African Greys are one of the most popular Parrot species we keep as companion Parrots, so it’s only right that we celebrate these wonderful birds with their own special day.
We’re going to be honouring African Grey Parrots on October 18th so use the #AfricanGreyDay to get involved on social media. Once again we are working with Feathered Friends too.
Facts about African Grey Parrots
Did you know that although Greys are excellent mimics, they rarely speak their first word before the age of 10 months?
They are also more sensitive to their environment than other Parrots, so you need to be sure they live with the right temperature and take good care of their plumage.
Read up on more interesting information on African Grey Parrots with Rosemary Low’s fact sheet here.
African Greys need plenty of calcium in their diet. Choose from a huge variety of foods, many of which provide your Grey with this important mineral, in the form of complete food, treats, seed and breeding/handfeeding food.
African Greys are intelligent and active birds, so when buying them a new cage purchase the biggest one you can afford so they have lots of room to play and exercise. We have roomy cages for you to choose from, in a play top, open top or solid top style, along with travel cages.
Clever Greys require a big choice of toys to occupy their time and prevent birdie boredom. Foraging toys help them replicate their natural wild behaviour, but there are many other styles to choose from too, like cardboard and paper toys and bells and musical toys.
For even more for your Grey, look at our accessories for African Greys. There are lights and so your Grey can receive regular amounts of sunlight and darkness, air purifiers to keep the space around your Grey lovely and clean and a whole lot more.
Finally there are African Grey supplements that keep your Grey looking and feeling healthy and support them when they become unwell.
Special Offers on Your African Grey Parrot Goodies
To mark this, our first African Grey Day, we’re going to be running special offers, available for a short time only during the day itself. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Google+ to hear about these offers before anyone else. The page Feathered Friends on Facebook are also getting involved.
Save £5 on the Four Way Play Toy, which has over 50 pieces of wood your Grey can enjoy chewing on. Was £14.99, now £9.99.
Get even more off the Large Zig Zag Perch, which you can easily stretch into fun shapes for your Parrot to enjoy. Was £18.99, now £11.99.
Save 20% on the 284g pack of El Paso NutriBerries, were £8.99, now £6.99. They contain essential nutrients your bird needs, all rolled into berry shaped pieces.
Organic and sweet-tasting Palm Oil is made from the natural food source of an African Grey, making it quite simply an irresistible treat for them. Was £7.99, now £5.99.
Don’t forget to use the #AfricanGreyDay when you log in.
We hope you and your Grey enjoy African Grey Day on October 18th . Let us know how you’re celebrating in the comments.
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