website Skip to content

Slaats Forpus (20 kg)

by Slaats
Old price €30,78 - Old price €30,78
Old price
€30,78
€30,78 - €30,78
price €30,78

Slaats Forpus (20 kg)

A complete seed menu for Forpuses. Composed of carefully selected extra quality seeds.

Caring for forpus is not difficult, provide a good mixture supplemented with egg food, germ seed, stomach grit, vitamins and lime. They are fond of various types of green food and fruit and change this regularly. Spray millet is occasionally allowed as a delicacy.

Instructions for use: give your bird a fresh portion daily. For a healthy condition and a smooth moult, provide Slaats Eggfood and/or Slaats Eggfood Plus. Keep cool and dry.

Ingredients: various types of millet seed (including; Plata, Japanese and white millet), canary seed, hemp seed, cardi seed, broken peeled oats, negro seed, linseed.

Average analysis: Crude protein 14.5%, Crude fat 8.8%, Crude fiber 9.3%, Crude ash 4.0%, Moisture 10.6 %.

Tip:
Give the birds willow twigs to gnaw.

About the Forpus:
The Forpus species are usually kept as pets with at least one partner. They are very sociable and often show signs of depression when kept alone. It should be remembered that Forpuss, especially the male birds, can be very loud and need plenty of room to fly in and roam. Another characteristic is that these birds can be sensitive to stress. Big and sometimes small changes will lead to great unrest and sometimes even panic.

As with any parrot species (because of their strong beaks), they usually spend their time with their mate gnawing together, preferably on wood and porous rocks. Due to their curiosity, exposure to toxic materials such as plastic (e.g. window seals), poisonous plants and chemically treated objects should be strictly avoided, especially galvanized wires (used as a cheap material for aviaries), which have led to many cases of poisoning. They are not easy to breed as they are extremely aggressive and sometimes kill or severely maim their mates. They are known for biting attacks, usually targeting their partner's claws.


Content Slaats Forpus:  20 kg