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Out With The Bad

Why parrots like the bad food & what to do about it.

By Laura Doering

Pet birds love to indulge in unhealthy foods, just like usA companion parrot chick starts out either being fed regurgitated food from its parent(s) or being fed hand-feeding formula by a person. No matter who’s feeding it, the food is warm, it’s mushy, and, to the chick, it really “hits the spot.”

As the bird grows, its food gets thicker and soft foods like vegetables, soaked pellets and sprouted seeds are added to its diet. From then on, bird and bird person journey together to see which foods get added to the avian menu. Part of this never-ending quest is to have our birds sample what we eat.

**For the full article, pick up the September 2009 issue of BIRD TALK**

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