Safe Food for Your Birds

Safe Food for Your Birds

In a life-and-death situation when every minute counts for an animal, you can call the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center for 24-hour emergency information at 888-4ANI-HELP (888-426-4435).

First Aid Instructions following Toxic Exposure


Most food items that are safe and HEALTHY for us is also good for birds - with some exceptions:

Do not feed :

  • avocado, guacamole, chocolate, cocoa, alcohol, caffeine, the pits of apricots, peaches, plums, prunes, and the seeds of cherimoya fruit

  • foods containing high amounts of salt, sugar, and grease, as well as preservatives, artificial coloring, and other additives

  • drinks that contain caffeine, such as coffee and sodas, and teas that contains theobromine

  • under-cooked or raw meat

  • moldy foods

Make sure that any food to be fed to your birds is of the same quality as food made for human babies.


Safe Wood for Perches and Chewing



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