Features of psittacine birds in captivity : focus on diet selection and digestive characteristics

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Kalmar, Isabelle;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Ghent University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Subject: particle size | nutrition | dietary dilution | behaviour | parrot | psittacine | Veterinary Sciences
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Parrots have been kept in captivity for at least 2500 years, their popularity as highly intelligent pet animals that are admired for their vocal abilities and exotic appearance, increasing continuously. Partly as a result of their popularity, they have become the most e... View more
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