sorts of issues can be involved in aggressive or nervous behaviour
in our birds. Perhaps the most underrated issue is also
the most common –calcium deficiency.
Did you know
that some studies indicate that about 97% of our captive birds
are getting less than the recommended levels of calcium and vitamin
D3 in their diet? But how does this affect behaviour?
very important for nerve function. Without it the nervous
system (including the brain) doesn't work properly. People,
animals and birds without enough calcium in their bodies will
be frightened, chronically stressed and are potentially aggressive.
Replacing the missing calcium with CalciBoost
given regularly will restore good nerve function and calm the
example of this is given in our story about a rescued Cockatoo
whose diet was so poor that calcium deficiency was only one of
its problems. But the very quick improvement in its behaviour
after twelve months of difficulty at the rescue centre followed
the addition of CalciBoost
to the diet. To read more about this bird read our article
on sunflower junkies.
problem can also occur in birds whose diet may seem to be quite
adequate. We recently had a call from a zebra finch breeder
whose show team was far more nervous than the rest of his collection.
The only difference between the two groups of birds was that the
show birds were getting Daily
Essentials (vitamins and minerals) and the rest were not.
We postulated that they were calcium deficient and recommended
a regular dose of CalciBoost.
Within days the problem was fixed!
the whole flock was actually calcium deficient. The vitamins
Essentials were simply giving the show team more energy and
vitality so they showed the symptoms more clearly. All your
birds should get regular Daily
These products are designed to be used together.
So, if you
have any birds whose behaviour contains fear or aggression, try
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