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We do know of some so called ‘Parrot Rescues’ who are taking in birds, and then re-selling them despite what their web sites states.

WARNING – Please Be Aware

If you are looking to re-home your parrot, please always use a reputable Parrot Rescue Organisation.

Always check to ensure the organisation you wish to use is registered with an approved organisation such as ‘The Charities Commission’ or ‘Companies House’.

We do know of some so called ‘Parrot Rescues’ who are taking in birds, and then re-selling them despite what their web sites states.

  
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Last Post 09-02-2013 1:16 PM by  reclaimingrebus
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09-02-2013 4:31 AM
I have read that dairy is generally not good but that the fermentation process involved in making cheese and yogurt turns the lactose into something else, I can't remember enough biology to be specific. I've often given yogurt, macaws especially seem to love it, with no ill effects.
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09-02-2013 5:10 AM
Thank you Sharon
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09-02-2013 12:43 PM
reclaimingrebus you asked about wild fruit for Ammies. In the late summer/autumn time, I regularly take my ammies out on their harnesses to forage for wild things. Their favourites are Blackberries (wear something old because when they shake their heads, you will end up covered in purple spots!!!), Elderberries, Rose Hips, and Hawthorn Berries. You can also find Hazlenuts if the squirrels haven't already stripped the trees!. You need to be sure they haven't been sprayed but we are lucky to have loads of canals near us and British Waterways do not spray so most towpaths are safe. When in Devon we also take them on a RSPB reserve which again is safe.
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09-02-2013 1:16 PM
thanks dave. i used to feef my kakariki and budgies blackberries thougj they usually loked like thered be a dreadful accident!i used to fed danfelipn heads too,which they loved.will give the rest of your suggestions a go
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