The cart is empty
Subscribe To Parrots Magazine - Don't miss a thing
In issue 287 -
Your Parrots’ “Regular Treats Day”. Complete Psittacine by Eb Cravens
In issue 287 -
Intelligent parrots need stimulation. By Mary Jo Dilonardo
In issue 287 -
The joys of being an author! By Rosemary Low
In issue 287 -
Discovering your bird’s ‘comfort sounds.’ The Holistic Parrot by Leslie Moran

Your Parrots’ “Regular Treats Day”

Spreads for web Parrots 278 4

Complete Psittacine by Eb Cravens

Variety is ‘the spice of life’ or so goes the old saying as first spoken a couple of hundred years ago by poet William Cowper. And for psittacines in captivity, it also rings quite true, especially when it comes to their food dish!

April and I spend a fair amount of time trying to design a daily feeding regime that is both highly nourishing for our birds and interesting for them. After all, the lack of stimulation and limited foraging opportunities in domestic caged parrots is somewhat ameliorated by giving them varied or extraordinary food offerings.

A case in point. I am not a big fan of in-shell nuts for my flock. The quality of said nuts, whether almonds or pecans, etc. has been declining over the past few decades and I have felt for years it is more cost efficient and safer when it comes to bad nuts to just buy top quality shelled nuts and feed those. But a week ago, I was at the local health food store and I happened on a tray of organic in-shell walnuts that looked really fresh and good. So I bought a couple of dozen for the parrots.

Buy Now!

Choose Currency

Promotions

Newsletter

Newsletter

Invalid Name
Invalid email address
Please identify how you found us
Invalid Input

Subscribe Now!

Subscribe to parrots magazine

subscribe today. The best most widely read magazine for parrot lovers.

Parrot Events

Parrot events

 

What's on in the parrot world, events, conferences and shows and more..

 
 

Our Address

Parrots magazine is published by
Imax Visual Ltd, West Building,
Elm Grove Lane, Steyning BN44 3SA

Telephone +44 (0)1273 464777
© Parrots magazine 2019