Vetafarm Parrot Maintenance Pellets 2kg

Total avian nutrition completely balanced

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Vetafarm Parrot Maintenance Pellets  A total avian nutrition for parrots in a completely edible and highly palatable pellet.


View this video on how to convert birds to a pellet diet -

Ingredients: Select Australian whole grains including: Corn, Wheat, Soybean, Oats.
There are no feed mill by-products used in the manufacture of Maintenance Pellets. 


Feeding: Maintenance Pellets have been designed to provide a total feed for most parrots. It should be fed as a total diet but can also be used as a supplement to seed diets. Fruits and vegetables may be given as behavioural enrichment for the birds.
Birds may need to be converted to a pellet diet. There are several ways to convert a bird to pellets:
1. Mix the pellets with seed in a bowl (50:50) add enough hot water to soften the pellet and make it sticky – squeeze the mix into a rissole and place in an empty seed bowl. Feed this mix for several days and then begin to reduce the proportion of seed. After about 10 days you can add dry pellets to the bowl. Observe all birds closely during the conversion process.
2. Mix the pellets with any fruit and vegetable mix or with soaked seed. Use this mix for 5 – 10 days and then reduce the fruit/veges/soaks until the birds are consuming a total pellet diet. Once the birds are eating the pellet diet, soft foods can be re-introduced as part of their diet.

Nutritional Balance:
Maintenance Pellets are designed to provide all the nutrition necessary for the long and healthy life of aviary and pet parrots. The elements needed for full feather production, muscle activity and gut function are all included in this diet. Addition of other nutrients is not necessary.
Additional supplements are not required.

Approximate Analysis:
Crude Protein 17%
Calcium 0.46%
Crude Fat 5%
Vitamin A 9,700iu/Kg
Crude Fibre 3.5%
Vitamin E 96 mg/Kg
Lysine 0.83%
Methionine 0.39%


Barcode # 9317657032133
Brand Vetafarm
Shipping Weight 2.0000kg
Unit Of Measure ea

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great product

By: Stephanie on 6 August 2015
good product, little bit cheaper then buying it from a pet shop... A++

The birds are Happy

By: Kathy on 31 October 2014
The maintenance pellets are loved by my cockatiels as well as my quaker. And also give them all the nutrients they need.

Great product

31 March 2014
I use this food for my Galah and she loves it and I know she is getting all what she needs from this food


By: sandra on 21 January 2014
my birds absolutely love this product....

Great value & great product!

8 October 2013
The 2kg bag of maintenance pellets is exceptional value. Price + post is cheaper than any of my local stores. My cockatiel who is an extremely fussy eater outside of being a pig on seeds loves these. Her love of seeds has made her overweight as well as being poor in effective nutrition. Having tried a variety of other branded pellets to no avail, I was surprised how quickly she took to them. I can now leave pellets as her all day feed and only give seed for a period in the evening to help reduce her weight whilst giving her the nutritional elements that she needs. She's even started eating greens since she's been introduced to the pellets. Definitely recommend this product!

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