When they say that you are what you eat, that goes for parrots too! Parrots require an extremely healthy diet to maintain proper organ functioning, to feel good and to keep their hormones stable.
There are a staggering number of bird diets on the market, but which ones have been scientifically studied specifically to provide parrots with a well-balanced diet? What companies manufacture well-balanced, vet recommended diets specifically for parrots? Not as many as you would think.
When you decided to get a pet bird, was it to cherish the persona of a tropical, exotic creature? Of course!
A parrot that is consistently fed an inferior seed based diet will succomb to malnutrition within just a few years and just feel crummy. I don't know about you, but when I'm not feeling good, I'm short tempered and snappy.
About Our Food Selection
At Birdsupplies.com, we only carry a limited range of diets because we are committed to only selling veterinarian recommended brands. Combine vet recommended pellets with healthy human foods to improve you parrots overall well-being. Compliment your birds basic diet with fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts.
Foraging For Food
Did you know that parrots and pet birds need to forage for food for their mental health? Birds that plan and problem solve how to obtain nutrition, get both their mental health and nutritional needs met and are happier pets! Create foraging opportunities like those found with our foraging bird toys and suggestions.
Hazards of an Inferior Diet
A poorly fed parrot will have a poor disposition because they feel unhealthy. It may develop problem behaviors from screaming, feather picking and temperamental biting to sluggish, unresponsive lethargy. The best way to prevent bird behavior problems is by feeding a your bird a healthy well-balanced diet formulated specifically for parrots. And, if it won't eat healthy, offer Bird Vitamins and Supplements.
You might find a huge variety of cheap seeds and diets at other online bird stores, but are they worth the price of your parrots health? Ward off malnutrition and provide your parrot with a welll-balanced diet. It's the best thing you can do for your bird.