Since individual birds vary in size, even within the species, choose the collars size based on your birds weight. Common species sizes are listed below however, for the most accurate sizing weigh your bird in grams.
|African Grey (Congo)||Medium|
|African Grey (Timneh)
|Amazon (Lilac Crowned)||Medium|
|Cameroon African Grey||Large|
|Cockatoo (Bare Eyed)||Medium|
|Cockatoo (Greater Sulphur Crested)||Large|
|Cockatoo (Lesser Sulphur Crested)||Medium|
|Cockatoo (Medium Sulphur Crested)||Medium|
|Cockatoo (Rose Breasted - Galah)||Medium|
|Conure (Blue Crown)||Large|
|Conure (Crimson Bellied)||X-Small|
|Conure (Fiery Shouldered)||X-Small|
|Conure (Green Cheek)||X-Small|
|Conure (Green Cheek – average with a girth of approx. 6")||X-Small|
|Conure (Maroon Bellied)||X-Small|
|Conure (White Eyed)||Small|
|Dove (Ring Neck, smaller)||Small|
|Dove (Ring Neck, larger)||Small|
|Eclectus (Red Sided)||Medium|
|Eclectus (Solomon Island)||Medium|
|Eclectus (Vos Maeri)||Medium|
|Indian Ring Neck||Small|
|Lorikeet, Rainbow (Australian)||Small|
|Lorikeet, Red Collar (Australian)||Small|
|Lorikeet, Scaly (Australian)||Small|
|Macaw (Blue & Gold - Larger)||Large|
|Macaw (Green Wing)||Large|
|Macaw (Red Headed)||Small|
|Macaw (Yellow Collar)||Small|
|Parakeet (Canary-Winged or BB)||XSmall|
|Parrot (Australian King)||Small|
|Parrot (Red Bellied)||Small|
✔ Premium, protective collar combo designed to help birds heal from surgeries and self-mutilation
✔ Much more comfortable that stiff plastic collars
✔ Strong "hook & loop" attachment that's easily reinforced with optional moleskin✔ Machine washable
Our Bird Self Mutilation Collar Combo includes our BeakGuard Bird Vest and a Fringy Cone Bird Collar. We’ve had tons of clients email us saying that this combo is the ideal setup for their bird. It’s double the protection yet not too heavy or too warm.
The "bulletproof" BeakGuard Vest helps protect your birds' chest & back. It closes with DuraGrip® Industrial Strength Hook and Loop Closure.
The Fringy Cone Bird Collar with its stiff insert in the base flares out making it hard to get around. Our signature thick fringy neck creates an extra layer of protection.
Unlike traditional plastic bird collars, our Fringy Cone Bird Collar is soft so your bird can climb, eat, and play. Best of all, it doesn't block your bird’s peripheral vision. No more restrictive "suits of armor" for your bird!
I was initially worried that it would be too hot for him, but that was before I saw and felt the vest. Houdini has taken to it quite well. Thank you for these wonderful products!"
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|Size||Measurements||Bird's weight range|
||225 - 300 gm.|
|Medium||8" Cone||300 - 450 gm.|
|Large||10" Cone||450 - 850 gm.|
Durable double-knit bird vest with Kevlar® insert to protect chest and back.
"Stack" with the Fringy Neck or Fringy Cone for additional protection.
Thick, stiff Fringy Cone doubles the protection to safely inhibit self- mutilation.
Part of a plan to protect birds who engage in self-harm behaviors.
Birds that chew holes in their skin often have a compulsive problem that is hard to manage. The BeakGuard Bird Vest is specifically designed to support birds that dig into their chest or back.
Birds come in a variety of shapes and sizes. But don't worry! We can get you the right size right now by just knowing your bird's gram weight.
Call your vet to learn how much your bird weighs.
Buy a kitchen scale & teach your bird to cooperate with routine weight checks.
The BeakGuard comes in 4 sizes, and the velcro patches on it make it easy to adjust to fit your individual bird.
You might want to buy two collars so you can always have a clean one available to put on while you wash the soiled one. 😋😇🐦🥒
Place in a lingerie bag & wash on gentle.
Use a fragrence-free detergent.
Lay open & dry thoroughly.
*In the US and Canada - based on all UnRuffledRx collar & supplements sales on Amazon and BirdSupplies.com
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