Vitamin D3 in Naturally for Birds Supplements.

Two of the NFB Supplements – PRIMA and MICRONUTRIENTS – provide excellent levels of Vitamin D3, a critical regulator for avian health.                                                                    Vitamin D regulates absorption and excretion of calcium and phosphorus.…

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Why do we do with three supplements?

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By Gary Fitt –  Brisbane. All the Naturally for Birds supplements were developed over nine years by Dr Sarah Pryke and Save the Gouldian Fund research team to support their work with several finch species at ANU and Mike Fidler’s research facility.  But why are there three supplements? PRIMA was formulated as a complete soft food to support a range of research work and its…

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Scientifically Formulated Supplements For Cagebirds

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BACKGROUND Dr Sarah Pryke (at the Australian National University) and the Save the Gouldian Fund (STGF) team of scientists has been working on the ecology, behaviour, physiology and nutritional requirements of a range of finches. Part of this work has been researching the wild diets of finches at different stages of the year. Using both the wild and captive research, a range of supplements has…

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Back to Basics 1

Live food and supplements Part 1 Gary Fitt, Brisbane Nutrition is perhaps the most important component of successful finch breeding. At least it is the main area we, the aviculturist, can make a big difference by providing a appropriate, diverse and balanced diet. In earlier instalments of Back to Basics we have covered some aspects of nutrition through the basic seeds we provide either as…

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