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Birds are incredible buddies and when properly looked after can live long healthy lives. Whether you're feeding parakeets and budgies or wild birds outside, we here at Pet's Life Naturally have the knowledge and experience to direct you to the best food. All bird's nutritional requirements are different, and what works best for some will not provide sufficient nutrition for others. To that end, we proudly serve the FL area to make certain the very best food for your feathered pals, improving their health and extending their lives.
Wild bird vs pet bird food- Wild bird food, depending upon where you live, is usually a blend of different sorts of seeds, consisting of thistle, sunflower, safflower, millet, and sorghum. In addition, numerous wild bird feeds include peanuts and corn, which are liked by specific species like cardinals and blue jays. Wild bird food is diverse in order to attract as many different species as possible, so while it meets their calorie needs, it's not dialed-in nutritionally like domestic bird food. Finally, millet - which is a typical ingredient in both wild and domestic bird seed blends.
Domestic bird food is typically a mix of similar seeds, with additional nutritionally thick pellets added in. Conures, doves, and pigeons enjoy millet, as do budgies and parakeets. They also enjoy safflower and sunflower seeds when they're hulled, though parrots and hookbills will prefer bigger seed types.
Food for pets will have prebiotic fiber and probiotic ingredients included, as well as a variety of other natural seeds and fruits. These bolster the immune and digestive function of your birds, and more closely mimic their all-natural diet, which wouldn't generally contain a few types of seeds.
Ensuring appropriate nutrition- Birds need prebiotics and probiotics to keep their digestive functions functioning smoothly. Omega-3 fatty acids from nuts and seeds provide fat for their brains and nerves, and boost the gloss and sparkle of their feathers, while the different vitamins and micronutrients maintain them healthy overall.
Additionally, as your bird ages, you will want to consult an expert on what type of food you need to be feeding them. Chicks and younger birds have different nutritional needs than older birds, and changing their food requires care and requires to be done progressively, as birds can have picky digestive systems. Gradually include the new food into your bird's meal, replacing more of the old seed with the new food every day to guarantee proper adherence to the new diet plan.
Get the facts and the feed-in one place- At Pet's Life Naturally, we specialize in ensuring your bird is given with the very best nutrition for their specific needs. Whether you're feeding wild birds in your backyard or a parakeet in your shop, our friendly, skilled staff has your back. If you're in the FL area, give us a call at (941) 723-1715 and let us recognize what you're feeding and we can assist optimize your bird's feed for a long, healthy life.