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Old 09-03-2019, 06:29 PM
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Re: What brand of seed mix do you feed to your conure?

Thanks everyone!
I went to several pet stores today looking for something great and in the end I bought some basic cockatiel mix from Pet Supplies Plus - contains millet, oat groats, dried egg food, some kind of bean, that kind of stuff(from the bulk bin), added safflower seed to it, some sunflower seed, dried banana, dried papaya, raisins, and basically made my own mix.
They do eat cooked broccoli, peas, orange, cherries, apples, cooked egg, cooked pasta, mozzarella cheese. I am struggling a bit with Harrison's pellets, but we'll keep trying.
Hopefully, they are getting some nutrients.
Oh, and Remi absolutely loves cooked grits, cream of wheat, granola and rice bits cereal (unsweetened). Petey is more picky.

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Old 09-03-2019, 08:53 PM
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Re: What brand of seed mix do you feed to your conure?

Levi's faves are Higgins Safflower Gold & Sunburst.
I add a tbsp to his chop & mix it in about an hour before bed.

While he's digging for the seed mix is his also eating his chop.
I don't do it this way to get him to eat his chop. I do it this way to prevent him from just eating the seed mix.

I do make him the Goldenfeasts also. He enjoys those cooked.
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Old 09-04-2019, 03:17 PM
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Re: What brand of seed mix do you feed to your conure?

When I got my bird he was already eating pellets, the Tropican Lifetime Formula. He's a great eater, shows no color preference (only 2 colors in that mix) and I'm one of the weird ones who likes how it smells. Why mess with success, I say.
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Re: What brand of seed mix do you feed to your conure?

As far as pellets, Petey will only eat them if I feed them to her one by one, lol. Remi used to like them and now he is not interested.
They are seriously like little kids...
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Re: What brand of seed mix do you feed to your conure?

Well we have just changed our brand of seed mix. Our current bag of Safflower Gold was running low, and as I went to reorder I was comparing ingredients. Even the Safflower Gold contains most of the items on my Sunny's personal "Do Not Like" list. So I bought a bag of Kaylor's Sweet Harvest instead. I think this is her permanent seed mix. Half as much in her seed-mix dish seems to make her happy, presumably since she considers it all edible. Also, turns out she really likes the pumpkin seeds. So far, she definitely like this mix best!

(Also I got her a sample of TOPS pellets. She does Not like them one bit. So, pellets are still Harrison's for now.)

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Re: What brand of seed mix do you feed to your conure?

I use ZuPreem as well and fortify it with some other things. I notice that Rin picks out the white and black seeds first before he eats anything else. I also see him doing an interesting dance when he doesn't like something. I am still trying different fruits and veggies with him to see what he likes and doesn't like, I guess trial by error!

He is hysterical to watch and makes these little squeaky noises, so he will forever be dubbed "Squeaky Toy"!
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