Re: Brazil nuts for Catalina Macaw
Posted by Robin on 4/18/09
On 4/12/09, Lori wrote:
> How about getting him some mixed nuts in shells, they need
> to crack them open and be allowed to be a bird. Try nutsite,
> thats where we buy mixed nuts excellent quality and you can
> freeze them. I buy bulk and also their trail mixes with no
> salt. Macaws need nuts with shells, think of the wild, no
> pellets and not crap foods!
> On 4/10/09, Robin wrote:
>> I have had Rain-beau (15 year old Catalina Macaw) for
>> about 6 months now and he tolerates me, but I would like
>> to get him off so many peanuts and was wondering if non-
>> shelled Brazil nuts would be good for him or should I just
>> remove the peanuts all together - he loves pistachios and
>> walnuts, but he seems to live for peanuts. Can anyone
>> help me?
Thank you, Lori - I need to remember that he is a bird (even
tho he is part of my family) and not to baby him! aaargh!
Obviously, nuts don't come unshelled or salted in the wild.