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All natural ingredients! Ever wonder why our foods are not colored?

We pride ourselves in providing your pet with healthy food that is good for them, with ingredients their bodies require, not food that is appealing to our human eyes. That is why we only use high quality ingredients and never add food colorings.
All of the Roudybush diets are formulated by avian nutritionist Tom Roudybush, M.S. In his 16 years of nutritional research at the university of California, Davis, 10 of which specifically focusing on the nutritional requirements of pet birds, Tom has become a leader in the avian nutrition field. His work is the basis for most of the published nutritional research in pet birds that are available today. For more information about his work and specific science, consult the bird brain.

What does this mean for you and your pet? It means that when you purchase Roudybush you know you are providing your bird the best possible nutrition so they can live their lives to the fullest.

Here we have pulled out various facts from some of his publications that might interest you.
Some Interesting Science Facts

The responses of the chicks to increased levels of protein in the diet suggests that 12% protein is less than the requirement for maximum growth. Read More

In order to determine nutrient requirements of birds, the diets must be of known, controllable composition. Read More

This fairly high requirement is not easily met by seeds alone, thus lysine is a nutrient that is marginal in many diets for breeding cockatiels that are feeding chicks. Read More

Weaning appears not to be a learned process and is not affected by external stimulation of hunger. It is a process which develops as the bird matures, just as standing and flying develop. Read More

the calcium requirement for egg laying may be expected to be lower in altricial birds than in poultry. Read More

the uniform and dramatic increase observed in two successive trials suggests that environmental manipulation per se may substantially improve reproductive performance in captive cockatiels. Read More