DC Acres
DC Acres
Contact Us
Reference Horses
Sold Horses
General Information
Sold Livestock
Our Greenhouse
General Information

Please look at the table below to see what birds are currently available for purchase. If you would like additional information on a specific breed just click on the type of bird under variety! Any questions please do not hesitate to contact us!

Description Variety Available Cost/Each (USD)
na Bourke Parakeet na na
na Scarlet Chested Parakeet na na
Adult Cockatiel 4 $20.00 and Up
na Orange Weaver na na
Young Zebra Finches 0 $8.50 and Up
na Lovebirds na na
na Shaft-tails na na

Bourke Parakeet
Bourkes Parakeet Bourke Parakeets are also called grass parakeets. They live in the arid to semi-arid regions of Australia. They can be seen in groups of 10 to 30 individuals. They were named after the governor of Australia Sir Richard Bourke who governed in the mid 1800's. The Bourke was facing extinction in the 1940's but today you can find large numbers in the wild. They are not very good talkers but they do enjoy whistling. They are a very gentle bird and rarely bite! The average size of a Bourke Parakeet is about 7 " - 8 " in length, with about 4" - 4 " of this length being their tail and weighing in at 40 - 50 grams.
[ Back To Top Of Page ]

Scarlet Chested Parakeet
Scarlet Chested Parakeet Scarlet Chested Parakeet The Scarlet Chested Parakeet is considered one of the most colorful species of grass parakeets. Its overall length is approximately 7 1/2 or 8 inches, the adult male has a turquoise blue head with its face being more brilliant blue and it has a black beak. Its back is a deep green, while the underbelly is yellow. The upper part of the chest is scarlet red. Its wings are a deep blue. The Hen's breast is greenish yellow without the scarlet and the head lacks the bright blue. Scarlet Chested parakeets are suitable for breeding when they are one year old. Usually there are 3 to 6 eggs in a clutch, which take about 18-20 days to hatch. The young leave the nest at 4 weeks, and 3 weeks after they have fledged the young are independent. All juveniles resemble hens but at about 3 months of age young males will begin to get red chest color. They originated from Southern Australia and there are several mutations of these Parakeets available though rare in the US.
[ Back To Top Of Page ]

Cockatiels Cockatiels are native to Australia and they are popular pets. They are also known as a quarrion, weero, cockatoo parrot, or crested parrot. Cockatiels are gentle and affectionate birds that make good companions, especially when kept as solitary pets. Their soft call consists of a long, rolling kweel-kweel, but they can also be taught to whistle basic melodies or speak simple words. Cockatiels live throughout Australia, but they are found mainly in the interior regions. They prefer open fields with groups of trees or bushes and a nearby water source. Australia bans the commercial export of this bird species. Cockatiels purchased as pets in other countries are the offspring of captive birds. From beak to tip of the tail an adult cockatiel is a small bird, ranging in length from 11" to 13" and weighing 3 to 4 oz.
[ Back To Top Of Page ]

Orange Weaver
Orange Weaver Orange Weavers are native to Africa. From Senegal to Ethiopia and Tanzania, and south to Angola. It is a member of a large family of skillful nestbuilders, which includes the common American house sparrow. Also known as Red Bishop, Grenadier Weaver. Orange Bishop, Orange Bishop Weaver, Orange Weaver. When in color, the male has a black beak, the top of the head and area around the eyes and abdomen are also black, the wings are brown. The rest of the bird is orange to red in color. The average size is about 5" from the beak to tip of the tail.
[ Back To Top Of Page ]

Zebra Finches
No Image Zebra Finches are native to inland Australia. The Zebra Finch is a member of the waxbill family, they have a reddish orange beak, gray head and back, and a black-and-white striped tail. Zebra finches are commonly kept as cage birds.
[ Back To Top Of Page ]

No Image Lovebird Is the common name for several small parrots, Lovebirds are commonly kept as cage birds, these birds tend to sit close to their mates with their heads touching. Although sometimes applied to other small parrots, the name belongs properly only to the eight species of a genus found in Africa and Madagascar. These lovebirds range from 5 to 6.5" in length, with large heads and very short tails. Their bodies are green, blue, or yellow with red, yellow, gray, blue, or black markings on their heads, necks, or tails. Females are larger than males. Some species tuck straw, grass, and even strips of paper in their tails to carry back to their nests. They usually lay six eggs to a clutch. Both parents raise the dependent chicks.
[ Back To Top Of Page ]

No Image Shaft-tail Shafttail Finch aka: Heck's Shaftail, Long Tailed Grassfinch. The Shafttail has a silver-gray head with a rosey-brown body. A black eye mask extends from the beak to the eye and a black bib can be seen under the lower mandible reaching the upper breast. The rump is white with a black band above it. Central tail feathers are black while the beak is red. They have flesh-red colored legs. Both sexes look identical with only slight differences in body size, beak color and bib size. Males are normally bigger, have a wider bib and brighter beaks. These birds average 5-6 inches (13-15cm) and are hardy birds. The Shaftail originates from Australia. The hen normally lays 4-7 eggs which both parents take turns incubating for 14 days. The young leave the nest at about 21 days after hatching. At about 42 days old the young Shafttails are independent.
[ Back To Top Of Page ]

DS Acres
DS Acres Miniature Horses For Sale

This page©.Copyright
All images and content contained within DSAcres.com are copyright 2007 to D & S Acres, LLC. no images or content within DSAcres.com is to be copied and/or reproduced in any way unless granted express written permission. All rights reserved.  

This web site designed, hosted and optimized by Livingstondirect Web Design Services
A professional Michigan Web Design service.