High Energy Hand Feeding Formula # 5D1W - 20 lb

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Formula Code: 5D1W
Catalog #: 1812812
Price: $85.99

Mazuri High Energy Hand Feeding Formula is a complete diet designed to promote optimal growth and development for granivorous avian species with higher energy requirements including macaws, eclectus and african psittacine species.

Features and Benefits
  • Designed to promote hydration in young birds.
  • Ideal levels of natural pigments and vitamins.
  • Contains natural source vitmain E.
  • Natural preservatives, and no artificial flavors or colors.
  • Contains probiotic organisms – Help initiate gastrointestinal microflora development.
  • Easy to mix – Mixing accuracy can be easily observed.
  • Iron controlled formula – Ideal for iron-sensitive species.
Product Form:  Meal, dry powder mixes into high moisture gel

Product Size: 
20 lb Bucket

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude protein not less than
Crude fat not less than
Crude fiber not more than

Product Sheet: 5D1W

  • Prepared Mazuri® High Energy Hand Feeding Formula is designed for feeding chicks.
  • Never feed dry powder without first combining with water.  Use good sanitation practices and good quality water.
    1. To ensure complete hydration of the product, mix with cool or room temperature water then add hot water to reach feeding temperatures of 100° to 106° F.
      • Under- and over-heating can cause impaired gastric motility and crop burns, respectively.
    2. Water:powder ratio nay vary due to species.  Measuring of powder by weight is recommended; see below for average weight.  Suggested mixing ratios include:
      • In the first weeks post-hatch, 90% water:10% powder (by weight).
      • As the bird grows, 70% water:30% powder (by weight).
    3. Mix thoroughly with a fork or whisk until fully mixed.
      • The product will turn pink upon mixing, which is normal and provides important pigments to the birds and ensures that mixing is adequate.  Some pigments may not be fully absorbed, and pink fees may be observed.
    4. Refrigerate until feeding time, within 6 hours of mixing. Reheating is not advised.
    5. Feed until the crop is full using the appropriate hand-feeding syringe.  Do not overfeed.
      • Most chicks will consume 10% of more of their body weight per feeding, but daily monitoring of weights is the most accurate way to ensure proper growth and feeding rates.
      • Several weeks before weaning, provide chicks with the food items that it will be consuming, such as high quality extruded diet (e.g., Mazuri® Parrot Breeder Diet or Mazuri® Small Bird Breeder Diet), plus 10-20% (by weight) fruits, veggies and other food items.
Storage Conditions
For best results, after removal of required amount store in original container with lid firmly affixed. Store in a cool 75°F or colder), dry (approximately 50% RH) location. Use within 1 year of manufacturing date.

Product Sheet: 5D1W
Wheat flour, soybean flour, corn starch, soybean oil, soy protein concentrate, sucrose, dried egg product, brewers dried yeast, dicalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, tagetes (Aztec marigold) extract (color), lecithin, sodium chloride, dl-methionine, mixed tocopherols (preservative, form of vitamin E; citric acid, rosemary extract), Primalac (Lactobacillus cultures: Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Bifido bacterium bifidium, Enterococcus faecium), dried yucca shidigera extract, choline chloride, spirulina algae (color), l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (stabilized vitamin C), manganese sulfate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, d-alpha tocopheryl acetate (natural source of vitamin E), niacin, calcium pantothenate, canthaxanthin (color), copper sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin, thiamin mononitrate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin K), folic acid, potassium iodate, vitamin A acetate, biotin, beta-carotene, sodium selenite, vitamin B12 supplement, cholecalciferol (vitamin D3).

Product Sheet: 5D1W

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