Parrot cereals and cereals - a review from WikiPet
Proper feeding of parrots is the key to their longevity and health, therefore, you should responsibly approach this issue. Keep in mind that food from your table can be deadly. What kind cereal mixtures and porridges for parrots are safe?
Grain mixes for parrots
The basis of the feed consists of grain mixtures for parrots based on millet of various varieties, canary seed and oats. Also, the mixture may include sesame seeds, flax seed, hemp seed, Abyssinian seed nougat, sunflower, meadow herbs.
In no case should you use fried sunflower seeds! This is fatal.
The parrot must always have access to feed. More than a day without food, they can’t stand it.
In the photo: grain mixes for parrots
Pet shops offer a wide selection of grain mixes for budgies and more exotic pets. Remember that the composition of the feed for different parrots is different, it all depends on the size of the bird and its natural habitat.
When purchasing, make sure that the packaging with the food is not damaged and the expiration date has not expired. Before treating a feathered friend, inspect the grain: there should not be any impurities.
Porridge for parrots is also useful. It is the source of a number of trace elements, and in addition, helps to normalize impaired metabolism.
Parrot porridge is boiled only on water, salt and sugar are not added.
Some owners cook porridge cereals from several types of cereals, while others prefer simple porridge made from oatmeal, buckwheat, or brown rice.
You can add legumes or grated vegetables or fruits to the porridge for parrots.
Parrot porridge can be friable or viscous.