Birdie Bread Muffins That Get Your Bird Eating Organic!

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Birdie Bread Muffins with Organic Pellets  I used these amazing muffins to get a client's hyacinth macaw, Hymie, to eat organic pellets for the first time ever. In fact, his diet went from a colored, sugary pellet and tons of nuts to fresh fruits, veggies, oatmeal, grains and organic pellets beca...
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Getting a Hyacinth to Eat Healthier

Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, FL Eating pasta: Hyacinth "Hymie" I had company for 10 days this month and it was sort of... crazy. Fitting in time for Hymie was harder in those ten days but I did have some great progress. I got him to eat three new foods! They are: Plain penne pasta Oatmeal Creamed corn I was eating oatmeal one mo...
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Tea Time with Your Toucan

Photo by Dave Womach Location: Costa Rica Shown: Keel Bill Toucan  The only way to test for iron storage disease in toucans is to do a liver biopsy and when Dave and I did so with our Swainson Toucan years ago, we found she was very high in iron because when we first got her we were told she couldn't have tap water but that bottled water was ...
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Stop Dicing and Slicing Your Bird’s Foods!

Photo by Sally Location: Lacey, WA Eating a whole broccoli: Senegal Parrot "George"  I use to spend hours upon hours dicing and slicing up fruits, veggies and more into small pieces so my birds could eat it. Then one day while we were on the road in Oregon, my mom bought a seedless watermelon for my toucan to eat. We were staying at a hotel a...
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Storm's 45 Days with Me are Over...

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Moab, Utah Freeflight: Blue Fronted Amazon "Storm"  Hopefully most of you remember me talking about the Amazon parrot, Storm, and how I was going to be fostering him for a total of 45 days. Well, that 45 days ended a little bit ago and I'm still here in Moab, Utah with his owners. The other blog where I talk abo...
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The Difference in Diet: Pellets

When it comes to your bird’s diet – do your research and thoroughly! For all of Fiji’s life (my Swainson Toucan) she has been on a Mazuri pellet diet (the rest of her diet is explained in detail here) but right now I want the focus of this post to be on her pellet diet only.    Photo by Jamieleigh Mazuri Toucan Pellets We picked this diet becau...
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