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Re: What is a good pellet to feed an Eclectus?

Posted by Amelia on 9/23/08
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    On 8/05/08, Mary Lou wrote:
    > On 5/22/08, rebecca wrote:
    >> On 5/11/08, Tom / California wrote:
    >>> I have read numerous posting all over the internet
    >>> regarding feeding pellets to the Eclectus but I was
    >>> wondering if one chooses to feed pellets to them 25&37; of
    >>> the time. What is a good pellet to feed? Any
    >>> recommendations?
    >>>
    >>> I have visited most Eclectus website including land of vos.
    >>
    >>
    >> Try TOPs (totally organic pellets). They are the only pellet
    >> recommended for eclectus. You might consider Volkman seed
    >> also. They make a special seed mix for eclectus. It has also
    >> been recommended for eclectus over the other types of seed
    >> and pellets. Here is a link to a website dedicated to
    >> eclectus that explains better than I can:
    >> http://ekkiechat.com/pellets.html
    >>
    >> Hope this helps!
    >> Rebecca
    >
    >
    > try Harrisons my Ekies love it

    I fed my Vos Eclectus Harrisons pellets also. He LOVED them, and
    they seemed to provide everything else he needed. However I fed
    probably 50% fresh fruits and veggies, and 15-20% cooked/sprouted
    beans and other legumes, often in a pasta mix. I also used to make
    a sweetpotatoe "bread" with lots of veggies and grains cooked in
    and frozen into icecube trays as a quick thaw and feed before work.