The right diet can have a massive impact on your bird's overall health and improve their quality of life significantly. This book takes you through various topics with the most up-to-date information on avian nutrition and points out some important facts that every parrot owner should be aware of.
Dr Karen Becker, DVM, explains the importance of feeding your pet bird a species-appropriate diet, and why it is best to closely mimic a bird's native diet and include an abundance of fresh, live, whole foods.
Dr Jamie Abete, DVM, helps you understand why some veterinarians can be reluctant to recommend fresh foods. She walks you through the dietary needs of certain species of birds such as macaws, lorikeets and lories, eclectus, as well as explaining how important is to keep your parrot's gut bacteria in balance and the effects of supplementation with probiotics.
Dr Stephanie Lamb, DVM, explains the importance of protein in your bird's diet, and how feather disorders are linked to a parrot's inappropriate diet. She describes the essentials of plant oils, why different vitamins and minerals are required in a bird's diet to ensure adequate health and longevity, and helps you understand the implications for any deficiencies and excess.
Learn more about feeding fruits to your birds. Discover the nutrition profiles of parrot-safe nuts, grains, seeds, legumes and edible flowers in a handy nutrition list. Power up your bird's bowl with soaked and sprouted seeds and grains, and discover how to grow your own microgreens.
All this is complemented with over 30 wholesome recipes that are both quick and easy to make, so you don't have to spend too much time in the kitchen.
Preparing, deliciously healthy foods for your bird has never been easier
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.