By Dr. Scott Ford Citation: Ford S. Raptor Gastroenterology. J Exotic Pet Med, 19:2 (April), 2010: pp 140-150. Abstract: Birds of prey have developed talons, a hooked beak, and a tongue and oral cavity replete with pronounced hooks and papillae for prehending large boluses of food. The size of the proventriculus in relation to the […]
Dr. Ford’s care recommendations for waterfowl (ducks, geese, swans).
Dr. Ford’s care recommendations for columbiformes (pigeons and doves).
Dr. Ford’s diet recommendations for pet chickens and turkeys.
Dr. Ford’s diet recommendations for small ground-feeding parrots.
Dr. Ford’s diet recommendations for small tree-feeding parrots.
By Dr. Scott Ford These are my diet recommendations for large parrots such as Amazons, gray parrots, cockatoos, and macaws. Free free to download and share the handout. Recommended Diet For most pet psittacines (parrots) I recommend a diet consisting of: 80% formulated commercial diet (e.g., “pellets” such as Zupreem, Harrison’s Adult Lifetime, Lafebers, Roudybush, […]