ADULT LIFETIME COARSE 1# Maintenance Formula for Medium to Large Birds
An Adult Lifetime formula may be offered after a bird has completed a dietary program of a High Potency formula for a period of 6 months.
This year-round maintenance formula meets the nutritional requirements for healthy, non-breeding, non-molting birds including pionus, Amazons, cockatoos, macaws and other medium to large parrots.
It is not recommended to supplement with vitamins or other bird or animal food products. Supplementation should be limited to no more than 10% of the overall diet. Offer certified organic vegetables and fruits in small quantities; select dark yellow meaty or dark green leafy items such as sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkin, winter squash, broccoli, parsley, spinach, mango or papaya.
[For birds with suspected iron-storage disease: Avoid citrus fruits, tomatoes, kiwi, strawberries and other foods containing vitamin C. Avoid grapes, currants, raisins, liver, red meat, egg yolk or dark green vegetables such as spinach, which may contain high levels of iron.]
*Ground Yellow Corn, *Ground Hulless Barley, *Ground Soybeans, *Ground Shelled Peanuts, *Ground Shelled Sunflower Seeds, *Ground Lentils, *Ground Green Peas, *Ground Rice, *Ground Toasted Oat Groats, *Ground Alfalfa, Calcium Carbonate, Psyllium, Montmorillonite Clay, Spirulina, Ground Dried Sea Kelp, Vitamin E Supplement, Sea Salt, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, d-Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Sodium Selenite.
*CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENT
Guaranteed Analysis: Crude protein (min.) 15%, crude fat (min.) 5.5%, crude fiber (max.) 6.5%, moisture (max.) 10%.
About Harrison's Foods
Harrison's Bird Foods is a family of certified organic, formulated diets that were created by avian veterinarians and nutritionists with the health of your bird in mind. Harrison's Foods formulas require little or no supplementation.
Dr. Greg Harrison, the main developer of Harrison's Bird Foods, is a certified avian specialist with 34 years experience in bird care. He has transformed his practice into an avian wellness clinic that incorporates preventive medicine through proper nutrition with Harrison's Bird Foods.
FOR USE IN BIRDS
SUGGESTED DAILY AMOUNTS:
High Potency Fine Food Supplements
Pionus 1 to 1-1/2 Tbs (10 to 15g) 1/2 to 1 tsp
Amazons, Eclectus 1-1/2 to 3 Tbs (15 to 30g) 1 to 2 tsp
African Greys 1-1/2 to 3 Tbs (15 to 30g) 1/2 to 2 tsp
Cockatoos 1-1/2 to 5 Tbsp (15 to 50g) 2 tsp to 1 Tbs
Macaws (Large) 2 to 6 Tbs (20 to 60g) 2 tsp to 1-1/2 Tbs
Toucans 5 to 20 Tbs (50 to 150g) 3 to 9 Tbs
Hornbills10 to 30 Tbs (100 to 300g)9 to 16 Tbs
Quick Tips for Conversion to Harrison's Bird Foods
Some birds will readily eat Harrison's while others may require a little help. If your bird exhibits resistance to conversion try the following tips:
If the conversion steps don't work the first time, you can feed the familiar food for a short time and then try again. The effort is worthwhile for the long term health of your bird.
The bird's weight (in grams), body condition, attitude and droppings should be monitored carefully on a daily basis in small and medium birds and at least twice a week in large birds.