Adult Lifetime Mash

Maintenance formula for small birds

Uses

This year-round maintenance formula meets the nutritional requirements for healthy, non-breeding, non-moulting birds including canaries, budgies (parakeets), cockatiels, doves, lovebirds, conures, parrotlets, pigeons and other small birds.

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.

This formula does not contain the following items: peanuts; sunflower; corn

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.

Veterinary surgeons - this product can be ordered through your wholesaler, or contact us for ordering information.

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 Mash (ALM) and additional foods:

  • Canary / Finch:
    • 1 - 13/4 g (1 tsp) of ALM
    • ½ tsp additional foods
  • Budgie (parakeet) / Parrotlet:
    • 11/2 - 3g (1 - 2 tsp) of ALM
    • ½ - 1 tsp additional foods
  • Cockatiel / Lovebird:
    • 2 - 5g (11/2 - 3 tsp) of ALM
    •  ½ - 1 tsp additional foods 
  • Dove / Pigeon:
    • 5 - 15g ( ½ - 11/2 tbs) of ALM
    • 1 - 2 tsp additional foods

Feeding of additional items

  • Harrison's products should make up 70% by volume of your bird's diet.
  • It is recommended that 20% by volume of the overall diet should be good quality, ideally organic, vegetables and fruits. 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.
  • It is recommended that 10% by volume of the overall diet should be high quality, ideally organic, items which provide a rich source of omega-3s. Examples include chia seeds, hemp seeds, flax seeds, or certain nuts. See this article for more information on the reasons for, and benefits of, including these items.  
  • It is not recommended to supplement with vitamins or other bird or animal supplementary products.

[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.]

Composition

*Hulled Grey Millet, *Toasted Buckwheat, *Toasted Soybeans, *Sesame Seeds, *Chia, *Alfalfa, Calcium Carbonate, Bentonite, Monocalcium Phosphate, *Sea Kelp, Salt, *Anise Seed, *Algae Meal, *Sunflower Oil.

* = CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENT

Nutritional additives per Kg: Vitamins: Vit A 4409 IU, Vit B1 2677 IU, Vit B2 2380 IU, Vit E 276 IU, Vit D3 99 IU, Vit B12 40mcg. Trace elements: Zinc Sulphate 13.3mg, Manganese Sulphate 4.4mg, Copper Sulphate 2.7mg.

Analytical constituents: Crude Protein (min.) 17%, Crude Fat (min.) 6.5%, Crude Fibre (max.) 8%, Moisture (max.) 10%.