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Re: reluctant veggie eater

Posted by Meeko's Mom on 1/20/07
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    On 1/18/07, Cheri wrote:
    > On 1/18/07, Meeko's Mom wrote:
    >> On 1/18/07, Lucy wrote:
    >>> we adopted a 3 yr old tiel about 6 months ago, she's
    >>> settled into the family nicely and we'd like to get her to
    >>> eat veggies. She's came on a seed diet and we left it
    >>> while she adjusted to us. we've tried alot of things and
    >>> the only veggie she seems to occasionally like is
    >>> carrots. is it time to play hard ball and take her seeds
    >>> away during the day? any tips on tried and true favorites?
    >>
    >> I converted my tiels to Zupreem Natural pellets with no
    >> problems at all. Not even from my hard core seed junkies.
    >> I had one given to me, his ONLY diet was sunflower seeds !
    >> But, cannot get any of them to eat fruit or veggies.
    >
    > Hi,,just what I do..my tiels love when I hang greens from the
    > cage on like a clip ,, they love to chew on them I also just
    > stick a flower of broccoli there in between the bars with
    > flower part in the cage. they dont seem to eat it as much in a
    > dish as when I just stick it in the bars... I know mine like .
    > peas, corn,and Lima beans and bananna chips also.. but I never
    > pull there main diet away.

    I tried sticking broccoli in the cage bars yesterday. They ATE
    it ! They would never eat anything out of the dish. Thanks,
    great suggestion !!