Re: Bloody Poop
Posted by Lori Hassell on 10/30/07
I agree well balanced but most bird owners dont take the time to
properly sprout seed or prepare food appropriate for birds- so
Seed that is fortified is a reaL no no AND natural pellets are
way better for them than you think, especially, Zupreem after 27
years of supporting parrot life I do feel I know what Im talking
about I dont believe in myths and people on here think BS!
On 10/30/07, Mrs. Grey wrote:
> On 10/30/07, everywhere wrote:
>> Grey's should not get fed seed ( especially fortified with so
>> called vitamins and ect..) or colored (fruit) pellets- no bird
>> should. If it is blood , you need to go see Avian Vet, this
>> could be numerous things wrong with your bird. This is NOT the
>> On 10/28/07, Pete wrote:
>>> Any red dye `Could` cause this to happen. Do you feed your
>>> bird a cheap, colorful mix of pellets and seed. I have had
>>> birds poop red, green and blue at different times. The cheap
>>> dye that off brands use can cause liver and kidney damage
>>> I no longer use colorful feed unless it is marked as safe
>>> them. If it`s really blood, see the Avian Vet.
> This nonsense of not feeding birds seed and only a pelleted,
> organic, natural colored diet is absurd.
> Pellets, no matter who makes them, are not a varied enough or
> nutritionally complete diet for ANY bird to thrive both
> physically and mentally.
> All birds should have a VARIED diet which includes a high-
> seed mix, pellets, fresh vegetables, fruits, greens, soaked
> seeds, sprouts, legumes, cooked grains, etc. Nuts both shelled
> and in the shell are necessary, also.
> No bird should ever be given just one kind of food. That in
> itself is abuse. Sure they will exist, but they are being
> deprived of what nature would consider a natural diet.
> Stop preaching this propaganda as new folks to birds actually
> believe these ridiculous myths.
> I'm not discounting the stool having red in it and I do believe
> that a vet shoulc be consulted.