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Parrotlet food

fashionfobie

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BirdLady13 is referring to this article. (below) :) I personally don't feed much pellet at all to my parrots, but I think everyone should do what works for them and what they can provide. To be honest we don't have nearly the verity of pellets in Australia as you do State side- so natural foods are a good option for me.

 

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I fed Streak Safflower Gold, Roudybush mini pellets and a ton of fresh and cooked foods. From broccoli, cauliflower, corn, carrot, apple, Suger peas, rice, pasta noodles cooked. A tiny bit of roasted chicken, no skin or fat. And other veggies that I could get at times. But the pellets are the staple.
 

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BirdLady13 is referring to this article. (below) :) I personally don't feed much pellet at all to my parrots, but I think everyone should do what works for them and what they can provide. To be honest we don't have nearly the verity of pellets in Australia as you do State side- so natural foods are a good option for me.

That’s was a very interesting article to read! Thank you for sharing. Very sad that they have shut down.
I wonder when referring to mutations they mean the blues yellows et Centra.
I’m lucky my blue girl will at least try anything I give her lol
 

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I wonder when referring to mutations they mean the blues yellows et Centra.
That is correct. Mutations are basically anything outside of their wide colouration. Now that doesn't mean one can't sometimes see mutations in wild populations, but it is uncommon. In captivity they are selectively bred to present mutations.

You do right by your little blueberry! No doubt, I was simply posting for interest since you asked. :)
 

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You do right by your little blueberry! No doubt, I was simply posting for interest since you asked. :)
Thank you! I do try to. And learning more is always better than not learning at all! Feel free to tag me in any other articles in the future :)
 

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As far as I’m aware pellets can cause liver and kidney issues in parrotlets, so I give mine ZuPreem Smart Selects for small birds in addition to fruits and veggies.
Yes I have heard that as well. I like to give my bird all natural foods.
 

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I had the same question. Came across this: 70AE5B40-723E-4BEA-ACD1-5461E61AD090.jpeg
 
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