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...
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....
Helping Chili Pepper, a Quaker Parrot
. . We wanted to thank Leslie for all she has done and continues to do for Chili Pepper, my 10-year old Quaker Parrot who has been pulling feathers out of her chest area, legs and thighs. . Working with Leslie has been a very rewarding experience for the both of us.  Leslie has indeed been able to...
Kings Row Pet Hospital Loves Our Sprouting Blends
. Kings Row Pet Hospital, Reno, NV . To Whom it may Concern,   As a vet, over the past 30 years,  I have seen a wide range of parrots and other birds for a far reaching variety of health problems.  Over this time I have also become acutely aware of how the problem of improper avian nutrition debilitates...
All My Birds LOVE Your Sprouting Blends!
I have used your sprout mix for over a year now–probably closer to two. I love them… I have used other sprouting mixes, but this one pleases all my guys – everyone from macaw to Eclectus all love them.  . Now my Bartleby, my Nanday, He’s a very picky boy – I have no idea how...
Rosemary Low: Your Sprouting Mixes are Excellent!
Pearly conures, enjoying our sprouting blends, photo provided by Rosemary Low. February 17, 2012   Dear Leslie,   I found your sprouting mixes excellent. Indeed, when I spoke about Parrot Nutrition at the Think Parrots meeting, Mike Taylor of Northern Parrots told me he had a big rush on sprouting...
Food As Medicine
Food as Medicine by Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD “How to use diet, vitamins, juices and herbs for a healthier, happier, longer life,”  this is what the author promises.   According to Dr Khalsa, food is the original medicine, food is our best medicine. This book is grounded in science and is...
Feeding Parrots: Never Feed Garlic, Onions or Leeks
Never feed birds garlic, onions or leeks.   These common vegetables belong to the onion genus, Allium, one of the largest categories of plants in the world. This genera was originally classified in the lily family (Liliaceae). However, in 2009 it was reclassified and is now the subfamily Allioideae...
Feeding Parrots: Photos of Nutritious Meals
A Blue & Gold macaw sized meal: Original Sprouting Blend, fruit (grapes, kiwi, mango, blueberries) and nuts.   I begin every personalized avian nutrition consultation by explaining the importance of having a properly formulated, properly grown sprouting blend make up at least 50 % of the bird’s...
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