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Question by Starr M: How much should you feed a cockatiel????
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Answer by Amanda
The more the better. the diet for a cockatiel should only be 25-30% seed. I give mine approx. 1/3 cup fresh food every day. He doesn’t always eat it all, but it’s much healther than the seed. Most birds don’t eat the seeds that are the healthiest. thye like the millet seeds and sunflower which aren’t all too healthy. Apples, carrots, lettuce ((Not iceberg), and grapes are among favorites.

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  1. waitingtoexist on August 23rd, 2013 12:57 pm

    Birds should be offered food at all times. They are foragers, that means they would spend most of their time in the wild looking for food. You want to make sure he has PLENTY of food in his cage….remove any fresh foods like greens or fruits after a few hours to avoid spoiling.

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