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jgraz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 08:46 PM
Response to Reply #50
52. Three of mine are fosters. It's so hard to resist when they need a home.
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  -PSA if you have exotic birds, (Parrots) nadinbrzezinski  Sep-16-09 05:47 PM   #0 
  - If you want to GET a parrot, visit THIS site first!  ThatsMyBarack   Sep-16-09 05:50 PM   #1 
  - Oh trust me, I know why  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 05:59 PM   #2 
  - Oh and dead wrong  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 06:04 PM   #3 
  - Thank you  Yunomi   Sep-16-09 07:41 PM   #13 
  - I usually point out to people, cockatoos  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 07:54 PM   #17 
     - I started with tiels  Yunomi   Sep-16-09 08:35 PM   #39 
  - or this  jgraz   Sep-16-09 07:53 PM   #16 
     - Now I know where to get family holiday gifts  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 07:59 PM   #19 
        - Yes, please. We can use the money!  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:26 PM   #25 
           - AFTER payday... we spent way too much in hobbies and birds  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:34 PM   #36 
              - Tell me about it.  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:43 PM   #48 
                 - We have three, that IS my limit  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:45 PM   #50 
                    - Three of mine are fosters. It's so hard to resist when they need a home.  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:46 PM   #52 
                       - You are doing great work fostering them  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 09:00 PM   #64 
  - Wow, this should get exciting........  kestrel91316   Sep-16-09 06:05 PM   #4 
  - Well, it is funny, when we first got Cookie  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 06:25 PM   #6 
  - vet haters?? wow.. BTW, our kitty recovered completely  SoCalDem   Sep-16-09 07:04 PM   #10 
     - The worst vet bill we got  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 07:53 PM   #15 
  - I only posted that link...  ThatsMyBarack   Sep-16-09 06:11 PM   #5 
  - I realize and I read it  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 06:28 PM   #7 
  - Yep, our African Grey eats nearly everything we do  nolabear   Sep-16-09 06:47 PM   #8 
  - African birds are amazing  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 07:02 PM   #9 
  - Kick for bird health  REP   Sep-16-09 07:09 PM   #11 
  - Does this look like proper diet, stolen pizza and oatmeal.  buzzard   Sep-16-09 07:30 PM   #12 
  - My tiel loves pizza and has been known to STEAL the crust and run  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 07:49 PM   #14 
  - Companies should not be allowed to sell poison as parrot food  jgraz   Sep-16-09 07:56 PM   #18 
  - The only use I have for that junk is... as the vet put it  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:00 PM   #20 
     - That's what high-potency Harrison's pellets are for  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:28 PM   #26 
        - According to the vet they give them a high...  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:29 PM   #28 
           - Wow, I've never heard that.  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:32 PM   #32 
              - Well when we took Cookie off his sunflowers  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:39 PM   #43 
                 - I bet there's a difference between feeding as treats and feeding as food  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:44 PM   #49 
                    - We just took it off  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:47 PM   #53 
  - ALSO DO NOT KEEP IN THEM IN KITCHEN. They can die from fumes of burnt teflon.  Pisces   Sep-16-09 08:00 PM   #21 
  - Let me add the following, no playing wtih coins or keys (metal)  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:07 PM   #22 
  - Just don't cook with teflon. It's not healthy for humans either.  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:33 PM   #35 
  - So, I have 3 Suns and 1 Jenday...  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 08:18 PM   #23 
  - It takes a lot of work to change their diet  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:28 PM   #27 
  - Do you cut your dinner/breakfast items in small portions?  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 08:32 PM   #33 
     - I don't feed a lot of meat. I do different sizes with the veggies  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:36 PM   #41 
     - Thanks....  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 08:41 PM   #46 
     - Another thing on meat  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:48 PM   #55 
        - Why they get a little. They only get that at lunch  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:50 PM   #57 
           - Yep, parrots are very different from one another  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:54 PM   #59 
     - We have a "toy" in the nanday's cage  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:42 PM   #47 
     - Depends on the bird  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:41 PM   #45 
        - Thanks for your input...  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 08:45 PM   #51 
           - Oh wait for the teen years... those adorable ones  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:48 PM   #54 
              - And the other bright side...  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:49 PM   #56 
                 - Ours go there on their own!  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:54 PM   #60 
                 - I never put them in their cages...  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 08:54 PM   #62 
                    - We do when we leave, and there is no adult supervision  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:57 PM   #63 
                       - My Jenday likes power cords...  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 09:07 PM   #67 
                          - Yes suns love to play pick a boo in shirts and chew on cotton  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 09:11 PM   #68 
                             - Another question for you if you don't mind...  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 09:22 PM   #71 
                                - In the living room, by the TV  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 09:28 PM   #72 
                                   - Ya no cats in this household...  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 09:35 PM   #73 
                                      - I read about that cage strategy in bird talk  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 09:45 PM   #74 
                                         - There are SOOOOO many things to learn with avian care  jgraz   Sep-17-09 12:32 PM   #75 
  - Seed-shaped pellets like Harrison's are very helpful  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:30 PM   #30 
     - Are you saying that just the processed pellet food is enough?  SnoopDog   Sep-16-09 08:34 PM   #37 
        - Harrison's says to only feed pellets (of course), but we feed fresh and dried veggies as well  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:41 PM   #44 
  - We have a 9 y/o grey, Rudy and a 38 y/o blue fronted Amazon, George (of  Greybnk48   Sep-16-09 08:19 PM   #24 
  - Years ago he mentioned to avoid too many eggs, we do the whites only  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:32 PM   #34 
     - George loves yolk and Rudy loves the white.  Greybnk48   Sep-16-09 08:36 PM   #40 
        - I have not bought any seed in three years  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 08:51 PM   #58 
  - They didn't de, they were jus' pinin'  AngryAmish   Sep-16-09 08:30 PM   #29 
  - 29 posts until a Dead Parrot reference. That's a new record.  jgraz   Sep-16-09 08:31 PM   #31 
     - Frankly, I'm disappointed in all of you.  AngryAmish   Sep-16-09 08:38 PM   #42 
  - Always use the composit and add fruits and veggies.  L0oniX   Sep-16-09 08:34 PM   #38 
  - My mother has parrots and she spends almost as much time making their dinners as her own!  mamaleah   Sep-16-09 08:54 PM   #61 
  - The analogy the vet used many years ago was similar  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 09:02 PM   #66 
  - FYI for those with African Greys  iris88   Sep-16-09 09:02 PM   #65 
  - And if you are in the San Diego area, I will gladly  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 09:13 PM   #69 
  - Oh and I forgot, corn tortillas, not chips, just tortillas  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-16-09 09:17 PM   #70 
  - My Budgie Loves Spaghetti and Rice (cooked)  Beetwasher   Sep-17-09 12:40 PM   #76 
 

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