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Re: Avacodo?

Posted by Kitty.J on 6/19/05
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    On 6/19/05, Michael L wrote:
    > On 6/19/05, Kitty.J wrote:
    >> What exactly does this do to a bird when they eat it? Why
    >> is it so bad? I just want to know, no i have never fed
    >> this to my birds they look weird and i heard it is not
    >> good :)
    >
    > Avocado, is one of the controversial foods that brings
    debate
    > and concern when speaking of birds.
    > Let me first say that with all of the other fresh vegetables
    > and fruits available to people to offer their birds, avocado
    > really isn't necessary.
    > It is my understanding that the pit, skin and darker flesh
    of
    > the fruit, under and close to the skin, are what is to be
    > considered toxic to birds. The lighter green fruit beyond
    > this and closer to the pit is considered safe and not an
    > issue.
    > As always, asking and seeking information is the best way to
    > make an informed decision when it comes to feeding our birds.
    >
    > Michael L
    >

    Morning Michael, thanks for answering. Do you know why avacodo
    is bad? I never had the fruit so i wouldn't know if it taste
    good or bad, thanks again!