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PRODUCTS FOR RED CANARIES

Applied Nutrition

PRODUCTS FOR RED CANARIES

APPLIED NUTRITION has released 3 new products specifically targeted at for Red canaries. These include TummyRite™ For Red Canaries, TummyRite™ Plus for Red Canaries and Prosperity™ for Red Canaries.  This contains the red carotenoid for Canthaxanthin. TUMMYRITE™ AND TUMMYRITE™ PLUS FOR RED CANARIES. TUMMYRITE™ FOR RED CANARIES is a nutritional supplement for all classes of CANARIES and other Parakeets, designed to provide nutritional substrates and nutrients which allow for the proper functioning of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) in birds. TUMMYRITE™ FOR RED CANARIES helps maintain a healthy tummy flora and provides for improved digestibility of the major nutrients in the...

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SEED-BASED BIRD FOOD, GOOD OR BAD FOR MY BIRDS?

Dr. Michael Evans

SEED-BASED BIRD FOOD, GOOD OR BAD FOR MY BIRDS?

I have been reading lately in the Aviculture press that seed-based diets, particularly for parrots, are not suitable for birds and crumbles or pellets are the best options because they provide a wholly balanced diet. I want to examine this premise and question its validity. I’m not disagreeing with the importance of delivering the birds with a balanced diet, only the method this balanced diet is offered to the birds. However, we do know that some seeds, particularly the oil seeds such a sunflower seed, linseed, canola seed all contain particularly high levels of oil which if fed exclusively and...

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THE ROLE OF IODINE AND THYROID FUNCTION AND SOME CONSEQUENCES OF IODINE DEFICIENCY

Dr. Michael Evans

Iodine is an important micro-nutrient required by all birds for proper thyroid function and must be supplemented in all bird foods to avoid iodine deficiency.

For those engaged in Aviculture, iodine, (in the form of iodide) is added to many of Applied Nutrition’s products, including TummyRite™, TummyRite™ Plus, Prosperity™, StartRite™, FlyRite™, CalciPlus™, all at levels to meet the daily iodine requirements of the birds, with a margin of safety. If our products are used at the correct inclusion rates there is no need to add additional iodine.

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Make a Complete Bird Food by Adding TummyRite™ Avian Supplements to Dry and Soaked-Seed

Dr. Michael Evans

Make a Complete Bird Food by Adding TummyRite™ Avian Supplements to Dry and Soaked-Seed

Make a Complete Bird Food by Adding TummyRite™ Avian Supplements to Dry and Soaked-Seed. A Method to Treat Dry and Soaked-Seed with TummyRite™ or TummyRite™ Plus Avian Supplements.

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Experiences with the Lesser Red-Browed Finch by Gregory Parker

Dr. Michael Evans

Please find below a link to an article by Gregory Parker on his experiences with the Lesser Red-Browed Finch. Gregory has been using our Tummyrite Plus (with calcium and electrolytes) for Finches, Prosperity and CalciRite products in the feeding programme for his birds for 9 months or more with very encouraging results. Thank you Gregory for sharing your very interesting article with us.    Please find the article here

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