Item Number: 071859475103
Kaytee Exact hand feeding formula was the first "instant" formula available and is the most researched and respected product used by professional breeders, veterinarians and conservation programs throughout the world. Exact's balanced, high-nutrient formula helps babies grow faster, wean earlier and develop better, brighter plumage. When used properly, exact will not cause crop slow-down. Exact hand feeding formula contains probiotics to encourage a healthy population of intestinal microorganisms. The selected species have been chosen specifically for their vitality, stability and overall benefits to a bird's system. Digestive enzymes (amylase and protease) are included to insure adequate digestion of carbohydrates and proteins. These enzymes are of particular value in the newly hatched baby or in a bird experiencing digestive difficulties. Exact hand feeding formula has compatible tastes and ingredients with exact Conversion and exact adult daily diets reducing digestive upsets during weaning, or when pulling young from the nest of exact fed parents. With DHA, an Omega-3 fatty acid for development of heart, brain and visual functions. High-nutrient formula developed for the needs of baby birds. Babies develop better feathering and brighter plumage. Trusted by avian veterinarians and breeders. Babies grow faster and wean earlier. Do not reuse mixed formula. Discard and mix fresh at each feeding. Available in 7.5-ounce.
For hatch to 2 days old, formula should be made in small quantities and thoroughly stirred before feeding. Separation at this concentration is expected and is not a problem at this early stage because primary requirements are for water and water soluble nutrients. After chick is two days old, the food concentration must be increased (see feeding chart). Microwaving should be avoided. Microwaving can create "hot spots" in the formula and increase the likelihood of accidental crop burns. If required, limit microwaving (on high) to no more than 5 seconds per 1/2 cup of mixed formula at a time. Be sure to follow this with vigorous stirring before retesting the temperature and feeding. Cover large batches of formula while microwaving to avoid a moisture loss. Stir formula throughly to avoid potential of burning the crop. Always test formula for proper temperature before feeding.