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  • Give lots of attention.
  • Feed a fresh, high quality, toxin-free formulated diet with daily supplementation of chopped vegetables and fruit according to manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Grit is not necessary with modern captive bird diets.
  • Provide clean, fresh uncontaminated water (try using water bottles) and replace twice daily.
  • Offer toys, social interaction, and foraging and problem solving opportunities.
  • Provide an occasional opportunity for a bath, shower or misting (at least weekly).*www.avi-x.com
  • Avoid spraying the house with insecticides.

 

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