1. Quetki


    I made some chop yesterday for my Conure. I got him 5 days ago and he's been really happy and enjoying his life so far, but he's not eating his chop. It has apples, spinach, pumpkin, sweet peppers, broccoli, sweet peas, pineapple, carrots, and stuff. The most he does is lick it and spit it out...
  2. Tiel

    Affordable/free parrot nutrition sources?

    Hey guys, I hope I'm not being annoying by posing this question but currently I'm really trying to change my parrots diet. I've sort of struggled with finding scientific avian nutrition books that are also affordable? I know Bird Tricks has one but quite frankly, without doubting their...
  3. C

    Egg laying bird

    Hi, My alexandrine parrot laid an egg last night (she is the only bird we have). It's the first time she has done this and we've had her for nearly 2 years. I have heard that you should leave the egg in the cage for her, otherwise she might lay more eggs. Is this true? Thanks Cody
  4. K

    Fresh Sunflower Seeds

    Q: Can conures(parrots in general even) eat freshly harvested off the plant un flower seeds? Do I need to do anything to the seeds themselves prior to consumption? Background info: Planted some sunflowers this year. For a few reasons. 1-My parents like them so I did some there & my apartment...
  5. C

    If my cockatiel recognizes non-seed food as "food", will it be a fluke or permanent?

    If my cockatiel recognizes non-seed food as "food", will it be a fluke or permanent? I mixed ground bits of cucumber, tomato, apple, carrot, with yam, rice and small pieces of multi-grain bread. I am leaving it out for one hour at a time, and it's been about half a day so far. He seems hungry...