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Old 11-13-2017, 01:52 PM
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Levi is on a healthy diet, pellets, fresh organic veggies, fruits (sparingly as per vet) grains etc. We do have a ritual of a few nuts in the evening when cuddling and watching TV. Vet suggests Almonds as the best choice.

When I bought him he was on Zupreem natural. My Vet at 1st check up recommended Harrisonís. He is very good about eating his pellets. (Thank goodness)

However, he goes through phases where all of a sudden he stops eating the pellets. Therefore, I switch back to Zupreem and he eats them enthusiastically. (He prefers the large ones w/ the Cockatoo on the bag.) Than he stops eating the Zupreem and I switch him back to Harrisonís. I also, date the bag when I open it and donít use it beyond the 6 week recommendation.
I always buy him the course pellets. I just picked up the fine to see if heíll eat them? I Havenít offered them to him yet as he eating the Zupreem nicely at the moment.

Do any of your birds do this? Just curious.

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Old 11-13-2017, 02:14 PM
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Re: Pellet Question

Well, for once, the Rb does something reasonable and good. I shall mark the day!! He eats his Harrison's like clockwork!
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Old 11-13-2017, 02:35 PM
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Re: Pellet Question

I might be doing it totally wrong here... but I feed a mix of pellets. Zupreme, Tops, and Harrisons along with daily varied chop mix. Cookie my 31 yo BFA is probably healthier now than he has been in a while.
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Old 11-13-2017, 02:44 PM
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Re: Pellet Question

I also give a mix of 4 different pellets. Not in the same bowl though. I store everything in the freezer.
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Old 11-13-2017, 02:54 PM
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Re: Pellet Question

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Well, for once, the Rb does something reasonable and good. I shall mark the day!! He eats his Harrison's like clockwork!
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Old 11-13-2017, 02:56 PM
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I might be doing it totally wrong here... but I feed a mix of pellets. Zupreme, Tops, and Harrisons along with daily varied chop mix. Cookie my 31 yo BFA is probably healthier now than he has been in a while.
Tops, Iíll have to look into that one.

I like to keep it separate for a couple of reasons, the main one so I can see if heís eating them. B/c he goes through these phases.

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Old 11-13-2017, 02:57 PM
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I also give a mix of 4 different pellets. Not in the same bowl though. I store everything in the freezer.
Oh, what 4 do you use?

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Re: Pellet Question

Oliver is on roudybush per vet recomandation, he was on the colored stuff when I get him.
Of course fresh veggies and like you less fruits.
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Old 11-13-2017, 03:29 PM
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Re: Pellet Question

roudybush - never heard of it, does he like it?

Okay, I found Tops & Roudybush on Amazon.
I’m going to get them & mix it up. Maybe he just gets bored w/ the same brand day in and day out?
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Re: Pellet Question

Hi Tami and Levi, I use TOPs for Plum in small quantities and he seems to like them, no need to swap and change and they can be kept in the freezer which helps.

Go through the choices you like and take a close look at the first six ingredients listed and then see if you are still as keen to feed to Levi after that. :-)
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