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Can rosehips be fed to parrots? Rosehips are edible and safe for parrots, and they have incredible healthful benefits for both birds (parrots and finches) and people. This is why Leslie has made rosehips a diet essential, and a part of her ‘Balanced Food Plan for Parrots’. Leslie covers this... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-21
By Samuel Alvarez
How do I teach my parrot to talk? Repetition and trust between you and your bird are essential for having a talking parrot. In these videos observe the results in this amazing talking budgie. Some parrots best known for talking include Budgies, Amazons and African Greys.   Meet Chookie Dookers,... Read more
Published on: 2022-04-11
By Leslie Moran
This topic is covered in detail in ‘The Holistic Parrot’ column, January, 2022, issue 288 of Parrots magazine. This article explains the safe amounts of broccoli sprouts to feed a parrot, how to find the right type of broccoli seeds for sprouting, and the numerous health benefits that broccoli sprouts... Read more
Published on: 2022-04-10
By Samuel Alvarez
Mailing Costs within the US Please know that when mailing your order to you in the US, many times we barely cover our mailing costs. The mailing fee we charge you is very close to what we must pay to mail our products to you. . The reason Amazon and... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-19
By Samuel Alvarez
What Commonly Foods Should Not be Fed to Birds? Red palm oil, dog and cat food, all parrot pellets, all synthetic bird vitamins, all food colorings, all non-organic foods, all dried (freeze dried, dehydrated foods), and all foods high in omega-6 essential fatty acids. . The foods listed in this... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-19
By Leslie Moran
What commonly fed foods should never be given to parrots? Red palm oil, dog and cat food, all parrot pellets, all synthetic bird vitamins, all food colorings, all non-organic foods, all dried (freeze dried, dehydrated foods), and all foods high in omega-6 essential fatty acids. Never feed these foods to... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-19
By Leslie Moran
Can Parrots Eat Carrots? Yes, carrots are a healthy vegetable for parrots. They contain vitamin C, carotenoids, and a variety of antioxidants. Each different color of carrot contains different antioxidants, and the way a carrot is prepared affects the amount of each nutrient present. . To learn all the details... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-18
By Samuel Alvarez
“Thank you for working so hard for avian nutrition”   “We had run out of Sprouting mix and the birds had gone a couple of weeks without. I was finally able to order (and it came in a flash! It was like Leslie knew I was getting ready to order... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-10
By Samuel Alvarez
  Thank you Leslie for helping me teach my Budgies, Tweety Pie and Buddy, to eat healthier foods. They LOVE your BBFE! sprouts. When I first started working with you Tweety Pie had issues with Avian Gastric Yeast. Thanks to your Balanced Budgie Food Plan, he has been doing much... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-24
By Admin
This testimonial will SHOW you how all birds can enjoy and benefit from BBFE! sprouts, as these budgies LOVE BBFE sprouts!     ❝Thank you Leslie for helping me teach my Budgies, Tweety Pie and Buddy, to eat healthier foods. They LOVE your BBFE! sprouts. When I first started working... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-24
By Admin
Soy is a controversial food to eat. And one concern is that soy is the main ingredient in a wide variety of parrot foods. Most importantly, be aware of this. The danger is that the phytoestrogens in soy can have adverse effects on your bird or yourself.   Phytoestrogens are... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-10
By Samuel Alvarez
The post Steps for Healing Feather Destruction appeared first on Best Bird Food Ever!.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-02
By Samuel Alvarez
Sound has an essential role in a bird’s life. But the sounds that they are exposed to in our human environment are very different from the sounds in the wild. Therefore, as bird keepers and caregivers, there are a series of things to consider about how sound affects birds to... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-27
By Samuel Alvarez
The post Never Feed Parrots These Foods appeared first on Best Bird Food Ever!.... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-24
By Samuel Alvarez
Have you read Polly Want a Sprout? yet? If not, keep reading to learn what you are missing!   This book helped me understand Leslie’s tried and true recipe for healthy companion parrots – whatever their species. It uses readily available scientific data to discuss holistic solutions that anyone can benefit... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-18
By Samuel Alvarez