Galahs make excellent pets and are less destructive and quieter
than their tropical
Cockatoo cousins, Moluccans and Umbrellas. They are open land
birds and even today
are culled for doing major crop damage to the Australian farmers
own pet of 17 years; she loves everyone and
has been to hospitals as a therapy bird.
most of the time, she makes noise if someone is at the door or
she wants a treat. She says Hello Steve on command
and lays on her back for minutes as long as you are scratching
Shes not that much into climbing, but prefers to cruise
the floor much like a pigeon to find what ever little thing she
can to eat. Her favorite thing in the world is shoe laces which
she loves to destroy.
Galahs put on weight easily and must be watched on what they eat.
Mine eats ROUDYBUSH LOW FAT CRUMBLES as well as peas, sprouts,
and the occasional carrot.. She is also fed what ever Im
eating for breakfast every morning cereal, toast, or a
small amount of eggs.
spread her food over the board at the bottom of her cage so she
spends more time foraging.