Macaw & Cockatoo Pellets 1.25 lb (567 g)

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Product Description

The very first bird pellets were developed by Dr. T.J. Lafeber in 1975. Since that time, the recipe has been refined to create Premium Daily Diet Pellets.

Recommended Use

Premium Daily Diet pellets may be fed as a maintenance diet or supplemented with produce or foraging foods such as Nutri-Berries or Avi-Cakes.

Features and Benefits

  • A blend of grains such as non-GMO corn and oat groats
  • Contains whole egg, the most digestible form of protein
  • Supplemented with stabilized vitamins, chelated minerals, and amino acids
  • Balanced omega fatty acids
  • Naturally preserved with mixed tocopherols and citric acid
  • Flavored with molasses
  • Visit Nutritional Strategies for the Companion Parrot for additional information.


Premium Daily Diet Pellets come in a variety of sizes:

Expiration Date

Look for the “Best Before” stamp on the lid.

Nutrient Analyses

ME 3292.82  kcal/kg3269 kcal/kg 3206.00 kcal/kg3303.85 kcal/kg3290.12 kcal/kg
Protein13.5 (Min) %15.0 (Min) % 16.5% (Min) %14.0 (Min) %14.0 (Min) %
Fat5.0 (Min) %5.0 (Min) % 5.0% (Min) %5.0 (Min) %5.0 (Min) %
Fiber, total3.0 (Max) %3.0 (Max) % 4.0% (Max) %3.0 (Max) %3.0 (Max) %
Calcium0.80 %0.80 % 0.80 %0.60 %0.65 %
Phos total0.60 %0.61 % 0.62 %0.56 %0.59 %
Phos avail0.40 %0.40 % 0.40 %0.35 %0.38 %
Potassium0.62 %0.67 % 0.75 %0.64 %0.65 %
Chloride0.34 %0.36 % 0.38 %0.34 %0.39 %
Magnesium0.15 %0.15 % 0.16 %0.15 %0.15 %
Sodium0.13 %0.14 % 0.15 %0.15 %0.17 %
Iron198.60 ppm200.29 ppm 207.54 ppm170.39 ppm184.33 ppm
Manganese84.03 ppm77.00 ppm 90.00 ppm90.00 ppm105.00 ppm
Copper12.00 ppm13.00 ppm 16.80 ppm15.00 ppm18.00 ppm
Zinc82.10 ppm83.12 ppm 86.50 ppm75.00 ppm87.00 ppm
Beta-Carotene3.23 IU/kg3.10 IU/kg 3.23 IU/kg3.23 IU/kg3.23 IU/kg
Vit A w b-carotene7000.00 IU/kg7000 IU/kg 7000.00 IU/kg7000.00 IU/kg7000.00 IU/kg
Vitamin D3909.87 IU/kg876 IU/kg 968.42 IU/kg909.86 IU/kg913.91 IU/kg
Vitamin E70.78 mg/kg68.39 mg/kg 78.55 mg/kg70.80 mg/kg71.05 mg/kg
Vitamin K3.01 mg/kg2.90 mg/kg 3.23 mg/kg3.01 mg/kg3.03 mg/kg
Biotin0.41 mg/kg0.41 mg/kg 0.47 mg/kg0.41 mg/kg0.42 mg/kg
Choline1500.00 mg/kg1500 mg/kg 1500.00 mg/kg1500.00 mg/kg1500.00 mg/kg
Folic acid1.98 mg/kg1.95 mg/kg 2.14 mg/kg1.99 mg/kg2.01 mg/kg
Niacin99.03 mg/kg95.96 mg/kg 102.75 mg/kg99.21 mg/kg99.44 mg/kg
Panto acid24.09 mg/kg23.73 mg/kg 26.38 mg/kg24.22 mg/kg24.36 mg/kg
Pyridoxine11.39 mg/kg11.10 mg/kg 11.01 mg/kg11.44 mg/kg11.41 mg/kg
Riboflavin10.23 mg/kg9.95 mg/kg 10.95 mg/kg10.26 mg/kg10.30 mg/kg
Thiamin7.46 mg/kg7.29 mg/kg 7.94 mg/kg7.49 mg/kg7.49 mg/kg
Vit B120.03 mg/kg0.03 mg/kg 0.03 mg/kg0.03 mg/kg0.03 mg/kg
vitamin C85.35 mg/kg82.00 mg/kg 91.20 mg/kg85.35 mg/kg85.75 mg/kg
Lutein + zeaxanthin9.04 mg/kg8.66 mg/kg 6.79 mg/kg9.04 mg/kg8.87 mg/kg
Lysine0.85 %0.94 % 1.10 %0.70 %0.85 %
Methionine0.35 %0.40 % 0.45 %0.35 %0.43 %
Linoleic, n-61.79 %0.68 % 1.84 %1.79 %1.77 %
linolenic, alpha n-30.24 %1.75 % 0.33 %0.24 %0.24 %
N/A = not applicable

Quality Control

All seeds and grains are hand inspected. Small batches are made to insure the best quality possible.

Storage and Shelf-Life

Pellets are packed in resealable tubs to maintain their freshness.

Where to buy outside the U.S.

Ground corn, soybean meal, wheat flour, oat groats, cane molasses, dried whole egg, canola oil, dicalcium phosphate, ground limestone, iodized salt, citric acid, dl-methionine (an essential amino acid), l-lysine (an essential amino acid), vitamin A supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, ascorbic acid, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin K activity), niacin supplement, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement, thiamine mononitrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, copper lysine, choline chloride, zinc oxide, manganese oxide, mixed tocopherols (a preservative), biotin, sodium selenite.

Crude protein (min) 14.5%
Crude fat (min) 5%
Crude fiber (max) 3%
Moisture (max) 10.5%
Omega-3 fatty acids (min) 0.27%
Omega-6 fatty acids (min) 2.08%

For detailed nutrient analyses, see Premium Daily Diet