Product Description ZuPreem AvianMaintenance Natural Diets are formulated to meet all the accepted nutrient requirements
for the maintenance of various types of adult psittacines (hookbills) and passerines (softbills).The diets are nutritionally balanced and require no supplements. With controlled iron levels (less than 80 ppm), these diets
may be beneficial for species predisposed to iron storage disease.
Added carrots, celery, beets, watercress and spinach ground from fresh vegetables for a new veggie flavor New and improved flavors increase palatability so even the most finicky birds find these diets irresistible
No colorants or fruit shapes
Naturally tan oval-shaped nuggets* appeal to bird owners who want to feed a more natural diet
Complete and balanced nutrition
Nutritionally balanced and fortified with essential vitamins and minerals birds need for good health
Extrusion cooking enhances carbohydrate bioavailability
More digestible than cold-pressed pelleted diets or seed mixtures,
and offer maximum digestibility and nutrient absorption
More cost efficient than feeding seeds
Less product waste than with seeds, and provide consistent
quality nutrition with no vitamin or mineral supplements required
Naturally preserved with Vitamins E and C
Longer shelf life than seeds and contain no artificial preservatives
Stringent quality control standards Manufactured in
an American Institute of Baking certified food-grade plant
Fixed formulations with high-quality fresh ingredients provide
consistent dependable nutrition in every bag
Controlled iron content (less than 80 ppm)
Species predisposed to iron-storage disease may benefit from these diets
AvianMaintenance Natural Diets contain extruded nuggets, naturally
tan in color and available in five nugget sizes for different species.*
AvianMaintenance FruitBlend Flavor Diets are also available and appeal to
bird owners who want to feed a diet with fruit-shaped and fruit-colored nuggets.
*Individual oval shapes are maintained where nugget size allows.
Shelf-life: One year from date of manufacture.
ZuPreem AvianMaintenance Natural Diets are formulated to
be fed free choice. A typical bird will consume 20% of its body
weight per day. Feed the diet to maintain proper body condition.
If the diet is moistened or becomes wet, remove the diet after
AvianMaintenance Natural Diets are formulated to be the
bird?s sole source of nutrition and require no supplements.
If the diet is supplemented with other food items, make sure
the AvianMaintenance Natural Diet makes up at least 80% of
what the bird consumes. Adding vitamin or mineral supplements
to AvianMaintenance Natural Diet is not recommended and
could be harmful to the bird.
Convert the bird to an AvianMaintenance Natural Diet by mixing
it with the current food, slowly increasing the proportion of the
AvianMaintenance Natural Diet and decreasing the proportion
of the previous food over the course of 10 to 14 days minimum.
Monitor the color of the bird?s droppings to ensure they are
well formed.The color of the droppings may change as a result
of the dietary change.
Note As an indicator of health, always monitor for changes
in weight and body condition. Provide adequate amounts of
food to maintain body condition, preventing excessive thinness
Always provide clean, fresh water.
Ground corn, Soybean meal, Ground wheat,Vegetable oil,
Wheat germ meal, Sucrose, Dicalcium phosphate, Calcium
carbonate, Ground vegetables (carrots, celery, beets, watercress
and spinach), Iodized salt, DL-methionine, Choline chloride,
Ascorbic acid (source of Vitamin C), Natural mixed tocopherols,
Rosemary extract, Citric acid, Manganous oxide, Zinc oxide,
Copper sulfate, Calcium iodate, Sodium selenite,Vitamin A
supplement,Vitamin D3 supplement,Vitamin E supplement,
Vitamin K supplement, Niacin, Calcium pantothenate, Pyridoxine
hydrochloride,Thiamine, Riboflavin, Folic acid, Biotin,Vitamin
Crude Protein Not less than 14.0%
Crude Fat Not less than 4.0%
Crude Fiber Not greater than 2.5%
Moisture Not greater than 10.0%
Store in a cool dry place, free of pests and insects.
Gently push air from bag and reseal immediately after use.