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Birds are fantastic friends and when properly looked after can live long healthy lives. Whether you're feeding parakeets and budgies or wild birds outside, we here at The Critters & Me have the understanding and experience to guide you to the perfect food. All bird's dietary requirements are different, and what works best for some won't supply adequate nutrition for others. To that end, we proudly offer the NM area to make certain the best food for your feathered buddies, improving their health and extending their lives.
Wild bird vs pet bird food- Wild bird food, depending on where you live, is usually a combination of different sorts of seeds, including thistle, sunflower, safflower, millet, and sorghum. Furthermore, lots of 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 several species as possible, so while it meets their calorie needs, 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 normally a mix of similar seeds, with additional nutritionally dense pellets added in. 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 choose larger seed types.
Food for pets will have prebiotic fiber and probiotic ingredients included, as well as a variety of various other natural seeds and fruits. These reinforce the immune and digestive function of your birds, and more very closely resemble their natural diet plan, which would not typically include a few types of seeds.
Making sure ample nutrition- Birds need prebiotics and probiotics to maintain their digestive functions working efficiently. Omega-3 fatty acids from nuts and seeds provide fat for their brains and nerves, and improve the luster and shine of their plumes, while the numerous vitamins and micronutrients keep them healthy overall.
Additionally, as your bird ages, you will want to speak with an expert on what type of food you must be feeding them. Chicks and younger birds have different nutritional requirements than older birds, and altering their food needs care and needs to be done slowly, as birds can have picky digestive systems. Gradually include the new food into your bird's dish, replacing more of the old seed with the new food each day to guarantee appropriate adherence to the new diet regimen.
Obtain the facts and the feed-in one place- At The Critters & Me, we specialize in making sure your bird is provided with the most effective nutrition for their specific needs. Whether you're feeding wild birds in your backyard or a parakeet in your shop, our pleasant, expert personnel has your back. If you're in the NM area, give us a call at (505) 982-5040 and let us understand what you're feeding and we can assist optimize your bird's feed for a long, healthy life.
I count on Critters & Me to carry only the best quality and variety of foods and to give me great advice. They have never steered me wrong! Everyone in this wonderful store is friendly and helpful. I even love bringing my dogs here for their baths!
Highest quality pet food, very knowledgable staff, and Laura the owner is a pet whisperer. She knows what animals need!
Emma Lozada Maldonado
when I have questions to ask, they help us and very friendly
These guys are the best. I know that I will always get the best quality for my dogs. They spend time to explain ingredients and make suggestions about what will be best for them. It is always worth the drive across town!
Knowledgable staff and great products, what more could you ask for!