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salted pistachios

Postby scooter4n » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:25 am

are salted pistachios ok for parrots to snak on?

My quaker likes to mess around with it. he trying to get one to open, that keeps him busy for some time.
Not so much eating, well, once in the while he get one open and eats it, but no that much.
So is that ok?

I sis dome forum search here and didn't find any topics about it.

thanks all
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Re: salted pistachios

Postby Marnie » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:35 am

pistachios are fine, unsalted ones.
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Re: salted pistachios

Postby zazanomore » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:31 am

My mom is a health nut, so we never have salted nuts. The unsalted ones are better for you and a lot better for your fids.
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Re: salted pistachios

Postby lotus15 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:44 am

They must be UNsalted... salted ones tend to have a ton of salt actually and it would be wayyyy too much for a parrot.
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Re: salted pistachios

Postby scooter4n » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:45 pm

Sounds good guys.

Thanks for the input
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Re: salted pistachios

Postby liz » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:11 pm

All critters need enrichment. If it is only one pistachio just brush the salt off. I give almonds and clean tree twigs to beat on.
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Re: salted pistachios

Postby lzver » Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:21 pm

liz wrote:All critters need enrichment. If it is only one pistachio just brush the salt off. I give almonds and clean tree twigs to beat on.
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I wouldn't recommend even one salted pistachio ... or anything salted for that matter. Its too much for their little bodies.
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Re: salted pistachios

Postby liz » Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:31 am

I buy unsalted pistachios at Walmart. I let Rainbow and Myrtle have one every morning to hold them off while I feed the other animals. They are the last fed but were happy with their pistachio. I let them pick their own out of the jar. Myrtle goes to the bottom to get the ones that are already out of the shell.
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