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June 2, 2014

Treats for your Pet Bird

Filed under: Bird Care,Store News,Uncategorized — admin @ 3:13 pm

“My birds always lay eggs because of your food.”

What greater compliment could we get? What you feed your pets determines how well they do. Reproduction does not happen on a poor diet. Here are some of our considerations with food choices:

-Clean fresh seeds for birds with just natural color. Have you ever noticed that the artificially colored seeds or pellets result in unusually colored droppings?

-Variety! There are over 10 bins of foods that your parrot can try. Because birds depend so much on vision, changing the appearance in their food bowl is a very good idea. Our suppliers sometimes have shortages of various ingredients and leave us without a particular mix and we too have to shift to a substitute. It sure helps if they have seen it before.

-Natural treats. Today all the birds got red and yellow peppers and cucumber. Yesterday was corn and kale. Bok Choi is a favorite. As soon as the bird at my house hears me cooking eggs, he is stomping his little feet demanding I put a ladder up to the table so he can get his share. Most pet birds love to share your plate and he will try most anything when we are eating together.

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