Parrots magazine readers letters

Dear Parrots magazine,

Stop knocking seed

We seem to hear so much criticism against seed diets, or even partial seed diets, but always condemning seeds as non-nutritious and not very good for our birds. On the other side of the argument, there seems to be a lot of promotion of pellets, or should we really say extruded, processed diets. I am sure lots of these processed, complete diets may well be ‘scientifically’ good on paper, but do they take into account foraging and the natural appeal for birds.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Visit to the Vet

I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoy Parrots magazine. In a recent issue you had an article on what to expect at a veterinary visit and how to prepare.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Parrotwood!

Congratulations to PG (Parrot Guru) Media Works for bankrolling ‘Cocktail’, India’s first film to feature a cockatoo in the lead role (Parrots 257).

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Got it!

I have a Grey and an Amazon that have cages next to each other in our lounge and during the night everything is normally peaceful. But recently, there was a kerfuffle and when I went down, both of my birds seemed very agitated with seed husks that had flown all over the place. Nothing was out of place and this appeared to be a complete mystery why they had been clearly startled.

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