Changing Our Bird Feeding Customs – Balanced Nutrition the Magic Bullet for Stress
. How Stress Affects a Bird When a parrot or finch is experiencing stress the body begins consuming massive amounts of nutrients in an attempt to courageously face what’s going on and handle the situation the best that he or she can. During the Avian Stress-Response carbohydrates stored in the body...
Changing Bird Feeding Customs: Understanding the Avian Stress-Response
Did you know that companion and aviary birds are subjected to more stresses than any other animals maintained in captivity? According to information in the avian veterinary text, Avian Medicine: Principles and Application, for birds, stresses tend to be accumulative. This means each new stressful experience...
Changing Our Bird Feeding Customs: Reversing Common Nutrient Deficiencies
In the published paper, “Estimated nutrient content of diets commonly fed to pet birds”, by L Hess, DVM, G Maudlin, DVM, MS and K Rosenthal, published in the Veterinary Record, 2002, the caretakers of 135 companion birds were surveyed using a questionnaire. Participants kept track of the foods their...
Our Sprouting Blends, Nutrients They Provide
  We’ve made Balanced Avian Nutrition Easy for You! Recent nutritional analysis of the Best Bird Food Ever! Complete Protein Sprouting Blends using USDA Nutritional Database SR-21 affirms that this sprouting blends contains nearly all of the hundreds of nutrients a bird needs to eat everyday...
Why Good Nutrition Equals Good Health
Our birds need to eat hundreds of nutrients everyday for them to have good health. These nutrient categories include complete protein, raw enzymes, fresh good quality water, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. These are photos of of the meals I feed my birds. Everything feed is...
Testimonial: Jeanne’s “Happy Little Dudes”
  . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack, above From: Jeanne Sent: Saturday, March 8, 2014 2:33 PM We have a flock of all “recycled” parrots. Some have had many homes. We have hormonal & plucking issues and some chubby Amazons that were on bad diets for years. So we are always looking...
Why $13.95 per pound?
. This comes from the friend of a loyal customer:   Our Original Sprouting Blend at three days of growth. Perfect nutrition. . QUESTION I can buy the ingredients at my local market for $2.50 a pound … why should I buy your product for $13.95 a pound?   Thanks for your great questions....
Feeding Parrots: Converting a Seed Junky
. Oscar, a Red Lored Amazon loves your sprouts! . 8-29-13 I began using your sprouting mix in order to convert my seed junky to a healthy diet to improve his color and overall health. Janet *** 8-29-13 Thank you Janet. Please let us know how this transition goes for you and your birds. In Health &...
Feeding Parrots: Eliminating Reoccurring Yeast and Bacterial Infections
This blog post contains a case study from Leslie’s column, ‘The Holistic Parrot’, that appeared in the October 2011, #165 issue of  Parrots magazine.   Cycling Infections, Yeast & Bacteria Nutrition Transforms a Life Before Lily's life and health was transformed by a properly formulated,...
What is Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE)?
Excerpt from ‘The Holistic Parro’t, by Leslie Moran, May 2013, issue # 184, Parrots magazine. This is part one of a two part series.   On the internet, there seems to be a good deal of confusion about the safety of using GSE, and much has been written about it, so the purpose of this...
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