Posted by www.eclectusparrots.net on November 13, 2014
Eclectus diets are different to that of any other parrot species. The Eclectus has a longer digestive tract and some can do poorly on seed or pellet diet. Diets high in pellets have been known to cause Eclectus parrots to have an overdose in vitamins which can result in feather destruction, toe tapping and unwanted behaviours such as screaming and aggression. Some Eclectus parrots are more sensitive to their diets than others. Coloured or artificial pellets
can also have an impact on some Eclectus health later on in their life.
It is recommended your Eclectus have at least an 80% natural soft food diet and 20% of everything else including treats, nuts, seed and pellets. Eclectus parrots can eat up to 3 meals per day but many owners do feed only 2 meals per day. Eclectus are known to be grazers as well so you can also provide foraging foods in between their meal times. The Eclectus doesn't tend to become overweight eating like this if they’re given a healthy daily diet of fresh raw foods such as sprouts, fruit and veggies.
Offering a sprouted mix daily can give your Eclectus most of the vitamins they need for the day. Sprouts can be bought or home made.
Eclectus parrots don’t need to be fed egg on a regular basis. Egg has been said to cause extremely high cholesterol and arteriosclerosis which can result in an early death. Egg is also a complete protein. egg can safely be offered approximately once a month to a single adult
Goldenfeast is one of the only Seed Mixes that don't add vitamins to their mixes.
All Parrot Products is dedicated to providing the best parrot supplies, parrot food, parrot vitamins, for pet birds. We have a great rewards program and offer fast & free shipping within the 48 states including Puerto Rico.
All Parrot Products carries all of the top brands of organic parrot food and healthy foods, along with the best treats, parrot perches, and parrot toys all in one location for easy access access to the world’s best parrot nutrition providers.
We offer a a large selection of safe parrot toys from small bird toys to large parrot toys fun for all type of birds. We also offer toys so you can enjoy making your own bird toys.
All Parrot Products offers the largest selection of parrot vitamins & parrot supplements from The Birdcare Company, Avitech, Vetafarm and Nekton.
If you choose to feed an organic parrot food we offer Harrision's & Top's Parrot Food.
All Parrot Products carries Goldenfeast which is a great favorite of mine offering a seed based diet with greens, grains, fruit, and vegatables. With no dyes, or added vitamins.
We also carry the leading brands of parrot seed from Hagen, Higgins, Kaytee, Abba, Crazy Corn, and Volkman Seed.
All Parrot Products also offers the brand names parrot pellets from Lafeber, Zupreem, Pretty Bird, Roudybush, Scenic, and Oven Fresh Bites.
Parrots require fresh foods to stay healthy and active. Organic, human grade, and food that is not repackaged is the best way to provide optimal care and keep your parrots healthy.
Feeding your parrot right is much more in depth then just feeding a parrot seed or parrot pellet diet. Trusting leading brands is also not enough either. It's up to you, you need to read labels, and know what your feeding. All bird food is not created equal. You will find that all ingredients are listed, on all brands of food that we sell so you can make the best choice for your type of parrot.
Because of the special needs of the Eclectus we have also labeled the foods that are safe for the Eclectus.
Please contact All Parrot Products if you have any questions or if I can be of any help.
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