High Potency fine

Maximum nutritional formula for small to medium birds

Uses

Year-round formula for conures, lories, quakers, cockatiels, lovebirds, doves and other small to medium parrots.

  • Conversion: All birds should start out and remain on High Potency Formula for a period of at least 6 months.

  • Special needs: For birds that are molting, overweight, underweight, particularly active, housed in a cold climate, recovering from an illness or affected by liver or kidney disease. Please visit harrisonsbirdfoods.com/specialneeds

  • Weaning Birds: Feed High Potency Formula for at least 6-9 months.

  • Breeding Birds: Birds should be fed High Potency Formula 1-2 months prior to the breeding period and until chicks are weaned or for at least six months before resuming Adult Lifetime Formula. The amount of supplemental certified organic vegetables and fruits may be increased until the chicks are weaned. For each 2 Tbs (20 g) Formula, add ½ (5 g) Tbs certified organic sunflower seeds.

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 High Potency Fine (HPF) and additional foods:

  • Budgie:
    • 11/2 - 3g (1 - 2 tsp) of HPF
    • ½ - 1 tsp additional foods
  • Cockatiel / Lovebird:
    • 2 - 5g (11/2 - 3 tsp) of HPF
    • ½ - 1 tsp additional foods 
  • Quaker:
    • 3 - 7g (2 - 4 tsp) of HPF
    • 1 - 11/2 tsp additional foods 
  • Lory* / Conure:
    • 5 - 9g (3 - 5 tsp) of HPF
    • 1 - 2 tsp additional foods 
  • Dove / Pigeon:
    • 5 - 15g ( ½ - 11/2 tbs) of HPF
    • 1 - 2 tsp additional foods 
  • Mynah:
    • 20 - 100g (2 - 10 tbs) of HPF
    • 1 - 6 tsp additional foods

*for lories, soak the formula in 2 tbs of water and ½ tsp of corn syrup

Feeding of Additional Items

It is not recommended to supplement with vitamins or other bird or animal supplementary food products. Additional foods should be limited to no more than 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.]

Composition

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

* = CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENT

Nutritional additives per Kg: Vitamins: Vit A 2205 IU, Vit B1 1340 IU, Vit B2 1192 IU, Vit D3 138 IU, Vit E 50 IU, Vit B12 20mcg. Trace elements: Zinc Sulphate 6.6mg, Manganese Sulphate 2.2mg, Copper Sulphate 1.3mg.

Analytical constituents: Crude Protein (min.) 20%, Crude Fat (min.) 12%, Crude Fibre (max.) 5%, Moisture (max.) 10%.