【How Good Is Canary Seeds To Birds?】

One day, I asked a bird food seller, what bird seeds can gain birds’ weight. He introduced me sunflower seeds, hemp seeds, and canary seeds. I were curious, besides gaining weight, what other benefits of canary seeds for birds? I summarize the findings as below from various websites. Small and medium sized parrots love canary seeds, but it is not suitable for large parrots because the size of seeds is too small for them. Canary seeds is high in fat, don’t treat it as regular meal for your birds.


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【加納利子(尖粟)對雀鳥有什麼好處?】

我曾經問過賣雀鳥食物的店主,有什麼食物可以令雀鳥增肥。一向都是介紹葵花籽、火麻仁,還有尖粟(加納利子)。我也好奇,尖粟除了增肥以外,對雀鳥還有什麼好處呢?以下就是我在不同網站找出來的答案。尖粟是中小型鸚鵡的美食,但不適合大鸚鵡,因為太細粒了。尖粟脂肪含量高,緊記不要把尖粟當正餐。


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【How To Grow Wheatgrass/Cat Grass】

Some friends asked me how to grow wheat grass (cat grass) for their birds. The method of planting wheatgrass is actually very simple, no matter by water or soil. I am going to introduce you the water-planting (hydroponics) method. I like water-planting because it is much more easier and convenient than soil-planting. You can even have harvest in just a few days. Growing your own wheatgrass is healthier for your birds because the grass is fresh and grown without chemicals. Wheatgrass seeds can be found in the shops/places where are selling plants.

To see the benefits of wheatgrass to birds, check this out. 【Can Birds Eat Wheatgrass?】

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【怎樣栽種小麥草/貓草】

有些雀友都問怎樣自家種小麥草(貓草)給鳥寶食用。種植方法十分簡單,水種泥種亦可以。以下介紹的是我自家水種(水培法)方法,我覺得水種比泥種更方便清潔。只要幾天時間便有收成。自己種出來的小麥草不怕被污染,亦不怕有農藥,放心給鳥寶食用。很多售賣種子的地方都可以找到小麥草種子。

想知道小麥草對雀鳥好處,請看【雀鳥可不可以吃小麥草?】

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