Passwell Complete Lorikeet Food can be used wet or dry! A nutritionally balanced, maintenance diet for lorikeets and lories.
This is a granular powder that is a complete balanced diet for pet, aviary or wild lorikeets. The product can be fed dry, straight from the pack, or mixed with the desired quantity of water to produce a wet mix. Remove soiled or uneaten food daily and replace with fresh food. Some lorikeets will load their drinking water with dry food so always ensure that fresh water is available. Ideal for rainbow lorikeets.
About Lorikeet Diets:
In the wild, flowering plants provide lorikeets with most of their nutrition. Energy is obtained from nectar and fruit, while pollen and insects supply protein and other essential nutrients. The Protein requirements for lorikeets is lower than that of other parrots, partly because the protein in pollen and insects is high in essential amino acids.
The lorikeet’s digestive system is adapted for quick passage of their liquid diet, resulting in “squirty” droppings. Nectar contains mostly simple sugars (eg sucrose) and is readily absorbed in the gut. Foods packed with complex carbohydrates (eg the starch in seed and pellets) are not suitable in large quantities because they bind-up the digestive tract. Commercially produced pollen powder also has a low digestibility and offers little nutritional benefit.
Many commercially available lorikeet foods contain a lot of high-starch “fillers” and lack adequate levels of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and fatty acids. Homemade recipes can be just as nutritionally incomplete. Cage birds tend to over-eat and become obese when offered an unlimited supply of food. It is a healthier practice to establish your birds daily food requirement and feed that amount.
Cage birds tend to overeat and become obese when offered an unlimited supply of food. It is a healthier practice to establish your birds daily food requirement and feed that amount.
Benefits of Passwell Complete Lorikeet:
• Excellent Nutrition: Prepared from ingredients high in essential amino acids with added vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids (omega 3&6).
• Improved Health: Calorie controlled feed guidelines help weight control. Balanced protein content maintains good feather and body condition. Moderate iron & vitamin A levels reduce the risk of excessive iron uptake.
• Economical: Optimum nutrient levels means that birds consume less than “cheap” products.
Using Complete Lorikeet:
• Feed dry (recommended), or mix with warm water to a desired consistency.
• Remove soiled or uneaten food daily and replace with fresh food.
• Ensure that fresh water is always available.
• Cage birds are prone to overeating, so feed according to guidelines on the pack.
• Offer a variety of fruit and as much native blossom as possible.
Ground oats, maize and wheat. Breadcrumbs, sucrose, whey and soy proteins, dextrose, lysine, methionine, vegetable oils, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, D3, E, K, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, folic acid, choline, inositol, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper, iodine, selenium.
Min Crude Protein 13%.
Min Crude Fat 6%
Max Fibre 3%
Max Salt 1%
Vitamin A 0.3mg/kg