Parrot Forum Header Left  
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Species Specific > Eclectus

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-14-2010, 09:31 PM
Member
Parrots:
Male Vos Eclectus Female Vos Eclectus Male Cockatiel Pied Cinnamon Female Cockatiel
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Southern California
Images: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
2Birds3Kids is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 9/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssssss52
Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

I feed my ekkies raw veggies, but cook sweet potatoes and squash. Does anyone serve it raw? Mine are not great veggie eaters, but they are new to me so I cam going to keep giving it to them. Hopefully they will catch on. They were on a pretty high fat diet before I got them so I am trying to switch them over to a lower fat diet. One chews feathers, the other plucks his neck.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 12-15-2010, 07:58 AM
Banned
Join Date: Aug 2009
Images: 10
Thanks: 1,158
Thanked 1,924 Times in 1,417 Posts
Spiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond reputeSpiritbird has a reputation beyond repute
Activity Longevity
0/20 11/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssss5549
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

Usually, it is what your bird likes. My Rosie much prefers her vegies cooked. Most especially into a soft mash.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 12-15-2010, 12:58 PM
triordan's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
Remington~ GW Macaw Ollie/Olivia~ CAG
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Maryland
Thanks: 21
Thanked 230 Times in 190 Posts
triordan is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 9/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssss1042
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

mine likes it cooked too~
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 12-15-2010, 01:09 PM
greycloud's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
Sammy-Umbrella Too-rescued, Dexter-CAG-rehomed handicapped, Sterling-CAG-rehomed retired breeder. Sunshine-12 yo CAG-adopted
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Baltimore, MD
Thanks: 248
Thanked 505 Times in 316 Posts
greycloud is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 10/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssss1037
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

Raw is fine. Mine prefer it cooked and served warm with cinnamon! LOL! They are spoiled.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 12-15-2010, 01:38 PM
antoinette's Avatar
Super Moderator
Parrots:
African "Grey" "Mishka" Male 6 1/2 Years Old
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Sunny South Africa !!!
Images: 9
Thanks: 6,958
Thanked 4,259 Times in 2,830 Posts
antoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond reputeantoinette has a reputation beyond repute
Activity Longevity
9/20 12/20
Today Posts
4/5 ssss12417
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

Mishka has never said whether he prefers it cooked or not.
I prefer cooking and serving it warm.
He did tell me he loves his carrots raw
__________________
"MISHKA MAGIC"






Mishka's Youtube Videos




Enjoy the Videos !!!!
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 12-15-2010, 06:40 PM
Cowtown's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
Abby 2 year old Female Eclectus & Solomon 12 year old Male CAG & Dickens 4 year old CAG.
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Great State of Texas
Images: 1
Thanks: 91
Thanked 320 Times in 298 Posts
Cowtown is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 9/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssss1156
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

Abby likes them both ways... I will have to try the cinnamon
__________________
Life is too short not to live it as a TEXAN.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 01-05-2011, 09:16 PM
Member
Parrots:
Male Vos Eclectus Female Vos Eclectus Male Cockatiel Pied Cinnamon Female Cockatiel
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Southern California
Images: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
2Birds3Kids is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 9/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssssss52
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

OK, I got my female to eat it raw in a seven layer salad - I picked the pieces and she ate them out of my hand. I think she's eating it out of the salad now too. Nothing doing for my male, but he will eat it mashed with brown rice. YUM!
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 01-06-2011, 06:51 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2010
Thanks: 70
Thanked 35 Times in 29 Posts
dragonlady2 is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 9/20
Today Posts
0/5 ssssss108
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

I could be wrong, but I believe that I read somewhere that the sweet potato needs to be cooked for the birds to get the nutrient value out of it.
__________________
HELENA
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 01-06-2011, 09:39 AM
triordan's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
Remington~ GW Macaw Ollie/Olivia~ CAG
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Maryland
Thanks: 21
Thanked 230 Times in 190 Posts
triordan is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 9/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssss1042
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

I can always hide more veggies in a warm sweet potato/sqash mash!
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 01-07-2011, 10:54 PM
jgourd's Avatar
Member
Parrots:
1 Greencheck Conure 1 Severe Macaw 1 Gala 1 Eclectus female 1 Military Macaw
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: New England
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
jgourd is on a distinguished road
Activity Longevity
0/20 9/20
Today Posts
0/5 sssssss33
Re: Raw Squash/Sweet Potatos?

My baby seems to love the cooked veggies which I feed her warm. I usually do a mix of two or three warm veggies and a few pieces of cold fruit. She seems to go for the fruit first and then the veggies. She gets squash all over her face which I have to wipe off when the bowl is empty.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Species Specific > Eclectus


Search tags for this page
can birds eat potatos
,
can birds eat squash
,
can cockatoos eat squash
,
can conures can dogs eat sweet potatoes
,
can parrots eat raw sweet potato
,
can parrots eat squash
,

can parrots eat sweet potato

,
can parrots eat sweet potatoes
,
can parrots eat yellow squash
,
can parrots eat zucchini
,
do sweet potatos have to be cooked for cockatiels
,
eclectus eat squash
,
how to cook sweet potato for birds
,
is it ok to give my cockatiel raw sweet potato
,
is raw sweet potato safe for parrots
,
is raw zucchini safe for birds
,
is squash good for parrots
,
parrots and sweet potatos
,
squash eclectys
,
squash safe for parrots
Click on a term to search for related topics.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Maui has been SO sweet and SO loving lately lisamarie973 Congo & Timneh Greys 9 12-01-2010 09:12 PM
Sweet Video of Maui at about 7-8 wks old lisamarie973 Congo & Timneh Greys 8 10-18-2010 10:44 AM
for your parrots sweet tooths' parrotguy12 Parrot Food, Recipes and Diet 4 09-19-2010 11:55 PM
Sweet news! MaiTai Off Topic 2 05-02-2010 11:19 AM



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2005 - 2009, Parrot Forums.com