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Birds are amazing companions 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 expertise and experience to direct you to the ideal food. All bird's dietary requirements are different, and what works best for some won't provide adequate nutrition for others. Therefore, we proudly offer the CO area to make sure the best food for your feathered pals, improving their health and wellness and extending their lives.
Wild bird vs pet bird food- Wild bird food, depending on where you live, is usually a mixture of different sorts of seeds, consisting of thistle, sunflower, safflower, millet, and sorghum. In addition, several wild bird feeds include peanuts and corn, which are chosen by specific species like cardinals and blue jays. Wild bird food varies in order to attract as many different species as possible, so while it fulfills their caloric requirements, it's not dialed-in nutritionally like domestic bird food. Finally, millet - which is a typical ingredient in both wild and domestic bird seed blends.
Domestic bird food is usually a mix of similar seeds, with added nutritionally dense 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 prefer bigger seed types.
Food for pets will have prebiotic fiber and probiotic ingredients included, along with a range of other natural seeds and fruits. These strengthen the immune and digestive function of your birds, and more carefully mimic their natural diet, which would not normally contain a few types of seeds.
Ensuring adequate nutrition- Birds need prebiotics and probiotics to keep their digestive functions functioning smoothly. Omega-3 fatty acids from nuts and seeds supply fat for their brains and nerves, and improve the luster and shine of their feathers, while the various vitamins and micronutrients keep them healthy overall.
Furthermore, as your bird ages, you will intend to seek advice from a specialist on what type of food you should be feeding them. Chicks and younger birds have different nutritional requirements than older birds, and altering their food calls for care and requires to be done slowly, as birds can have picky digestive systems. Slowly include the new food into your bird's dish, replacing more of the old seed with the new food every day to ensure correct adherence to the new diet plan.
Get the facts and the feed-in one place- At Chow Down Pet Supplies, we concentrate on making certain your bird is offered with the most effective nutrition for their specific needs. Whether you're feeding wild birds in your yard or a parakeet in your parlor, our friendly, professional staff 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 aid 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.