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Below is a description of some of the top quality pellets and other bird food available.  The process used to make the pellets varies.  Some use the compressed method and some use the expanded method to make the pellets.  A few do not contain any of some or any of the following ingredients:

  • soy
  • peanuts
  • wheat
  • spirulina 

You can order these pellets from the websites listed below.  Most of these pellets are also available from The Bird Safe Store.  If you navigate to the Birdsafe Store site, as described below, then Mickaboo will receive a portion of your sale as a donation from the Birdsafe Store:
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Foundation Formula pellets are 100% Certified Organic, compressed pellets, human-grade, no preservatives, no colorings, not fortifed. They come in two kinds

  • Original Mix that contains no soy or spirulina
  • Spicers Blend that contains no peanuts, soy, or spirulina

Harrison's Bird Food (HBD) makes USDA organic, high-quality, organic, compressed pellets, fortifed, human-grade, no preservatives, no colorings.

Lafeber makes high-quality, compressed premium pellets.

Roudybush makes high-quality, fortified, compressed pellets with no preservatives, no colorings, not organic or human grade. They now use an all natural preservative in their Low-fat Maintenance, Maintenance, Breeder and High-energy Breeder pellets.

Totally Organic Pellets (TOP) sells companion parrot food made with all organic ingredients. These pellets are compressed and contain no soy, no peanuts, no wheat, and no spirulina. They are fortifed, human-grade, no preservatives, no colorings, fortifed.

ZuPreem makes high-quality, expanded, premium pellets. Zupreem Natural pellets are fortified, and have neither preservatives nor coloring.

Non-Pellet Bird Food

BirDelicious! Poicephalus is a 100% human-grade, organic bird food mix that contains no corn, no wheat, no soy, no peanuts. Among the places you can buy it is The Squawk Store.

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