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Message #5855. This is a followup to #5809.

Name:kellym
Date:Tuesday March 6, 2007 12:47:23 am MST
Subject:Re: Dangerous Foods
Message:thats really interesting, because teko my nanday will not eat the peanuts. he just destroys the shells. i take it he sences that the peanuts are not good for him.. Also will not eat anything with salt.. I have had him since he was 3 1/2 he is now 17.

Linda wrote:
> Petie, welcome to the Nanday forum.
>
>     The only thing I know about peanuts is the nut itself is "Fatty,"
> too rich therefore maybe not the best thing for your bird. but not
> certain.
>
> Bill, one of our experts on this forum maintains a website, a free
> site devoted to the knowledge, care and keeping of our feathered
> friends.
>
> please visit his site: it's www.birdscomefirst.org
>
>
> You should find info on foods, cage size & spacing and more.
>
>
> Anna & Boo, Bill, Bruce, Sam, Margaret, Lynda, and Sandra J. are the
> current experts who may have some very solid answers for you about
> the peanuts, and other questions.
>
> Good luck.
>
> May birds always fill our skies.
>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am new to this forum, but I am glad that it exists because I
> need
> > some information about a food I have been feeding our parrot,
> Petie.
> > I live in Germany, and a friend of mine said she saw a program on
> TV
> > here, which mentioned that it is dangerous to feed avocado as well
> as
> > peanuts in a shell to a parrot. I knew about the avocado, but what
> > makes the peanuts so dangerous? Is it the shell? She could not
> > explain it to me. Maybe someone else on this forum can give me
> more
> > info.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Concerned.

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