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How Do I Care For My Cockatiel?
Cockatiels should be kept at temperatures between 65 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Their cage should be kept free of drafts and sudden temperature changes. The minimum cage size for a single cockatiel is 25 x 32 x 35.
The best size for pair 32"L x 18.5"W x 63"H
Your bird should be fed a commercial cockatiel seed to pellet diet supplemented with green vegetables and fruits. A cuttlebone and a vitamin block will help ensure your bird’s health. Females can be prone to excessive egg-laying and need calcium supplements. Cockatiels enjoy baths.
In order for the baby birds to have less stress, after moving to a new place, it is advisable to have the food that (he/she) is used to seeing from the very beginning. Check page Bird nutritionals
RICH FOOD FOR BIRDS
All birds need plenty of calcium in their diets, as it facilitates bone formation and normal nerve, brain and muscle function. However, laying females need an especially high amount to form their eggs, the shells of which are almost pure calcium carbonate. Pet birds easily can become deficient in this mineral, so it's important to feed them calcium rich foods.
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