With more than 400 species to choose from, there’s a parrot to suit every lifestyle. From the smaller varieties such as Cockatiels and Lovebirds, to the impressive and colourful Macaws, parrots make engaging and intelligent companions that enliven any household. Regardless of the type of parrot you choose, they all have one thing in common; the right diet is essential to their health and wellbeing. A balanced diet, with a rich variety of ingredients, provides mental stimulation as well as the vital nutrients needed for good health. That’s why our parrot blends contain up to 27 separate ingredients, mixing colours, textures, smells and tastes to make feeding a satisfying experience for your parrot in more ways than one.
What do Parrots Eat? A Guide to Parrot Food and Nutrition
Parrots are smart, entertaining and affectionate, making them a wonderful addition to your home. Getting the right balance of nutrition isn’t always easy but our in-depth guide will help, whether you’re just starting out or an experienced parrot keeper.
About Our Parrot & Parakeet Blends and Who They’re Best For
A complete guide to all the blends we produce for parrots and parakeets. We breakdown the ingredients in detail and walk you through the nutritional benefits of each blend, as well as highlighting which species of parrot or parakeet the blend is suitable for.
Take a Tour of Our New Parrot Food Blending Plant
We have a new parrot food blending plant at our manufacturing site at Gilberdyke in East Yorkshire. The investment will increase production by 60% and builds on a £1m factory expansion completed two years ago that coincided with the company’s 140th anniversary.
Our managing director Richard Johnston, fourth generation member of the Johnston family, said the investment had been driven by increasing demand for higher quality, more nutritious blends.
Our Recent Posts Giving Advice and Guidance on Parrots & Parakeets
Reading Time: 8 minutes Did you know that the UK has its own population of wild Parakeets? Yes, that’s right, a wild parrot in Britain and one that is growing in population. In this blog, we take a closer look at the fascinating Ring-Necked Parakeet.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Sometimes referred to as ‘pocket parrots’ due to their size, they are colourful, charming characters that can make adorable pets. With a name like Lovebird, it’s not surprising these are among the most popular small parrots to own.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Why we have decided to remove Monkey Nuts from our parrot blends, and put the choice of whether or not to feed them to your birds entirely into your hands.
Claim Your Free Feeding Guides and Feeding Chart Posters
Our Johnston & Jeff guides to the current range of Parrot & Parakeet foods includes useful information on all of the blends and the ingredients used. Simply click through and fill out the form so we can post you a copy. We will also include a free copy of our large feeding chart poster.
Some of our Favourite Parrot and Parakeet-Based Websites
There is so much information about everything to do with parrots and parakeets on the internet and it can be a little overwhelming, especially if you are new to parrots. We thought it would be a great idea if we linked you to some of our favourite parrot and parakeet sites, forums, and societies.