• Correspondence

    Correspondence

    In a letter from the Marquess of Tavistock he informs me that young Lovebirds will begin to take ordinary seedspray almost as readily and at an early an age as they will eat spray millet. He and seems surprised that spray millet is not sold in the pet shops in America. I herewith quote a part of his letter: “For some strange reason most of the smaller and delicate finches and parakeets are ex¬≠traordinarily fond of it and appear unquestionably to derive more benefit from eating it than they do from eating, which is apparently the identical seed out of the seed head. Even the pioneers in aviculture were aware…