- Sep 19, 2019
That a parrot well felt, it always has to have access to mineral components. Food does not contain all necessary substances, the need for mineral salts, for example, can increase during a molt by 3 times! What can we offer a parrot?
to the Parrot vitamins and mineral fertilizing
are necessary for
Sand for a parrot
the Gastrointestinal tract of parrots is designed in such a way that the organism is not capable to digest by own efforts food, and small stones and sand are necessary for normal functioning. Their task — mechanically to pound food in a muscular part of a stomach. Result: food is crushed and better split by enzymes.
If the parrot in a cage has no sand, work of a system of digestion is broken, and you will find undigested kernels in a dung.
ofUsual river sand often serves as "nursery" of parasites and diseases. Therefore it is better to be reinsured and buy special sand in pet-shop.
the Container with sand it is necessary to have in a cage so that the bird could not dirty it a dung.
Swept for a parrot
Chalk for 37% consists of calcium, so, strengthens bones, and when nesting also forms a shell of eggs.
give Chalk as pounded (add to sand), and in the form of a briquette (fix on a cage lattice).
do not give to the feathery friend construction chalk or chalk for rodents At all: the first contains harmful impurity, and the second salt. Both — poison for birds.
Sepia for a parrot
Sepia is the "product" from a sink of a cuttlefish containing about 37% of calcium. It is perfectly acquired by an organism of a bird.
the Egg shell for a parrot
Is a valuable well of phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium and sulfur. The shell both is added to sand, and given in a separate feeding trough.
Bone meal for a parrot
the bird "extracts" phosphorus and calcium From it. Bone meal is added to sand or to damp forages. It is especially useful to give flour during a molt because it provides an organism with the salts irreplaceable for formation of a feather.
Glitserofosfat and a gluconate of calcium for a parrot
In 1 tablet of a gluconate of calcium contains 0.5 grams of this substance, and in calcium glycerophosphate — in addition 88% of organic phosphorus.
can Buy these medicines in usual drugstores. There will be enough tablet of 0.5 grams to provide the daily need for phosphorus and calcium for couple of wavy parrots.
crush Medicines in powder and offer pets every other day. Powder is added to fodder mix or to sand.
ofIf a bird is strongly exhausted, fades, brings up baby birds or suffers from rickets, "the norm of delivery" is increased to 1 tablet a day.
Charcoal for a parrot
Is substance is made as follows: birch wood is burned before formation of coal. Substance contains calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, iron, a pine forest and a set of other minerals.
Coal is pounded to a condition of powder and given together with an egg shell or sand.
Charcoal absorbs salts of heavy metals, poisons and harmful gases, and then brings them out of an organism.
Vitamins for a parrot
in the Fall and in the winter parrots is in great need in vitamins, vegetables, there are almost no fruit and greens. Vitamins are also necessary when the bird fades or is ill.
there Is a number of rules for the choice of vitamins:
- Choose only the checked producers, refuse doubtful trademarks.
- At once check integrity of packing and an expiration date.
- Ask the seller all interesting questions.
- be not fond of vitamins excessively: follow the instruction concerning a dosage and duration of a course.
- the Open bottle is stored usually at most 1 month, and then replaced with new.
Vitamin supplement can serve honey or lemon juice.
2 – 3 drops of lemon juice can be added to a drinking bowl. It is a valuable source of carbohydrates, protein, organic acids, food fibers, vitamins C, E, RR, groups B and also minerals: calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, iron, manganese, pine forest, fluorine, sulfur, molybdenum, chlorine. Not each juice can "brag" of such wealth! Lemon juice is involved in oxidation-reduction processes and strengthens even the smallest vessels.
Honey is added to a drinking bowl too (3 — 5 drops on 100 ml). It is an excellent source of vitamins and also laxative which can help at obstruction of intestines.