Birds are remarkable companions and when properly looked after can live long healthy lives. Whether you're feeding parakeets and budgies or wild birds outside, we here at Bill's Wonderland of Pets have the knowledge and experience to direct you to the perfect food. All bird's nutritional needs are different, and what works best for some will not supply sufficient nutrition for others. Therefore, we happily offer the NJ area to ensure the best food for your feathered pals, improving their health and extending their lives.
Wild bird vs pet bird food- Wild bird food, depending on where you live, is usually a blend of different sorts of seeds, consisting of thistle, sunflower, safflower, millet, and sorghum. Additionally, several wild bird feeds include peanuts and corn, which are chosen by certain species like cardinals and blue jays. Wild bird food is diverse in order to attract as many different species as possible, so while it meets their calorie requirements, it's not dialed-in nutritionally like domestic bird food. Finally, millet - which is an usual ingredient in both wild and domestic bird seed blends.
Domestic bird food is normally a blend of similar seeds, with extra nutritionally dense pellets added in. Conures, doves, and pigeons love millet, as do budgies and parakeets. They also enjoy safflower and sunflower seeds when they're hulled, though parrots and hookbills will choose larger seed types.
Food for pets will have prebiotic fiber and probiotic ingredients consisted of, along with a range of other natural seeds and fruits. These boost the immune and digestive function of your birds, and more carefully simulate their natural diet regimen, which wouldn't normally consist of a few types of seeds.
Making certain ample nutrition- Birds need prebiotics and probiotics to maintain their digestive functions working efficiently. Omega-3 fatty acids from nuts and seeds supply fat for their brains and nerves, and enhance the luster and shine of their feathers, while the various vitamins and micronutrients maintain them healthy overall.
Additionally, as your bird ages, you will wish to get in touch with a specialist on what type of food you must be feeding them. Chicks and younger birds have different nutritional needs than older birds, and changing their food needs care and requires to be done progressively, as birds can have picky digestive systems. Gradually incorporate the new food into your bird's meal, replacing more of the old seed with the new food daily to guarantee appropriate adherence to the new diet plan.
Obtain the facts and the feed-in one place- At Bill's Wonderland of Pets, we focus on ensuring your bird is given with the most effective nutrition for their specific needs. Whether you're feeding wild birds in your yard or a parakeet in your parlor, our pleasant, experienced staff has your back. If you're in the NJ area, give us a call at (856) 435-0800 and let us know what you're feeding and we can help optimize your bird's feed for a long, healthy life.