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Birds are outstanding buddies and when properly cared for can live long healthy lives. Whether you're feeding parakeets and budgies or wild birds outside, we here at Chow Down Pet Supplies have the understanding and experience to direct you to the best food. All bird's nutritional requirements are different, and what works best for some will not supply adequate nutrition for others. To that end, we happily serve the CO area to guarantee the very best food for your feathered friends, improving their health and extending their lives.
Wild bird vs pet bird food- Wild bird food, depending on where you live, is usually a mix of different types of seeds, consisting of thistle, sunflower, safflower, millet, and sorghum. Furthermore, many wild bird feeds consist of peanuts and corn, which are liked by specific species like cardinals and blue jays. Wild bird food is diverse in order to attract as many different species as possible, so while it meets their caloric requirements, it's not dialed-in nutritionally like domestic bird food. Finally, millet - which is an usual ingredient in both wild and domestic bird seed blends.
Domestic bird food is usually a blend of similar seeds, with extra nutritionally thick pellets included. Conures, doves, and pigeons love millet, as do budgies and parakeets. They also enjoy safflower and sunflower seeds when they're hulled, though parrots and hookbills will like bigger seed types.
Food for pets will have prebiotic fiber and probiotic ingredients consisted of, as well as a range of other all-natural seeds and fruits. These reinforce the immune and digestive function of your birds, and more closely simulate their natural diet, which wouldn't normally contain a few types of seeds.
Making sure adequate nutrition- Birds need prebiotics and probiotics to keep their digestive functions functioning efficiently. Omega-3 fatty acids from nuts and seeds offer fat for their brains and nerves, and improve the luster and sparkle of their plumes, while the different vitamins and micronutrients keep them healthy overall.
In addition, as your bird ages, you will want to consult a specialist on what type of food you ought to be feeding them. Chicks and younger birds have different dietary needs than older birds, and altering their food needs care and requires to be done progressively, as birds can have picky digestive systems. Slowly incorporate the new food into your bird's dish, replacing more of the old seed with the new food daily to guarantee appropriate adherence to the new diet.
Obtain the facts and the feed-in one place- At Chow Down Pet Supplies, we specialize in seeing to it your bird is provided with the best nutrition for their specific requirements. Whether you're feeding wild birds in your backyard or a parakeet in your parlor, our pleasant, expert team has your back. If you're in the CO area, give us a call at (970) 249-5052 and let us recognize what you're feeding and we can help enhance your bird's feed for a long, healthy life.
Awesome people there! They love animals and it shows!! My family and I have always bought our pets their food and toys here since they opened. I am a customer for life, I don't need to worry about looking for any other place!! I can't thank them enough!
Awesome customer service and the employees not only know how to help but they seem to actually enjoy their job. Love having this place in our hometown.