Does this mean we should never feed spinach to our finches? I like to buy big bags of baby spinach leaves, and I usually have them around. So not feeding them to the birds means I have to go buy something different for them. Well, it turns out I don’t have to eliminate spinach from their diet, and neither do you.
Now let’s talk about all those other lettuces. Romaine lettuce is packed with nutrition: vitamin C, K, folate, and Vitamin A for starters. Green leaf lettuce has vitamin C, potassium, and magnesium.
Then I stir them into the egg food along with any vitamins for the day. Since we’re discussing egg food for babies in the nest – I don’t add vitamins; they might get too much.
I don’t know how you feel about fireworks. Since I became the parent of a deathly-afraid-of-them dog, I find them an unnecessary evil. With the
In this video, I talk about the bird supplements I believe most pet finches and canaries need. Depending on their diet, yours may need more
Sometimes it’s hard to know if your bird is ill…. here’s a quick discussion and a couple solutions. Links below for items discussed in the
DIY bird chop recipe for small pet birds.
You’ve probably noticed by now that most bird supplements suggest adding them to water. You may think that’s a great way to do it, since
Any product that makes your home smell good is probably toxic. Candles, wax melts, fragrance oils, air fresheners. Room sprays. Plug-ins.
Growing baby chicks actually need carbohydrates + protein, which you’ll find in eggfood.
In what’s becoming almost a weekly thing, more than 40 parrots were seized in Las Vegas in what’s being called a hoarding situation. I use
the wild, they go through a period of little nutrition, then the rainy season comes and everything begins to grow again. This triggers the Gouldian finches’ bodies to prepare for breeding. If you aren’t giving them
The book was designed to help enrich your parrot’s life through interesting foods, presentation, textures, etc. Emphasis on parrot. Turns out that doesn’t really matter — the book works just as well for finch owners. It’s really a nutritional guide,..
Making Chop can be as hard as you want it to be, but it can also be easy. If your finches have never eaten chop before, and you want to get started, go
Missed Part 1? Go here Pre-breeding Diet At this point, the finches have (hopefully) lost excess fat and spent time flying in aviaries or
…and whether we’re going to follow them When keeping animals, it’s always a question whether we’re going to follow the “in the wild” habitat as
In Part 1 we discussed the what and why of the Gouldian finch Austerity diet. Now let’s take a look at how to use the
What It Is The austerity diet refers to the austerity period, a seasonal climate in the Gouldian finch’s native region of Australia. Their natural habitat
Feeding the Lady Gouldian Finch There are many brands of healthy foods on the market, and many ways of feeding birds. The Gouldian finch diet
Our Gouldian Finch Diet I’m just going to share how we feed our birds. This is not intended to be the be-all, end-all ‘law’ of
Bird Bread for Great Gouldian Health You may have heard of birdie bread but never served it to your finches. If you have a
One of the first things new Gouldian finch owners learn when they go online is that seeds are not a complete diet. In fact they