Did you know the leading cause of sickness in birds are caused from a poor diet? While seeds do provide some nutrition, they lack about 20 important nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, minerals that are important for your bird’s health. Seeds are very high in fat (especially sunflower seeds) and have almost no vitamin A, D or calcium. If your bird eats predominantly seeds, please schedule an appointment with one of our experienced veterinarians to go over tips and tricks to help transition your pet to a healthier diet.
Exotic Tip of the Month: Your Bird’s Diet
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