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Wombaroo Granivore Rearing Mix

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Description

A complete diet in powder form that can be mixed with different amounts of water to produce a food varying in consistency from a soft putty to a pourable slurry.

The prepared food may be fed through a syringe and tube, from a spoon or as small pellets.

The powder may also be mixed with mashed fruit or egg and fed as a supplement to wild or captive birds. Suitable for all granivorous birds including parrots, pigeons and finches. Available in 250g, 1kg.

Features:

  • Ideal for Hand Rearing – nutritionally balanced for improved chick health.
  • Protein for Growth – plus omega-3 & 6, vitamins, minerals.
  • Spoon or Crop Feed – smooth, easily fed consistency
  • Nutritional Support – for young, sick or malnourished birds.

Feeding Directions:

Let prepared mixture stand for 2 minutes to absorb all the water. Remix and feed at a temperature of 38-40°C with a spoon or syringe. Feed until the crop is full, taking care not to introduce food into the windpipe. Clean around the beak and face after each feed. Let the crop empty completely at least once a day by allowing an overnight fasting period of 6 hours. Thoroughly clean utensils and prepare food fresh for each meal.

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To Feed as a Supplement

Use Granivore Rearing Mix as a supplement for breeding birds or for nutritional support for sick or malnourished birds:

  • Fruit & Veg: Mix 1 level scoop of powder with 20g diced fruit or vegetables. Feed to parrots, pigeons and frugivores. Prepare fresh daily.
  • Egg Food: Mix 2 level scoops of powder with 1 teaspoon of bread/biscuit crumbs and 1 mashed hard-boiled egg. Gently mix to a moist , crumbly consistency. Feed to canaries, finches and breeding birds. Prepare fresh daily.