Disclaimer: Articles and observations are our experience only. Each person should rely on common sense, personal research, and professional avian veterinarian advice to determine their own actions with their birds.
Purchase Contract The purpose of our purchase contract is to offer protection to the buyer for a major health problem that was unknown at the time of sale. Our birds are monitored on a daily basis to ensure their health and well being, and to the best of our knowledge, they are healthy and disease free. Because some health conditions can only be detected by an avian veterinarian, we encourage you to take your new bird(s) for a checkup so that you may receive an expert's opinion on their health status. We understand that test results may not be instantly available, but testing by a licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine must take place within the 3-day warranty period from the time of receipt of the bird(s). See our Purchase Contractfor complete details, including notification requirement if bird is to be rehomed/sold in the future by buyer.
Local Visits Visits to see specific birds available are by appointment only. Because FCA is a private aviary, there is no public "store" or regular hours. We will be happy to spend time educating to determine whether we potentially have the species and age bird needed, but there are no "tours". Strangers in their aviary can upset breeding pairs resulting in loss of babies, and traffic through bird areas constitutes a biosecurity risk.
Payment USPS Money Order Cash [local pickup] Personal Check [held for clearance 10 business days after deposit is made before shipping] Terms & Conditions Full payment, including shipping costs, is required BEFORE release of bird(s). A Purchase Contract is required on all sales. Deposit and payments may be accepted on handfeeding babies. FCA does NOT sell unweaned babies except to experienced local handfeeders.
Shipping FCA ships (at buyer's expense) via United(~$105)* or Delta (~$165) airlines from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and can ship multiple birds in one shipment. There usually are summer and winter temperature limitations on most shipping. *As of 3/20/18, United has temporarily suspended animal shipments, so that Delta is the only choice. Shipping carrier cost ($30-40). Requested/required health certificates ($50+) are buyer's expense. FCA does NOT ship unweaned babies—NO exceptions. FCA does NOT ship via USPS—NO exceptions. Not only is it is against postal regulations, but also the USPS pet-shipping infrastructure is not as good or as swift as airlines and is therefore riskier to the bird's health.
Contact Us! For aviculture-related and pet bird questions, or specific available bird discussions, please e-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 580-514-9040.
Please note! If you call and we are not available, speak your phone number slowly and distinctly so we can call you back.