Posted by Lori- All Parrot Products on March 11, 2016
Parrot have some funny potty habits in the wild and that is why it can be confusing when you are trying to potty train them in your home. Breeding and territory can influence these behaviors, but they can be influenced to make other choices on where they use the bathroom in your home. In a few simple steps, you can potty train your parrot and make a lasting change.
Positive encouragement is the best way to go about potty training your parrot. Especially for the younger birds, the process may take a little time. It is not overnight. Avoid punishing or being harsh with them when they go outside the cage. Instead, put them back in their cage and the next time you see them go in their cage, reward that behavior.
This is training of bowel control for your parrot. They may start to hold it until they see you and show you that they are going in their cage. This is a good thing. They are not hurting themselves and if they really have to go and you are not around, they will go. Do not worry about that.
They goal is that they longer you do this, they will see going potty in the cage as a rewarding action that means they will be able to come out and have a treat or play.
*Be patient with younger parrots during the process of training them. They will normally go much more than an adult, so short time frames of having them out will train them better than pushing the limits.
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All Parrot Products offers the largest selection of parrot vitamin supplement 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.
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