All Harrison's Bird Foods are formulated to provide pet birds with a balance of essential nutrients needed for good health.
There are two main types of diet: High Potency and Adult Lifetime. The formulations differ slightly in nutritional content – mainly the fat and protein levels (influencing the calorific value) - making them appropriate for use in a variety of different nutritional and clinical situations. These are outlined below.
Thereafter, the principal difference between the Harrison's foods is the size of the nugget. Which size you choose is down to the preference of your bird and how they usually eat their food. The foods most commonly fed to each type of bird are shown below, but this is just a guide – if a bird prefers a different size of piece to 'the norm' then feed them this as they will still receive the same balanced nutritional benefit.
The Harrison's range also includes treats and hand-feeding foods for all pet birds. For a full analysis of the ingredients and nutritional content please visit our product pages.
High Potency diets provide the correct balance of essential vitamins and minerals and have a slightly higher calorific value, making them more suitable for birds which:
Adult Lifetime diets provide the correct balance of essential vitamins and minerals and have a slightly lower calorific value, making them more suitable for birds which:
You should feed whichever size of piece you think your bird will prefer, however most birds of the same size will eat in the same way, so in most instances the following information will be helpful...
Power Treats: A tasty, toasted treat with a sweeter,
nuttier flavour, which acts as a good conversion tool, or can be served
as a healthy treat. It contains sustainable organic Palm Fruit Oil
which benefits the skin, feathers and immune system.
Pepper Lifetime Coarse: The Adult Lifetime Formula
with added chilli peppers. Some birds love the spicy flavour and it can
be served as a staple diet, as a healthy treat or as a conversion food.
High Potency Pepper Fine: The High Potency Formula with added chilli peppers, in a size of piece most suited for smaller birds. It can be served to any birds which like the spicy flavour - as the main diet for those on a High Potency diet, as a healthy treat for all birds, or a conversion food for those switching to Harrison’s.
Bird Bread: A mix based on Harrison’s Bird Foods
which you can use to bake your birds ‘ a cake’/’bread’. Available in
four flavours, it is ideal as a conversion food, a healthy treat, for
birds that enjoy human food, or as a way of introducing fruit and
vegetables to your bird’s diet as these can be baked into the bread.
This chart is a guideline of which of the Harrison's hand feeding
foods would be best for you to use. More information on hand-rearing can
be found on the Hand feeding page.
Recovery Formula is an ideal formula to use when hand-feeding in the following situations:
Fauna Flora is a blend of enzymes designed to aid
digestion. It promotes food breakdown and nutrient absorption whilst
acting as a probiotic.
It may be beneficial for: