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Toxic food for pet birds


Because birds are highly social animals, many owners allow their winged friends to dine with them. While sharing food with your bird can be very fun (not to mention the psychological satisfaction and animal), there are quite a few human foods that can harm inaripatei.

Owners of pet birds need to know which foods can be shared with the bird that represents a major risk to the health of the animal. The following is a list of the most common foods that can harm pet birds:

1. Chocolate is an excellent food to share with other family members, but can even be fatal to pet birds. At first, chocolate poisoning affects the bird's digestive system, causing vomiting and diarrhea. As health problem worsens, the nerve center of the bird is affected, first causing seizures and eventually death.

2. Avocado peel and core causes heart problems and even heart attacks in pet birds. Although there is no conclusive data about the effects of this popular fruit the birds, it is better to keep a reserved attitude towards access to products avocado winged friends.

3. Believe it or not, apples (besides other members of the Rosaceae family, such as sour cherries, peaches, apricots and pears) contain small amounts of cyanide in their seeds. Besides the dangerous seeds, pay attention and the possibility that outside of the fruit has not been sprayed with pesticides. Make sure you thoroughly clean the apple peel and remove seeds.

4. While the use of onions and garlic in small amounts is acceptable, excessive consumption can cause vomiting, diarrhea and a host of digestive problems. It turned out that onions can cause prolonged exposure to a condition called hemolytic anemia Blood, followed by respiratory problems and, ultimately, death of the bird.

5. Even if the owners of pet birds would have never misconceived responsibility to provide alcohol winged friend, there were situations where birds drank from unattended cocktails. Make sure the bird is locked in her cage in the house when alcohol is served. Even small amounts, alcohol can be fatal for birds.

6. Tomatoes, like potatoes, are delicious food for pet birds. Stems and leaves of these plants are very toxic but pet. When you give a red bird, make sure you clean and cut vegetables was good, with green parts removed. Thus, the bird will be protected from exposure to toxins.

7. All animals need salt, but too much can harm pet birds. Winged who consumed too much salt can suffer from dehydration, kidney dysfunction or even die. You need to make sure that your pet bird does not eat too many salty foods.

8. Coffee or tea are very popular among men, but caffeine contained in these drinks can be very dangerous to pet birds. Caffeine causes heart disease in birds and is associated with hypertension, arrhythmia, hyperactivity and cardiac arrest. If you want to give the bird a special drink, better make a fruit juice. Thus, you will meet both your taste buds and nutritional requirements of inaripatei.

9. Cooked beans are a good food for pet birds, but raw and dry, the beans can be extremely hazardous to health winged. Uncooked beans contain a poison called haemagglutinin, which is very toxic to birds.