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  1. Parrotlet Diet
    Hi everyone, this may be a silly question but does anyone else have a bird who puts food in there water dish? I’m constantly changing one of my birds water probably about 10-15 times a day!! Every time I do she goes and get seeds, veggies or a few pellets and drops them in there. She’s...
  2. Parrotlet Diet
    Hi everyone! I will bringing home my first parrotlet in mid-May and have been doing quite a bit of reading about pellet and seed brands. I've seen a lot of conflicting information. My breeder feeds her birds a mixture of seed and pellet so I was going to do the same to avoid stressing the bird...
  3. Bonding and Training
    Hello fellow forum goers! I am new to the p'let world, but I've always wanted one so this is a dream come true! I have a roughly 3 month old male p'let named Kuro. My experience is moderate; I am passionate about all birds and I've owned a budgie for 5 years (she's my old lady now, haha), but...
  4. Parrotlet Talk
    NOW SOLVED: He's a happy healthy pellet eater, now eating plenty of veg too and a decent weight, thanks everyone :) X It's Hiro again! Hi guys, So a question for you all. I've had Hiro a couple of months now since rehoming him. We have no idea how old he is (we think maybe a year but it's a...
  5. Introductions
    Good evening everyone! As the title suggests, I will soon be a first-time bird owner, specifically Parrotlets. I've done extensive research about them before making a decision to actually own one. It started off with my mom wanting a bird, a giant Macaw specifically. I told her that they were...
  6. Your Parrotlet's Health
    I saw this on a bird related FB group and thought I would share it here. *I didn't not write it. it's directly stolen from the original post on FB* "*PLEASE BE AWARE* There is a new non-stick foil being marketed that is NOT SAFE for cooking with birds in the house. This comes in all store...
  7. Parrotlet Diet
    I am going out of town for thanksgiving and i cannot take Sweetie with me she will be with my grandma and dad but i want her to have a thanksgiving dinner i know my grandma and dad arent going to make birdie safe food so i was wondering what types of thanksgiving foods i can alter to make it...
  8. Parrotlet Diet
    i currently have Sweetie on Higgins Safflower Gold for Cockateils and Conures but she only eats the Safflower in the seed mix and occasionally some other seeds i bought the Safflower Gold for Parrots and did not realize til today that alot of ingredients are whole and she cannot eat the majority...
  9. Parrotlet Diet
    i made Sweetie veggie and Fruit mash but she wont touch it. i take away her seed so she will eat her mash but she wont even touch the mash. ive tried to put it on toast (she loves toast) ive tried putting cherrios in it. she ate it when i spreaded the fruit mash on the toast but when she bit...
  10. Parrotlet Diet
    i am making birdie bread and veggie mash.. no correction i am ATTEMPTING birdie bread and veggie mash lol. i have kale and collard greens, do they have to be cooked for bird consumption or can they be washed and chopped up as a dry ingredient? i attempted to make fruit mash last night and ended...
  11. Parrotlet Diet
    Can i use coconut oil and cinnamon in the fruit blend mash it is 100% pure coconut oil ?????????
  12. Parrotlet Diet
    So i went to the store today and bought TONS of stuff well over 100$ in food for Sweetie. I bought frozen mixed vegs and mixed fruit, fresh kale, collard greens, cilantro,parsley, bananas, 3 apples, organic raspberries, a green,orange,yellow and red bellpepper, squash, brocolli, celery, grapes...
  13. Parrotlet Diet
    I am a new parrotlet owner, and i want to give my baby the best that i can offer her on my tight budget. but i am not quite sure on all the do's and don'ts and what fresh fruits, veggies, and meats that she has to have. does it have to be fresh fruits and veggies all the time or can i get canned...
  14. Parrotlet Diet
    I am going to convert my bird's diet from seeds to Roudybush but I am having trouble deciding on what size buy. I was thinking the mini pellets, but I don't know if they would be too big for him? Also what size bag would you recommend buying so that he has time to eat the food while it's still...
  15. Your Parrotlet's Health
    I'm trying to switch my parrotlet off of her more unhealthy bird food to something a bit better. When we bought her from the breeder they gave us some ABBA seed (I think the 1200 - but I'm not sure) and she'd eat that. I was looking at switching her back to that and mixing in the pellet food...
  16. Chit Chat
    Hi, I just got a pair of 1 year old Parrotlets and have some fears and questions.. We had years ago a pair of Senegal Parrots and they came from a breeder from FL. We were going to breed birds and the flight came in late in the day and we put all the new birds in an empty bedroom for the...
  17. Parrotlet Talk
    Ok, she is now around 7 months old. She is awesome. Like a Parrotlet can be. Now this is untill I try to eat. She turns into a Pigeon on steroids! I always give her food when I eat to try and slow her down, but its never good enough. She always wants mine. If i'm eating from plate she will run...
  18. Parrotlet Diet
    I just got a baby blue parrotlet about 7 days ago. I have in his cage small hookbill mix but he only eats the smallest seeds and millet. I have put fruits and veggies in his cage everyday since i got him and he won't eat any. Im getting worried...I want him to have a balanced diet. Also would...
  19. Parrotlet Diet
    I have never given Barley any "birdie bread". The closest thing he's had to it is an occasional bite of wheat bread with oats or a sweet potato mash ball. I have heard that corn in high quantities is not the greatest for them due to its starchiness, but it's still a vegetable, so I don't know...
  20. Bonding and Training
    So last week we took Jaxx with us on a 2 hour car drive to see family for 3 days. He did great as he did not have to interact with other people. When we got home he was all happy and chipper. Then I had to take him to get his wings clipped. It was the first time since I've had him 5 weeks or so...
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