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Message: Posted by: mike_york (Mar 4, 2007 12:49AM)
I have searched the web up and down...w/o any luck

I am looking for steel/metal/or aluminum (strong) transport cages for my birds and parrots.

I seam to remember seeing someone on tv with one for his macaw.

does anyone know where I can find these? Or do I need to sit down design one and take it to a custom fab shop?

Thanks
Message: Posted by: Dynamike (Mar 4, 2007 08:33AM)
Will one of these work?:
http://www.petsmart.com/global/product_detail.jsp?cm_ven=SortPrice&cm_cat=mercent&cm_pla=datafeed&cm_ite=57332&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=2534374302023691&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302047584&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524441782156&bmUID=1173018454635

http://www.petsmart.com/global/product_detail.jsp?cm_ven=SortPrice&cm_cat=mercent&cm_pla=datafeed&cm_ite=57336&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=2534374302023691&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302047584&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524441782160&bmUID=1173018498959

http://www.naturechest.com/birdcarrier.html

Or maybe this type of service will work for you: http://www.petmovers.com/site/index.htm
Message: Posted by: mike_york (Mar 4, 2007 10:40AM)
Thanks for the info

but not what I'm looking for at all
Message: Posted by: David Boyd (Mar 4, 2007 01:44PM)
http://www.petsmart.com/global/product_detail.jsp?cm_ven=nextag&cm_cat=mercent&cm_pla=datafeed&cm_ite=51112&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=2534374302023689&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302035811&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524441775937&bmUID=1173037313292

all you need to do is insert a perch that's big enough for the macaw going across and you can travel with it..


hope that's what you want.
Message: Posted by: Autumn Morning Star (Mar 4, 2007 02:39PM)
I would suggest you check with a racing pigeon club. My dad used these to transport his pigeons for a race. I still have a small carrier. They are made of aluminum and are indestructable. You might search on ebay or call a pigeon club.

Here is something similar: http://www.nepigeonsupplies.com/catalog.php?item=72&catid=Carriers%20%26%20Baskets&ret=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nepigeonsupplies.com%2Fcatalog.php%3Fpage%3D1%26category%3DCarriers%2520%2526%2520Baskets

Here is a tough, soft-sided parrot carrier with a tail pouch approved by airlines: http://www.birdsupplies.com/PhotoGallery.asp?ProductCode=PB%2DAirCab&PhotoNumber=4#largerphoto

This one looks like a magic trick. It is made of lexan specifically as a travel cage for macaws: http://www.windycityparrot.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=14301201002

I would think you would want the macaw in the cabin with you, if she could be quiet. Shipping her as cargo is quite risky. Good luck and I hope this helps.
Autumn
Message: Posted by: BalukMagic (Mar 4, 2007 05:41PM)
Just curious, as I don't see anything here stating it. Do you know he is moving/going on airlines?

It could be simple in car transport?

Unless you know from somewhere else that he's moving/travling far.
Message: Posted by: mike_york (Mar 4, 2007 10:26PM)
Looking for something for the airlines and what not

I was trying to find something along the line of the Macky dog crates.
Message: Posted by: Autumn Morning Star (Mar 6, 2007 05:38AM)
Mike,
I couldn't find anything on Macky dog crates (under any spelling). If none of our suggestions work, why don't you contact a professional macaw breeder? They would be the experts and could tell you if what you are wanting exists. You could also ask Chesaday, because I think he travels with his macaws.
Good Luck,
Autumn