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Do yourself a favour and ignore any and all advice ... clown; laughable, with an underlying pathos. With kind regards Chu

Well I do read that brocolli and carrots are good for lovebirds, from various sources. I just wouldn't take everything chubbie says as "word" without verification. Emotion: smile

Mine certainly like broccoli; not carrots though. With the broccoli they seem to prefer it when it is just starting to go brown. The definite winner of all time is kale.
Alan
We have one like this and it's starting to work quite well for our lovebird:

Thanks for the bathtub tip : - )! I've seen them but hesitated about getting one with a mirror in the bottom.

It took this young lovebird of ours some time to learn. We kept filling it and putting it in the center of his big cage. He was hatched around early June and we got him about 6 weeks ago.
He apparently only used it for drinking and pooping in for awhile, but we change the water daily.
Then about 10 days ago, I came in there and he had dried out already but there was no water in the tub and all the paper in the bottom of the cage was soaked, so he must have done it more than an hour before that, so he was dry already.
But today he was soaked, the water was in the bottom of the cage, and none was left in the little tub.
I think he finally got the message that he itches less when he takes a bath. ( don't we all! Emotion: smile
Still, if they use it, that's fine too. If I only get one, they'll have to line up for their Saturday night bath, though! Once again, my brain conjures amusing visuals!

LOL!
Tried the romaine lettuce today and they were happy to nibble and munch it but no one really seemed interested in bathing or rolling in it. Oh well, trial and error and of course, with birds, what is disdained today could be wholeheartedly embraced tomorrow!

Gotta give them some time with these things, apparently. The tub wasn't used for a couple of weeks before he suddenly started using it. The spirit's gotta move them. Emotion: smile

- Mama Bear
Mine certainly like broccoli; not carrots though. With the broccoli they seem to prefer it when it is just starting to go brown.

Fermented?
It doesn't go brown here. I put a piece in his cage and it was green for weeks, probably due to our dry climate.
The definite winner of all time is kale.

They like that?
Does the grocery store sell it?

- Mama Bear
Mine certainly like broccoli; not carrots though. With the broccoli they seem to prefer it when it is just starting to go brown.

Fermented?

Not fermented :-) When the end of the florets start to turn brown is when it becomes irresistible. Perhaps we've got different varieties here.
It doesn't go brown here. I put a piece in his cage and it was green for weeks, probably due to our dry climate.

Manchester (UK) definitely hasn't got a dry climate :-(
The definite winner of all time is kale.

They like that?

Like it? It disappears almost immediately. I can't stand the stuff but they love it.
Does the grocery store sell it?

The big supermarkets do.
Alan
Well I'm gonna have to get some for George tomorrow then. Emotion: smile

- Mama Bear
I was also just reading in a Petsmart handout, that lovebirds like dandelions. It's not like we got any of them around here. Emotion: smile

- Mama Bear
I reckon I'll have to try kale with my feathered troop too, then. I despise it myself also, but if they'll eat it and I know it *is* quite good for them, then so be it!
Thea
I've tried sprouting seeds for my budgies over the past 10 years, but none of them will do more than ... with bright eyes and nice feathers. The oldest is 9 years old, so I must be doing something right. Emotion: smile

Mika likes radish sprouts, lentils, adzuki beans, mung beans, and wheatberry sprouts. Her favorite is radish, probably because they have a bit of heat to them.
I've tried sprouting seeds for my budgies over the past ... years old, so I must be doing something right. Emotion: smile

Mika likes radish sprouts, lentils, adzuki beans, mung beans, and wheatberry sprouts. Her favorite is radish, probably because they have a bit of heat to them.

I tried getting George ( 5 1/2 months old ) to eat some kale but he won't so far.

- Mama Bear
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