A parrot’s diet is mostly vegetables, fruits, nuts, insects and flowers. A common mistake is people feeding too much bird seed (which is more of a treat). As omnivores they can occasionally eat meat. Poisonous common foods to avoid include chocolate and avocados. [Read more…] about What Do Parrots Eat? 55 Bird-Safe Parrot Foods They Can (& Can’t) Eat
Food & Diet
If you want your cockatiel to live a long and healthy life then there are a few things you need to know about its diet and nutrition. Native to Australia, the best foods for your cockatiel are ones that mimic the nutrition that these birds would get in the wild. So keep reading on and we’ll show which are the best cockatiel foods to buy as well as supplementary foods to enhance this diet. [Read more…] about 5 Best Cockatiel Foods for Diet, Nutrition & Long-Lasting Health
The conure is a name given to a group of birds that are from the Americas, and they tend to be medium to small in size. If you have one of these as a pet, then you need them to eat foods that would be similar to the diet they would feed on in the wild. Unfortunately, we can’t recreate the exact diet a conure would have access to in its native environment but a number of commercially available pellet based foods come pretty close. In this article we’ll show you what we recommend you feed your conures as well as reviews of the best foods available to buy. [Read more…] about 5 Best Conure Foods: Diet & Nutrition Guide to Keep Your Bird Healthy
Lorikeets are unique in the parrot world because in the wild their main source of nutrition is nectar. So if you don’t properly feed your pet lorikeet the correct diet then it can have a big impact on its health. With a healthy diet, your lorikeet will live a long and healthy diet, reducing any potential future health problems. Keep reading and we’ll show you the diet and nutrition your lorikeet needs, plus which food brands are best for a lorikeet. [Read more…] about 5 Best Lorikeet Foods for Nutrition, Health And A Good Diet
Your pet parakeet is totally dependent on you to attend to all of its needs. Perhaps the most impactful decision you make regarding your parakeet is how you choose to feed it. Feeding your bird correctly will prevent future health problems but incorrectly feeding your bird can reduce its lifespan. Read on to discover the healthy diet your parakeet should be eating and which food brands are the best choice. [Read more…] about Best Parakeet Food – List for a Healthy Diet & Also Parakeet Treats
The last thing a bird owner wants to find when they open a bag or container of food is bugs. You certainly do not want to expose your treasured pet birds to an insect infestation, nor do you want your home to be overrun by a horde of many-legged creatures. There’s also the financial cost in replacing the spoiled food which most of us would rather avoid.
The problem can affect pet bird owners as well as wild bird enthusiasts that like to leave food in outdoor bird feeders. Let’s take a look at the kinds of bugs that you might find in bird food, what causes them to appear, and ways you can minimize your chances of having to deal with this predicament. [Read more…] about Bugs in Bird Seed: How to Get Rid Of And Prevent Infestations