ZuPreem® Embrace Plus Hand-Feeding FormulaZuPreem® Embrace® and Embrace® Plus Hand-Feeding Formulas are nutritionally complete diets developed specifically for the hand feeding of baby birds.
EMBRACE PLUS is formulated with moderate levels of protein and higher levels of fat for larger species that benefit from amore energy-dense food. Suitable for certain species of psittacines (hookbills), such as conures, Amazons, macaws, caiques,hawkheads, African greys, Asiatic parakeets, Poicephalus parrots and eclectus during growth.
- Unique, creamy consistency preferred by professional breeders
Stays mixed in solution and in the crop so babies safely consume and easily digest essential nutrients,not just water. For maximum results, read the mixing instructions on the bag or bucket
- Energy-dense formula
Results in superior weight gain so birds move quickly to the weaning stage
- Embrace Plus offers higher levels of fat
Recommended for all species that benefit from a moreenergy-dense formula
- Fixed formula, balanced nutrition
No supplements required – consistent dependable nutrition in every bag
- Naturally preserved
Contains no ethoxyquin
- Stringent quality control standards
State-of-the-art manufacturing procedures using fresh wholesome ingredients
- Exclusive ZuPreem OptiNutrient System™
Helps ensure stronger, healthier baby birds
- Probiotic Bacillus encourages beneficial intestinal microorganisms
Lactobacillus aids in proper digestion and the absorption of important nutrients
- Feeding instructions on every bag and bucket
Gives guidelines for correct feeding during the challenging hand-feeding stage
Product CharacteristicsShelf-life: One year from date of manufacture.
Feeding InstructionsFeed the baby bird on a regular schedule each day and monitor its weight as it grows. Feeding intervals will vary based on species and age of the bird.
Newly hatched chicks – If fed a proper formula consistency,newly hatched chicks will empty their crops in one to two hours.They should be fed every two hours to ensure they are hydratedand have adequate growth. Formula consistency should beone part Embrace formula to four parts water, approximatelythe consistency of a beaten egg.
Age four to 14 days – Over the next 10 days, thicken theformula every other day until it is the consistency of babyapplesauce or one part Embrace formula to three parts water.
Age 14 days to weaning – After 14 days, the baby birdshould be able to digest a formula with the consistency of thickapplesauce or one part Embrace formula to two parts water.
The number of daily feedings required and the age of weaningwill vary based on the species of the bird. For best results,carefully read the mixing and feeding instructions printed on theproduct bag. Consult an avian professional if you have questionsabout hand feeding.
At the end of the hand-feeding stage, slowly introduce the birdto ZuPreem AvianWeaning™ Diet.This diet helps provide a lessstressful transition between hand feeding and the adult food cup.
Note – As an indicator of health, always monitor for changesin weight and body condition. Provide adequate amounts offood to maintain body condition, preventing excessive thinnessor obesity.
IngredientsEmbrace® Plus Hand-Feeding Formula – Corn meal,Wheatflour, Soy oil, Oat groats, Corn gluten meal, Wheat middlings, Beetpulp,Wheat germ meal, Soy protein concentrate, Dicalciumphosphate, Soy flour (heat processed), Calcium carbonate,Dried brewers yeast, L-lysine,Vitamin A supplement, Salt, Cholinechloride, L-arginine, Potassium chloride, DL-methionine, Ascorbicacid (source of Vitamin C), Propionic acid (a preservative), Mixednatural tocopherols, Rosemary extract, Citric acid,Vitamin D3supplement,Vitamin E supplement, Niacin, Manganous oxide,Zinc oxide, Copper sulfate, Calcium pantothenate,Thiamine,Riboflavin, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Folic acid, Calcium iodate,Vitamin K supplement, Biotin, Sodium selenite,Vitamin B12supplement, Beta-carotene, Dried A. oryzae fermentation extract,Dried Bacillus subtillis fermentation extract, Dried Bacillus coagulansfermentation product, Dried Bacillus licheniformis fermentationproduct, Dried Bacillus subtillis fermentation product.
|Guaranteed Analysis % |
|Crude Protein (Minimum) ||19 |
|Crude Fat (Minimum) ||13 |
|Crude Fiber (Maximum) ||4 |
|Moisture (Maximum) ||10 |