One of the most affectionate birds we can find is the Australian parakeet. If you want to take good care of him, there is no better way than following these tips to care for an Australian parrot.
What can an Australian parrot eat?
Australian parrots can eat different varieties of food, from fruits such as oranges, plums, grapes, pears and apples, to sweet corn, carrots and Brussels sprouts.
Seeds are very important in their diet, so we have to make sure that the quality of the food we buy is good. Some of the mixtures of Australian parakeet food that we can find on the market contain sunflower, wheat, mixed millets and oats, this type of food will help to maintain the health of our small pet because of its high nutritional value.
And if the welfare of the parakeets is treated, we cannot ignore that the water we give you must always be clean and fresh.
How do I know if my parrot is sick?
He is not hungry
Look at the signs that may appear, if your parakeet is one of those who eats a lot every day and suddenly stops eating, it may be that he is sick.
Changes in feces
If the excrements of our parrot are very soft or they look strange, it may be that food is the problem.
If our parrot is usually very friendly and suddenly becomes shy or grouchy, or if it is usually very playful and now almost does not play or does not sing as usual, it is most likely that he is getting sick.
We must go to the vet when our pet has a bad posture, sleepy eyes, bristly feathers, restless breathing, foreign fluids, sneezing, strange sounds or some abnormal growth.
Tips for caring for an Australian parrot
To take good care of our pet when we take it out of the cage, we have to prevent it from approaching ropes, threads, windows, decomposed food, loud noises, hot water and anything else that can make you sick or put your life at risk.
Another thing we have to do is give it the space it needs, like a large cage in which it can be quiet. Of course, we must clean the cage followed. Always remember before having an Australian parrot that you must be sure that you can give him the specific care he needs.