Good for birds on a seed only diet. Designed to increase calcium and mineral levels. If you are breeding your birds, this is a MUST HAVE.
Baker's Bird Shop also carries a variety of Vitamin Supplements from Ecotrition and Oasis, as well as glucosamine for senior birds that struggle with mobility.
Comparison of Food Oils for Birds
Spirulina is a kind of micro-algae in dry powder form. Spirulina enhances color and gloss of feathers, it stimulates fertility and a bird’s immunity. In fruit-eating birds, it is important to spread spirulina over the fruit. It slows down the molding of fruit and prevents the respiratory- and gastrointestinal to mold. Spirulina contains lots of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidant beta-carotene. Moreover, it is rich in protein.
Scientists recently announced that Spirulina dramatically strengthens the avian immune system. This is of great interest to veterinarians and breeders of exotic birds. It explains why parrots suffering from opportunistic infections recover quickly when fed Spirulina.
Crude protein 59%
Crude oils & fats 7%
Crude fibre 4%
Crude ash 6,5%
Protein: 4 grams.
Vitamin B1 (thiamine): 11% of the RDA.
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin): 15% of the RDA.
Vitamin B3 (niacin): 4% of the RDA.
Copper: 21% of the RDA.
Iron: 11% of the RDA.
RDA = recommended daily allowance
It also contains decent amounts of magnesium, potassium and manganese and small amounts of almost every other nutrient that you need.