What fruits and veggies can my bird eat safely?
Topic: What fruits and veggies can my bird eat safely?
June 19, 2019 / By Bryana Question:
Can they eat? :
I need to know if my IRN can eat the above .
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Best Answers: What fruits and veggies can my bird eat safely?
Allana | 4 days ago
~!* Bell Pepper Ring Treat *!~
I use red, green, and yellow Bell Peppers for this recipe. I cut the Bell Pepper into little rings, or circle, so it looks like "O". Make sure you take out all of the seeds, and make sure you wash it very well. Hang them around the cage, or put them in a bowl together and let your bird paly with them! They love to use them as necklaces, munch on them, and hold them on their food. This is a great, healthy, and very fun toy for your bird!
Before feeding your parakeets any fruits or vegetables, clean well! Most store bought fruits/veggies have pesticides on them which can prove to be lethal to your bird.
Frozen Mixed Vegetables
Zucchini (and other squash)
Bean or Alfalfa Sprouts
Again, make sure you clean well! Pesticides are used on store-bought vegetables and plants and can kill your bird.
Also, try cutting up the veggies or fruits into dices, long slices, or thin little strips. You can feed apple whole as long as you skin it. My birds love to shred apple! You can also feed them *plain* apple sauce! Also, make sure you remove the roots, pits, and seeds of the food you give them.
Foods You Should NEVER Feed:
High Fat Content Foods
Pits/Seeds/Roots of Fruits/Veggies
Here is another list with more options:
Greens: Kale, Bok choy, spinach, chard, mustard greens, radish, carrot tops, beet tops, dandelion greens (make sure they haven't been sprayed or collected near a roadway) and just about any other leafy green veggie.
Veggies: Carrots, peas, zucchini, corn, squash, radishes, bell pepper, broccoli, green beans, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, chili peppers.
Grains: Steamed rice (white, brown, wild) cooked pasta, whole wheat and multi-grain bread, popcorn (no butter), bran muffins, polenta, grits, cous cous, sprouted seeds and grains (quinoa, amaranth, millet, teff, kamut, spelt), oatmeal, all natural cereal.
Proteins: Raw sunflower seed (small amounts), chicken, eggs, fish, small amounts of hard cheese such as Jack and cheddar, tofu, cooked beans (lentil, kidney, black, garbanzo, navy, white).
Fruit: Apples (seeds removed), peaches, bananas, melons, mango, pomegranate, oranges, papaya, strawberries, plums, pears, berries, nectarines, cherries. (Please remove all pits from fruit.)
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Fresh Fruit: Apples (cored), Papaya , Mango (pitted), Oranges (seeded), Cantaloupe, Melon , Star fruit, Pineapple, Pomegranate, Berries (Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Blueberries), Pears (cored), Peaches (pitted), Plums (pitted), Kiwi (peeled), Banana (peeled), Cherries (pitted), Cranberries, Grapes (with seeds), Grapefruit (seeded), Tangerines (seeded), Cactus Pear (peeled), Banana (peeled) - Note Banana is only served fresh.
Fresh Vegetables: Red Beets (peeled), Radishes, Turnips, Carrots, Cooked Sweet Potatoes, Radicchio, Endive, Mustard Greens, Beet & Turnip Greens, Dandelion Greens, Swiss Chard, Kale, Parsley, Basil, Cooked Red Potatoes, Peeled and Steamed Squash (Acorn, Spaghetti, Butternut, Summer, Pumpkin, etc. Note: the seeds are a favorite of my flock), Green Beans, Tomato, Sweet Red & Green Peppers, Hot Peppers, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Broccoli Rabe, Turnip Greens, Eggplant, Snow Peas, Tofu, Fennel, Kohlrabi, Sugar Snap Peas.
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Your bird and eat bananas, peaches, mangos, carrots, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, yams, pears, apples, berries, watermelon, peas, green beans, corn, squash, sweet potatoes, apricots, grapes, and much more.
The foods to avoid are avocado, rhubarb, asparagus, mushrooms, onion, raw potatoes, chocolate, caffiene, alcohol, cabbage, the pits of any fruits, and apple cores. These foods are toxic to pet birds.
Also, they can eat citrus fruits, such as oranges, in moderation, for example, once or twice a week. Limit the citrus fruit intake because too much can cause diarrhea and other health problems.
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yes you can hand tame two birds, just takes more time and patience on your part. my male budgie is 6 years old and has never eaten fruit, pellets or veggies...I have tried many times and he just screams until I return his seed to the cage. Call him spoiled or whatever but he acts very happy with just his seed, and treats of millet and molting seed. I use a bath once or twice a week and spritz him when he is molting to help him preen his feathers.
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Birds love pretty much any vegetables, especially lettuce, but don't give your bird avacados or parsley. If you feed the bird parsley it will gladly eat it, but its not good for a bird's digestive system.
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Originally Answered: Is it healthy for a 14 year old boy to only eat veggies and fruits?
Try to add a chicken breast, or slice of turkey breast. A spoonful of low fat peanut butter. handful of almonds....something to give you some protein...maybe even a protein shake. Make sure your fruits are not sugary..googl what the best fruits to eat are to get a list of high sugar fruits.