Pepper Lifetime Coarse

Spicy maintenance formula for medium to large birds


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

Pepper Lifetime formula may be offered after a bird has completed a dietary program of a High Potency formula for a period of 6 months, as a spicy alternative to Adult Lifetime formula

Alternatively, may be fed to any bird as a treat, or added to a High Potency diet to assist in conversion.

Also for birds with clinical signs of papillomatosis.

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 if serving as the main diet, rather than a treat, use the list below as a guideline.

Approximate feeding amounts of Pepper Lifetime Coarse (PLC) and additional foods:

When feeding as the main part of the diet (can also be fed as a 'treat'):

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

Feeding of additional items

  • Harrison's products should make up 75-80% by volume of your bird's diet.
  • It is recommended that 15-20% 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 5% 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.]


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


Nutritional additives per kg: Vitamins: Vit A 2469 IU, Vit B1 1500 IU, Vit B2 1332 IU, Vit D3 154 IU, Vit E 56 IU, Vit B12 22mcg. 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%.