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Flock Nutrition - An Overview

There's nothing more important in the aviary than nutrition.

If you can get the nutrition right, you'll have very few issues in the aviary. There are many questions about what's right for the species you keep, and what they actually NEED. We also broach the subject of spoiling the birds. A bird spoiled with too many treats will not live as long as one placed on the appropriate diet. Health issues directly related to improper nutrition are the biggest threat to your flock.


Follow the links to read about what your birds need nutritionally in order to stay happy, healthy and prolific.

Links Pertaining to Nutrition

ALL of these NUTRITION articles have been added or are in the process of being added to our "Lark's Nest BLOG". As articles are added, they will be underlined (linked) here.


They are Member's Only access. If you are a member, click these links or head to the blog, then choose the NUTRITION category to view the article of your choice, or click the links below.

 

If you are NOT a Member, read about how to become one on our Terms & Conditions page.


WHAT YOUR BIRDS NEED - BARE MINIMUM

WHAT  YOUR BIRDS NEED - FULL MONTY

SUPPLEMENTS FOR FINCHES & WAXBILLS

CHOOSING A SUPPLEMENT SYSTEM

GRIT - TO FEED OR NOT TO FEED

WHY DO WE FEED EGGFOOD

WILL YOU FEED GREENS

SEASONAL SCHEDULES FOR AUSTRALIAN FINCHES

THE AUSTERITY DIET

GET THEM TO EAT THE GOOD STUFF

CHITTING SEED FOR SOFTFOOD

OUR EGGFOOD RECIPE

OUR NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMS


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