On 6/14/05, Kitty.J wrote:
> On 6/12/05, Stacy wrote:
>> Oh... So true. I have an albino cockatiel and a couple partial-
>> white finches. Thay are currently turning PINK because of the
>> coloured pellet diet I feed them mixed with the seeds.
>> On 6/12/05, Michael L wrote:
>>> On 6/12/05, Kitty.J wrote:
>>>> Whoops, sorry I forgot the picture, i guess it jsut flew
>>>> over my head :)
>>> Nice picture, Kitty.
>>> The reason many captive birds do not achieve the colors of
>>> birds found in nature may have to do with diet and environment.
>>> In it's natural state, a bird has the ability to pick and
>>> choose foods that maintain his health and, in this case, his
>>> In captivity, birds are at the mercy of what their keepers
>>> provide. And some dietary needs are difficult, if not
>>> impossible, to duplicate as the bird who has a variety and free
>>> choice of food. Also, lighting plays a role in color
>>> Michael L
> Thanks Michael, i cannot wait see my weaver fluff up so big, lol.
> I also want him to be red not orange, natural colors are what i am
> into. I also heard that orangew eavers can become yellow, how is
> that possible?