Trained Parrot BlogParrot Wizard Online Parrot Toy StoreThe Parrot Forum

Low calories means long life

Talk about bird illnesses and other bird health related issues. Seeds, pellets, fruits, vegetables and more. Discuss what to feed your birds and in what quantity. Share your recipe ideas.

Low calories means long life

Postby Pajarita » Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:12 am

I have often wondered why is it that pet parrots, with medical care and no predation have such short lives? Because, leaving aside the fact that for an undomesticated species living in captivity is very stressful, they should, at least, last almost as long as the wild ones but they never do! Now, I have always believed that feeding them a fresh food diet is essential for their livers and kidneys health but is it possible that the low calories it provides is one of the most important things that a fresh food diet has for them? ... -242789930
Norwegian Blue
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 13898
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Return to Health, Nutrition & Diet

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests

Parrot ForumArticles IndexTraining Step UpParrot Training BlogPoicephalus Parrot InformationParrot Wizard Store