Parrots, like other representatives of birds and animals, feel good, look great if they eat properly. Sometimes the owners of Corell feed them only one type of food, this can subsequently lead to the appearance of vitamin deficiency in parrots.
The Corella parrot must digest all food during the day. To do this, you need to feed him, observing the grams of servings. He can eat about 40 g of food per day. The exact amount of food and vitamins in them depends on age, physical condition, well-being and other factors affecting the digestion of the bird. But deciding what to feed the parrot with and how much, it is imperative to know that proteins, fats and carbohydrates, minerals must be included in the feed.
Special feeds for the Corella parrot, in principle, contain all the necessary ingredients for high-quality nutrition, but they are not sufficient. You can’t feed Corella only with ready-made food. As an addition to nutrition, dandelion leaves, celery, chicory, tops, tree buds, hemp, corn, nuts, boiled egg, cookies, buns, etc. will be useful. The menu of the parrot for the day should consist of several types of grain. If you can sprout different types of grain on your own, then high-quality food for Corella is provided. They will be fresh and of high quality, since Corelli can become ill due to the use of perennial grains in food.
In winter and autumn, Corella should be fed with sprigs of pine, spruce, birch or linden, and lettuce and spinach be eaten. Green, succulent feeds are very beneficial for parrots.
Parrots must learn to eat fruits and vegetables. They should be, if not half the daily food, then at least 40%. They should be washed well, it is better to completely rid them of the peel: they remain chemicals from wilting. Corella should eat apples, pears, apricots, peaches, cherries and cherries, watermelon and melon. Banana is also a very healthy fruit. It has a little protein, but a lot of carbohydrates. Citrus fruits such as orange, mandarin, lemon, lime, kiwi, etc. also need to enter the diet.
Of the berries, strawberries, currants, strawberries, raspberries, lingonberries, blackberries, gooseberries, rosehips, mountain ash, and grapes will be useful. And vegetables are very useful carrots, pumpkin, zucchini, beets, cabbage, turnips, tomato and cucumber, eggplant, pepper, green peas.
You can’t feed a Corella parrot with such products as mango, papaya, persimmon, bird cherry, avocado, fried fruits or vegetables.
If you don’t know how to feed a Corella parrot when it has health problems, then you can use different herbs that have medicinal properties. If the parrot has goiter, then he must eat a decoction of willow bark. Calendula will also help. Chamomile or fennel will cure Corella from diarrhea. If the parrot has weak immunity, then he needs to eat decoctions of St. John’s wort or holly plantain. If the parrot has poor blood circulation, then strong black tea will help him.
It is also important to know what beneficial vitamins are in which foods.
Good vision, growth and the nervous system require the presence in the products of vitamin A, which enters the poultry liver from carotene. It is found in plant foods such as carrots, herbs, and is also found in fish oil and egg yolk.
Vitamin D, found in fish oil, is responsible for bone development. For normal reproduction, it is necessary to use milk, boiled egg, sprouted grain or green food: they contain vitamin E responsible for this.
Blood circulation normalizes vitamin K, which is found in cabbage, spinach, and nettles.
For the process of metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates, you need to use vitamin B1. It is found in beer yeast and in young shoots of different plants.
These are the essential vitamins that the Corella parrot needs.