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  1. Baileybea

    Worried about poor feather quality? Green cheek conure

    Hey again. I know I’ve been posting here a lot lately, I’ve just been really worried about Momiji, my green cheek conure. I’ve had her for about 3 years now and her feather quality just seems to be looking pretty rough. She’s a pineapple-turquoise mutation. I took her to her avian vet twice in...
  2. Baileybea

    A few questions for my Green Cheek Conure (long post, mental health/OCD)

    Hey guys! I’ll admit, I’ve been very stressed out lately. I’ve been having a lot of health issues (physical AND mental) which led to me realizing that I need to step up my game when it comes to caring for my green cheek Conure, Momiji (Momo). This is gonna be a LONG one, so thank you in advance...
  3. JulietRose

    Foods I could share with my Quaker?

    So, I was thinking about making recipes that me and my Quaker could eat together. He’s a kind of picky eater but when he sees me eat things he likes to try them out to, and I’m hoping to take advantage of this! I prefer more “natural” or “plain” foods, which would make it easier to share, I...
  4. rayoliver

    Help with parrot droppings

    Hello everyone! I recently got a baby quaker parrot (2 months old) the person I got it from was feeding him just seeds and Maseca (a corn flour treated with hydrated lime). Having read a lot about a healthy parrot diet I knew I had to change his diet and start implementing veggies and pellets. I...
  5. X

    Losing progress on pellet conversion ?

    Hi all, I currently own an 8 year old rescue lovebird who was fed an all-seed diet by his previous owner. Basically I've been trying to convert him to Harrison's (it is the only brand available here) for the past 6 months or so using the Zupreme slow and steady method. Initially progress was...
  6. GeezLouise

    Does my vet know what he’s talking about?

    I recently took my pineapple green cheek to the vet (a vet I didn’t particularly like after an initial visit, but wanted a quick nail trim for convenience sake) which went fine. Once we got to the topic of diet, just like last time, I was told extremely conflicting information. All I’ve ever...
  7. GalaxyDog9

    Newbie lovebird owner food advice

    Hello everyone! So, about two months ago I acquired a peach-faced lovebird. When I got him he was only on seeds, soon after I got him on zupreem fruity, now I have realized he should have better pellets, I’ve seen different things about good brands and I was thinking I would try Harrison’s? any...
  8. Codyyjohns

    Getting my Cockatiel To Eat Chop

    Hi everyone, My cockatiel Petey is 7 years old. I’ve decided to change his diet up, as for most of his life he has only agreed to eat Roudybush mixed with some Nutriberries. I’ve decided to add Dr. Harvey’s colossal cockatiel mix for seed and grain intake and also am preparing fresh chop...
  9. Ziekenzie

    Canary Diet

    Hello everyone! I’ve settled on getting a pair of fife canaries, so now I need to learn about their diet. To anyone who has canaries or is knowledge about them, what should their diet look like? I’d greatly appreciate any specific brands of seeds and whatnot as well. Thank you!
  10. GeezLouise

    Portions for a Green Cheek

    I feel that recently Louise has been wanting to eat more. Her usual one full tablespoon of pellets doesn’t even last until noon, when a couple months ago it was eaten throughout the day and she didn’t yell or search the ground for left over pellets. I give her chop but that’s gone quick too...
  11. B

    DIET HELP: first time GCC owner.

    Hi y’all! I’m going to (potentially) purchase an adult male green cheek conure today. I’ve been in touch with the breeder and he seems like a good fit. Of course, only an in person meeting will tell for sure. However, I’d like to be prepared should I decide to add him to the family. He’d on a...
  12. J

    Best pellets?

    Looking for the best pellets for a Quaker? I’m in the uk so uk recommendations please
  13. J

    Alternative to sun flower seeds

    Does anyone know of any seeds that are beneficial, I have recently got a Quaker and I am wanting to build a bond, I’m trying to wean him into pellets but atm the only treat he will take is sunflower seeds. Is there any other seeds that are heathier and a better alternative
  14. erineliot

    Hormones, diet, weight

    My Amazon, without question, has hormonal issues. She wing flaps, does a little dance, and then rubs her vent on me or objects constantly. She recently started regurgitating (which was the last straw that lead me here). She does it all, essentially, with the exception of feather plucking. I...
  15. V

    My birds diet and feeding routine, ready for a change?

    Hi. I keep 2 canaries, a budgie, a goldfinch and an eurasian siskin together in a big flight cage. They have 4 food bowls and 2 water feeders. I feed them and give them fresh water every second day. I refill the food bowls with seeds and I give them greens, flowers, fruits, vegetables on the...
  16. Annb

    Is it safe to feed your bird colored pellets?

    I’m getting a macaw and I was searching through food options, i came across a brand that sells colored pellets. I did further research on the product and it says the colorants are natural (chlorophyll, for example) and that it doesn’t contain agrochemicals. Would it be safe to feed (with a well...
  17. Chestery

    Anti-Inflammatory Chop mix recipe anyone? Plz Help!

    Hey Guys, New here, have no idea what area to post this in, so please feel free to share or put it in the right place. I have a 7y.o Male Black headed Caique, only child. He has just been diagnosed with Avian Bonavirus after we saw PDD signs on his Ct scan and investigated further ($4000+...
  18. Skyandkiwi

    Rate my birds daily diet! (Feedback is welcome)

    I give my birds veggie chop every morning that consists of over 5 grains, over 6/7 veggies, and 2 healthy seeds that is sprinkled every morning. They also have their cuttlebone, their seed/pellet mix, a veggie/fruit for a snack (fruit is given rarely/once a week), and lastly treats for...
  19. SnowB

    Untame lovebird still scared of me

    Hello :) I have had an untame lovebird for 5 months now. I have been working on taming him ever since I got him but with barely any progress. He is still very afraid and never wants to leave his cage. I don’t want to traumatize him and force him out but I worry about him gaining weight from...
  20. peachypjm

    What's everyone's favorite fresh foods they feed everyday?

    just wanted to look at what you guys all feed for fresh food daily, I'm always looking for new things to try.