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Exact Hand Feeding for Baby Birds - 18 oz.

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When it comes to new-born bird nutrition, don't take chances. Trust your new arrival's health to Kaytee. Exact Hand-Feeding Formula is made through a special process which produces an instant formula with low bacteria levels. Exact's high nutrition formula helps baby birds grow faster, wean earlier and develop better, brighter plumage than similar birds fed with homemade formulas. You can rest assured your precious new pets are on their way to a healthy, happy life.

A recall has been issued for this product. Customers who purchased this should review the Best before Code (dates) and to see if they fall within March 9th 2013 and April 19th, 2013. Customers may call Kaytee at 1-800 Kaytee-1 (800 529-8331) or email them at kayteehandfeedingbabybirdrecall@central.com for additional information to receive reimbursement for their purchase. If you need assistance, please feel free to call That Fish Place - That Pet Place customer service as well - 1-800-THAT-PET

Specifications

Specifications
MPN
179536
Manufacturer
KAYTEE
Bird CompatibilityBaby Birds
FormPowder
Package Size18 oz.
Internal Id
8944

Ingredients

Ground corn, ground wheat, corn gluten meal, ground oat groats, wheat middlings, soy oil, dried whole egg, soy protein isolate, dried beet pulp, dicalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, L-lysine, wheat germ meal, brewers dried yeast, vitamin A, salt, l-arginine, choline chloride, DL methionine, potassium chloride, propionic acid, yeast extract, vitamin E, vitamin B12, riboflavin, ferrous carbonate, zinc oxide, l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, manganous oxide, menadione sodium bisulfite complex, mixed tocopherols, rosemary extract, citric acid, niacin, ethoxyquin, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine mononitrate, copper oxide, cholecalciferol, folic acid, beta carotene, calcium iodate, biotin, cobalt carbonate, sodium selenite, dried A. oryzae fermentation extract product, dried bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, dried bacillus coagulans fermentation product, dried bacillus licheniformis fermentation product, dried bacillus subtilis fermentation product. Guaranteed Analysis: Crude protein (min) 22% Crude fat (min) 9% Crude fiber (max) 5% Moisture (max) 10% Protease (min) 0.2 casein solubization units Amylase (min) 0.4 starch liquefying units Total bacillus species (B. coagulans, B.licheniformis, B.subtilis) (min) 250,000 colony forming units

Instructions

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: After opening, use the food within 30 to 45 days. Reseal package and store in a cool, dry location. Refrigerate or freeze for extended storage.Baby birds should be fed on a routine schedule allowing the chick’s crop to empty (or nearly empty) between feedings and to determine if bird is being fed the right amount. This prevents any food remaining in the crop too long and possibly spoiling. If the time between crop emptying suddenly increases, and the crop appears to be slowing down, observe the chick closely.

Feed mixture with a clean, disinfected syringe, spoon, tube, or other comfortable method. A separate implement should be used for each baby to prevent spread of disease.

Dispense food along with the chick’s feeding response (rythmic bobbing motion). This is more natural and decreases the likelihood of formula being inhaled.

Feed until the chick’s crop is nicely rounded or it refuses any more food, whichever comes first. Do not overfeed or regurgitation may occur. Generally, each meal should consist of a volume equivalent to 10-12% of the bird’s body weight.

Clean and sanitize feeding equipment after use. Clean any spilled food from the chick and change bedding after each feeding. Good hygiene is critical for a baby bird’s health.

Exact Hand Feeding Formulas are designed to be the only food for baby birds. Additions to the diet may include fruits and vegetables (such as strained baby foods) but should not exceed 20% of the total diet. No additional vitamin or mineral supplements should be added.

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