Search results for: “enrichment”

  • Avian Care

    Basic Bird Nutrition: Parrot Food – What to Feed Pet Birds?

    Our parrots love their fruits and vegetables, and of course, caretakers love to offer these yummy items to their parrots. While fruits and vegetables, organic or not, seem like a natural part of any parrot’s enrichment diet, we do caution caretakers about using proper hygiene in produce preparations. We especially want to share our concerns…

  • Avian Care

    Enrichment Foods and Tropican Consumption

    Healthy seed mixes, fresh fruits and vegetables, sprouted seeds, treat sticks, and millet sprays all make up good choices for most parrots enrichment diet.

  • Avian Care

    Enriching Bird Diet With Grains, Seeds And Nuts

    Good quality seeds, grains and nuts, especially in freshly packaged mixes such as Tropimix, can be a great addition to a companion bird’s array of enrichment foods. While healthy seeds have some nutritional benefits, HARI recommends that fatty seeds be limited to prevent obesity.

  • Avian Care

    Early Parrot Education Stage 6 – Feeding Enrichment

    To learn more about Stage 6 of the Early Parrot Education program and the techniques to use, we encourage you to review the slide presentation below.

  • Avian Care

    Bird Room Design Considerations

    To encourage versatility of lifestyle, accommodate the room so it is comfortable, and safe for your birds while they spend time in it.

  • Avian Care

    Foraging Training for Parrots

    It is better to provide nutritious and familiar flavor to satisfy his natural tendencies for foraging behavior.

  • Avian Care

    Designing An Outdoor Parrot Flight or Aviary

    Let’s explore the features of designing an outdoor parrot flight that will provide comfort, security, discovery, enrichment and exercise.

  • Avian Care

    Foraging Enrichment: Using Prime Supplement Efficiently

    Slightly moisten the Spray Millet with fresh water from a spray bottle. Dust the required amount of Prime Supplement on the millet so that the supplement sticks to the individual seed pods in the millet. The fruity flavor of Prime might make plain old millet a thing of the past! 

  • Avian Care

    Recommended Cage for Parrots

    This cage should be used for the fledgling-weaning age till the juvenile age and can then be converted to a sleeping-retreat and boarding cage.

  • Avian Care

    Feeding Vegetables and Fruit with Tropican Food

    We especially want to share our concerns with overfeeding too much fruit and vegetables that contain high amounts of naturally occurring sugars. In the following two part video segments, the HARI team discuss feeding vegetables and fruit in addition to Tropican food.