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  1. How can I get my cockatiel to eat healthy?

    Food And Nutrition
    I've had my cockatiel for quite a long time and I've been struggling to get her to eat anything other than seeds. I've tried leaving them close to where she likes to perch, putting them in a bowl for her to eat, I've even tried showing her that it's safe to eat. I don't think she knows that she...
  2. My Cockatiels Daily Diet

    Food And Nutrition
    Hello everyone! I am a new tiel owner, and I would like to ask if my current diet for them is acceptable. (I have two cockatiels) Morning: -2 1/2 plastic spoons of seed -1/2 spoon of pellets Evening: -2 spoons of pellets, with water added to make them soggy -Chopped fruit + veggies (Whatever...
  3. New with cockatiel, really need advices (Health, food, etc.)

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, I’ve a new Cockatiel since last Tuesday, we’ve make huge improvements since then, he let’s me touch him and he loves perching into my shoulder and chew onto my hair. Since I've read so many posts and information towards some subjects... different answers came and it has confused me to no...
  4. Complete pellets

    Food And Nutrition
    Hey guys so for almost a year now I've had a female cinnamon whitefaced Pearl hen in my flock in an outdoor aviary. She has terrible feathers they seem to be very weak and snap easily. She looks a right mess 95% of the time! When a new tail feather or two come in she looks normal for abit. So...
  5. He won't eat any fruits or veggies! Help!

    Your Cockatiels Health
    My cockatiel, Kirby, refuses to eat any fruits or vegetables. I've tried different tricks to encourage him to eat, but he simply refuses. I've tried presenting them in different ways, sneaking them into his food bowl, eating it in front of him, and even removing his regular food before bedtime...
  6. How much shall i feed a tiel a day?

    Food And Nutrition
    hello everyone! :wf cinnamon: In a few months i am getting a pair of male tiels, its my first ever time owning pet birds so im doing alot of research in advance. iv decided to put my tiels on a diet consisting of pellets , vegetables and abit of fruit and seed. The only thing im not to sure is...
  7. I am appalled! - sunflower seeds

    Food And Nutrition
    After reading a little bit.. and noticing that only the sunflower seeds look like they were being eaten. I decided to shift through the Seed mix i get pixel.. I did not think there were this many sunflower seeds! Holy cow! I usually buy kaytee health support. Any suggestions on what i should...
  8. Veggie & Other Food Meal Plan?

    Food And Nutrition
    Hello, So I was planning on introducing my cockatiel to veggies, cereals and protein foods very soon, however I'm not really sure if the plan I have come up with is good or not? I have been reading quiet a few things on what cockatiels can eat and I came up with this. Please give me any advice...
  9. nutritional help for bird with blood in stool?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hey, guys, Sorry to post so many times today. I'm new at this and have a sick bird who's puzzling me & the vet, and I have a lot of questions. Any suggestions for nutritional or supplement support for a picky-eater cockatiel with blood in stool? It was occasional the last few days, but this...
  10. Hand-fed meals - How many mealtimes? (pellets)

    Food And Nutrition
    Hi there. So Haiku and Limerick are nearly 4 months old and I am very keen to get them eating pellets as their main food. They currently have seed. I thought I had is sussed because the first time I gave them pellets they ate them very happily, polished off the whole pile and picked at the...
  11. A Question About Supplements. . .

    Food And Nutrition
    I currently have a cuttlebone in my Nibbles' cage, but I've never seen him touch it. To be honest, he really doesn't touch much of anything I put in his cage to play with, or his play gym. So, I think I need to start supplementing with a powdered supplement, most likely in his water. My question...
  12. How often do you change your cockatiel's food and water?

    Cockatiel Talk
    How often do you change your cockatiel's food and water? I have no idea but I just change Peeka's water everyday, and change her food every second day. Is it wrong? Should I do it differently?
  13. Quinoa and Cockaiels

    Food And Nutrition
    I purchased a salad with a side of quinoa. I've never near tried quinoa but they look like little seeds--I found out it's actually a fruit. Anyway, Yellow Bird (that's her name) scarfed down on the stuff. It's been a struggle to introduce my birds to new nutritious foods (a millet and seed...
  14. Blood, once again ):

    Your Cockatiels Health
    You guys have never steered me wrong, so I'm back (yet again) for some advice on how to take better care of my boys. Oli (lutino, male, about one year) somehow hurt the sides of his wings a day or so ago while I was at work, and apparently lost some blood. He's done this before: gotten overly...
  15. hand feed

    Cockatiel Talk
    hi, my cockatiel has 3 months old and she only eat by hand. there is any way to make her eat alone?
  16. Baby Nutrition Concern

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, My 6-7 week old weaned cockatiel has been eating seed, corn, wholemeal bread and pellets for 6 days now, but since shes seen my other two cockatiels (who don't eat seed, only pellets), shes decided she only wants pellets. Nutritionally speaking is pellets an okay thing for her to be...
  17. Pellets and veggies?

    Food And Nutrition
    Hey everyone. I know that there is no need to give vitamin/mineral supplements if you are giving your bird pellets, since they are getting all their nutritional needs met in the pellets. But, if they are getting all their nutritional needs met in pellets, do I still need to provide fresh...
  18. Diet help :)

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I feed my tiel Charlie mostly a seed mix (Trill cockatiel mix) and sometimes broccoli. But I was wondering if there was anything I could give him to provide optimum health? I was thinking of sprinkling some spiralina, wheatgrass or barleygrass powder over his food, would that be good for him...
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