50% BLACK MIX
50% WHITE MIX
Parts = 250ml cups / NFB = Naturally For Birds
5.5 parts SPROUT MIX
1 part MAW
1 part CHIA
1 part SUNFLOWER KERNELS
1 part NFB PRIMA
.5 part NFB MICRO NUTRIENT
BOK OR PAK CHOI
NB green leaf plants are a major part of red siskin diet. They also enjoy seeding grasses, thistles, flower heads, etc.
NFB FITT GRIT + NFB ACTIVATED CHARCOAL should be provided ad lib
Bush fly maggots and other small insects are eaten regularly in small quantities.
the 2 Base Mixes are fed separately to avoid waste. Red Siskins are inveterate ‘flickers’!
The method of sprouting seed and a host of other useful information can be found on www.naturallyforbirds.com.au
Sprouted seed is a good method of feeding manufactured supplements, but of course, if you could train your birds to eat the supplements direct, that would be even better.
The dry seed component of the Breeding Supplement is added dry as they cannot be easily sprouted.
The NFB supplements are recommended as they are proven products, based on scientifically ascertained wild bird diets – AND – all the profit funds SAVE THE GOULDIAN FUND.
STGF funds research projects, many of which have benefited avicultural knowledge.