What’s on the parrot’s menu?
The basis of food for parrots is a mixture of different grains: millet, Canary seed, oats and seeds of different herbs. For larger species, corn and sunflower seeds are added. The latter should be in the diet in moderation, especially for small species. Ready-made Vaka feed mixtures have proven themselves well on the market. They are represented by several species for different birds (for small, medium and large parrots, for Canaries), in which the composition is selected taking into account their individual needs. Larger species of parrots will appreciate a nuts, hazelnuts, peanuts.
Fresh vegetables are essential. It is important to include in the diet of Pets salad, spinach, sweet corn, carrots, etc. in General, all vegetables should be fresh, since cooked vitamins are much less, however, the digestibility of some trace elements may increase as a result of heat treatment.
Berries and other fruits are necessary for many parrots. You can use any seasonal fruit, as well as dates, figs, grapes, bananas.
It is necessary to give a boiled egg (yolk), this is especially important during the breeding season.
Calcium must be present in the diet. IT is already included in the composition of Vaka High Quality bird feed, and a parrot that receives a daily rate of the mixture also receives the calcium it needs.
It is recommended to give fresh branches of fruit and other deciduous trees. From them, the parrot receives additional trace elements and fiber, and also, with regular gnawing of thick branches, the beak is evenly ground off.
It is important to have a varied diet, so that parrots do not develop the habit of consuming only one favorite type of grain or fruit, because because of this, the parrot will receive some substances in excess, and some will not be enough. The consequences of the same type of food is often observed in parrots-an unimportant appearance, ruffled feathers or a sharp loss of them. Vaka feed mixes will help make your pet’s diet more varied, and therefore more useful.
As for food from our table-feeding it to parrots is undesirable, and under no circumstances should birds receive food that is too salty or contains an excess of spices and seasonings. Do not feed parrots: avocado, potatoes, parsley and other herbs, candied fruit.
Mineral feedings in one form or another are necessary for parrots. “VAKA” offers various options-mineral stone, mineral mix for small and large parrots.
Do not forget that the cage should always have a drinking bowl with clean, fresh water!
Proper nutrition is the key to your parrot’s health!