This product is intended for the reproductive stage of medium and large-sized species which, in addition to needing a high quality protein-rich diet during this time, they also benefit from a fatty acid profile rich in oleic acid (Amazona, Cacatua, Psittacula, Pionus…).
It is formulated to stimulate reproduction. It contains a high level of protein with an amino acid profile suitable for this stage. Moreover, it is formulated with a particular focus on the fatty acid profile and Omega 6 and Omega 3 contribution. The concentration of vitamins and antioxidants of this product is higher than that in the maintenance formula in order to satisfy the increased requirements during breeding season.
It is formulated to constitute 100 % of the parrot’s diet. However, if fresh fruit and vegetables are provided daily to give variety to the diet, Psittacus High Protein Breeding should constitute no less than 70-80 % of the overall diet by weight.
In the case of reiterated and/or numerous clutches, it is advisable that birds have access to Calcium Grit Coarse as a calcium source. Birds can regulate their calcium intake according to their needs.
Daily intake varies between 5 and 10 % of the animal’s body weight. For example, blue-fronted amazons consume between 20 and 35 g daily.