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Meyers and Senegals Feeding Guide

Published on Thursday, 14th March 2019
Keep your Meyer’s and Senegal’s diet as varied and interesting as possible. 60-80% of their diet needs to be complete or pelleted food, with the rest consisting of fruits, nuts, vegetables, seed, sprouting seed and other treats.
See the fun your Meyer’s or Senegal could have retrieving food from a foraging toy or just place in a feeding dish for them to enjoy at mealtimes.
Complete and Pelleted Food
Use this as the base diet for your Meyer’s or Senegal as it provides them with all the nutrition they need.
With their 40 essential nutrients, small size and berry shape, it’s no wonder Lafeber NutriBerries are so appealing to birds. Ready to order in 5 flavours,
OriginalEl PasoGarden VeggieSunny OrchardTropical Fruit.


If your Meyers or Senegal prefers smaller bites then opt for the Small Parrot versions, available in Tropical or Sunny Orchard.
Pretty Bird African Special has been designed especially for African species like Meyer’s and Senegals. It comes in bright colours and interesting shapes. 

Sprouting Seed / Soaking Seed
Simply soak them for a few days, rinsing occasionally, and serve this highly nutritious meal, just as nature intended. 


Are one of the healthiest treats you can give to your Meyer’s or Senegal; readily accepted include


The most beneficial vegetables are those high in Vitamin A.
Red Bell Pepper
Sweet Potato
Par-boiled carrot
Readily accepted by most Meyer’s and Senegals…
Fresh Corn / Sweetcorn kernels
Spinach – including stalks.
Fresh Green Beans and Peas 

Parrot Premium Professional is one of the most nutritious mixes you can buy for your Meyer’s or Senegal. It has melon seed, hemp and rowan berries.

The Tidymix Seed Diet has 32 healthy, human grade ingredients, plus to reduce waste and feeding costs, is 99% edible. 


Tree nuts tend to be the healthier option, packed with some of the natural nutrition your Parrot needs. Cedar Nuts and Cashews are popular choices. Along with Palm Nuts, a natural food choice for many African Parrot species. ##544101a
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