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Good pellets for gcc?

conureluv

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I have my green cheek conure on ZuPreem Natural Nut Blend and many people on the avenue have recommended something else. (It's smelly, [insert brand here] is better, my conure has [insert brand], I recommend it)
I want something that's not really pricey, unlike Harrisons, but good enough quality that my bird and I will love it. Does anyone have reccomendations?
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Roudybush, Tropican are both good pellets. Harrison's IMO is the very best, and one little GCC can't eat much, if he is getting other foods.

Here us a listing of many pellets. You should find one without dyes or sugar.
Pellets for Parrots

Keep all but a week's worth of pellets in the freezer to keep it fresh.
 

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lafebers daily diet pellets are good and cheaper than Harrison’s
 

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Ok I like the price and ingredients in Tropica and Rowdybush...it’s down to the final decision.
 

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I feed Roudybush, and Salem likes it! I've never tried Harrison's or Tropican before.
 

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I like Tropican but it can be difficult to find sometimes here in the states. That's honestly my biggest gripe about it. Roudybush is generally easier to find :) Both are good brands. Roudybush has sent me samples in the past; Hagen I do not believe does samples anymore.
 

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Burt loves Roudybush but I can never find it so he gets other pellets instead. If I could regularly get Roudybush he’d still be on that.
 

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Ok rowdy bush it is! I have chewy subscriptions for our dogs and it’s on Chewy so I can buy it with the dog food!
 

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Quick question—how many cups should I feed my bird and how long would it take him to finish the 10 pound bag? (If my calculations are right, it’s 1.75?? Per pound, and I don’t want to pay that every two months like I did with my Zupreem except with 20$ For a 3.25 pound bag..)
 

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You will likely go through about a 1 to 1.5 pounds a month of pellets for a green cheek. They eat 10 to 20% of their body weight a day, so even if they are eating only pellets, there is no way they will be eating 5 lbs a month.

I don't even go through 2 lbs a month for Jardine's who is on a mostly pellet diet. He eats about 1/4 cup of pellets a day and is in the 210g area. My green cheek ate 1 to 2 tbsp of pellets a day.
 

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My green cheek ate 1 to 2 tbsp of pellets a day.
Ah, my bird eats two “quarter cup scoops” for his food. I use the cup that came with his travel cage that didn’t fit in the rim...would this be ok for him?
(Two scoops of what is attached in the photo)
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Each bird is different. It's really hard for me to understand how much food is in that photo.
 

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I second lafebers. My conure loved them and refused anything else. I found them being discontinued at my local petco 5lbs for $7... so I bought them out. They're normally $24 for 5lbs
 
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