What is the appropriate diet for each species of bird?

Not all diets are valid for all birds as each group has different nutritional needs. Feeding them the wrong diet can cause metabolic diseases due to poisoning, deficiencies or excessive consumption of lipids provided by oilseeds.
Below we show you the ideal foods for each one.


Basic diet: Mixture of specific seeds for lovebirds, containing sunflower, red millet, thistle seed, paddy rice, peeled oats, hempseed, birdseed and buckwheat.

Supplements: Fresh fruits (apples, pears, bananas) and vegetables (carrots, spinach) in small amounts. They can also be offered small amounts of high quality pellets formulated for this species.

Provide them with cuttlefish bone to keep their beaks in good condition.


Basic diet: High-quality seed mix that includes walnuts, sunflower seeds, corn, and assorted grains.

Supplements: Fresh fruits (apples, grapes, oranges) and vegetables (broccoli, carrots, bell peppers) cut into small pieces. They can also benefit from a specific pellet for parrots that ensures an adequate nutritional balance.


Basic diet: Mixture of seeds for nymphs, with birdseed, millet, oats and sunflower seeds.

Supplements: Fruits (apples, grapes, melon) and vegetables (spinach, cucumber, carrots). Green shoots and leaves are also welcome.


Basic diet: Mixture of seeds for parakeets, containing birdseed, millet, oats and hemp seeds.

Supplements: Fruits (apples, strawberries, kiwi) and vegetables (spinach, lettuce, broccoli). You can also offer small amounts of high-quality parakeet pellets.


Basic diet: Mixture of seeds for cockatiels, with walnuts, sunflower seeds and other grains.

Supplements: Fruits (pineapple, mango, bananas) and vegetables (carrots, pumpkin, corn). It also offers quality pellets specifically for cockatiels.

SONGBIRDS (for example, sparrows, finches):

Basic diet: Mixture of seeds for small birds, with birdseed, millet and other grains.

Supplements: Fresh fruits (berries, small fruits) and vegetables (spinach, dandelions). They can also benefit from a specific pellet for small birds.


Basic diet: Mixture of seeds for canaries, containing birdseed, millet and flaxseed.

Supplements: Fruits (apples, pears, grapes) and vegetables (spinach, kale). Cooked eggs may occasionally be offered to provide protein.


Basic diet: Mixture of seeds for goldfinches, with birdseed, millet and thistle seed.

Supplements: Fruits (apples, pears, oranges) and vegetables (spinach, lettuce). Dried insects or larvae can be provided occasionally for a high protein diet.

In addition to this information it is very important to keep in mind and remind your customers that each bird is unique, so it is important to observe the individual needs of each bird and adapt the diet as necessary. It is always advisable to consult with an avian veterinarian for personalized guidance.
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