Food Recipes

 

SEED MIXES, SUPPLEMENT RECIPES, SOFTBILL DIETS

STANDARD FINCH MIX

25% RED PANICUM

25% CANARY SEED

25% WHITE MILLET

10% JAPANESE MILLET

10% COCKSFOOT GRASS

5%  NIGER

STANDARD FINCH SPROUT MIX + SUPPLEMENT

[SPROUT THE STANDARD FINCH MIX AS PER TUTORIAL]

63% SPROUTED FINCH MIX

ADDED DRY

20% COCKSFOOT GRASS SEED

  5% LETTUCE [BLACK OR WHITE]

10% NFB PRIMA

2% NFB MICRO NUTRIENT

FOR INSECTIVOROUS SEED EATERS ADD 2.5% OF NFB PROTEIN BOOST

SMALL WAXBILL SEED MIX

PARTS

COCKSFOOT GRASS       3

BAMBASTI GRASS            2

PURPLE PIGEON GRASS 2

GREEN PANIC GRASS      1

GATTON PANIC GRASS     1

SABI GRASS                       3

RYE GRASS DEMETER      2

FESCUE GRASS                 2

NIGER                                 1

PHALARIS                           5  

WHITE MILLET                  10

RED MILLET                      15

JAPANESE MILLET           15

SIBERIAN MILLET             15

HOODED RED SISKIN SEED MIX

              PARTS

NIGER                                4

CANOLA [RAPE]                3

COCKSFOOT GRASS        2

SHIROHIE                           1

BLACK LETTUCE               1

HOODED RED SISKIN SPROUT MIX + SUPPLEMENT

      PARTS

SPROUT SISKIN SEED MIX 10

    After sprouting add

STANDARD FINCH SPROUT 10

ADDED DRY

HULLED SUNFLOWER * 1

MAW 1

CHIA [BLACK OR WHITE] .5

NFB PRIMA 1

NFB MICRO NUTRIENT .25

we use hulled sunflower obtained from Omega Feeds Pty Ltd,

nutrition@omegafeeds.com.au

It comes in the form of a product called MAXICOAT which is sold as a horse supplement and comes with added minerals and vitamins.

NB: ALL SPROUT/SUPPLEMENT MIXES ARE MADE UP AS A LARGER BATCH AND PUT IN THE FREEZER FOR USE ON A DAILY BASIS OVER A PERIOD OF TIME.

THERE IS NO NEED TO THAW IT BEFORE FEEDING.

INSECTIVOROUS CRUMBLE

MAY BE USED FOR BOTH SOFTBILLS AND SEED EATERS.

MINIMISES THE NEED FOR LIVE FOOD

150 gm sweet Potato

150 gm beetroot

Chop in blender bowl

Then add all the following to the bowl:

10 eggs in shell

350 gm molasses or black treacle

100 gm NFB PROTEIN BOOST

100 gm sorghum flour

50 gm coconut flour

50 gm pea Flour

50 gm Cat Food flour [mashed pellets]

15 gm bicarbonate Soda

15 gm tsp chia seed

10 gm multivitamin powder

400 gm sunflower Oil

Mix 20 seconds at speed 5

Pour into lined tin

Bake at 180 degrees C approx 45 mins

When cool coarse crumb by hand and add 30gms of NATURALLY  FOR BIRDS MICRO NUTRIENTS

Adding MICRO NUTRIENTS boosts colour, fertility and the immune system

Adding a small amount of pound cake may help to accustom your birds to a new food.

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