Mmm… Insects and Mealworms for Your Companion Bird!

January 7, 2016 Feeding and Nutrition, HARI TV

Tropican Diet Recommendations

In part 12 of the Tropican Diet Recommendation Series, the HARI team discusses offering mealworms to many smaller parrot and passerine species like budgies, finches and canaries.

Topics Include:

  • Live versus canned mealworms for birds
  • Storage suggestions and product lifespan of canned mealworms for birds
  • Offering birds supplements with the mealworms
  • Using mealworms in foraging enrichment activities with your parrot
  • Suggested quantities of mealworms to offer your bird
  • Garden worms – can they be offered to small parrots?

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