Macaw eating habits
Our 11 year old female macaw grinds through her food within a matter of minutes, discarding 99% of her food as she grinds. She had started swallowing her wooden toys, which we have taken away from her. Now I see her eating her manzanita perch.
Her primary diet is an organic pellet, fresh fruit and vegetables, (unsalted) pretzels, and almonds. If we feed her 1/2 cup of food or if we were to give her unlimited food, she still grinds through her food letting it drop to the floor like sawdust. We also have a second macaw, on the same diet, with no problems.