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Re: Anyone use Red Palm Oil?

Posted by I agree on 3/02/09
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    THANK YOU!

    > I'm going to try to remain calm when I say this, but when I
    > read this I couldn't believe my eyes.
    > Oil, of ANY kind, is the number one enemy when applied to
    > feathers on ANY bird in this world.
    > Oil compromises the integrity of what a feather is designed
    > to do. It takes away the protective and insulating value
    > that the bird requires.
    > Have you never seen, read or heard the the documentaries
    > where water fowl die when oil spills invade their water
    > territories? Surely you've seen the birds being washed with
    > detergent to get the residual oil off of their feathers.
    > Many die because it is too late for them.
    > NEVER, EVER APPLY OIL DIRECTLY TO YOUR BIRD! Your hair and
    > scalp are nothing in comparison to the feathers of a bird.
    > Red Palm oil is very useful and beneficial for dietary
    > enhancement with birds. Use it as the oil in your bird bread.
    > Mix it with the bean or rice mixture you make when it is
    just
    > made and still warm. This helps to distribute it over the
    > food. Mix some into a small amount of seed and serve it to
    > your birds. Lightly steam some veggies for them and mix it
    > with them when they are warm. The options are endless.
    > The fact that you refer to your birds as "fids" implies that
    > you have lost the concept that they are birds and not humans.
    > Please give them the respect and understanding that they
    > deserve as animals and NOT humans.
    > And for Grey Lady, I'm appalled that you found nothing out
    of
    > sorts with this method since you dole out information as if
    > you are an avian diva. God help the birds in both your care.