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African Grey food

Discussion in 'Bird Chat' started by Dulally, Apr 18, 2011.


  1. Dulally

    Dulally PetForums Junior

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    Hi bird lovers

    We're gonna stay with a cousin very soon, who has an African Grey and we've decided to give her (as a pressie) complete parrot food. What should we buy? We only want to buy a550g bag not litres. We don't want to look as tho' we're being high-handed. Well, what would you do in my place.?

    She doesn't drink, but likes fruit. Perhaps we should buy fruit that appeals to her :D and is good for the the parrot? Is THAT any better?:cool::confused:

    We don't know how old he is. I've no experience of parrots.(Can't give her chocs - she's on a diet, and yes especially bad during Easter :(

    Dulally
     
  2. petzplazaUK

    petzplazaUK PetForums Senior

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    african greys eat fruit (and veg) but CANT have things like rhubarb,avocado,chocloate and caffeine drinks(its toxic to them) so gives u a good variety of fruit to choose from- mine love grapes more than anything. some parrots are really fussy with seed (some of mine like tidymix , some prefer johsnton & jeff)- either way black sunflower seeds are bad for african greys so a low fat seed is better like johnston & jeff low sunflower or tidymix diets depending on what their owner feeds them - u might be better off with the fruit that both can share :001_smile: than seed incase they dont like the one you choose
     
  3. BeagleOesx

    BeagleOesx PetForums VIP

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    Grapes are a def favourite to Merlin, my African Grey. He also likes to share a bit of banana when I'm eating it. Strawberries & Pomegranate is also a favourite but very, very messy on my walls :eek: the aftermath looks like a murder has taken place - thank goodness for washable paint!
     
  4. dexter

    dexter PetForums VIP

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    mine likes grapes , bananas and apples. hes not too fussed on some of the dried fruit seed.haven't tried him with a strawberry not sure its a good idea lol
     
  5. fussypets

    fussypets PetForums Junior

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    mine loves cashew nuts and corn on the cob, as petzplazauk said i aslo give mine tidy mix cause of the low sunflower seeds.
     
  6. coral.

    coral. PetForums VIP

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    Georgia likes to eat monkey nuts, banannas, grapes and apple, and also her seed.
    you can get a bag of african grey seed at a petshop
     
  7. ClaireLouise

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    oscar loves grapes
     
  8. CODY WELLARD

    CODY WELLARD PetForums Newbie

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    have you heard that a certian diet can cause feather loss or is stress of location
     
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