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  1. elitys

    The Six Essential Nutrients and their Roles in a Well-Rounded Companion Parrot Diet (My Report)

    Hello everyone. I was in a Technical Writing class this semester, and our final assignment was to create a technical report. The purpose of this report was to research a topic and convey the information concisely and appropriately to a specific audience. Naturally, I chose to write about a...
  2. Ria

    How often can I give cilantro with seeds?

    Hi everyone, I had a question about 2 picky eaters. Since we’re on lockdown for a bit I am unable to buy the regular seed mix that my two cockatiels eat, but thankfully I have a backup mix incase of seed scarcity. However, they only eat the sunflower seeds out of that mix, so I have started...
  3. F

    Pellet Opinions?

    What brands do you feed your conures? I have been feeding my green cheek Zupreem (dye-free) pellets, but I’ve noticed that when he eats these his droppings have a sour smell, and his feathers seem to develop black spots (not entirely sure it’s due to the food or something else though). Either...
  4. hellobirb

    New Conure ONLY Eating Pellets

    Hi guys! I just got a new baby sun conure last Thursday and my vet appointment isn’t until next Saturday so I wanted to see if anyone had diet advice. We’re progressing quickly with the trust building. She will step onto my hand when I offer it and she likes hanging out under my hoodie. She’s...
  5. A

    Vitamin and supplement recommendations

    Hey everyone! This is my very first post on here so I hope I'm doing everything correctly, please call out my mistakes if you see any. Just to set this up a little bit... I've had my African Grey for just about a year, her name is Arrow, her previous owners were an elderly couple that were too...
  6. M

    Sad matter happen to Birds

    Hello, Yesterday there was a sad matter happen to birds. I am very worried. My close friend give his budgies zinc supplement in drinking water. I also use it too. After, he gave it to birds they are died in few moments. From yesterday, I heard that same matter happen to many birds owner. I use...
  7. Leih

    Favorite linnie foods!

    What are your linnies' favorite foods!? We know they're little piggies, but what's their fav? My boys love grapes. Also, I made a mash for the first time and they loved it! Quinoa and broccoli all over their little beaks.
  8. Diana.x

    Is my cockatiel eating too much?

    ok, so i jus got a cockatiel last week, and i cant help but been confused aboit some things....for exemple, i dont know if is normal for young birds to eat a lot? Because Locki spends a lot of his time around his seed bowl...and he eats a lot....the cage is always open when im in the room, and...
  9. T

    Reluctant/Hesitant Cockatiel

    I have two wonderful cockatiels, Teddy and Stevie, and they both are scared of and fruits and veggies! I am very worried about their diet, and I need tips on how to show them that it's yummy treats!
  10. QuakerCracker

    Peeling Feet

    hi, I have a 5 year old female Quaker and I noticed the bottom of her feet are peeling slightly and possibly a sore or two. Recently I changed her food, it was rowdy bush pellets and now it is a mixture of diff. seeds and dried fruit. But she doesn’t eat the fruit. So is it because I changed her...
  11. Klspires

    HELP!! Watery poop

    i have an 11 month old GC conure named Bruno that recently went through a traumatic even on Dec 24, 2016 (my dad was visiting and accidentally partially closed a Sliding glass door on him under my husbands faulty supervision-- I'm still very upset) anyway, took him to his avian vet and she said...
  12. taxidermynerd

    Trying to be healthier!

    Hi all! So starting today, I'm gonna start really trying to convert Chirp over to a diet of at least 50% pellets, probably 10 or 15% seeds, and as much fruits and veggies as I can get him to eat. I saw a few threads on here with some really great ideas, and basically, combining a whole bunch...
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