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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 tolerance and requirements for solids in the diet increased rapidly with age in the cockatiel chicks. Read More

For rapid growth cockatiel chicks require 20% protein, but if eventual adult weight is used as the criterion, nutrient requirements must be set lower, possibly less than 15% protein. Read More

Utilization of food eaten by a growing animal can be partitioned into two components: 1) food used to maintain body functions - the maintenance requirement and 2) food above the maintenance requirement that can be used for growth. Read More

Weaning of birds might reasonably be defined as the process of progressing from dependent feeding to independent feeding. Read More

A maximum level for reproduction has not been determined, but it is known that 1.0% calcium is satisfactory for both breeding and growing birds. Read More

If your bird’s body weight exceeds the normal or expected body weight for that species by 15 percent or more, it is likely to be obese. Read More