I dont know if it would help but here for all of my birds.... I mix
roudybush pellets with a little warm/hot water then add a little
peanut butter to make kind of a pellet cookie.
They also like the roudybush rice pellets in the tiny size.
On 1/26/07, Bill R wrote:
> On 1/20/07, Meeko's Mom wrote:
>> 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 !!
> Sorry Meeko's Mom, I sent you a blank response a couple days
> This is my first experience with a chatboard and I'm not strong
> with computer skills. Our Cockatiel has done pretty well with
> veggies, but it really improved when I placed a small mirror toy
> the rear of his veggie saucer which I located on the floor of his
> cage in a corner. He seems to enjoy watching himself eat. Also I
> give him a freash saucer of finely cut veggies before I cover his
> cage at bedtime. Most of the time the saucer is pretty much clean
> when I uncover him in the morning. Maybe he gets bored waiting
> me to get up in the morning. I also stick various veggies in his
> bars per some of the suggestions you received and I place veggies
> on platforms in his cage as well. I wish I could get my bird to
> more pellets, though.
> --Bill R