A budgie’s life span depends on their breed, health, and lineage, and a budgie’s diet plays an essential role in its life. While there is food that can be of nutritional value for a budgie, there are types of food that are not the best for them. Lettuce, especially iceberg […]
4 Reasons Why Cuttlebones Are Crucial For Parrots
Cuttlebones are commonly found in birdcages everywhere. You know, those ubiquitous white surfboard-shaped mollusc shells that birds chirpily peck onto? But what exactly is a cuttlebone for and why is it found in almost every birdcage in the world? A cuttlebone is the internal shell of a cuttlefish that provides […]
Should You Actually Feed Your Parrot Grit? It Can Be Fatal!
If you’ve browsed the bird supply aisle at your favorite pet store, you’ve probably noticed a lot of grit bags lining the shelves. This seemingly simple product can easily confuse avian owners since many of us don’t know its purpose. Should you actually feed your parrot grit? Wild birds eat […]
Is Watermelon Safe For Parrots? What About The Seeds?
Knowing what to feed your parrot is an essential part of keeping her as pet as well as bonding with them. Sometimes we worry about the type of food to give them and most especially when working with fruits. When I first brought my parrot home, I was told by […]
Can Parrots Eat Bread? What You Need To Understand
As a new bird owner, I didn’t know much about whether I should give my newly bought pet parrots bread or not. Actually, I was confused and since parrots usually like to munch on the foods we eat, I thought that giving them bread was okay. But, after years of […]
Why Strawberries Are Healthy For Parrots
It is essential to know what to feed your parrot so that she can remain healthy. When I brought my parrot home, I was worried about what was best and essential for her diet. I conducted my research to determine the fruits I should include in her diet for nutritional […]
Why Cheese Is So Bad For Parrots And What To Feed Instead
Often it’s hard to turn a blind eye to a parrot begging for some of your food. We love to share with our pets. Many owners notice their parrots always beg for a piece of cheese. But is it safe to let your parrot nibble on your grilled cheese? The […]
Can Parrots Eat Blueberries? It Might Be A Mess!
You have probably heard that the variety of fresh fruits plays a very important part of your parrot’s diet. While you should try to incorporate fresh fruit into your parrot’s daily diet, you need to know that not all fruits are safe for parrots to eat. Knowing what fruits make […]
Can Parrots Eat Grapefruit? What About The Peel?
Parrots can safely eat many different kinds of fruit, in fact, fruits aren’t just safe, they should be included in your parrots daily diet. However, while they are great sources of vitamins and minerals your parrot needs, some fruits are best served moderately as treats. You may be wondering how […]
Can Parrots Eat Lemons? They Have Many Benefits!
Parrots are very social eaters, and they love sharing their meal with their owners. But not all the food humans eat can be consumed by parrots. Some food is even toxic, and a parrot should never have them. What about lemons? Can parrots eat lemons? If you are holding back […]