Supplements Never Feed Bird Grit

Bird Grit, Harmful Ingredients

Before reading this article, be sure you have read the ‘Never Feed Bird Grit’ post, it provides valuable information. Be Aware of Ingredients In reviewing the ingredient list on this label of bird grit, the ones below in CAPITALS are the ingredients that are toxic and harmful. It’s these ingredients you want to avoid. Of…

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Supplements Never Feed Bird Grit

Never Feed Bird Grit, Harmful for Parrots

  Before feeding grit to any bird, you need you know the species of bird you want to feed grit to. Parrots and finches (psittacines and passerines) do not need grit. . . Did you know that feeding grit can even be harmful for these birds? Never feed birds grit. Keep reading to learn more.…

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Balanced Food PlanSupplements Avian Lighting Wave Length Chart

Best Parrot Light: Must Know Info

      Did you know that instead of using potentially dangerous vitamin D3 supplements, that there is a simpler and easier way – using proper lighting, the best parrot light – to ensure your birds get this essential nutrient?         In Leslie’s Free Article, “Avian Lighting: Essential, Simple and Easy”, you’ll…

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Feather Destruction Quaker Parrot

Quaker Mutilation Syndrome (QMS)-Study

Do You Know Someone Struggling with QMS? (No Mutilation Photos in this Post) Rare Opportunity—Become Part of a Groundbreaking Study Background Leslie may have found a nutritional ‘cure’ for Quaker Mutilation Syndrome and other feather destruction behaviors. Leslie’s approach is 100% natural using only wholesome, organic, natural foods. In writing her articles for Parrots magazine…

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Malnutrition

Is Your Parrot Malnourished?

. . . There are three ways to determine if your parrot or finch is malnourished. If your birds have any of these symptoms they are not eating the best parrot diet possible. . . . . . ONE: Physical Symptoms TWO: Behaviors THREE: Examine their Diet . . . 1. Most Common Physical Symptoms…

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Supplements

Parrot Supplements – Not Needed!

Supplements vs A Balance of Real Food When parrots and finches joined my family in 1998, I used to feed them a wide variety of supplements. But the only reason I did this was because I was just starting to learn about the correct combination of foods that makes up a TRUE–‘Balanced Exotic Avian Maintenance…

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Supplements

Maltodextrin-Bad For Parrots

While most people think that ‘Parrot Supplements’ are good for their birds, it’s essential to read the ‘fine print’ on the label. When you start reading labels you’ll quickly understand that many parrot supplements contain unhealthy ‘filler’ ingredients masquerading as something that is supposed to be healthy for your birds. Maltodextrin is just one of…

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Videos

Made in Nevada: Critter Connection

RENO, NV. (KOLO) — A Reno woman says she has developed the perfect bird food, which she calls “Best Bird Food Ever“. She has bred and studied the nutrition for these animals for more than two decades and in that time says she has discovered some fatal nutritional problems. Critter Connection Owner and maker of…

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Feather Destruction

Over Preening vs Poor Feather Quality

 The parrot discussed in this blog post is a member of the Healthy Bird Project. What is ‘over preening’? Many people assume that parrots are just too rough with their feathers. As a result, poor nutrition is never identified as the true cause. Feathers grown from unbalanced nutrition produce poor feather quality. And this means…

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