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South American Mix

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The South American Mix is designed to meet the needs of South American Parrots such as Macaws, Conures and Amazons.

Vetafarm pellets are a delicious parrot food, enjoyed by most birds, and we are confident that your bird will likewise adore this diet. We have found that birds on the Bird Pet range of pellets eat Vetafarm just as readily. If you have previously bought Bird Pet pellets from us and your bird refuses to eat the Vetafarm pellets, you are welcome to return the product for a full refund, including postage.


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Feeding Instructions:
The South American Mix has been designed to provide a total feed for Macaws, Amazons and Conures, however they are also quite suitable for African Greys and Eclectus.

Whilst the South American Mix can be fed as a total diet, it is recommended it be provided with daily access to fruit and vegetables, fresh flowering native foliage, sprouts and other similar things for environmental enrichment.

Please ensure the birds are consuming sufficient amounts with continual vigilance. Water consumption will increase with a pelleted diet. Serve a little more then your bird will consume over the course of the day in a clean dry bowl separate to other foods. The pellets not consumed will not spoil and may be used the following day unless dampened or defecated on.

Useful information:

  • 1 tablespoon = approximately 14 grams.
  • ½ Cup = approximately 72 grams.

Select Australian whole grains including: Rice, Wheat, Soybean, and Peanut Meal. There are no feed mill by-products used in the manufacture of South American Mix.

Approximate Analysis:

  • Crude Protein 17%
  • Methionine 0.42%
  • Crude Fat 7.5%
  • Vitamin E 190 mg/Kg
  • Crude Fibre 4%
  • Vitamin A 6,000 iu/Kg
  • Lysine 0.95%
  • Calcium 0.8%



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