Budgies

Budgies are small native Australian parrots with a mainly granivorous (seed) diet. However in the breeding season they supplement their diet with additional protein, vitamins & minerals from fresh, green plant material, mineral grit and even insects. Our budgie foods include nutritionally-balanced Crumbles for everyday nutrition, Budgie Starter for breeding birds and Hand Rearing Food for young budgies. We also make a range of treats and dietary supplements that can enhance the health & well-being of cage and aviary birds.


  • Liquid Gold

    Liquid Gold is a Calcium and Vitamin D3 supplement to promote healthy egg formation and chick growth in birds. Calcium deficiency is often seen in birds kept on all-seed diets, and in egg-laying females.

    Key Benefits

    • Liquid Calcium and Vitamin D3 for strong egg shell and bone growth.
    • Essential minerals magnesium & manganese for egg production.
    • Contains lutein, a natural egg-yolk anti-oxidant.
    • Readily absorbable liquid, administered in water, food or orally. 

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    Active Ingredients

    Calcium (Ca2+)        33 g/litre           
    Magnesium (Mg2+)     1.6 g/litre           
    Manganese (Mn2+) 100 mg/litre           
    Vitamin D3     25000 IU /litre           
    Lutein       50mg /litre           

    Pack Sizes

     250mL, 1 litre & 5 litres.

    Liquid Gold supplies Calcium, Vitamin D3, Magnesium, Manganese and Lutein in liquid form that can be added to drinking water, soaked seed or soft foods. Can also be administered orally to deficient birds.

    Dosage

    In Water: Mix 20mL of Liquid Gold per litre of drinking water.

    In Food: Add 40mL of Liquid Gold per kg of soaked seed or soft food and mix well.

    Individual bird dosage: 0.2mL per 100g body weight.


    Note that both Calcium and Vitamin D3 may be toxic to birds at high doses so it is not recommended to add Liquid Gold to food preparations which are already fortified with these nutrients.

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