The avian vet recommended diet for pet parrots includes a variety of nutritious freshly prepared foods in addition to a formulated diets of bird pellets. This will insure your bird is receiving maximum vitamins and mineral needed.
For most species of parrot, seeds should only make up about 10 percent of the diet. Some species, like budgies and cockatiels, are naturally seed eaters and can tolerate a higher percentage of seed in the diet, but even for these birds, seeds should only make up about 25 percent of the diet.
Birdie mash is very popular with most parrots and is a good way to get birds to eat foods they wouldn’t normally touch. A good mash can include making a birdie bread mash to a mixed grains, fruits & veggies mash.
Fresh fruits should be offered daily in your bird's diet. Check out the list of safe fruits to feed your parrot.
Fresh vegetables should be an essential part of your bird's daily diet. Check out the list of safe veggies to feed your parrot.
There are toxic foods you need to avoid feeding to your parrot. Check out the list below.
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