VETAFARM SOUTH AMERICAN MIX 2Kg
- Complete diet for South American birds such as Conures, Amazons and Macaws
- Made with fresh nuts to appeal to exotic parrots
- Formulated nutrition – Designed by Avian Vets
- Reduces mess and waste
Completely balanced extruded pellet diet specifically designed to meet the particular dietary needs of South American Parrots.
Recommended for: South American Mix is recommended for small to medium South American Parrots such as Conures and Amazons. South American Mix can be used for any pet or breeding South American Bird.
Also suitable for: Australian and Asiatic Parrots.
Can use with: South American Mix are complete diets; no additional dietary supplementation is necessary. Fruits and Vegetables can be given as behavioural enrichment.
Pellet Size: 8mm
Key features: Includes specific amino acids and proteins required by South American Parrots. Completely balanced extrusion cooked diet. Contains fresh nuts to appeal to exotic parrots and replicate their natural diet. Contains all necessary nutrition required for general year round maintenance and increased fatty acids, protein, vitamins and calcium to support egg production, young bird growth and general breeding success.
NOT SUITABLEFOR TOUCANS OR MYNAS
For complete nutrition in your birds: Vetafarm Diets should make up approximately 80% of the food fed.
There are specific Vetafarm Diets available to suit most species of bird. Vetafarm pellets, crumbles or powders should be fed in a clean, dry dish placed where it cannot be contaminat ed by droppings, water or cage substrate. If the feed does become contaminated it should be replaced with fresh feed.
When a Vetafarm Diet is used as the majority (80%) of the feed, no other prepared supplement is required. All the necessary protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals are incorporated into the Vetafarm Diet designed for your bird.
How much will your bird eat?
As a guide, most cage and aviary birds will consume about 10% of their bodyweight in dry feed per day. As an example, a 100g cockatiel will consume approximately 10g of dry food per day. Fruits and Vegetables: Fruit and Vegetables should be fed to your bird (20% of diet) to encourage interaction and provide variety and stimulation. Chewable items like pine cones, cuttlefish bone, and native tree branches may be provided to help occupy your bird.
Using Vetafarm foods as a supplement:
Vetafarm Diets can also be used as a supplement to seed based or homemade mixtures. Provide Vetafarm Diets as approximately 10 – 20 % of the total diet. Ensure that the Vetafarm Pellet, crumble or powder is being consumed. Further supplementation may be required depending on the seed/mixture used.
Whole grains – soybean, rice, wheat.
Vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, D3, E, H & K.
Minerals: calcium, cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, sulphur & zinc.
Peanuts and vegetable oils.
Min Crude Fat 7.0%
Max Salt 0.5%
Min Crude Protein 17.0%
Max Fibre 4.0%