. The males generally have larger heads and larger, darker beards. The femoral pores of males also help to distinguish them from females. They can grow up to 2 feet long in length.

 

Bearded Dragons are omnivorous. Their diet includes chopped meat, crickets, pinky mice, earthworms, leafy greens, mealworms. They are extremely social and dragons of similar size can be housed together with supervision. Bearded dragons are normally very healthy and hardy lizards. However, their lifespan depends on many factors. Generally a dragon a can live up to 14 years in captivity. Bearded dragons were first introduced to the United States in the 1990's and since then they have rapidly increased in popularity as pets. So why are bearded dragons loved as pets?


 

Bearded dragons are usually gentle by nature and you rarely hear of an aggressive bearded dragon, especially towards humans. In fact, bearded dragons do not attack when threatened, instead they freeze, puff their throat, and may change colours. They are easy to maintain as well. They don't require walks and following a basic routine can be more than enough care for a bearded dragon to live into its teens. On top of this they enjoy being handled and stroked by people. They may squirm the first few times you hold them, but they will eventually recognize their master and will sit, relax, and perch on a person's body.

 


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