Question category: Nutrition

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Houdini

My Africian Grey ( Houdini ) loves his unsalted natural cashews daily (3 pieces ) are these alright for him, he is 20, extremely smart and thinks he has to have his cashews.

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Lorikeet Food

Hi, i have lorikeet at home and would like to know what kinds of beans can i give him to eat? and what is the cooking method for beans? and is there other vegetables which i can add in the beans also?

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Food in refrigerator?

This is my first container of Lafeber’s Premium Daily Diet for Parrots (for my Conure) as I transition my bird from a 9-year seed diet. I am following the directions, but I am not sure how I am supposed to store the 5 lb. container. Do I put it in the freezer, and then have […]

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Wont eat seads

We adopted a cockatoo thats aprox.4 yrs old.we have had him for 3 months now,and have tried the seed,pellets that were given to him as a reg diet.he will not touck any of it,or any other pellets,nutriberies,seed,fresh food,ect.he is a very fussy eater..at this time he only eats mashed potatoes,some oatmeal,baby bird food.we are very […]

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senior cockatiel

Hi Lafeber! My male grey cockatiel just turned 26 and I’m wondering if I should give him sunflower seeds to fatten him up this winter, or add anything else to his diet. His weight looks normal and he loves your tropical Nutra-berries and Fruit Delight Avi-cakes. He doesn’t seem to care very much for the […]

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Conure picking up the food

Hello, I’ve been using your nutriberries for years with my two birdies. Both absolutely love the food, and it’s great for nutrition, but my conure often picked up the balls and drops them to the bottom of her cage, anything we can do to help that?

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food

can a quaker eat celery / spinaach and other salad foods

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bad feathers

My Panama Amazon (27 yrs old) has always had poor feather quality: black feathers on back of wings & off color & sparse on ends of tail feathers. I joined a group on FB that’s dedicated to parrot health issues & the “manager“ of site recommended V1V1-13 vitamins which I started Cookie on recently. Any […]

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Budgie and Cockatiel Nutri-Berry

I’m hoping to eventually house my two cockatiels with my two budgies, assuming they get along alright. If I am successful with this, is it okay if my budgies eat the cockatiel’s Nutri-Berries and vice versa for the cockatiels eating the budgie’s Nutri-Berries? I understand they have different nutritional needs, but is this okay? Or […]

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Breath and seeds

Is it normal for a green cheek conure to breath heavy when hot and is there seeds in the normal pet shop mixes they cant eat

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Food from your line?

I’m a first time conure owner and before I bring my new feather homie home, I was wondering what kind of pellets would be recommended? He’s just a little over 9 weeks..

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My lovedird is Not eating the thulasi leaf

I used to give to my lovebirds thulasi leaf. so they be healthy But when I baught new set of lovebirds they are not eating the thulasi ,??? Why are they not eating??? And I caught one of the bird and started to give but it is trying to bite me .. instead of eating […]

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How much should I feed a Green Cheek Conure

So I want a green cheek but when ever I try to find out how much (volume) of food should be fed a day I only get that their diet should consist of 70% pellets and 30% fruits/veg/Nutri berries

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Feeding

My lovebird who is close to a year old has been eating only seed. What can I do to encourage eating veggies and fruit. Also will eating only seeds make him or her unhealthy.

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What food can I get

I need a great food, fruit, vegetable blend for my ringneck doves. What’s best?

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Food

Hi! I recently adopted a 10 year old male cockatiel. He was eating a terrible seed diet until he came to live with me, however, he has been very picky! Do you have any samples to try? Anything, including advice, is appreciated!

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kaytee honey flavor treats

I BOUGHT KAYTEE HONEY FLAVOR TREAT STICKS YESTERDAY – AND TODAY, THE PARAKEETS ACT LIKE CRACK ADDICTS. I placed their normal diet on the cage floor today and they immediately went to it. I then removed the paper liner from the elevated feeding tray that had held the Kaytee Honey Flavor Treat (which they devoured […]

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bornavirus food

My African grey has bornovirus , I need to know if you have any special diets for this ? Thankyou He is 15, For most of his life he picked the feathers on his chest, one morning when I went to his cage , his voice sounded deep, he then became lethargic , on the […]

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Nutriberry waste

I feed my budgies nutriberries and they love it. Unfortunately they also enjoy dropping it and it ends up beneath the bottom cage grate wasting so much food! Any suggestions? I’m not comfortable picking it off the bottom of the cage so I end up throwing away more than gets consumed.

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