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Bee pollen

Sweetbeaks

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What are your thoughts on bee pollen I did some searching here but had a hard time finding out if some people use it or not ? And if so how do you store it ?
 

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I am suspect of anything that claims it's nature's miracle/cure/medicine/perfect food :lol:

I don't personally feed it but there are probably isn't much harm in feeding it as long as your bird isn't already hormonal (rich in protein so can trigger hormones in theory) and don't have a bee allergy. Flowers are part of a wild diet so it's not totally without precedent.

 
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Sweetbeaks

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Right thanks ,that’s a bit not necessary lol. I think I’ll skip it . I am gonna check out that article appreciate the link, oh but it sounds wonderful think I will try it first !
 
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CrazyKozmo

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My fids don't like the flavor, it's pretty strong. So they don't get it anymore because I'd rather have them eat their food!
 

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I keep bees. By feeding pollen comes the risk of ingesting pesticides, herbicides and fungicides in unknowable quantities. I don't think it's worth the risk to my birds for any perceived benefit.
 

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Thank you , that seems to risky for me or the birds .I am definitely going to skip it. Appreciate the advice
 

Hasanah

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Mine love it, their feathers have never been so shiny and healthy looking. They get a pinch in their food everyday
 

Hasanah

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Yea quite a few months. They have a very varied diet
 
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