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

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.

 

Sizes

Premium Daily Diet Pellets come in a variety of sizes:

 

Expiration Date

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

 

Nutrient Analyses

Nutrient Finch/Canary Parakeet Cockatiel Parrot Macaw/Cockatoo
ME 3292.82  kcal/kg 3269 kcal/kg 3206.00 kcal/kg 3303.85 kcal/kg 3290.12 kcal/kg
Protein 13.5 (Min) % 15.0 (Min) % 16.5% (Min) % 14.0 (Min) % 14.0 (Min) %
Fat 5.0 (Min) % 5.0 (Min) % 5.0% (Min) % 5.0 (Min) % 5.0 (Min) %
Fiber, total 3.0 (Max) % 3.0 (Max) % 4.0% (Max) % 3.0 (Max) % 3.0 (Max) %
Calcium 0.80 % 0.80 % 0.80 % 0.60 % 0.65 %
Phos total 0.60 % 0.61 % 0.62 % 0.56 % 0.59 %
Phos avail 0.40 % 0.40 % 0.40 % 0.35 % 0.38 %
Potassium 0.62 % 0.67 % 0.75 % 0.64 % 0.65 %
Chloride 0.34 % 0.36 % 0.38 % 0.34 % 0.39 %
Magnesium 0.15 % 0.15 % 0.16 % 0.15 % 0.15 %
Sodium 0.13 % 0.14 % 0.15 % 0.15 % 0.17 %
Iron 198.60 ppm 200.29 ppm 207.54 ppm 170.39 ppm 184.33 ppm
Manganese 84.03 ppm 77.00 ppm 90.00 ppm 90.00 ppm 105.00 ppm
Copper 12.00 ppm 13.00 ppm 16.80 ppm 15.00 ppm 18.00 ppm
Zinc 82.10 ppm 83.12 ppm 86.50 ppm 75.00 ppm 87.00 ppm
Beta-Carotene 3.23 IU/kg 3.10 IU/kg 3.23 IU/kg 3.23 IU/kg 3.23 IU/kg
Vit A w b-carotene 7000.00 IU/kg 7000 IU/kg 7000.00 IU/kg 7000.00 IU/kg 7000.00 IU/kg
Vitamin D3 909.87 IU/kg 876 IU/kg 968.42 IU/kg 909.86 IU/kg 913.91 IU/kg
Vitamin E 70.78 mg/kg 68.39 mg/kg 78.55 mg/kg 70.80 mg/kg 71.05 mg/kg
Vitamin K 3.01 mg/kg 2.90 mg/kg 3.23 mg/kg 3.01 mg/kg 3.03 mg/kg
Biotin 0.41 mg/kg 0.41 mg/kg 0.47 mg/kg 0.41 mg/kg 0.42 mg/kg
Choline 1500.00 mg/kg 1500 mg/kg 1500.00 mg/kg 1500.00 mg/kg 1500.00 mg/kg
Folic acid 1.98 mg/kg 1.95 mg/kg 2.14 mg/kg 1.99 mg/kg 2.01 mg/kg
Niacin 99.03 mg/kg 95.96 mg/kg 102.75 mg/kg 99.21 mg/kg 99.44 mg/kg
Panto acid 24.09 mg/kg 23.73 mg/kg 26.38 mg/kg 24.22 mg/kg 24.36 mg/kg
Pyridoxine 11.39 mg/kg 11.10 mg/kg 11.01 mg/kg 11.44 mg/kg 11.41 mg/kg
Riboflavin 10.23 mg/kg 9.95 mg/kg 10.95 mg/kg 10.26 mg/kg 10.30 mg/kg
Thiamin 7.46 mg/kg 7.29 mg/kg 7.94 mg/kg 7.49 mg/kg 7.49 mg/kg
Vit B12 0.03 mg/kg 0.03 mg/kg 0.03 mg/kg 0.03 mg/kg 0.03 mg/kg
vitamin C 85.35 mg/kg 82.00 mg/kg 91.20 mg/kg 85.35 mg/kg 85.75 mg/kg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 9.04 mg/kg 8.66 mg/kg 6.79 mg/kg 9.04 mg/kg 8.87 mg/kg
Lysine 0.85 % 0.94 % 1.10 % 0.70 % 0.85 %
Methionine 0.35 % 0.40 % 0.45 % 0.35 % 0.43 %
Linoleic, n-6 1.79 % 0.68 % 1.84 % 1.79 % 1.77 %
linolenic, alpha n-3 0.24 % 1.75 % 0.33 % 0.24 % 0.24 %
N/A = not applicable

 

Ingredients

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, l-lysine, vitamin A, vitamin D3, vitamin E, ascorbic acid, menadione, niacin, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin, thiamine, pyridoxine, vitamin B12, folic acid, copper lysine, choline chloride, zinc oxide, manganese oxide, mixed tocopherols, biotin, selenium.

 

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.

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