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Feeding Parrots: The Value of Complete Protein

Our Original Sprouting Blend with mixed vegetables, rich in beta carotene - the vitamin A precursor. No need to add vitamin A or D3 supplements to this meal. o o Among many parrot related websites I often see photos and ingredient lists of the foods these people feed and recommend feeding parrots. ...

Parrot Care: Answering Questions from a New Avian Caretaker

o Always Stay Open to Learning o Samantha with her precious Sun conure Mango. x o One of my Face Book friends, Samantha Beyer, provided the inspiration for this column. As a new avian caretaker, she had a lot of questions regarding some of the does and don’ts of parrot care. Samantha asked about topics...

Feeding Parrots: Using Diet for Good Health and Healing, Part 1

Diet creates either health or illness. Crimson-winged parrots eating properly grown sprouts. x x x What ever a bird eats and drinks creates his level of wellness.  But why is this so? There are a variety of factors that cause sickness and disease.  Here we will focus on diet and nutrition.  The...

Sprouting Blend Ingredients – Original or Wheat-Free

x Sprouting Blend Ingredients All our Sprouting Blends have been especially formulated to provide the highest level of nutrition possible for your birds. Our proprietary formulas contains complete protein. x WHY FEED OUR SPROUTING BLENDS ? Our Original Sprouting Blend. x Our Original Sprouting Blend –...

Feeding Parrots, Properly Grown Sprouts

x x In order for your birds to receive the highest level of nutrition possible from sprouts the sprouting blends you use must be: 1. Made from high quality certified organic ingredients. 2. Well formulated. 3. And must be allowed to grow for at least two to three days. x x x Why Certified Organic...

Feeding Parrots, Over-Supplementation Malnutrition

This blog contains excerpts from my column, ‘The Holistic Parrot’, that appears in the April 2011, #159 issue of  Parrots magazine. Our Original Sprouting Blend with mixed vegetables, rich in beta carotene - the vitamin A precursor. No need to add vitamin A or D3 supplements to this meal. x x Malnutrition...

Nutrition for Avian Wellness

x Why Our Sprouts are the Best Food for Your Birds Our Original Sprouting Blend with 3 days growth - ideal for optimum nutrition. xx x 1. Properly grown sprouts are the most nutritious food that exists. Properly grown sprouts contain nutrients that far exceed soaked seed. Learn more about the Nutrients...

What is Sprouting?

To describe what sprouting is we must define the words – soaking and germination.   Soaking is the process of putting any sproutable food – seeds, grains, legumes or nuts – in water for a period of time.  When a seed is soaked it absorbs water.  This triggers biochemical reactions...

Nutritional Daily Requirements for Parrots

This blog contains excerpts from my column, ‘The Holistic Parrot’,  that appears in the March 2011, #158 issue of Parrots magazine. Each species has unique nutritional needs, more research is needed in this area. Young Triton cockatoo. x Nutritional Daily Requirements – Determining Minimum,...

Building Good Health

In a group of animals why will one develop symptoms of sickness or disease while the others remain healthy? When wanting to build good health knowing which things to avoid is equally as important as utilizing health promoting natural care methods. The information on this page applies to all animals –...
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