Adult Lifetime Coarse

Maintenance formula for medium to large birds


This year-round maintenance formula meets the nutritional requirements for healthy, non-breeding, non-moulting birds including pionus, Amazons, cockatoos, macaws and other medium to large parrots.

An Adult Lifetime formula may be offered after a bird has completed a dietary program of a High Potency formula for a period of 6 months.

Also for birds with certain dietary sensitivities.

Storage: Harrison's Bird Foods do not contain artificial preservatives. Once opened, a bag of Harrison's should be used up within 8 weeks. Storing food in fridge or freezer helps maintain freshness.

Feeding directions

  • feed fresh food daily, do not "top off".
  • to help reduce waste, feed as distinct meals.
  • birds may eat all they want, but use the list below as a guideline.

Approximate feeding amounts of Adult Lifetime Coarse (ALC) and additional foods:

  • Pionus:
    • 10 - 15g (1 - 11/2 tbs) of ALC
    • ½ - 1 tsp additional foods
  • Amazon:
    • 15 - 30g (11/2 - 3 tbs) of ALC
    • 1 - 2 tsp additional foods 
  • Eclectus:
    • 15 - 30g (11/2 - 3 tbs) of ALC
    • 11/2 - 2 tsp additional foods 
  • Cockatoos (large):
    • 15 - 30g ( 11/2 - 5 tbs) of ALC
    • 2 - 3 tsp additional foods 
  • Macaws (large):
    • 20 - 60g (2 - 6 tbs) of ALC
    • 2 - 4 tsp additional foods

Feeding of additional items

It is not recommended to supplement with vitamins or other bird or animal supplementary food products. Additional foods should be up to approximately 10% of the overall diet. Offer good quality vegetables and fruits in small quantities; dark yellow meaty or dark green leafy items such as sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkin, winter squash, broccoli, parsley, spinach, mango or papaya are the most beneficial.

[For birds with suspected iron-storage disease: Avoid citrus fruits, tomatoes, kiwi, strawberries and other foods containing vitamin C. Avoid grapes, currants, raisins, liver, red meat, egg yolk or dark green vegetables such as spinach, which may contain high levels of iron.]


*Corn, *Hull-less Barley, *Toasted Soybeans, *Peas, *Lentils, *Peanut Kernels, *Sunflower Kernels, *Toasted Oat Groats, *Brown Rice, *Alfalfa, *Psyllium, Calcium Carbonate, Bentonite, *Sea Kelp, Salt, *Algae Meal, *Sunflower Oil.


Nutritional additives per kg: Vitamins: Vit A 2469 IU, Vit B1 1497 IU, Vit B2 1332 IU, Vit D3 154 IU, Vit E 56 IU, Vit B12 23mcg. Trace elements: Zinc Sulphate 7.4mg, Manganese Sulphate 2.5mg, Copper Sulphate 1.5mg.

Analytical constituents: Crude Protein (min.) 15%, Crude Fat (min.) 5.5%, Crude Fibre (max.) 6.5%, Moisture (max.) 10%.