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  1. mybluebirb

    What to feed when pellets are finished?

    Hi! I realised parrot only had a few pellets left in the packet so I ordered some more but it’ll take a few days (maybe 3) to arrive so what can I feed her in the meantime? The pellets left in the packet will only last a day and I feel so bad that I didn’t order any earlier :( I will be...
  2. S

    Anyone have experience with raspy sounding contact calls?

    Hi all, About 5 days ago I noticed my GCC suddenly had a sort of raspy, hoarse sounding contact call. Just to be clear, I did call our avian vet ASAP who stated she believed that it was due to the dryer climate and we scheduled the next appointment to be safe but they were booked out almost 2...
  3. Diveks

    weaning baby strikes at their veggies

    So i've been raising two baby lovebirds. I don't usually raise my babies from day 1 but i had to for these two as ones mom passed and the other was a first time mom who was cracking eggs (she is now taking a break from all the breeding). Well more about the babies, they are now in the weaning...
  4. A

    Best Probiotic?

    I’ve been trying to find the best probiotic, some have only one species! The best I’ve found has about nine species.... I’ve discovered two products that are actually cultured from the gut of a healthy hen “chicken.” AviGuard has about 200 microbe species. Broilact doesn’t say how many...
  5. 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
  6. TheMacDadd

    When should I put my canary to sleep

    Hello, it's winter in dearborn michigan and It usually goes dark at 6:43, I take my bird to sleep at 9:00 pm should I put him to sleep at 7:00 pm?
  7. TheMacDadd

    Feeding canaries eggs

    My canaries haven't been fed egg from their previous owner and im trying to get them into the habit of eating 1 egg a week but the problem is they aren't eating from it, and I expected that because they haven't tried it before, but since they don't eat the egg because it doesn't look like food...
  8. budgiebeau

    Good Treats for Budgies?

    Hi all! I have recently been told that the bird food brand Kaytee has been linked to causing strokes in birds, I haven't really been able to find anything about it but I am still a little afraid of feeding her this brand, so I have recently switched to the Harrison's Feed brand for her main...
  9. Kestrel

    Chop for tiels?

    Hello! I am new here. This is a food question but particularly pertaining to cockatiels so I think I am posting in the right place. Please forgive me though if I'm not! I just picked out a baby cockatiel who I am going to bring home in a couple more weeks when s/he is weaned. I have been...
  10. B

    Which Pellets are Best?

    Just curious as to which pellets other bird owners have found work best for their birds? I live in Australia and I haven't seen a lot of the brands mentioned by others but I'm happy to order online if it's better for them! I'm currently feeding them with Vetafarm Nutriblend pellets, I've...
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