Archive for the ‘Parrot Diet’ Category

Sapphyre e-mailed me this link few days ago. I thought you guys will enjoy this read – 1. GET TO KNOW ABOUT PARROTS BEFORE YOU BRING ME HOME – I am not a domesticated pet like a dog or cat. I still have the spirit of the jungle in me. I have special needs, which [...]

**QUESTION** My wife and I have two Amazon yellow heads, one is 40 and the other is 20. Both are males and are different kind of yellow heads. They go in and out of screaming modes, thanks for the advice.  We are trying to get them on a better path of behavior. The younger bird [...]

I recently got a question about bird diets and what they can/should eat. This question came from a Macaw owner, who read that you never give your birds “human snacks” suck as potato chips, French fries, or other highly salted foods. They were told that salt is extremely toxic to birds and could kill them. [...]

One of the most unique parrots we have bred was the Eclectus. These are very gentle and quiet birds that are rapidly becoming popular by pet owners. But they are not the easiest birds to breed, making them in low supply, and therefore driving up the cost to well over $1000. Eclectus are very unique [...]

While surfing around the internet recently, I stumbled into the middle of a debate. Do you give grit to your birds? On the one side, we have the folks who insist that birds must have grit in order to digest their food. Without it, they will die a quick death! Besides, if grit was bad, [...]