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TROPICAN & TROPIMIX
Welcome to H.A.R.I.'s Home Page. (Hagen Avicultural Research Institute).
HARI is located in Rigaud, Quebec, and was established in 1985 to study the captive breeding and maintenance of companion birds. HARI now houses over 250 pairs of more than 30 various parrot species.
The research fields include disease control, pair bonding, nutrition and the influence of temperature, humidity and light cycles on breeding. Progress has been rapid in the area of feeding research at HARI.
During the course of its operations, the facility achieved a significant milestone in that all of its avian denizens are offspring of breeding pairs that have been kept back from previous generations, ensuring continued aviculture at HARI as well as demonstrating that the science of breeding birds in captivity has made significant progress. HARI is now genetically self-sustaining for several generations into the future. With parrots living for many decades, this will go on well into the future.
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Replicas of Rare Bird Book Donated for Good Causes
at AFA Convention
Hagen donates limited edition books to bird groups to raise money for bird education projects.
Books raise $2500 U.S. for Avian Aviculture
Hagen is excited to announce the launch of the official site for HARI, Parrot Life Magazine and the HARI Approved Bird products.
While HARI serves as the testing and quality assurance facility for HARI Approved Products such as Tropican and Tropimix, the spirit of sharing Avicultural information based on scientific research at HARI Team continues!
The HARI.ca site is a place for parrot enthusiasts to discuss and be part of a shared avian community. We believe that embracing our avian customers and offering them an opportunity to reach out to HARI and the HARI TEAM will result in our development of better bird products, and happier, healthier birds for you.
Whether you are an aviculturist, pet owner, or pet retailer, we encourage your input as well as your concerns. We will challenge avian enthusiasts with variety of topics based on scientific research at HARI, as well as current trends in bird keeping on a global level, and we look forward to learning from you! When it comes to our “Parrot Passions”, we all have something to learn and something to share!
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Rolf C. Hagen Inc. donates food to save the 517 Baby Amazons!
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Rolf C. Hagen Inc. donates food to World Parrot Refuge
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Rolf C. Hagen, Inc. Helps Fauna Link Parrot Foundation
Rolf C. Hagen, Inc. Helps World Parrot Trust Web site
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||This web site has been selected to receive a Links2Go Key Resource award in the Birds topic.
This web site has been selected as a featured site in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the Web by StudyWeb's researchers.