Hyacinth Macaw is one of the expensive and largest macaw in the world (The worlds largest parrot is belong to the species Strigops habroptila, commonly called Kakapo, which means night parrot ,with the lenght just only 61cm but in weight a mature adult can be up to 4kg) The elongated body of the Hyacinth reaches about 95cm and it weighs up to about 1.7 kg. The beautiful Hyacinth is pretty much an all blue large macaw. The rich cobalt blue of its coloring is what influenced its name. It is a calm Macaw and known to make an excellent pet. They are sweet, extremely gentle, and are not inclined to make a great deal of noise, they also very affectionate and playful, and become quite attached to their human families, especially children . If they are socialized at a young age, these Macaws are also quite eager to meet and play with new humans.
The Hyacinth is quite intelligent and is prone to playing jokes. Jokes can include jumping on you or your company’s head from a distance or laying on its back with its feet straight up playing dead. They will frequently stare down at you from the ceiling fan (be sure it is off!) or break out of their cage. They don’t destroy the cage but are more inclined to just take the lock off. They are inquisitive and quite entertaining. Hyacinth Macaws do speak although their ability for this is limited .
Nutrition and Pet care (The nutrition of all the macaw species are the same ): In the wild, the hard palm nut or fruit is the mainstay of its diet. If they are Pet, you can search the bags of food is packaged specifically for Macaw species.Parrots can also eat nutritious foods that people used , but you will have to pay much attention to the restrictions of food that taboo for parrots. Almost parrot species love to have meal with their family members . Birds also eat some foods containing protein in nature and they like chicken ,too . However, butter and chocolate are two things, which poisoning parrots . (More information about nutrition for Macaw species)
Pet care : Parrots need a comfortable space, lots of toys and interact as much with the toys, stroking, learn the tricks, all the factors that will help your parrot unstressed.
- Color : blue
- Length : 95 cm
- Weight: 1.7 kg
- Life span : 60 years
- Adulthood : 5 years old
Vaccination Program (Free):
– Flu, Diarrhea – monthly (200.000đ/time)
– Deworm – every 3 months (200.000đ/time)
– Coccidiosis – every 3 months (300.000đ/time)
– NewCastle – every 4 months (500.000đ/time)
– Lung Mushrooms – monthly (100.000đ/time)
– Hen / Typhoid / Pasteurellosis – monthly (100.000đ/time)
*** With the advice of Dr. Nguyen Nhu Pho – Professor of HCM Agricultural University.