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Bird droppings changes after diet change?

bird_mama

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Hi! So this morning when I was changing his cage liner, I saw that my CAG’s stools were light brown in color? I feed Lafebers Premium diet pellets, Avian Naturals Allergy Mix, and mixed frozen vegetables. Recently I added Bodacious Birdie ‘Sneaky Sprinkles’ which contains
  • organic lacinto kale
  • organic dandelion greens
  • organic rainbow chard
  • organic carrot tops
  • organic parsley
  • organic cilantro

  • I added this because I assumed he needed more variety in his diet. (I also love buying from them) but I just wanted to know if this is normal? Thanks
 

bird_mama

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Absolutely normal! Depending on the ratio foods and the colors of the foods eaten, their droppings can change, even throughout the day.

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That’s good to hear! I knew it was better to consult here, because all Google did was frighten me! :bash:His urates are white and his urine is clear. Should I continue using the sprinkles every day? Or should I begin to offer it every other day/week? And which food could be causing that scary paper bag color? Thank you for your help!:hug4:
 

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Everything in there is safe to feed daily. I think you could do whatever makes you feel comfortable. It's hard to pinpoint exactly!
 

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Pellets (depending on their content) can cause the paper bag color...I would think that it is the Lafebers that is causing that color (I'm not familiar with the Avian Naturals Allergy mix). Nothing to be concerned about, in fact it proves that your bird is eating the pellets! Good job!
 

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Pellets (depending on their content) can cause the paper bag color...I would think that it is the Lafebers that is causing that color (I'm not familiar with the Avian Naturals Allergy mix). Nothing to be concerned about, in fact it proves that your bird is eating the pellets! Good job!
Thank you so much! :hug4:
 
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