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Old 02-19-2013, 03:52 AM
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Re: Ingredients to pellets

Pretty bird says all over that they buy human grade ingredients, but I can't find if they use human grade facilities. Does anyone know?


Pretty Bird Natural Gold
Ingredients: Corn, Soy Concentrate, Corn Gluten Meal, Fructose, Soya Oil, Coconut Oil, Oat Fiber, Flax Seed, Palm Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Yeast, Yeast Extracts, DL Methionine, Dicalcium Phosphate, L-Lysine, L-Tryptophan, Choline Chloride, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Bifido Bacterium Thermophilum Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product Dehydrated, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, dried bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, Salt, Dried Aspergillus oryzae fermentation product, Isoleucine, L-Threonine, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Ferrous Sulfate, D-Biotin, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Niacinamide, Magnesium Oxide, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Rosemary Extract, Mixed Tocopherols, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Folic Acid, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Menadione Dimethylpyrimidinol Bisulfite (source of Vitamin K3), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Sulfate.


Pretty Bird Species Specific African Special
Ingredients: Ground Corn, Ground Oats, Corn Gluten Meal, Ground Wheat, Coconut Oil, Soya Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, L-Lysine Monohydrochloride, Choline Chloride, Natural and Artificial Flavors, DL-Methionine, Vitamin E Supplement, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Ferrous Sulfate, D-Biotin, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Niacinamide, Magnesium Oxide, Vitamin B12 Supplement, BHT (as a preservative), Copper Sulfate, Calcium Iodate, Calcium Pantothenate, Beta Carotene, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Folic Acid, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Natural and Artificial Colors, Menadione Dimethylpyrimidinol Bisulfite (Vitamin K3), Vitamin D3 Supplement, Cobalt Sulfate, Betaine Anhydrous.




(I'm not sure why vetafarm has such a unspecific ingredients list)
Vetafarm Paradise Pellets
Ingredients: Australian whole grains: Corn, Wheat & Soybean, Oats, Fructose, vitamins, minerals, amino acids & vegetable oils.

Vetafarm South American Mix

Ingredients: Select Australian whole grains including: Rice, Wheat, Soybean, peanuts, vegetable oils, vitamins and minerals.

VETAFARM NUTRIBLEND PELLETS
Ingredients: Fresh Australian Wholegrains (soybean, wheat & maize (corn)), vitamins (A, B6, B12, C, D3 and E), minerals (calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, sodium & zinc), fruity flavours (apple, blueberry & raspberry), lysine, methionine, vegetable oils and natural organic acids.


PASSWELL PARROT PELLETS (Made with Aussie Cockatoo species that are prone to fatty tumours/obesity in mind with intentionally low fat and protein content and higher fibre content. The difference seems minimal to me.)
Ingredients: Ground triticale, wheat, barley, maize and oats. Whey and soy proteins, meat meal, lysine, methionine, vegetable oils, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, D3, E, K, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, folic acid, choline, inositol, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper, iodine, selenium.




PASSWELL SOFT FOOD (for breeding birds and those with high protein & fat requirements)
Ingredients: Ground cereals, nuts and vegetables, whey and soy proteins, mannan oligosaccharides, b-glucans, lysine, methionine, vegetable oils, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, carotenoids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, D3, E, K, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, folic acid, choline, inositol, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper, iodine, selenium.



Kaytee Exact Rainbow Parrots & Conures Pellets

Ingredients: Ground Corn, Ground Wheat, Ground Oat Groats, Corn Gluten Meal, Wheat Middlings, Soybean Meal, Dried Whole Egg, Dried Beet Pulp, Soy Oil, Ground Flax Seed, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Wheat Germ Meal, Corn Sugar, L-Lysine, Salt, Whole Cell Algae Meal (source of DHA), Fructooligosaccharide, Brewers Dried Yeast, Vitamin A Supplement, Choline Chloride, Dried Cane Molasses, Titanium Dioxide, Mixed Tocopherols (a preservative), Yeast Extract, DL-Methionine, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Niacin, Rosemary Extract, Citric Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, L-Carnitine, Copper Sulfate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cholecalciferol (source of Vitamin D3), Beta-Carotene, Canthaxanthin, Folic Acid, Calcium Iodate, Biotin, Cobalt Carbonate, Sodium Selenite, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermantation Product, Dried Bacillus licheniformis Fermentation Product, Artificial Colors, and Natural Flavors.


Nutribird P15 tropical
This is another pellet with a lacking/non detailed ingredients list
Ingredients: Grains, seeds (at least 10% peanut kernels), fruit (at least 5% fresh fruit), vegetable protein extracts, vegetable by-products, sugar, minerals, L-lysine, methionine, extr. Yucca schidigera, fructo-oligosaccharides, vitamins, trace elements.


Higgins InTune Natural Food Mix for Parrots
Ingredients: Ground Yellow Corn, Brown Rice, Soybean Meal, Ground Wheat, Oatmeal, Cane Sugar, Canola Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Dicalcium Phosphate, Dried Egg Product, Flaxseed, Calcium Carbonate, Alfalfa Nutrient Concentrate, Sea Salt, Cranberries, Apples, Blueberries, Celery, Beets, Parsley, Lettuce, Spinach, Watercress, Brewer's Dried Yeast, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, Algae Meal, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Rosemary Extract, Potassium Chloride, Yeast Extract, Iron Oxide, L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Folic Acid, Biotin, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K), Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Turmeric, Natural Annatto Coloring, Beet Juice, Natural Citrus Flavor, Natural Banana Flavor, Natural Pineapple Flavor, Dried Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus Casei Fermentation Product.


Tropican Lifetime Food Sticks For Parrots
Ingredients: Ground corn, soybean meal, whole wheat, brown rice, canola oil, sunflower kernel, peanut meat, calcium carbonate, oat groats, flaxseed meal, l-lysine, spirulina, yeast extract, dl-methionine, salt, choline chloride, orange oil, banana oil, calcium propionate (preservative), rosemary extract, carotene, zinc oxide, sodium selenite, vitamin e supplement, vitamin b12 supplement, copper sulfate, manganous oxide, folic acid, niacin, calcium pantothenate, vitamin a supplement, riboflavin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine monoitrate, biotin, ascorbic acid, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin k activity), calcium iodate, vitamin d3 supplement.
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