Have You Ever Made Your Own Pet Bird Seed/food Mixture?

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This is a Quora question stated in full

 

As a bird owner, have you ever made your own seed/food mixture instead of buying store-made mixes? What type of seeds, nuts, dried herbs/veggies/fruits have you added and what type of bird do you own?

 

My shy retiring answer – Absolutely not!

 

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What Are Some Tips for Keeping a Parrot?

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I wear many hats at Windy City Parrot.

 

About 30% of my week I wear my CMO hat which means Chief Marketing Officer.

 

In keeping well-versed in marketing I read a huge amount of content.

 

One recurring theme I see is this is the way I should be marketing to millennial’s.

The perfect way to market to millennial’s is……..

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What Do I Feed 3 Budgies That Aren’t Fond of Anything?

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What do I feed 3 budgies that aren’t fond of anything except millet and Avicakes and Baked Munchies?

 

Love your Sunday morning e-mails.

 

Question … what do you feed the Windy City Parrot Brunch Club?

 

I have three parakeets and they aren’t fond of anything except millet and Avicakes and Baked Munchies.

Thanks!

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Can I Use Oils And Candles Near My Pet Birds?

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Denise asks

I have an amazon and a hahns mccaw.

 

Can you please tell me what oils are safe to use once in a while in my diffusers?

 

I have used scentsy , and also bath and body works candles not a lot of use at all as the scents sort of even bother me!

 

thank you appreciate it.

denise

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What Are The Best Pellets For Caiques Coming Off Weaning?

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Bilquis asks

 

I have a pair of Caiques completing weaning in about 4 weeks from a breeder.

 

What kind of pellets would you recommend?

 

The first choice is organic pellets.

 

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Is There A Hormone To Calm My Over Sexed African Grey Parrot?

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I have had my male African grey parrot for 28 years.

 

When he matured sexually years ago he started plucking.

 

I have him on a plumage supplement now and he has lots of new quills and looks much better.

 

However, he humps my arm with a thick sweater on.

 

He goes to completion if I let him once a day.

 

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Is Sitting With My Bird While It Eats Healthy Human Behavior?

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My husband continues to sit with his grey parrot to encourage him to eat.

 

He will sit there for as long as a 1/2 hr. per sitting.

 

There are times the bird will bang his beak and screeches to get him to sit there so he can eat.

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