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Dog food seed mix….Kaylor Colorado

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For those who auto ship like me, be wary of allowing substitutes!

I usually get a bag of Kaylor rainforest conure/lovebird seed mix shipped. $20 for 4 pounds is a decent price in my neck of the woods. Between this and my Volkmans blends, the birds are happy and get a bit of variety for the seed portion of the diet. This is what usually ships, sometimes from Amazon and sometimes from other suppliers:
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Recently, I was asked if a more expensive “Premium” mix could be substituted due to stock shortages. Same brand, Kaylor of Colorado. It’s really hard to screw up a seed mix. Or so I thought. B961FD47-C387-4940-82B2-620D5C43B317.png
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And while the peanuts are an iffy thing~ I could see a company having them included for those that don’t worry about them, dog food? I can say this is the first time ever in my life that dog food has been included in a seed mix I’ve purchased.
 

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That’s crazy, I’ve never seen that before!
 

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I'd heard that many years ago dog food was used to increase protein in birds' diets but I didn't think it was done anymore because birds don't get as much from animal protein as plant sources.

Even so, "dog food" isn't very specific. What's in this "dog food"? It is the list of ingredients after all!
 

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I'd heard that many years ago dog food was used to increase protein in birds' diets but I didn't think it was done anymore because birds don't get as much from animal protein as plant sources.

Even so, "dog food" isn't very specific. What's in this "dog food"? It is the list of ingredients after all!
I guess I have heard of dog chow being given to chickens now that you mention it.
 

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Kaylor is a very good brand, that and Volkman. That's all I carry for budgies, Tiel, Conures, Love birds. :)
I really like their Sweet Harvest blend, and no dog food in that one! But the mix that they have dog food in is their “premium McBride’s mix”. Do you sell the McBrides mix? @Love My Zons
 
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I really like their Sweet Harvest blend, and no dog food in that one! But the mix that they have dog food in is their “premium McBride’s mix”. Do you sell the McBrides mix? @Love My Zons
I do not, just the rainforest and the other ones.
 
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