Hand-Feeding Formula for Baby Birds, Mash

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Hand-Feeding Formula for Baby Birds, Mash

Item #: VB2259 | UPC: N/A


Tropican Hand-Feeding Formula provides proper daily nutrition for baby parrots up to fledgling, which is a critical age of a parrot’s life. Finely ground up extruded formula that is easy to mix, blends in seamlessly with hot water to create a smooth and consistent clump-free mash. This makes preparation quick and easy, improves feeding and enhances digestion. It’s an excellent peanut-derived source of fat and protein as well as a source of 8 essential grains that complement amino acid profiles; all critical to the proper growth and well-being of parrot chicks.

  • Features
    • Premium daily nutrition for optimal growth
    • Micro-ground extruded formula
    • Contains optimum levels of protein and other nutrients for growing babies
    • Provides optimum nutrient density and gut motility
    • Made without artificial preservatives, colours or flavours
  • Ingredients & Guaranteed Analysis


    Corn, soybean meal, corn gluten meal, wheat, brown rice, dehulled sunflower seeds, dehulled peanuts, sugar, canola oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), dicalcium phosphate, lecithin, calcium carbonate, yeast culture, flaxseed, dried beet pulp, dried kelp, oat groats, L-lysine, choline chloride, DL-methionine, biotin, vitamin E supplement, niacin, calcium L-ascorbyl-2-monophosphate (source of vitamin C), zinc oxide, manganous oxide, d-calcium pantothenate, vitamin B₁₂ supplement, rosemary extract, beta-carotene, riboflavin, copper sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine mononitrate, inositol, folic acid, vitamin A supplement, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, vitamin D₃ supplement.

    Guaranteed Analysis

    Crude protein (min.) 22.0%, Crude fat (min.) 11%, Crude fiber (max.) 3.5%, Moisture (max.) 9%, Calcium (min.) 1%, Phosphorus (min.) 0.8%, Iron (max.) 85 mg/kg, Vitamin A (min.) 5,500 IU/kg, Vitamin D₃ (min.) 550 IU/kg, Vitamin E (min.) 220 IU/kg, Beta-Carotene (min.) 0.45 mg/kg, Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.) 0.03%, Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.) 0.25%.

    Calorie Content

    3,539 kcal/kg (Calculated ME)

    Amino Acid Profile

    Percentage of a whole: Aspartic Acid 1.97%, Threonine 0.84%, Serine 1.16%, Glutamic Acid 4.17%, Proline 1.52%, Glycine 0.87%, Alanine 1.31%, Cystine 0.33%, Valine 1.07%, Methionine 0.41%, Isoleucine 0.92%, Leucine 2.2%, Tyrosine 1%, Phenylalanine 1.14%, Lysine 1.09%, Histidine 0.59%, Arginine 1.35%, Tryptophan 0.2%.

    Per 100 Grams of Protein: Aspartic Acid 8.87%, Threonine 3.78%, Serine 5.23%, Glutamic Acid 18.78%, Proline 6.85%, Glycine 3.92%, Alanine 5.9%, Cystine 1.49%, Valine 4.82%, Methionine1.85%, Isoleucine 4.14%, Leucine 9.91%, Tyrosine 4.5%, Phenylalanine 5.14%, Lysine 4.91%, Histidine 2.66%, Arginine 6.08%, Tryptophan 0.9%.

    Per 1000 kcal: Aspartic Acid 0.56%, Threonine 0.24%, Serine 0.33%, Glutamic Acid 1.18%, Proline 0.43%, Glycine 0.25%, Alanine 0.37%, Cystine 0.09%, Valine 0.3%, Methionine 0.12%, Isoleucine 0.26%, Leucine 0.62%, Tyrosine 0.28%, Phenylalanine 0.32%, Lysine 0.31%, Histidine 0.17%, Arginine 0.38%, Tryptophan 0.06%.

    Allergy Disclaimer

    Manufactured in a facility that packages products containing known priority allergens.

  • Specs
    Size / FormatMash
    Type of Nutrition / Diet Hand-Feeding
  • Life Stage / Condition
    • Baby/Nestling
    • Fledgling
    • Breeding Birds
    • Weaning
  • Recommended Bird Species
    African Greys, Amazons, Cockatiels, Cockatoos, Conures, Eclectus, Lovebirds, Macaws, Pionus, Most PsittacinesHand-Feeding Formula can also be fed dry to lories, budgies, finches, canaries and other small species as food supplement.
  • Recommended Bird Size
    All sizes
  • Feeding and Storage Instructions

    Feeding Instructions

    Make fresh batch or formula for each feeding. Always use clean utensils and accurate measures. Mix hot water with correct volume of Tropican Hand-Feeding Formula. To keep your pet bird healthy, water cups should be cleaned daily. Formula preparation and administration instructions.

    Storage Instructions

    For maximum freshness, once opened, store the sealed bag in a sealed container in a cool, dry place. Our safe and effective CO2 treatment and air barrier bags ensure insect control and freshness. View Tropican Hand Feeding Formula – Storage and Feeding Techniques

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    Choosing the perfect formula for your pet bird.

    Companion parrots require a balanced diet that contains a nutritious blend of grains, seeds, nuts, vegetables, fruits, vitamins and minerals. Pet parents also need to consider the species, life stage and lifestyle of their pet bird.

    Feeding Resources

    Companion Parrot Weight Chart

    Keeping track weekly of your bird’s weight
    is vital to their overall health.

    Extruded Diet Conversion Guide

    Helpful tips and methods to transition your bird
    to a balanced extruded diet.

    Parrot Feeding Recommendations

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    amount of food for your bird?

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