PREMIUM QUALITY ENRICHMENT FOOD BLEND
Tropimix for Small Parrots is a premium food mix full of exotic grains, fruits, nuts, legumes and Tropican granules. This special blend is fortified with essential vitamins, minerals and amino acids for optimum health and nutrition.
Did you know that Tropimix food for Small Parrots…
- Is 100% Edible and does not contain any messy hulls or shells; eliminating waste and the risk of pathogens
- Contains flavorful Tropican extruded granules that are rich in nutrients and contain premium sources of protein
- Provides a stimulating eating experience and foraging opportunities
- Is a compliment for supplements such as PRIME and Clay -Cal
- Contains multi size and shapes of morsels satisfy a wide range of species
- Can be served dry or moistened
…all this results in excellent health and vibrant feathers!
Tropimix Parrot Food – Not Your Typical Enrichment Formula
Tropimix isn’t your classic diet that is simply full of your bird’s favorite tasty ingredients such as nuts, seeds, fruit or veggies. Included in every bag of Tropimix are Tropican extruded granules, that are not only bursting with peanut flavor, but are formulated with plenty of essential nutrients to ensure optimal health, vibrant feathers and strong bones for your pet bird.
Exceptional conversion diet for Small Parrots
Seeds are low in crucial vitamins, important minerals and other nutrients, and are very high in fat. As a result, feeding your Parrot only a seed based diet can lead to several health issues such as obesity and brittle feathers.
Tropimix helps transition Parrots hooked on certain seeds like sunflower to a varied diet which includes more legumes and formulated pellets like Tropican.
All ingredients are 100% edible and can be served dry or moistened. By adding an equal amount of hot water, the softened Tropican morsels that contain premium sources of protein and high nutrient levels coat your bird’s favorite seeds. The palatable nutty flavor will entice your bird, making him accustomed to the flavor.
Provides a stimulating eating experience and foraging opportunities
Lack of excitement and activity often leads to boredom, which can result in self destructive behaviors such as feather picking.
In the wild it’s estimated that parrots spend greater than 80 % of awaken hours foraging.
Foraging toys turn a life sustaining skill, into a giant social gathering full of nourishment, play, strategy and exercise.
Tropimix enrichment diets are excellent to use in foraging activities. Hiding the food in various locations and presenting the food in exciting ways trigger natural foraging behaviors, thus stimulating your pet bird both physically and mentally.
Tropimix Enrichment Food for Small Parrots is made in Canada at Hagen Industries in Montreal and undergoes rigorous 3-stage testing, which is unprecedented among bird food makers. Two onsite tests at Hagen Industries and final batch testing at HARI ensures that consumers get safe, dependable and top quality bird food for their treasured feathered companions.
At a time when most bird food companies have shut their research centers, HARI continues its ongoing work on the research and development of advanced bird nutrition. In fact, HARI is the longest-standing research facility dedicated to studying the care and breeding of parrots.
Ingredients are sourced locally, which means consumers get fresher food faster. In addition, the fact that it’s now made in close geographical proximity to HARI, located in nearby Rigaud, means quicker turnaround times for final HARI quality assurance approvals and enhanced freshness-to-market efficiencies.
At HARI, Quality Control is a 3-Step Process
Highest Quality Ingredients and First-Rate Quality Control Processes Mean Premium Quality Foods
Nutritional/Chemical Assay – Raw Material Control
Raw ingredients are inspected, analyzed, and tested for nutrient
Biological Assay – In Process Control
Blended/extruded ingredients are sampled and tested
HARI Flock Feeding Trials – Final Product Control
Ready to be packaged lots are sent to be tested for final
This process is part of the Hagen Industries/HARI Quality Assurance & Food Safety Guarantee, to ensure your bird is always getting safe, dependable, nutritious food. If it doesn’t have the flocks’ final approval, it doesn’t leave the Hagen Industries plant!
For more in-depth information on the scientific development of Tropican Formulated Diets read Avian Nutrition: Trends and Philosophies, by HARI Director, Mark Hagen
Smaller Parrot Species such as: CONURES • QUAKERS • CAIQUES • MEYERS • MOUSTACHED PIONUS • SENEGAL • RINGNECKS • ALEXANDRINES • AMAZONS • MACAWS (NOBLES, HAHNS, ILLEGERS) • GOFFIN COCKATOO • TIMNEH GREYS
Who can benefit from Tropimix?
Tropimix for Small Parrots is a premium food mix full of exotic grains, legumes, peanuts, fruits and Tropican granules. This special blend is fortified with essential vitamins, minerals and amino acids for optimum health and nutrition. View the photo gallery below to learn more about the benefits of providing Tropimix for Small Parrots to your pet bird.
To keep your pet bird healthy, the water and seed cups should be cleaned daily and unsoiled Tropimix Food for Small Parrots should be replenished as needed. Monitor your pet bird for daily consumption of Tropimix.
PRIME Vitamins for Birds on Seed Based Diets
Some birds may select their favorite ingredients from their food. In those cases, supplementing with PRIME is recommended.
Corn, flaked corn, raisins, red milo, dried papaya, wheat, dehulled peanuts, dehulled sunflower seeds, dehulled toasted soybeans, soybean meal, oat groats, toasted split green peas, dried banana, dried pineapple, corn gluten meal, toasted buckwheat, chickpeas, split red lentils, dehulled walnuts, brown rice, carrot flakes, canola oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), dicalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, flaxseed, yeast culture, lecithin, dried beet pulp, dried kelp, orange oil, L-lysine, yeast extract, choline chloride, DL-methionine, salt, vitamin E supplement, biotin, niacin, calcium L-ascorbyl-2-monophosphate, zinc oxide, manganous oxide, d-calcium pantothenate, vitamin B12 supplement, beta-carotene, riboflavin, copper sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine mononitrate, inositol, folic acid, vitamin A supplement, rosemary extract, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, vitamin D3 supplement.
|Crude protein (min.)||14%|
|Crude fat (min.)||15%|
|Crude fiber (max.)||3.5%|
|Vitamin A (min.)||800 IU/kg|
|Vitamin D3 (min.)||80 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E (min.)||30 IU/kg|
Composition: Cereals (34%), fruits (21%), seeds (13%), derivatives of vegetable origin (10%), vegetables (8%), nuts (7%), oils & fats, minerals, yeasts.
Additives per kg: Nutritional additives: vitamin A (3a672a) 2,063 IU, vitamin D3 (3a671) 165 IU, iodine (E2) 0.275 mg, copper (E4) 3.3 mg, manganese (E5) 38.5 mg, zinc (E6) 44 mg, selenium (E8) 1.1 μg.
|Vitamin A||800 IU/kg|
|Vitamin D3||80 IU/kg|
|Vitamin E||30 IU/kg|
|80641||Tropimix Enrichment Food for Small Parrots||1.8 kg||4 lb|
|80644||Tropimix Enrichment Food for Small Parrots||9.07 kg||20 lb|
For maximum freshness, once opened, store in a cool, dry place. Our safe and effective CO2 treatment and air barrier bags ensure insect control and freshness. Manufactured in a facility that packages products containing nuts.
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