How much feed should I give?

The feed intake depends on various factors, such as size, species, season and exertion required. Teurlings applies the following guideline.

Canaries, parakeets, wild songbirds and tropical birds

Canaries, parakeets, exotic birds and wild songbirds eat all day long. So, make sure the bird has access to feed throughout the day. On average, it will need 5 to 10 grams of feed per day depending on the species, size and weight. Ensure a sufficient supply of fresh drinking water is always available. Use all year round as a basic feed.

Large parakeets

Large parakeets eat all day long. So, make sure the bird has access to feed throughout the day. On average, it will need 5 to 20 grams of feed per day depending on the species, size and weight. Ensure a sufficient supply of fresh drinking water is always available. Use all year round as a basic feed.

Parrots

Parrots eat all day long. So, make sure the bird has access to feed throughout the day. On average, a parrot eats 20% of its body weight every day. Ensure a sufficient supply of fresh drinking water is always available.

Complementary feeds

Supply daily as a supplement to the basic menu. Ensure a sufficient supply of fresh drinking water is always available.