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Birds are remarkable companions and when properly taken care of can live long healthy lives. Whether you're feeding parakeets and budgies or wild birds outside, we here at One Stop Country Pet Supply have the expertise and experience to guide you to the ideal food. All bird's dietary needs are different, and what works best for some will not give adequate nutrition for others. To that end, we proudly serve the VT area to make sure the absolute best food for your feathered buddies, improving their health and extending their lives.
Wild bird vs pet bird food- Wild bird food, depending on where you live, is usually a blend of different sorts of seeds, including thistle, sunflower, safflower, millet, and sorghum. Additionally, several wild bird feeds include peanuts and corn, which are preferred by specific species like cardinals and blue jays. Wild bird food varies in order to attract as several species as possible, so while it meets their caloric requirements, 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 usually a mix of similar seeds, with extra nutritionally dense pellets included. Conures, doves, and pigeons love millet, as do budgies and parakeets. They also enjoy safflower and sunflower seeds when they're hulled, though parrots and hookbills will choose bigger seed types.
Food for pets will have prebiotic fiber and probiotic ingredients included, as well as a selection of various other natural seeds and fruits. These boost the immune and digestive function of your birds, and more very closely simulate their all-natural diet, which wouldn't generally contain a few types of seeds.
Ensuring sufficient 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 enhance the gloss and sparkle of their plumes, while the numerous vitamins and micronutrients maintain them healthy overall.
Additionally, as your bird ages, you will wish to speak with an expert on what type of food you must be feeding them. Chicks and younger birds have different nutritional requirements than older birds, and altering their food requires care and needs to be done progressively, as birds can have picky digestive systems. Gradually incorporate the new food into your bird's meal, replacing more of the old seed with the new food each day to make sure proper adherence to the new diet.
Get the facts and the feed-in one place- At One Stop Country Pet Supply, we specialize in making certain your bird is given with the best nutrition for their specific requirements. Whether you're feeding wild birds in your yard or a parakeet in your parlor, our pleasant, expert team has your back. If you're in the VT area, give us a call at (802) 257-3700 and let us understand what you're feeding and we can assist optimize your bird's feed for a long, healthy life.