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  1. Atomiklan

    Picky eaters

    Any suggestions for picky eaters? Lada (Female Eclectus) gets a huge variety of fresh fruits and veggies every day. Originally when I first got her (and still today really) I would completely fill up her bowl. I know she will not eat everything, but since some days she seems to only want one...
  2. Parakeet88

    5 little birdies loving their chop

    My favorite thing is watching them devour their chop every morning. Some mornings I spend a lot of time adding fresh fruit/ veggies but it's worth it to watch them run over all excited. I forgot to take the chop out of the freezer last night so I had plenty of time to prep a lot of fresh stuff...
  3. Garet

    Lovebird possessive over food?

    I know this little guy wasn't fed much in his old home (and had trouble getting into his food dish to get what he was fed). Here, it's a different story. He's got two food dishes (one for seeds and pellets, the other for fruits and veggies), a millet stick, and a treat stick, as well as access...
  4. Zoepr143

    Kiwi isn’t eating her veggies

    So i’ve offering her veggies everyday but she doesn’t seem to even want to try it. I have tried giving it to her in my hand and she flew away. I have mixed it with her food and she didn’t want it either. Today i mixed it with millet since she really likes it but as soon as she sees what it is...
  5. Parakeet88

    Where do you buy dried fruit/ veg and treats?

    It's a long story, you don't have to read the whole thing, the main question is at the bottom, thanks! So I started buying golden gourmet treats from my safe bird store. My conure loved the dried green beans and all of my birds love the granola from them. Lately I have been finding bugs I the...
  6. Whoviana

    Conure suddenly eating a lot

    Sunflower is a 6mo gcc. She likes to forage and garbage eat, but she usually spends her time playing, preening, napping, and bothering my husband. Today, she has eaten a lot. She has been eating from her bowl for a couple hours now, and she has eaten an usually large amount today. Should we be...
  7. Parakeet88

    Foods safe for myself and my birds?

    I'm looking for some ideas of foods I can make that I can also give to my birds (conure, parakeets, bourkes). For example I just saw a great idea of adding some frozen veggies to pancake mix to make a healthy treat for parrots. I think this is a great idea because I can make some plain pancakes...
  8. MangotheBirdy

    Cockatiel Recipes

    Thought it might be fun to share any fun recipes/creations you make for your cockatiel baby. What is your baby's favourite food? Please share! Cheers, Carly
  9. MangotheBirdy

    Cockatiel Questions

    Hello, I am a new cockatiel owner, and am absolutely head over heels for my little guy, Mango! I'm so excited about our blossoming friendship, but as I am new to it all, I have a few questions for the more seasoned cockatiel owners in Cockatiel Corner :) 1.) How often do you change seed and...
  10. Natalia

    How do you disinfect your bird's veggies?

    Without using any harsh chemicals of course. Also, do you disinfect fruits like strawberries, etc?
  11. MajesticOcelol

    What seed to get for budgies? (UK)

    I'm getting a budgie, but a lot sooner than I anticipated. I'm aware a lot of brands of mass produced budgie seed are bad for them, but I'm getting it in the next week and live in a remote area and don't have time to order a organic/healthy seed mix. Does anyone live in the UK and know of a good...
  12. Limnori

    Food suggestions

    Hi Guys, Forgive me as I'm sure there is probably a thread somewhere that answers this already, but I wondered if anyone could give me some suggestions on a complete food for the basis of a Linnie diet? I'm sourcing my bird goods from Northern Parrots in the UK and a list of their pellet diets...
  13. pkrang

    Confused about what to feed cockatiel?

    I recently bought a handfed cockatiel from a bird specialist and plan to pick it up soon. I asked an employee about what exactly to feed my bird and he said to feed it about 3/4 seeds and 1/4 pellets (because as he stated "too many pellets will calcify its liver") but from all the research I've...
  14. N

    Urgent 2 month old conure

    i just got my two month and a half conure and he doesn't have his food with him, i am not sure what i can feed him, all he's been eating before i got him was this formula food that you add water with, any idea what i can feed him
  15. Atomiklan

    Average costs

    Hello again everyone! Starting to get a lot more serious about Caique ownership (Still have not decided on one or two yet) and so I am starting to put together a list of expenses. I wanted to see if everyone here could (particularly Caique or similar sized bird owners) help me build out this...
  16. BirdDad

    Is this an okay diet?

    Hey there! I'm the owner of two budgies and a cockatiel. I've had birds for five months now and I'm still a bit ignorant when it comes to their nutritional needs I guess. I understand that an all-seed diet is bad for them. I know that pellets are considerably better and that they require fruits...
  17. McBird

    the snuggle burb

    he was being super snuggly this morning before I interrupted it to get him som cool treats for him to eat. he's cleaning on my knee right now being his cute little self. I'm waiting for him to start his molt here soon so my floor is covered with bright yellow and orange feathers so I can start a...
  18. McBird

    sun conures: the yellowest things that aren't bananas

    last night I was looking at research over Sun Conure noises because I was just curious. supposedly they're REALLY loud but either I got lucky or I don't notice the sound all too much because I absolutely adore Leaf. it's funny how some people are saying they're too loud for them while other's...
  19. Stella75

    Fruits and Veggies

    Hi there, I've had my little green cheek for a few months now and she's great! she's happy and plays and is super crazy. However, I understand that fruits and veggies are necessary to a parrots diet, and I've tried and tried but she just won't eat them! I've eaten some to show her it's okay, put...
  20. W

    Whaaaaat do you feed your quaker?

    sorry it's been a really long time since I've been here. My life went topsy turvy. I had Apollo on Higgins small bird formula and it doesn't seem to sit with him well (we went to vet, they were clueless) What do y'all feed your quakers? I know seeds are bad. What can I buy for him that would be...
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