Lafeber's Nutri-Start hand feeding formula is the safest hand feeding formula on the market. It's great for beginners and mixes easily with hot water. Easy to follow instructions are included. This guide anticipates all your questions: from first feeding to weaning, schedules, equipment, housing and handling. Nutri-Start is nutritionally balanced and made with rice flour, which makes this hand-feeding formula very digestible. Easy digestion and smooth creamy texture prevents crop impaction in baby birds. Nutri-Start contains human grade whole egg, a form of protein that can be easily absorbed and broken down than any other form.