On 12/17/09, Elizabeth wrote:
> I 'adopted' a greenwinged macaw who is under weight.
> All "her" tests came back negective so she was not fed
> Does anyone have any hints of what to feed her? She
> gets a endless bowl of Zupreem Fruit, apples, oranges and
> mixed nuts daily plus always clean filtered water. I also
> give her sweet potato or white potato daily and enjoys my
> organically raised chicken.
> Any hints? She was severely abused and I would like to
> see her at her normal weight.
Feed nuts with a higher fat content, corn, add more seed to
the diet, when you say underweight, do you mean the
breastbone is very predominate or that the bird is small in
size for a greenwing?