How a Parrot In Your Life Can Improve It’s Quality

In the tapestry of life, few threads are as colorfully woven as those tales where feathered companions cast a spell of transformation upon the human spirit.

Whispered through the annals of time and echoed in countless chronicles, the narrative unfurls—a vibrant testament to the avian alchemists who, with their wings and wits, refurbish the human soul.
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Learn About Awesome Pet Bird Supplements from Nekton
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Learn About Awesome Pet Bird Supplements from Nekton

Nekton Relax for Birds
is a product designed to help alleviate stress in parrots and other birds.

Stress can have various negative effects on birds, including behavioral issues, health problems, and a reduced quality of life. Here’s how Nekton Relax can assist in managing parrot stress:

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What Species of Parrots Make the Best Pets?
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What Species of Parrots Make the Best Pets?

Let’s start with parrots falling under a definite no. 

Kea for one. The New Zealand Alpine parrot lives in the snowy mountains and is really smart but extremely destructive.
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Are Any Food or Supplements Able to Reduce My IRNs Plucking?
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Are Any Food or Supplements Able to Reduce My IRNs Plucking?

Kathy M.  has concerns about her Molting IRN (Indian ringneck) parrot

 

Agni, our 12-year-old IRN parrot is molting.

 

We live in California. This one is a big molt, so he looks really scruffy.

 

I’m wondering if there is anything particular in food or supplements that could be helpful.

 

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I Have a Question About a Green Ringneck Male I Just Bought
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I Have a Question About a Green Ringneck Male I Just Bought

Nauman asks

I am messaging about a Green (African) ringneck male I recently bought from a pet shop (who said he is 6 months old ) however he has a clear ring not on the full neck but it’s there.

 

Anyways the first day he didn’t eat anything, the second day he’s started to eat the mix of seeds.

 

He’s not hand tamed and not aggressive unless you try to grab him (which is not what I’m am trying to do)

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What Sizes Do the Tropican Parrot Food Pellets Come in?
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What Sizes Do the Tropican Parrot Food Pellets Come in?

Linda L. would like to know:

Is the size of the Tropican Lifetime Parrot granules much bigger than the Tropican Lifetime Cockatiel granules?

Hard to tell from pictures

Dear Linda,

The Cockatiel size granule is 2 mm, the Parrot size granule is 4 mm.

The stick-sized pellet is about 3/4″ x ¼”.

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In Response to “Do You Serve Your Pet Bird Chop?”
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In Response to “Do You Serve Your Pet Bird Chop?”

Sherry L. comments:

Yes, my birds are fed ‘chop’ (Arlo the grey, calls it ‘bobbity’) This is a new term for what I have done for 28+ years.

Chop is chopped veg, grains, and sometimes, a tiny bit of seed sprinkled on top or a bit of walnut, or something.

I used to cut the vegetables larger because Arlo was pretty accepting of lots of things, and I didn’t have a food processor.

I also (now) feed Arlo a pelleted diet, along with the chop.

She also gets a small amount of fruit, and sometimes about an inch square of chicken breast (baked) or some steamed scallop (yum).

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