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Calendar:

2021

SAT, MAY 22, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, JUN 1, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, JUN 26, 2021
Board Meeting at Picnic

SAT, JUN 26, 2021
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM

TUE, JUL 6, 2021
NO MEETING UNTIL AUGUST 3

SAT, JUL 24, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, AUG 3, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, AUG 28, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, SEP 7, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, SEP 25, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, OCT 5, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, OCT 23, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, NOV 2, 2021
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, NOV 27, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, DEC 7, 2021
Holiday Potluck AND Board Elections

SUN, DEC 26, 2021
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

2022

TUE, JAN 4, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, JAN 22, 2022
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, FEB 1, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, FEB 19, 2022
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, MAR 1, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, MAR 26, 2022
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, APR 5, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom

SAT, APR 23, 2022
Board Meeting via Zoom, 10-Noon

TUE, MAY 3, 2022
Educational Meeting via Zoom


 

From the Kitchen
The Kitchen  •   Recipes

Welcome to the Kitchen! Here you will find all sorts of tasty treats, meals, and desserts for you and your feathered companions! A lot of bird recipes can also be eaten by, and are good for, humans...with a few modifications. Feel free to experiment with these recipes, add and subtract ingredients and ingredient proportions, and keep trying new things till you find what your bird likes.

If you have any recipes you would like to share, e-mail them to akbirdclub@yahoo.com and we'll get them posted right away!

Some things to consider before you start cooking for your bird
  1. Always use human-grade ingredients to avoid unhealthy preservatives and deadly molds. The best source for many of these ingredients is at health food stores.
  2. Never use non-stick or Teflon® pans and other cookware if your bird lives inside the house. Fumes emitted from these pots and pans when they are heated can be deadly to birds.
  3. Wash all fruits, vegetables and egg shells before use.
  4. Check nuts for mold before giving them to your bird.
  5. Fresh foods are healthier then frozen.
  6. Try to use low-sodium and low or sugar-free ingredients. Also avoid food dyes which can be toxic.
  7. Avoid sulfite-treated dry foods.
  8. Birds are lactose intolerant, so avoid feeding them dairy products that haven't been cooked or baked.
  9. Remove any wet foods from the cage after one to two hours (or sooner in warmer climates) to avoid bacteria and fungal growth.
  10. Always provide lots of fresh water as well as some pelleted food. Remember, all-natural pellets (or seed mixes in the case of Cockatiels and certain other small birds) are the base of any bird diet. Theses recipes are supplements and treats only.
Watch out for the following foods and ingredients!

The following items may be toxic or generally unhealthy for your birds. Avoid using them in your recipes!

  • CHOCOLATE
  • AVOCADO
  • CAFFEINE
  • SPINACH
  • EGGPLANT
  • APPLE SEEDS
  • FRUIT PITS
  • MAYONNAISE
  • RHUBARB
  • ALCOHOL
  • EXCESS SUGAR OR FATS
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