BirdTricks Blog | Parrot Training — bacteria
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1. Dirty Food:
The expression “you are what you eat” is so true. Since we are in charge of our parrot’s food selection, we have to make sure that it is not only the best quality we can offer, but that it is safely edible. Thoroughly wash all fresh foods. Even organically grown produce use pesticides, although not chemical ones.
Many of us work full time jobs and are in a rush to get out the door in the morning. It’s convenient to feed the birds and go. ...
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PDD is a disease that causes a failure in the parrot’s digestive system. While it is also called “Macaw Wasting Syndrome”, it is absolutely not exclusive to the macaw. In fact, it has been seen in many species of our companion birds and their wild counterparts.
So that you can better understand the impact of this disease, first let me describe the parrot’s digestive system: The bird breaks down food with its beak and passes it down to the crop. The crop slowly delivers food to a two ...
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