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...
Our Sprouting Blends Judged Best in UK
. In the November, 2016,  issue of Parrots magazine Terry Goldsmith shares his sprouting experiences.   According to Terry, “There are many different varieties of sprouts on the market and it is essential to buy a good quality mix.” Terry continues, “I have used many brought...
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...
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 &...
YouTube Video: Sprouting for Birds – The Key to Avian Wellness
xx Our first YouTube video is receiving a warm welcome from viewers.   x Let us know what you think of it, and if you have any topics you’d like to see discussed in a future video, send us a comment. x In Health & Healing for Parrots Everywhere.              
Natural Parrot Care:Healing Feather Destruction, 6 of 7
This is the sixth of seven articles that chronicle the details of this precious bird’s healing process. In sharing this information with you I ask you to acknowledge along with me that parrots are intelligent, sentient and self-aware individuals capable of feeling a wide range of human-like emotions.   Using...
Natural Parrot Care: Why do Parrots Pick Their Feathers?
This begins a new series discussing how to heal feather destruction habits in parrots. In sharing this information with you I ask you to acknowledge along with me that parrots are intelligent, sentient and self-aware individuals capable of feeling a wide range of human-like emotions. Green-checked conure...
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,...
Learning to Sprout
Our Original Sprouting Blend (top-right, 3 days growth) with a variety of other sprouts. Sprouting really is a simple process that’s easy to learn.  However, most people get into trouble by trying to learn about sprouting from the information on websites. The reason this creates problems is that these...
Soaked vs Sprouted Seeds
Our Best Bird Food Ever! Original Sprouting Blend after two or three days growth, depending upon the season. x Do you want a process that’s quick? Or, do you want one that provides the best nutrition for your birds? x If you’re like most of us – you want both! x - A simple process providing...
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