Weaning Baby Birds: Not For the Inexperienced

Photo by Daniel Kuykendall Location: Moah, UT Pictured: Sun conures "Phoebe" & "Detka" I’ve been thrilled to have my baby girls back; Lily, Phoebe and Detka. However, the first two nights with them I literally had my own set of ‘night frights’. I literally went to bed worried about them, and woke up worrying about them and thought about t...
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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 be...
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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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The Diet Your Parrot Should be On

I used to think the proper diet for a parrot was mainly organic pellets such as Harrison’s or Feed Your Flock with supplements of fruits, vegetables and properly cooked meats (chicken, fish, beef). Was I ever wrong! I started taking notice to birds healthier than mine and sought to find out what they were eating. My rose breasted cockatoo (know...
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