Serving Natural Treats: Foods to Avoid

Nuts are a great addition to most diets if fed in moderation and carefully. One or two nuts in the shell, such as almonds or Brazil nuts can be also help with keeping a bird's beak whittled down. Most nuts are highly nutritious but avoid the following:

  • Raw peanuts in the shell may contain mold
  • Imported nuts, get hem from a source you can trust
  • Avoid polished and dyed nuts
  • Nuts that are not human grade

Avoid the Following in Your Bird's Diet

Parrots can use a varied diet, but there are a few things that should not be in their diet at any time. Do not ever prepare the following:

  • Chocolate
  • Avocados
  • Sugar
  • Mayonnaise
  • Unwashed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Rhubarb
  • Fruit Pits
  • Mold
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
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