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Up till this point, I have been giving Bubbles apple, cucumber, carrot, mango and grapes. Is there any warm food I would be able to give my fluffy friend?

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Old 01-24-2015, 05:27 PM
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Is there a reason why you think she needs to have "warm" food?
Room temperature food is actually just fine for her.

You can give her cooked oats (with NO sugar or milk) and/or cooked quinoa. You do not want to give her either one when it is hot though. Please make sure it is cooled down to room temperature.

Do you give her mashed up boiled egg?
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No I don't give her mashed boiled egg. Should I?
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No I don't give her mashed boiled egg. Should I?
It's a good protein food, and - with shell - a good source of calcium.
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You can also cook up yams, corn, or egg and biscuit mix .
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So I should just hard boil an egg like we do for us, but then mash it and give it to Bubbles... ( With the shell)
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Bubbles won't eat the whole egg at one time.
I'd peel it, cut it into quarters and give her 1/4 of it mashed up with a little bit of the shell mashed into it as well.

Store the rest of the egg in the refrigerator to give to her in a couple of days.
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I feed mine several grains. As I don't add salt or sugar to my foods, I will fix enough and give them to the birds as well. Here are some of the grains that I share: steel cut oats (higher nutrient content and more filling), quinoa, amaranth, teff, wheat berries (which I also sprout up nicely), brown rice, chick peas, lentils etc. They never get anything hot as that can burn their crops and they get a minimum of 3 veggies and 2 fruits each day plus their sprouts. Yum!
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yes !! egg is good to give ! along with a bit of the crushed shell !! calcium !! and protein ! helps the females to have good strong eggs !

I make a kind of granola for my birds.. oats, corn carrots berries scrambled or boiled eggs and broccoli ..
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