Cockatiel treats are easy using any of the many recipes to make them at home. There are numerous options for the bird based on the type of food that you feed him. Treats are good to use in training or just as a reward but they should never be a replacement for a healthy and balanced diet.
Honey Nut and Fruit Cockatiel Treats
Add honey to fruits nuts and seeds like almonds, cranberries, apples, millet seeds or coconuts. You can purchase the dried fruits or dry them yourselves. Make sure that the fruits are chopped into bit sized pieces and mix with honey until the ingredients bind with each other. Add a few cups of flour to make a dough, roll it out, cut into shapes and bake for 5-10 minutes. Serve when cool.
Egg Cockatiel Treats
Mash a whole hardboiled egg with a fork and place it in a toaster oven for about five minutes to take out excess moisture. Serve with a piece of fruit. Remove any leftover bits from the cage after an hour.
Cookie Cockatiel Treats
Get creative with your ingredients here by adding fruits or vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, apples, seed mix, millet or berries. Mix in cornmeal, whole wheat flour or protein powder to make a dough to make a dough. Roll out the dough, cut out shapes and bake.
Yogurt Cockatiel Treats
With these yogurt treats you use yogurt and food pellets to make a delightful and healthy treat. Mix a cup of yogurt with a few pellets, mashed strawberries, flour, water and eggs to make a runny mix. Pour into a pan and bake for 30 minutes. Serve when cool.