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Individual Methods for Feeding
Methods - Practices
Varied Diet (Nectar-Feeding Birds)
The practices outlined in this section relate
to methods of food presentation that do not require the use of special materials or
devices. Scatter feeds, use of specific locations, and methods of ensuring that specific
animals receive required medications and dietary supplements are dealt with.
||Soft fruits, seeds and insects
provided on most days for birds which are primarily nectar feeders.
||Nectar-feeding birds, for example,
||Supplement diet with foods which
would normally be obtained in the wild for nutritional balance. Enables birds to use their
beaks and feet to manipulate food, with nectar only, they are limited to using their
||Provides a different challenge to
||Supplemental foods are given on a
rota basis, with the birds receiving nectar-only on one day per week. Birds tend to ignore
nectar when other foods are offered.
||6 Days per Week.
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