Nutrition For Pet Birds – Proper Diet Is Critical To Health

2020-10-01T08:05:31-07:00

Parrots are lively and popular companion animals in Southern California.  In this article we would like to discuss how to feed parrots for optimum longevity and quality of life.  It is a common misconception that parrots can remain happy and healthy on an all-seed diet.   Although inexpensive , an all-seed diet will eventually result in malnutrition. Seeds are high-fat “junk food” with few vitamins and minerals, similar to only eating candy or French fries. In fact, your pet bird simply cannot thrive on an all-seed diet. The lack of vitamins A and D, minerals such as calcium, and essential

Nutrition For Pet Birds – Proper Diet Is Critical To Health2020-10-01T08:05:31-07:00

Poultry Nutrition through the Life Stages

2020-09-23T19:03:10-07:00

Different types of poultry need different nutrients. A variety of diets should be fed based on the age, sex, and intended use of your birds.  These diets have varied amounts of water, protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals.  Each specific diet will help support basic body functions first and foremost, but can then be tailored to providing rapid growth for meat birds, consistent egg production in layers, and a full glossy plumage in show birds. If your poultry is not getting the nutrients that they need for meeting their full performance potential, your birds will grow slowly, lay fewer eggs

Poultry Nutrition through the Life Stages2020-09-23T19:03:10-07:00

Basic Care Of Parrots

2020-09-23T18:53:27-07:00

In case you want to keep a bird as a pet and you aren’t sure where to begin, we have pulled together the best basic information to help you get started. If you are looking to raise birds for eggs or meat, we recommend you head right over to our backyard poultry articles for the best information for your needs. Read on for some great information about caring for parrots! Food Nutrition is the most important part of a bird’s life; it impacts their health, longevity, appearance, and behavior. In the wild, parrots (psittacines) usually balance their diets by eating

Basic Care Of Parrots2020-09-23T18:53:27-07:00
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