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  1. Doomsage

    Finding a treat that tony won’t throw

    Hi! I’m new here but I’ve gotten a lot of useful information and tricks from here for a while now. (basically he just throws all treats I give him help pls, also what seed mix do you all use, also I would like to potentially adopt him but the biggest bird I’ve ever had is a cockatiel, and I...
  2. Beebleburb

    Gerber Baby Puffs

    Saw these in clearance while shopping the other day and grabbed them for my birdies- they looked like they might be a good treat. Mostly rice, wheat, and oat flour, some fruits, and not too much sugar. I tried them myself the taste is not bad. The birds are absolutley MAD for them! Theyve only...
  3. bug_inarug

    Linnie favourite treats?

    What treats do linnies like the best? I’m (probably) getting a pair and want to be prepared :)
  4. 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
  5. barbs0nly

    dragon fruit making the messiest of messes

    i gave wem a piece of dragon fruit purée frozen because she loves frozen foods, (i think it’s the crunch element i have no idea) i go back in her room an hour later and am horrified because i thought she cut her face. i was crying running up to the cage and was greeted by this (don’t mind her...
  6. Skyandkiwi

    Are sesame seeds a healthy treat alternative, or are they just as bad a millet?

    I recently discovered my budgies love sesame seeds. So can I use this is a treat/reward for any good behaviour? Is it healthier than millet ? If so, does that mean I can give them more than I would with millet?
  7. 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...
  8. bird_mama

    Baked goods

    Is there any recipes you make for your birdies? I want to possibly bake something nice for them! Thank you
  9. Birbs02

    Treat Ideas?

    Hello I have a little budgie named Belle who is really picky with her foods. I really want to try and add some new treats and snacks in to her diet but all the pack at the pet store seem to be too big or too hard for her little beak. Feel free to post here what snacks your budgies like to munch on!
  10. vani

    Eating extra food from the bottom of the cage?

    Hello! I should preface this by saying my bird is a peach-faced lovebird. His name is Winnie, he is young and healthy. Lately I've noticed a behaviour that might develop into a problem though! Often when he receives a treat in his cage, some of the pieces fall to the bottom. Recently he's...
  11. dollfish

    Astro does tricks to be blow-dried!

    This is Astro after shower yesterday. He loves being blow-dried so much that he will do tricks for it! Does anyone else's parrot do this? He also seems to enjoy the sound of the vacuum cleaner, he's a cute ball!
  12. malibu

    Getting a bird to accept treats from hands

    So my lovie that I have had for roughly 2 weeks currently won't eat any treats besides chopped walnuts and almonds and she will only eat them if they are in her food dish. I tried using millet and giving it through the bars since shes kinda hand shy but she straight up refuses millet unless it's...
  13. Emily&coco

    Adopted the lovely miss Coco!!!

    Hello everyone! its my first time posting here! after a TON of research and much waiting I've finally adopted my first green cheek conure! The previous owner unfortunetly could no longer give her the time she needed, but I could tell she was really heartbroken to give her up and that coco was...
  14. Rei.dot

    Not treat motivated

    So I’ve had my little budgie for quite a few months now and I really want to hand tame her . However she’s not food motivated at all I’ve tried strawberry,apple ,millet sprays but shows no interest in any treat . She will step up on a dowel perch and sometimes transfers to a hand ( that she...
  15. Phocyn

    Other than seed

    I'm looking for food other than seed and pellet suggestions. Venus is my new parakeet and I'm looking for healthy veggies to use as treats. She has several problems so I want to avoid sunflower and millet as a treat. Anything veggie or fruit or maybe pasta?
  16. hrafn

    Tropical Carnival Big Bites?

    Anybody feed this to their macs or 'toos? I saw it when I was grabbing some pellets and I was intrigued. But even if you haven't, what do you think? A nice bag o' treats or too much fatty stuff? F.M. Brown Tropical Carnival Macaw Food, 14-Pound: Amazon.ca: Pet Supplies
  17. music2music

    Looking for good treats for budgies

    So, I'm currently training my little budgie Twiggy to step up and step down so I can get her out of the cage. I'm currently using millet bits as treats because I can pick out if I would want to give her a smaller one or a bigger one, depending on how much I'm training her at that point in time...
  18. ButterBee

    DIY Depot

    I didn't see this anywhere else but I could be blind. One of my favorite things about having pets is making them things! From knitting them sweaters to making toys and baking cookies. One gets a bit tired of looking on pintrest... I know this one does lol! So what are some fun toys or treats...
  19. Mariah Hughes

    Pictures Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Peanut Butter Calci-Yums!

    Hey everyone! I just made my very first parrot treats and they turned out AMAZING - decadent but healthy, cookie-like but tidy, firm but soft... And they're so cute! II can't believe I came up with these myself! Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Peanut Butter Calci-Yums 5 eggs shells, washed...
  20. LydiaB

    Video Eddie's Obsession With Doritos: Video

    Every time he hears that bag crinkling, he starts throwing a little fit, hoping I'll give him some Dorito. Not this time buddy, not this time.
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