If you own a pet bird, or if you’ve ever done any research about what makes a healthy diet for pet birds, you have surely run across foods that are listed as being almost always fatal to birds. But have you ever wondered why these foods are so detrimental to birds? Here are five foods birds should avoid, and the reasons behind their toxicity.
Peanuts– Unshelled peanuts are often carriers of Aspergillus, a very common fungus (or mold) that causes food spoilage. Once your bird has ingested this fungus they will often experience respiratory problems that may not at first be apparent...Read More